| Mar 20, 2013
| 9:48 AM
The city of Baltimore is set to approve a $200,000 settlement with the family of a 14-year-old Randallstown girl who was electrocuted in 2006 while stretching during a church softball game in Druid Hill Park, ending a years-long legal battle.
| Jul 17, 2012
| 4:26 AM
Commuters to Baltimore faced heavy traffic and major delays Tuesday, after a large water main break downtown buckled the surface of Light Street and sent water gushing through Lombard and Pratt streets.
Jamie Kendrick, the city’s deputy...
| Dec 24, 2012
| 2:06 PM
A few months ago, things were looking bleak for Brooklyn Homes resident Christina Stocks.
The 27-year-old single mother of two took a pay cut at work and fell behind in her rent payments. She was facing eviction — and a Christmas on the streets....
| Jul 30, 2012
| 11:29 AM
This month, a critical link in the city's most essential public infrastructure hit a breaking point: A 120-year old water main burst, shutting down Light and Lombard streets, disrupting commutes and downtown businesses. Only 10 days later, a sink hole...
| Apr 18, 2012
| 5:12 PM
Abdu Muhammad, who owns Pearl's Caribbean Cafe on Laurens Street in Upton, is known for his curry chicken. Now he is known for his garden, too.
When Muhammad, a native of Guyana, South America, proposed to Baltimore officials that he "adopt" the...
| Apr 18, 2012
| 3:30 PM
Sometimes rain is perfect for a public event - when it involves growing things.
The skies dripped helpfully today as MayorStephanie Rawlings-Blakeand a gaggle of dignitaries turned out to celebrate the launch of a new community garden in West Baltimore's...
| Jan 12, 2012
| 3:51 PM
In 2012, the City Council has planned to voluntarily reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 7% below 1990 levels, as outlined in the U.S. Conference of Mayors Climate Protection Agreement, which Laguna adopted in 2007.
The city has taken steps recommended in...
| Jan 13, 2012
| 3:52 PM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel will speak at the winter meeting of the U.S. Conference of Mayors next week in Washington, D.C.
Emanuel will give a talk Friday on education, with a focus on the importance of City Colleges of Chicago, according to spokeswoman Jennifer...
| Jan 16, 2012
| 4:43 PM
Chicago voters might not have to weigh in on a new City Council ward map this year after a national expert on Monday blessed a compromise plan put forth by dueling groups of aldermen.
But council members plan to press forward with more public hearings...
| Jan 19, 2012
| 10:20 AM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel will join mayors from across the U.S. in supporting the rights of same-sex couples to marry.
Mayors for Freedom to Marry will be launched as part of the U.S. Conference of Mayors meeting in Washington D.C., where Emanuel is set to...
| Jan 19, 2012
| 3:20 PM
Editor's Note: The following was addressed to the City Council.
Village Laguna is grateful for all the city has done to meet its commitment to the U.S. Conference of Mayors Climate Protection Agreement, ("City works toward climate protection goal,"...