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  • City wants to give supermarkets a tax break to locate in food deserts, restrict tax sales

    City wants to give supermarkets a tax break to locate in food deserts, restrict tax sales
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake wants to give a tax break to supermarkets that locate in unserved Baltimore areas and to add more protections for homeowners facing a city tax sale because of unpaid taxes or water bills. The two proposals are key parts of...
  • City Council approves new parking restrictions in Hampden

    City Council approves new parking restrictions in Hampden
    Visitors to popular Hampden restaurants, bars and shops this spring would find new parking limits on some local streets under a plan approved Monday by a divided Baltimore City Council. The council voted 9-3 to create new restrictions around the Rotunda...
  • Test body cameras on 100 Baltimore officers, task force says

    Test body cameras on 100 Baltimore officers, task force says
    Baltimore should equip 100 police officers with body cameras in a six-month, $1.4 million pilot program before expanding their use citywide, a mayoral task force recommended Wednesday. In releasing its report, the task force said the cameras would...
  • City Council members shocked by schools deficit, plan hearings

    City Council members shocked by schools deficit, plan hearings
    City Council members expressed shock Wednesday that the Baltimore school system has run up a deficit of more than $60 million — even before $35 million in proposed state budget cuts. Members said they were largely kept in the dark about the...
  • Thornton outlines plan to close city schools' budget deficit

    Thornton outlines plan to close city schools' budget deficit
    Central office layoffs, elimination of hundreds of teaching and staff positions in a "surplus pool" and other savings totaling $63 million are part of Baltimore schools CEO Gregory Thornton's plan to shrink an estimated $108 million budget deficit. In an...
  • Mikulski remembered as plain-speaking trailblazer for woman in politics

    Mikulski remembered as plain-speaking trailblazer for woman in politics
    Barbara A. Mikulski, a 4-foot-11 social worker from Highlandtown, helped stop a highway that threatened Southeast Baltimore. She broke into politics when women on Baltimore's City Council were still called girls — and rose to become a U.S. senator,...
  • Should city school police be armed inside school walls? Board hears from both sides

    Should city school police be armed inside school walls? Board hears from both sides
    Should Baltimore's school police officers be allowed to carry guns in schools? The issue brought several passionate groups together at a public hearing at city school headquarters Tuesday night. But in debating how far the district should go to...
  • Hampden parking: Where's my space?

    Hampden parking: Where's my space?
    The Baltimore City Council took a final vote and passed a controversial parking plan for Hampden, a place where parking is already a challenge ("Hampden parking plan a disaster," Feb. 14). But the measure left out two addresses on Elm Street including the...
  • Hampden parking plan a disaster

    Hampden parking plan a disaster
    The approval of the new parking restrictions in Hampden is wrong on so many levels ("City Council approves new parking restrictions in Hampden," Feb. 9). Councilwoman Mary Pat Clarke was uncharacteristically bullish in her push for its approval, even with...
  • Hundreds turn out to remember Frank Conaway Sr.

    Hundreds turn out to remember Frank Conaway Sr.
    Hundreds of people, including top city and state officials, turned out Monday to remember longtime Baltimore Circuit Court Clerk Frank M. Conaway Sr. at a funeral held at Morgan State University's Fine Arts Center. During a four-hour ceremony, more...
  • Hampden parking restrictions get preliminary approval

    Hampden parking restrictions get preliminary approval
    A proposal to limit parking outside homes near a major shopping center redevelopment in Hampden won preliminary approval in a tight vote by a divided Baltimore City Council Monday night. The bill would create a resident-only parking zone in...