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  • City to take earlier, more aggressive approach to abandoned houses

    City to take earlier, more aggressive approach to abandoned houses
    Past the manicured lawns and tidy red brick rowhomes along Stonewood Road in Baltimore's New Northwood neighborhood sits one house that shows the ravages of years of neglect. A faded and weathered garland from two, perhaps three, Christmases gone by...
  • City's law department says Young can't legally kick Spector off planning board

    City's law department says Young can't legally kick Spector off planning board
    Baltimore's law department says City Council President Bernard C. "Jack" Young can't legally kick Councilwoman Rochelle "Rikki" Spector off the planning commission.  Last month, Young stripped Spector of most of her committee assignments after she...
  • Spector doesn't work for Young

    Spector doesn't work for Young
    I was very interested to read that Baltimore City Council President Bernard C. "Jack" Young does not have the authority to remove Councilwoman Rochelle "Rikki" Spector or any other member of the City Council from the Planning Commission as indicated by...
  • Lagging behind other cities, Baltimore moves toward better bike lanes

    Lagging behind other cities, Baltimore moves toward better bike lanes
    When advocates talk about U.S. cities that are friendliest to bicyclists, they mention places such as San Francisco, Seattle and Austin, Texas. They even praise Pittsburgh. But Baltimore, they say, lags behind. City officials are working to change...
  • City approves money for outside audits over Pratt's objections

    City approves money for outside audits over Pratt's objections
    Baltimore Comptroller Joan M. Pratt objected Wednesday to the city's use of outside auditors, saying her office could do the reviews of municipal agencies for less money and with greater independence. Her comments came as the Board of Estimates approved...
  • A 'slap in the face' to voters

    A 'slap in the face' to voters
    Some Carroll County Republicans are livid over the county GOP central committee's nomination of former commissioner Robin Frazier to fill the seat being vacated by state Sen. Joseph Getty, who is resigning to become an aide to Gov.-elect Larry Hogan. Ms....
  • Spector was right to stand up to Young

    Spector was right to stand up to Young
    Kudos to City Councilwoman Rochelle "Rikki" Spector for voting for her constituents and not casting the "yes" vote a requested by Council President Bernard C. "Jack" Young on plastic bag ban ("City's law department says Young can't legally kick Spector...
  • Mayor, other city officials to receive raises in new year

    Mayor, other city officials to receive raises in new year
    The paychecks for Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, City Council President Bernard C. "Jack" Young and other city elected officials are getting a little heavier. Under city law, elected officials get a 2.5 percent annual raise if workers in at...
  • Baltimore settlements on police brutality more restrictive than in other cities

    Baltimore settlements on police brutality more restrictive than in other cities
    When Baltimore residents settle lawsuits alleging police brutality or other misconduct, they must promise to keep silent about the incidents that sparked the suits — an arrangement that shields key details from the public. The penalty for...
  • Baltimore's 2014 in review

    Baltimore's 2014 in review
    If Baltimore kept a family album for every year of its life, the one for 2014 would be dominated by dazzling pictures of September's Star-Spangled Spectacular. The city never looked better than when it celebrated the 200th anniversary of the national...
  • Despite rule, few affordable units created in new developments

    Despite rule, few affordable units created in new developments
    The pace of apartment construction in Baltimore has reached new heights in recent years, with thousands of units approved for luxury high-rises with the latest in pools, gyms, dog parks and other amenities. But few of those projects include units for...