| Oct 3, 2014
| 4:10 PM
The spokesman for the Baltimore City Fire Department said Friday he is leaving city government to move to D.C. because his wife has accepted a new job.
"It is a bittersweet moment for us," said Ian Brennan, who was previously a press secretary for...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 4:50 PM
Developer Patrick Turner again put off possible foreclosure on the South Baltimore waterfront he wants to redevelop as the parties agreed Monday in backruptcy court to an Oct. 24 hearing on all matters in the case.
The delay gives Turner's Inner Harbor...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 8:19 AM
Ending weeks of speculation, state Del. Keiffer J. Mitchell Jr. said Monday he will not seek to replace City Councilman William H. Cole IV, who is leaving the council to run Baltimore's economic development corporation.
"As a former member of the...
| Aug 30, 2014
| 9:58 AM
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,...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 4:24 PM
Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler is proposing to eliminate the state prosecutor's office, the independent agency that secured a string of high-profile political convictions in recent years.
Gansler, a Democrat running for governor, called the...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Expanded street sweeping is a win-win for neighborhoods and the environment.
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake deserves a lot of credit for the recently announced expansion of Baltimore's street sweeping program (City street-sweeping expansion to rely on...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 1:17 PM
When Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake prepared her first city budget in 2010, she had to find a way to resolve a projected $190 deficit. In 2011, she faced another shortfall, this time $65 million. In 2012, the projected deficit was $48 million. Last year,...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 11:00 AM
Sheila Dixon is writing commentaries for The Sun ("Baltimore isn't perfect but it's getting better," March 11)? Are you serious?
No need for her "balanced assessment." Has she ever "accepted responsibility" for her ethical mistakes? Could she please...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 12:50 PM
Daniel Patrick Moynihan said famously that everyone is entitled to their own opinions but not their own facts. Such is the case with Brian Griffiths' "City mayors don't focus on city" (Feb. 20), which expresses a range of opinions without any supporting...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 9:45 AM
In response to former Mayor Sheila Dixon's letter ("Sheila Dixon: Baltimore isn't perfect but it's getting better," March 11), I beg to differ that we are better off today than in 2000.
In 2000, Baltimore's gangs weren't as organized as we see them...
| May 28, 2014
| 7:11 PM
Maryland voters can expect to see an escalating barrage of television ads before the June 24 primary for governor, a blitz that will be fueled by the nearly $9 million the contenders have in the bank.
Most of that money will be spent on the Democratic...