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  • City takes step toward new speed camera program

    City takes step toward new speed camera program
    The Rawlings-Blake administration took a step Wednesday toward launching a new speed camera system as officials hired a consultant to assess up to 50 possible sites — over the objections of the City Council president. The Board of Estimates, which...
  • Mayor proposes year-round curfew centers

    Mayor proposes year-round curfew centers
    Baltimore will open several year-round, 24-hour centers to enforce the city's curfew for children and teens and connect troubled youths to services under a plan Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake unveiled Monday in her State of the City address. Youth...
  • If plastic bags are the problem, ban them [Letter]

    Call it what you like, the proposal to charge 10-cents for plastic bags is a tax on the people of Baltimore ("Shoppers in city may see 10-cent bag fee," Jan 21). As for Councilman Brandon Scott's comment, "This is a good step for us to be a sustainable...
  • Violence prevention ideas aired at City Hall meeting

    Violence prevention ideas aired at City Hall meeting
    The founder of last year's 300 Men March and two Baltimore City Council members held an emergency planning meeting Friday evening at City Hall, saying the bloody start to the new year spurred them to develop a violence prevention strategy sooner than they...
  • Council to investigate administration over secret speed camera audit

    Council to investigate administration over secret speed camera audit
    The City Council decided Monday to launch an investigation into the secret audit of Baltimore's speed camera system that found error rates much higher than officials have claimed publicly. "People in the city of Baltimore are losing faith in us as...
  • City police to eliminate 212 vacant officer positions

    City police to eliminate 212 vacant officer positions
    Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts said Wednesday that he'll eliminate 212 officer positions — all vacant — from the department, marking the first significant reduction in the ranks in decades. Shrinking the size of the police...
  • Rawlings-Blake says 'deals got done' at Vegas conference

    Rawlings-Blake says 'deals got done' at Vegas conference
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said Tuesday evening she's been able to secure undisclosed business deals for the city at a Las Vegas convention. "Out of this conference, there will be new-to-the-city retailers," Rawlings-Blake said in a telephone...
  • Good riddance to the bag tax [Letter]

    The city's proposed 10-cent bag tax was unwarranted and burdensome to the citizens of Baltimore ("City Council votes down 10-cent bag fee," Jan 27). I along with most of my neighbors in Belair-Edison reuse or recycle our plastic and paper bags. The...
  • Mayor pledges new, smaller speed camera system

    Mayor pledges new, smaller speed camera system
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake pledged Wednesday to move forward with a new but smaller speed camera system despite the spate of problems that troubled Baltimore's last two speed camera vendors. "You don't cut your nose off to spite your face,"...
  • Harborplace owners move forward with plans to improve pavilions

    Harborplace owners move forward with plans to improve pavilions
    Baltimore officials said the owners of Harborplace are moving closer to renovating the signature Inner Harbor properties, which have faded since their celebrated opening more than 30 years ago into a collection of stores dominated by chain restaurants,...
  • Vigil held for Baltimore shooting victim

    Vigil held for Baltimore shooting victim
    Family and friends sang, prayed and burned candles on an East Baltimore basketball court Friday evening to remember John Jackson III, a 40-year-old father of two they recalled as a friendly and religious man. Police said he died this week after being shot...