| Dec 23, 2012
| 1:54 PM
Maryland homeowners could lose out on hundreds of dollars in tax bill savings if they miss a deadline that's a week away.
Many may not realize they must sign up for the Homestead Tax Credit, which saved the average Baltimore homeowner more than $1,000...
| Nov 27, 2012
| 8:38 PM
In the next 10 years, Baltimore's school system will have a leaner, modernized look under a proposed $2.4 billion facilities plan that calls for closing 26 school buildings and upgrading 136 others in a large-scale face-lift of Maryland's oldest school...
| Dec 22, 2012
No one seemed to know who owned the unhealthy trees in the alley behind Rexmere Road in Baltimore, the ones growing amid the electrical lines, but there was no mystery about the cause of every power outage around there.
Meetings were organized. Baltimore...
| Nov 17, 2012
| 8:40 PM
In his 72 years, Ernest Hawkes has slept in a wide variety of places – military barracks in Vietnam, apartments in Baltimore and New York, homeless shelters.
On Saturday evening, Hawkes stretched out on a flattened cardboard box in front of...
| Nov 18, 2012
| 8:46 AM
The tractor-trailer hit 70 mph as it passed the Poly-Western high school campus on Cold Spring Lane, barreling down a turn lane at twice the legal speed limit. Or so the $40 citation claimed. Just before Falls Road, a pole-mounted speed camera clocked the...
| Nov 18, 2012
| 8:19 PM
The vice chairman of the City Council's public safety committee called Sunday for a hearing on Baltimore's vast and lucrative speed camera program after an investigation by The Baltimore Sun found that the $40 citations issued to motorists can be...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 4:16 PM
Plans to get mass transit to the communities north of Pennsylvania Station are proceeding on parallel tracks.
A one-year-old, grass-roots campaign to establish streetcar service along the Charles Street corridor and south to the Inner Harbor is still...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 6:21 AM
Turns out the wheels of government move faster than you might think.
Among the 2.5 million speed camera violations issued in the last three years to vehicles in and around Baltimore, thousands were mailed to the same government that issued the tickets....
| Oct 8, 2012
| 6:23 PM
State and city lawmakers sharply criticized the Baltimore school system Monday after a searing audit called attention to a lack of oversight on school spending.
Elected officials said they were deeply concerned by the preliminary audit report, which...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 12:00 PM
GED and adult literacy instructors in Baltimore are grateful to Councilwoman Mary Pat Clarke for being attentive to the challenges faced by city residents in gaining employment and admission to college as evidenced in the recent hearing regarding the...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 5:30 PM
The City Council adopted a resolution Monday formally asking Baltimore police to create a system for posting active 911 responses online.
Police officials raised concerns last month about their ability to create such a system, which would post active...