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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • City approves lease of senior center to LGBT group

    City approves lease of senior center to LGBT group
    Baltimore’s spending panel approved a lease agreement Wednesday for the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Community Center of Baltimore to take over the now-empty third floor of the Waxter Center. The lease was protested by about two dozen...
  • 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...
  • Edwards would have been a good pick for schools CEO [Letter]

    Edwards would have been a good pick for schools CEO [Letter]
    Baltimore City Public Schools were at a critical juncture last May when Tisha Edwards was appointed to lead the system on an interim basis. Over the past half-dozen years, the school system has made steady progress toward improving graduation rates,...
  • City ordered to repay $3.7 million federal homeless grant

    City ordered to repay $3.7 million federal homeless grant
    The federal government has ordered Baltimore to pay back $3.7 million from a homeless services grant, saying the city and its subcontractors cannot sufficiently account for how the money was spent. But anti-poverty organizations say a federal audit...
  • Black Panther leader, convicted of killing cop, released from prison

    Black Panther leader, convicted of killing cop, released from prison
    Former Black Panther leader Marshall "Eddie" Conway walked free Tuesday after spending four decades behind bars for killing a Baltimore police officer — making his one of the highest-profile cases affected by a high court decision that has cut short...
  • City to authorize $9.7 million more for water meter overhaul

    City to authorize $9.7 million more for water meter overhaul
    The city's spending panel on Wednesday is slated to approve $9.7 million more to overhaul the city's huge water-meter system — on top of $83.5 million approved last year for the project. The Board of Estimates is expected to authorize a contract...
  • Morrell Park residents take CSX fight to Annapolis

    With a few legislative victories already in hand, Laurie Weishorn will sit down before the entire Baltimore delegation in Annapolis on Friday morning and ask them to go one step further and stop CSX Corp. from building a cargo transfer facility in her...
  • Council president unhappy with Baltimore police plan

    Council president unhappy with Baltimore police plan
    City Council President Bernard C. "Jack" Young said Monday night he wished the city had not paid consultants $285,000 for a crime-fighting plan that he described as "something we could've done in-house." Young was part of the city spending panel that...
  • As search for fire chief begins, some urge a look within

    As search for fire chief begins, some urge a look within
    As Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake begins her nationwide search for a new fire chief, some city and fire union officials are urging her to focus on qualified candidates from within the department. The city has hired Florida-based Gans, Gans & Associates...