| Oct 29, 2013
| 4:47 PM
A City Council committee approved a proposal Tuesday to hire an independent lawyer instead of relying on City Solicitor George Nilson for legal advice.
Some council members say they believe Nilson, who reports to Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, is loyal...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 5:40 AM
Baltimore City Council President Bernard C. "Jack" Young is calling for the two state agencies that will help orchestrate a $1 billion facelift of the city schools' infrastructure participate in annual public hearings before the City Council.
| Oct 22, 2013
| 7:08 PM
Asking for money near Baltimore restaurants, shops or parking meters would be outlawed under legislation some City Council members say is needed to make residents and visitors feel safer.
The proposal, which heads to the full council for its...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 6:54 PM
Amazon.com will open a 1 million-square-foot distribution center that will employ 1,000 people at the site of the former General Motors plant in Southeast Baltimore, the company announced Tuesday.
The company plans to hire locally for jobs packing and...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 7:41 AM
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...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 3:42 AM
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...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 10:30 AM
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...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 8:01 AM
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...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 1:37 PM
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...
| Oct 12, 2013
| 6:15 PM
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...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 2:00 AM
Driven by a surge of opposition from people who live in Southwest Baltimore, several city leaders have withdrawn support for a major CSX Transportation rail facility proposed for the area.
Until recently, the project moved smoothly through early...