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  • Is Baltimore learning from water crisis?

    Is Baltimore learning from water crisis?
    The comments by Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and City Council President Bernard C. "Jack" Young concerning their near total failure to supply running water to residents this winter demand a rebuttal ("Frustration mounts as city water outage continue,"...
  • Waiting for water: Residents count on city crews to deliver

    Waiting for water: Residents count on city crews to deliver
    Baltimore fire inspectors Del Holmes and Dennis Dawson set out Thursday in a four-wheel-drive Ford Escape to check on families and businesses that have been without water — some for weeks — during the region's deep freeze. Inside a...
  • Baltimore spends $13M more for water meter project

    Baltimore spends $13M more for water meter project
    Baltimore's Board of Estimates voted Wednesday to spend $13 million to perform "urgent" repairs to the city's water system infrastructure — the latest additional cost in the installation of new meters for the city's 400,000 water customers. The...
  • City schools' self-inflicted wound

    City schools' self-inflicted wound
    The Sun's report this week that Baltimore City school employees were paid $46 million last year in accrued leave, bonuses, overtime and other benefits is an embarrassment that couldn't come at a more inopportune moment. The department is already facing...
  • Mayor, Pratt finally agree to replace city phone system

    Mayor, Pratt finally agree to replace city phone system
    For three years, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and Comptroller Joan M. Pratt have fought over a stalled upgrade of Baltimore's outdated municipal phone system. Accusations have flown. Legal battles have been waged. Millions in taxpayer dollars, both...
  • Lawmakers call for change on city schools leave pay

    Lawmakers call for change on city schools leave pay
    State and local lawmakers called on Baltimore school officials Monday to rein in policies and practices that led the district to pay employees $46 million last year in accrued leave, bonuses, overtime, stipends and other compensation. The district...
  • Don't exaggerate city's race problems

    On March 15, the front page of The Baltimore Sun screamed about a "racial divide" ("Baltimore leaders agree: City has a race problem". There is "1950's level racism in Baltimore," the city's African-American police commissioner had earlier observed. And...
  • Rawlings-Blake, Young at odds over rec center plan

    Rawlings-Blake, Young at odds over rec center plan
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and City Council President Bernard C. “Jack” Young are at odds over the mayor’s plan to sell off four of the city’s downtown parking garages to raise up to $60 million for recreation centers....
  • City hires former Baltimore Co. delegate as lobbyist

    City hires former Baltimore Co. delegate as lobbyist
    Former state delegate Del. John A. Olszewski Jr. of Baltimore County will join the city's payroll to lobby the General Assembly on transportation issues. The Board of Estimates on Wednesday awarded a $90,000 contract to Olszewski, a Democrat who...
  • Tracking repeat offenders

    Tracking repeat offenders
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's administration is right about this much: The fact that a police officer had been the defendant in a previous misconduct case for which the city paid a $100,000 settlement should not have influenced the Board of Estimates...
  • Test body cameras on 100 Baltimore officers, task force says

    Test body cameras on 100 Baltimore officers, task force says
    Baltimore should equip 100 police officers with body cameras in a six-month, $1.4 million pilot program before expanding their use citywide, a mayoral task force recommended Wednesday. In releasing its report, the task force said the cameras would...