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  • Sheila Dixon's financial woes detailed in state documents

    Sheila Dixon's financial woes detailed in state documents
    Former Mayor Sheila Dixon's city pension deal rankled many in 2010 — even sparking a small protest outside City Hall — but she did not get a free pass after being found guilty of embezzlement and perjury charges. To keep her $83,000 a year...
  • Northwestern students, parents stunned to hear of closing

    Northwestern students, parents stunned to hear of closing
    On Wednesday, the main topic of conversation at Northwestern High School will likely be the school's impending closing and what the move might mean to the current student body. But when school dismissed at 2:50 p.m. Tuesday, many Northwestern students...
  • City voters to weigh election cycle, other issues

    City voters to weigh election cycle, other issues
    Baltimore City residents will vote next week on whether to elect city officials at the same time they cast their ballots for president — but their choice could be merely symbolic. State lawmakers passed a measure this year to align city elections...
  • For Question 3

    For Question 3
    Call it the Sheila Dixon amendment. Although it was actually written in response to another corrupt Maryland politician who didn't know when to give up her hold on elective office, Question 3 on next week's ballot speaks directly to the turmoil...
  • Harrah's casino to pay city at least $11 million in first year

    Harrah's casino to pay city at least $11 million in first year
    The developers of Baltimore's casino will pay the city at least $11 million in their first year of operation — significantly less than terms proposed in 2009, but enough to help fund a small property tax cut for city homeowners, officials said. The...
  • Now, it's all about turnout

    Now, it's all about turnout
    With just two days left until polls open on Election Day, all sides of Maryland's fiercely contested ballot questions are turning to their final task: getting their supporters into the voting booth. To accomplish that goal, the campaigns have recruited...
  • New urban farm crops up in Sandtown-Winchester

    New urban farm crops up in Sandtown-Winchester
    The empty lot in West Baltimore is usually a desolate spot, the sort of place people visit to leave an old mattress in the bushes or sneak a drink at night. But this week, chain saws buzzed, trucks rumbled and residents shoveled compost at North...
  • Northwestern High School preparing for fight

    Northwestern High School preparing for fight
    Armed with a plan for protests and petitions, phone banks and pep rallies, the Northwestern High School Alumni Association has set "Operation Hands-Off Northwestern" in motion. The association's leadership met Tuesday with parents and community...
  • Northwestern High School should stay open

    Northwestern High School should stay open
    Northwestern High School, a comprehensive, coeducational public high school on Park Heights Avenue in Baltimore City, is a beautiful campus with a diverse student body, offering opportunities for cultural enrichment for all. It has a strong alumni group...
  • When it comes to political corruption, one Md. judge says: 'Enough'

    When it comes to political corruption, one Md. judge says: 'Enough'
    Will Rogers once observed that a newspaper ad was worth about 40 editorials, which many of us in the opinion writing side of that equation suspect would be quite the bargain. Little else could explain the public's indifference to a topic that has launched...
  • Dixon caught up on court-ordered charity donations

    Dixon caught up on court-ordered charity donations
    Former Baltimore Mayor Sheila Dixon has paid off the $45,000 a court ordered her to donate to charities, resolving charges that she violated her probation in the criminal case that led to her leaving office. In early November, Dixon was charged with...