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  • More police isn't the answer for Baltimore

    More police isn't the answer for Baltimore
    The recent announcement that Baltimore received $1.25 million from the federal government to hire 10 police officers was met with praise in some corners of our city. After months of violent outbursts this summer that claimed too many lives and left many...
  • Program to offer job training to those 55 and older

    Program to offer job training to those 55 and older
    A program that offers job training to Baltimoreans 55 and older is expanding. The Senior Community Service Employment Program offers paid training slots at government agencies and nonprofits to eligible city residents. City and state officials are...
  • Young has the right idea for a safer city

    Thanks to The Sun and to City Council President Bernard C. "Jack" Young for a great column on how to make our youth smarter and happier and our city safer ("More police isn't the answer for Baltimore," Oct. 3). It makes both social and financial sense...
  • Comptroller to audit Baltimore's tax billing

    Comptroller to audit Baltimore's tax billing
    Chronic mistakes in Baltimore's tax bills commanded attention at City Hall Monday as the mayor said her administration is fixing the problems and the comptroller ordered an audit nonetheless. Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said the city is...
  • City sells land to Parkway Theatre developer for $1

    City sells land to Parkway Theatre developer for $1
    Baltimore's government on Wednesday sold land for $1 to a developer promising to restore the long-vacant Parkway Theatre on North Avenue. The city's Board of Estimates, which is controlled by Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, approved the sale of three...
  • Calm, a neon storm, then calm again in East Baltimore

    Calm, a neon storm, then calm again in East Baltimore
    Early Saturday morning, Officer Vinny Julio stood in the intersection of Chase and Washington streets, idly twirling a wooden police baton on his first assignment since graduating from the police academy the day before. The streets were quiet on...
  • After violent first year, Batts still pushing to remake city's police department

    After violent first year, Batts still pushing to remake city's police department
    As he ends his first year on the job, Baltimore police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts is facing questions about whether he is taking too long to remake the agency and develop a crime-fighting strategy. But others say he is being candid about the city's...
  • Council committee approves aid for Harbor Point

    Council committee approves aid for Harbor Point
    After hearing from scores of citizens opposed to the deal, a Baltimore City Council committee approved a plan Wednesday night to give millions in taxpayer assistance to the $1.8 billion Harbor Point development. The 3-0 vote came over the objections of...
  • Stokes says he won't sign Harbor Point subsidy bill

    Stokes says he won't sign Harbor Point subsidy bill
    City Councilman Carl Stokes, chairman of the taxation committee, says he is refusing to physically sign legislation needed to approve public subsidies for the $1.8 billion Harbor Point development. The city's taxation committee voted 3-0 Wednesday night...
  • Supreme Court to consider prayer at government meetings

    Supreme Court to consider prayer at government meetings
    Whether the Carroll County commissioners meet to discuss zoning, the budget or other local issues, they start the same way — with prayer. Commissioners take turns offering the prayer, often invoking God or Jesus. All five commissioners stand, as...
  • Harbor Point deal goes to full council Monday

    Harbor Point deal goes to full council Monday
    Opponents of more than $100 million in public financing for an upscale waterfront development say they plan to continue to fight the proposal as it goes before the full City Council for a vote Monday evening. But City Council President Bernard C. "Jack"...