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  • Baltimore's City Council members often miss votes

    Baltimore's City Council members often miss votes
    City Councilman Brandon Scott's bill seeking health grades for Baltimore restaurants was languishing in committee, partly because not enough members showed up to vote. Councilman William "Pete" Welch was a persistent no-show. When the measure finally...
  • Rawlings-Blake's budget: No new fees, no new tax cuts either

    Rawlings-Blake's budget: No new fees, no new tax cuts either
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's proposed $2.5 billion operating budget for next year imposes no new taxes or fees and shrinks the city's workforce to the smallest size in decades, officials said Tuesday. But it also includes no new property tax cuts....
  • City pension officials spend nearly $100,000 on trips

    City pension officials spend nearly $100,000 on trips
    Baltimore's spending panel agreed Wednesday to send a city pension director to London for a week — the latest of nearly $100,000 in travel expenses for top pension officials since 2013. The Board of Estimates authorized municipal pension...
  • Financially plagued Sojourner-Douglass may become part of Stratford University

    Financially plagued Sojourner-Douglass may become part of Stratford University
    Officials at Stratford University, a for-profit institution based in Virginia, say they have signed a memorandum of understanding with Sojourner-Douglass College that would make the financially strapped Baltimore school a part of its system. Stratford...
  • City awards $60K in back-pay to officer cleared of soliciting a minor

    City awards $60K in back-pay to officer cleared of soliciting a minor
    Baltimore's spending panel voted 4-1 Wednesday to award $60,000 in back-pay to a city officer who had been suspended without pay while facing sexual abuse charges in Howard County. The Board of Estimates approved the payment to Officer Charles W. Hagee,...
  • Baltimore embraces renewable energy

    Baltimore embraces renewable energy
    It was a particularly gloomy and rainy Thursday in Baltimore, but a certain solar press conference inside City Hall shone with the promise of renewable energy for the city. As reported by The Baltimore Sun ("Baltimore ranks 34th in nation for installation...
  • Baltimore to send water turn-off notices to 25,000 delinquent customers

    Baltimore to send water turn-off notices to 25,000 delinquent customers
    Baltimore officials are sending turn-off notices to 25,000 delinquent water customers, giving them 10 days to pay long overdue bills or face the loss of water service. The customers — both residential and commercial users in the city and Baltimore...
  • Residents protest city's planned water shut-offs

    Residents protest city's planned water shut-offs
    A couple of dozen protesters rallied outside City Hall on Monday to call on officials to reverse a decision to begin turning off service for water customers who are behind on their bills. Sharon Black, a Waverly woman who helped organize the protest,...
  • 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...