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  • Urban farmers win right to buy city lots near community garden in Hampden

    Urban farmers win right to buy city lots near community garden in Hampden
    Baltimore City has awarded "an exclusive negotiating privilege" to an urban farming collective to buy two vacant, city-owned lots near a community garden in Hampden. The collective, Baltimore Free Farm, is trying to buy the lots to prevent their...
  • Batts brings new look to police with command shake-up

    Batts brings new look to police with command shake-up
    The Baltimore Police Department promoted 15 commanders Tuesday and put new faces at the helms of four patrol districts and key investigative units — moves that drew concerns from some City Council members, who called for continuity following a...
  • Tuscany-Canterbury residents divided over new roundabout

    Tuscany-Canterbury residents divided over new roundabout
    Attorney Robert Erwin pruned ivy on a tree outside his house Sunday afternoon as cars rolled through Baltimore City’s new roundabout at 39th Street and Canterbury Road. So, he was asked, is the traffic-calming device a good thing or a bad thing?...
  • Hampden merchants pushing city to finish water pipe repair work

    Hampden merchants pushing city to finish water pipe repair work
    Hampden merchants and a Baltimore City councilwoman are becoming increasingly angry as they wait for the Department of Public Works to finish water and sewer line repair projects that have clogged the commercial 3600 block of Falls Road and nearby streets...
  • City councilman leans toward further review of shopping center

    City councilman leans toward further review of shopping center
    City Councilman Carl Stokes sounded all but certain Monday that he would ask the Planning Commission on Nov. 21 to return the planned 25th Street Station shopping center project back to the council for further review. The Planning Commission would...
  • Baltimore taxi fares to rise by 25 cents after ruling

    Baltimore taxi fares to rise by 25 cents after ruling
    Many city taxi riders will see the cost of their trips increase by 25 cents starting next week, as the Maryland Public Service Commission has approved a plan by taxi companies to pass a new city tax on to their customers. Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's...
  • Ground to be broken for skateboarding park in Hampden

    Ground to be broken for skateboarding park in Hampden
    A groundbreaking ceremony is scheduled Tuesday for the first phase of a skateboarding park in Hampden. The $180,000 "skatepark," as it is called, will be built within Roosevelt Park on West 36th Street near Falls Road, starting with a 5,000-square-foot...
  • Youth Dreamers start new chapter

    Youth Dreamers start new chapter
    A group of young people banded together more than a decade ago to overcome public opinion, personal doubt and bureaucracy and build a safe space where Baltimore's youths could thrive and be recognized as productive members of the community. But the...
  • In North Baltimore, a debate about power in Annapolis

    In North Baltimore, a debate about power in Annapolis
    Bill Henry paints an unflattering image of the influential state senator he's trying to unseat. Joan Carter Conway, he says, doesn't attend enough community meetings. She has a history of siding with special interests. And, he contends, she has let...
  • 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...
  • Most of city principals who had been penalized over attendance removed from improvement plans

    Most of city principals who had been penalized over attendance removed from improvement plans
    Two months after nearly one-third of the city's principals were penalized over poor student attendance, the school system has made marked progress, education officials said at a hearing Thursday called by City Councilwoman Mary Pat Clarke. In March,...