| Aug 23, 2011
| 8:20 PM
The Roosevelt Recreation Center on Aug. 23 looked like a voting precinct on Election Day.
Although the Democratic and Republican primaries aren't until Sept. 13 and Roosevelt isn't a voting place, it was the center of attention — and campaign signs...
| Aug 25, 2011
| 12:00 PM
Here I go again, but when I read how City Councilwoman Belinda Conaway and her father, a candidate for mayor, gave those lame excuses why they got tax breaks on property they owned, it is an insult to the intelligence of the people of Baltimore. Here we...
| Sep 1, 2011
| 1:02 PM
Perhaps it comes from an excess of caffeine and corn syrup, but the beverage industry and its retail allies always seem to be fired up about one thing or another. The latest example is their crusade to repeal Baltimore's controversial bottle tax that...
| Sep 9, 2011
| 7:42 PM
The incumbent ditched a mayoral bid at the last minute, deciding instead to try to hang on to his seat representing parts of Charles Village, Oliver, Remington and Station North.
His challengers include a community activist who hopes to be the...
| Apr 11, 2011
| 7:03 PM
The Baltimore City Council called on officials of the Housing Authority and other agencies to explain what's being done about paying judgments of nearly $12 million to public housing residents poisoned by lead paint.
The council also agreed Monday to...
| Sep 14, 2011
| 11:37 AM
Bernard C. "Jack" Young, picked by his fellow City Council members last year to lead the panel, won the Democratic nomination Tuesday to keep the office for four more years.
It was the first citywide campaign for Young, a 15-year veteran of the council....
| Sep 13, 2011
| 11:26 PM
City Councilman Carl Stokes said he surprised himself with his wide margin of victory over Odette Ramos in Tuesday's Democratic primary race to represent Charles Village.
"It's much more than I expected, frankly," Stokes, an appointed councilman who...
| Sep 14, 2011
| 3:57 AM
Baltimore Mayor Democratic primary 290 of 290 precincts (100%) Stephanie Rawlings-Blake (i): 36,698 (52%) Catherine Pugh: 17,743 (25%) Otis Rolley: 8,991 (13%) Joseph Landers: 4,870 (7%) Frank Conaway: 1,899 (3%) Wilton Wilson: 215 (0%)
| Sep 14, 2011
| 5:44 PM
In an election with few surprises, Baltimore City Councilwoman Belinda M. Conaway stood out. The two-term incumbent lost to a political newcomer in a relatively close race that was called Wednesday morning.
With the possible exception of one council race...
| Sep 17, 2011
Here's what happened while you were sleeping on Tuesday. Or curing cancer, or searching the Internet for Scarlett Johansson pictures or whatever you were doing rather than voting:
The number of people who decide things in Baltimore, already a fraction of...
| Sep 20, 2011
| 4:41 PM
The city's primary election is over, but in one district, the bickering between candidates continues.
Belinda Conaway, the only incumbent City Council member to lose her seat, has asked the U.S. attorney for Maryland to prosecute her challenger, alleging...