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  • Fee on plastic bags distributed in Baltimore wins committee approval

    Fee on plastic bags distributed in Baltimore wins committee approval
    Customers who shop in Baltimore would have to pay 5 cents for each plastic bag at supermarkets and other merchants under legislation that's making its way through the City Council. A key council committee voted Wednesday to send the measure to the...
  • City Council panel pushes ahead with body camera legislation

    City Council panel pushes ahead with body camera legislation
    Rejecting arguments by the Rawlings-Blake administration, key City Council members made clear Tuesday that they plan to push ahead with legislation to equip police officers with body cameras to film their interactions with the public. The public...
  • 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 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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,...
  • 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,...
  • Citywide cleanup, reusable bag distribution planned for Saturday

    Citywide cleanup, reusable bag distribution planned for Saturday
    Environmentalists will team up Saturday to build support for a 5-cent plastic bag fee in Baltimore by handing out reusable bags and taking part in a citywide cleanup effort. Blue Water Baltimore, Waterfront Partnership, Chesapeake Bay Foundation,...
  • Council OKs city takeover of tax calculations

    Council OKs city takeover of tax calculations
    If historic tax bills are wrong in the future, at least city property owners will know who to blame. The City Council voted unanimously Monday to give Baltimore’s government authority to do the appraisals that determine the size of historic tax...
  • Baltimore should adopt star-spangled slogan [Letter]

    Baltimore should adopt star-spangled slogan [Letter]
    If Baltimore can repeat the successes of Sailabration and the Star-Spangled Spectacular on a continuing basis, what an achievement it would be ("A spectacular weekend for Baltimore," Sept. 15)! I live at the Inner Harbor and enjoyed watching my...
  • City's new slogan would honor national anthem

    City's new slogan would honor national anthem
    Oh, say can you see a new slogan for Baltimore City? Councilman James B. Kraft can. He petitioned his fellow City Council members to pass a resolution Monday declaring a new official motto for the city: "Baltimore — Birthplace of The Star-Spangled...