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  • Deal will expand mountain biking at Loch Raven Reservoir

    Deal will expand mountain biking at Loch Raven Reservoir
    A few times a week, Baltimore bicyclist Brian Wilkerson, 31, can be found hopping logs and carving turns on the scenic, off-road trails around Loch Raven Reservoir. It's fast, fun exercise that Wilkerson describes as "addictive." The problem is that...
  • 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years, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and Comptroller Joan M. Pratt have fought over a stalled upgrade of Baltimore's outdated municipal phone system.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...
  • Baltimore extends Charm City Circulator contract for $12.4M

    Baltimore extends Charm City Circulator contract for $12.4M
    City officials on Wednesday extended the contract of Veolia Transportation to operate the popular Charm City Circulator for 18 more months. The $12.4 million deal keeps Veolia as the bus service's contractor until July 2016. The new deal includes a 1....
  • Merlene Adair

    Merlene Adair
    Merlene Adair, a retired Baltimore City Community College dean, died of congestive heart failure Feb. 10 at Northwest Hospital. She was 78 and lived in Pikesville. Born Merlene Elmira Day in Heathsville, Va., she was the daughter of James Day and Elmira...
  • Power struggle at City Hall

    Power struggle at City Hall
    Miffed that Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has vetoed three of their bills in the last several months, members of the Baltimore City Council are proposing legislation to limit her power — bills that she would presumably also veto. When you've got...
  • Mayor misses Mayor's Christmas Parade for Florida trip

    Missing from this year's Mayor's Christmas Parade? The mayor.  Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's staff called organizers of the 41st Annual Mayor's Christmas Parade in Hampden late last week to inform them she wouldn't be attending the holiday tradition over...
  • Mayor fails to respect city police

    Mayor fails to respect city police
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake needs to get a clue when it comes to police officers who are accused of improper acts ("Rawlings-Blake, Batts say police will work on relations with community," Jan. 1). When did she forget about rights of the accused and...
  • Baltimore police officers charged with bribery

    Baltimore police officers charged with bribery
    Baltimore prosecutors charged two city police officers on Friday with bribery and conspiracy in connection with a towing scandal that has involved more than a dozen officers. Prosecutors say Baltimore police officers Jose Arroyo and Charles Grimes were...
  • Bankruptcy dismissed in Westport development suit

    Bankruptcy dismissed in Westport development suit
    A federal bankruptcy court judge dismissed a Chapter 11 case related to developer Patrick Turner's ambitious waterfront development in South Baltimore, clearing the way for a foreclosure on the property. Judge Robert A. Gordon said he saw no evidence...
  • Mayoral vetoes: sometimes common, sometimes not

    Mayoral vetoes: sometimes common, sometimes not
    For more than a decade, mayoral vetoes were practically unheard of in Baltimore. Not anymore. Within the past three months, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has vetoed or vowed to veto three City Council bills — legislation empowering the...
  • Filings reveal cash on hand for potential Baltimore mayoral candidates

    Filings reveal cash on hand for potential Baltimore mayoral candidates
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake leads the money race against potential future political opponents with more than $350,000 on hand, a review of the most recent campaign finance reports shows. Rawlings-Blake, who is up for re-election in November 2016,...