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  • Advocates work to find housing for homeless at downtown encampment

    Advocates work to find housing for homeless at downtown encampment
    As a Friday deadline approaches, advocates are working to find housing for the homeless men and women living at a Baltimore encampment set to be cleared. Christina Flowers, president of Belvedere Homes, stopped by the site between Interstate 83 and...
  • City police training academy director, appointed this week, to retire

    Just three days after being touted as the commander who would oversee reforms in the wake of a training shooting, the new head of the Baltimore Police academy informed top brass Friday that he intends to leave the agency. Maj. Joseph E. Smith III, a 25-...
  • 'Bubble' brings Baltimore's Waverly community together

    'Bubble' brings Baltimore's Waverly community together
    The rhythmic thud of the drum filled the air of Baltimore's Waverly community, alerting residents that something special was taking place in the neighborhood. The joyous sound of children's laughter and eventual singing reinforced the sense of...
  • Report paints dire picture of city's finances

    Report paints dire picture of city's finances
    A report by a consultant hired by Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's administration paints a dire picture of future city finances — opening the door for Baltimore officials to propose widespread cuts, including to city employees' health and pension...
  • Mayor calls for trash pickup fee, 10 percent cut in city workforce

    Mayor calls for trash pickup fee, 10 percent cut in city workforce
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake called Monday for "bold reforms" to fix a looming financial shortfall, including requiring more city workers to contribute to their retirement fund, charging residents for trash collection, asking firefighters to work longer...
  • Mayor says trash fee would make city more competitive

    Mayor says trash fee would make city more competitive
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said Wednesday that charging residents for trash collection would actually help the city attract new residents because it could reduce its property tax rate. Defending a hotly debated proposal in her State of the City...
  • Flurry of speed camera bills expected in Assembly session

    Flurry of speed camera bills expected in Assembly session
    Legislators who learned this week that Baltimore will replace its troubled network of 83 speed cameras say the planned upgrade will do nothing to slow momentum in Annapolis toward tightening rules that govern the automated cameras across Maryland....
  • City to pay new speed camera vendor $11.20 per $40 ticket

    City to pay new speed camera vendor $11.20 per $40 ticket
    Baltimore plans to pay its new speed camera contractor $11.20 per $40 citation — continuing its use of a so-called bounty system that Gov. Martin O'Malley and key state legislators say is illegal under Maryland law. "Talking to our attorneys here,...
  • Baltimore to vote on deal to boost local hiring at Caesars casino

    Baltimore to vote on deal to boost local hiring at Caesars casino
    City officials are expected to sign off Wednesday on a deal that promises to help residents seeking the 1,700 jobs planned for Horseshoe Casino Baltimore — addressing one of the main arguments made by gambling supporters in the debate over expanding...
  • Morgan board reverses decision, extends Wilson's contract

    Morgan board reverses decision, extends Wilson's contract
    Morgan State University's Board of Regents voted to extend the contract of the university's president for an additional year during a lengthy meeting Friday — reversing a contentious decision to seek a new president at the close of the academic...
  • Baltimore activists urge formation of local African-American civil rights commission

    Concerned that Baltimore is in danger of losing valuable aspects of its African-American heritage, civil rights activists and preservationists gathered at City Hall Tuesday to urge the formation of a Baltimore City African-American Civil Rights Historic...