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  • Baltimore City Council moves to ban plastic bags

    Baltimore City Council moves to ban plastic bags
    Baltimore's City Council moved to ban plastic bags handed out by grocery stores and big-box retailers Monday after dumping a proposal to charge a 5-cent fee for the bags to discourage their use. The proposed ban would make Baltimore one of the first...
  • Bag it, City Council

    Bag it, City Council
    It now appears that City Hall not only lacks updated phone equipment but suffers a shortage of TV sets, radios and other modern communications gear. Nothing else could explain the Baltimore City Council's handling of plastic shopping bag legislation,...
  • City to OK 20-year deal for Du Burns Arena, $1.5 million field upgrade

    City to OK 20-year deal for Du Burns Arena, $1.5 million field upgrade
    City officials are set to award a 20-year contract Wednesday to Coppermine Fieldhouse to manage the Clarence H. Du Burns Arena in Canton, with a pledge from the youth sports business to spend $1.5 million to add turf and lighting to a city-owned field...
  • Designs unveiled for new Harbor East apartments

    Designs unveiled for new Harbor East apartments
    A towering, white, modular-looking apartment complex could be the newest addition to the Harbor East waterfront, filling a Central Avenue parking lot with nearly 350 residences and a block of shopping. The roughly $100 million proposal by H&S Properties...
  • City Council unanimously backs Costello, criticizes process

    City Council unanimously backs Costello, criticizes process
    The Baltimore City Council on Monday unanimously approved Federal Hill Neighborhood Association President Eric T. Costello to fill a vacant seat, but several members expressed concern over a process they said lacked true community involvement. Costello,...
  • City Council nominee a polarizing figure in Federal Hill

    City Council nominee a polarizing figure in Federal Hill
    To his friends and supporters, Eric T. Costello is just what the City Council needs: a smart, hard-working community president with financial experience that could save taxpayers money. To his critics, however, Costello is just what Baltimore doesn't...
  • COPT eyes office development along Canton waterfront

    COPT eyes office development along Canton waterfront
    A Columbia-based real estate developer wants to build four glassy office buildings on its waterfront property in Canton, a project that could create a kind of Harbor farther East. Corporate Office Properties Trust's proposal calls for shopping,...
  • Young accused of pushing favored candidate through nominating committee

    Young accused of pushing favored candidate through nominating committee
    Baltimore City Council President Bernard C. "Jack" Young came under fire Wednesday as critics charged that he pushed his favored candidate through a committee appointed to fill a vacant council seat. A committee of community leaders, appointed by Young,...
  • 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,...
  • Council passes 'Ban the Box' legislation

    Council passes 'Ban the Box' legislation
    Controversial legislation intended to help ex-convicts find jobs is headed to Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake for her expected signature after the City Council gave the measure final approval Monday. The "Ban the Box" bill will force Baltimore employers...
  • City plans to give $200K to move H&S Bakery center from Harbor East

    City plans to give $200K to move H&S Bakery center from Harbor East
    The Rawlings-Blake administration is set to give $200,000 to help H&S Bakery move its Harbor East distribution center to an industrial area of East Baltimore — sparking discussion of whether subsidies should be needed to help a successful business...