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  • City's law department says Young can't legally kick Spector off planning board

    City's law department says Young can't legally kick Spector off planning board
    Baltimore's law department says City Council President Bernard C. "Jack" Young can't legally kick Councilwoman Rochelle "Rikki" Spector off the planning commission.  Last month, Young stripped Spector of most of her committee assignments after she...
  • Bill Driscoll, City Hall fixture since the 1970s, retires

    Bill Driscoll, City Hall fixture since the 1970s, retires
    William “Bill” Driscoll, a City Hall fixture since the 1970s and current chief of staff to the City Council president, retired Friday.  "It was a fascinating place to work," Driscoll, 65, said. "I hope that I did some good stuff and moved...
  • Spector was right to stand up to Young

    Spector was right to stand up to Young
    Kudos to City Councilwoman Rochelle "Rikki" Spector for voting for her constituents and not casting the "yes" vote a requested by Council President Bernard C. "Jack" Young on plastic bag ban ("City's law department says Young can't legally kick Spector...
  • Spector doesn't work for Young

    Spector doesn't work for Young
    I was very interested to read that Baltimore City Council President Bernard C. "Jack" Young does not have the authority to remove Councilwoman Rochelle "Rikki" Spector or any other member of the City Council from the Planning Commission as indicated by...
  • City to take earlier, more aggressive approach to abandoned houses

    City to take earlier, more aggressive approach to abandoned houses
    Past the manicured lawns and tidy red brick rowhomes along Stonewood Road in Baltimore's New Northwood neighborhood sits one house that shows the ravages of years of neglect. A faded and weathered garland from two, perhaps three, Christmases gone by...
  • Lagging behind other cities, Baltimore moves toward better bike lanes

    Lagging behind other cities, Baltimore moves toward better bike lanes
    When advocates talk about U.S. cities that are friendliest to bicyclists, they mention places such as San Francisco, Seattle and Austin, Texas. They even praise Pittsburgh. But Baltimore, they say, lags behind. City officials are working to change...
  • City approves money for outside audits over Pratt's objections

    City approves money for outside audits over Pratt's objections
    Baltimore Comptroller Joan M. Pratt objected Wednesday to the city's use of outside auditors, saying her office could do the reviews of municipal agencies for less money and with greater independence. Her comments came as the Board of Estimates approved...
  • A 'slap in the face' to voters

    A 'slap in the face' to voters
    Some Carroll County Republicans are livid over the county GOP central committee's nomination of former commissioner Robin Frazier to fill the seat being vacated by state Sen. Joseph Getty, who is resigning to become an aide to Gov.-elect Larry Hogan. Ms....
  • Young jumps in front on request for federal review of police

    Young jumps in front on request for federal review of police
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake won praise from clergy and community leaders Friday after calling for a federal investigation into allegations of police brutality — a move that is all but certain to draw added scrutiny on City Hall. But careful...
  • Justice Department to probe allegations of police misconduct in Baltimore

    Justice Department to probe allegations of police misconduct in Baltimore
    The U.S. Department of Justice will conduct a civil rights investigation into allegations of brutality and misconduct by the Baltimore Police Department, Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts announced Friday. Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and Batts...
  • Baltimore civil rights leaders call for tougher federal probe of police

    Baltimore civil rights leaders call for tougher federal probe of police
    Although Baltimore's mayor and police commissioner have asked the U.S. Department of Justice to review allegations of brutality in the Police Department, some civic leaders called Thursday for a more far-reaching — and hard-hitting — federal...