| Sep 26, 2012
| 2:42 PM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake on Wednesday said Councilman James Kraft has unnecessarily riled up the community around Patterson Park over a preliminary proposal to build nearly 100 parking spaces in the park to accommodate a new senior center....
| Jul 16, 2012
| 3:49 PM
For Mike Beczkowski, parking on his street near the American Can Company complex in Canton has gotten a bit better since he and others in the neighborhood persuaded the city to require residential permit parking last November. Most nights, he can now find...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 7:42 PM
Residents can expect to see a "dramatic" law enforcement increase this weekend and through the July Fourth holiday, as city and police officials search for ways to tamp down a spree of deadly violence.
Police officials vowed to deploy up to three times...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 6:29 PM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, making her most extensive comments on the wave of violence that has shaken the city, said Wednesday that she was “sad about the state of our community” and pleaded with residents to help detectives solve cases....
| Jun 26, 2013
| 7:12 PM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, making her most extensive comments on the wave of violence that has shaken the city, said Wednesday that she was "sad about the state of our community" and pleaded with residents to help detectives solve cases.
| Jun 24, 2013
| 5:06 PM
For more than two years, Baltimore city has tried to fight its litter problem with a law barring merchants from giving shoppers plastic bags unless they ask for them.
But even the law's supporters acknowledge it's had little impact.
Of more than 200...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 6:17 PM
The Baltimore City Council postponed action Monday on a bill that would have banned the use of foam cups and containers for carryout food and drinks after several members withdrew their support.
Councilman James B. Kraft, the bill's chief sponsor, said...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 12:17 PM
A City Council committee on Tuesday approved a 16 percent cut to Baltimore's proposed storm water fees.
Under a plan that will go to the full council for a vote Monday, homeowners would pay $40 to $120 per year. That's down from a range of $48 to $144....
| Jun 11, 2013
| 6:52 PM
Fed up with foam cups floating in Baltimore's waterways, a City Council committee voted Tuesday to approve a ban on polystyrene foam products for carryout food and drink items within the city limits.
The measure, sponsored by Councilman James B. Kraft,...
| Jun 2, 2013
| 2:54 PM
The Rawlings-Blake administration is asking the City Council to approve more than $100 million in taxpayer assistance to help fund a large waterfront development that will house energy giant Exelon Corp.'s regional headquarters.
But some council members...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 3:53 PM
Baltimore officials endorsed a proposal Tuesday to knock as much as 85 percent off the tabs that some port-related businesses would owe under the city's new stormwater fee — a change that could save one auto processing company more than $300,000 a...