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  • Baltimore foster care youths get diploma in a day in Philadelphia

    Baltimore foster care youths get diploma in a day in Philadelphia
    The journey to a high school diploma for most Maryland students spans four years, 720 days of classes, and a slate of state tests. But for dozens of Baltimore youths, the journey has involved a two-hour trip up Interstate 95, a three-hour exam and a...
  • 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...
  • Hampden merchants call for closing methadone clinic

    Hampden merchants call for closing methadone clinic
    Citing reports of drug dealing, loitering, littering and other nuisances, Hampden merchants and a Baltimore City councilwoman are calling on the state to close a 3-year-old methadone clinic that overlooks The Avenue. "We want them shut down," City...
  • Hopkins initiative helps fund renovations to Charles Village schools

    Hopkins initiative helps fund renovations to Charles Village schools
    A new partnership led by Johns Hopkins University to help struggling communities in north Baltimore is already paying big dividends — $1.6 million to renovate Barclay and Margaret Brent elementary/middle schools in Charles Village. "I didn't...
  • Hekemian to break ground on Rotunda in September

    Hekemian to break ground on Rotunda in September
    Groundbreaking for Hekemian & Co.'s two-year, $100 million redevelopment of the Rotunda will be Sept. 3,. Most of the struggling shopping mall's remaining retail tenants must leave ahead of construction, but office tenants will remain, officials said....
  • Banning foam cups: City Council members conclude the cost outweighs the benefits

    Banning foam cups: City Council members conclude the cost outweighs the benefits
    At the Woody's Taco Island food truck, customers get their marinated tilapia, Caribbean fried rice and jerk chicken chili in cardboard containers, which are environmentally friendly. But at Mueller's Delicatessen, a family establishment in Northeast...
  • Council gives preliminary OK to Harbor Point financing

    Council gives preliminary OK to Harbor Point financing
    After weeks of protests, the Baltimore City Council granted preliminary approval Monday evening to more than $100 million in public financing for the upscale Harbor Point development. In an 11-3 vote, the council authorized bonds to pay for the project'...
  • Rotunda redevelopment begins in Hampden

    "Well, this is day one," said Ray Nowowieski, general superintendent for Bozzuto Construction Co., wearing his hard hat and surveying the phase 1 work already under way as redevelopment of the Rotunda mall began. Baltimore City Councilwoman Mary Pat...
  • Taxi, limo services refuse to pay new city tax

    Taxi, limo services refuse to pay new city tax
    A broad coalition of taxi, limousine and for-hire sedan companies in Baltimore say they will refuse to pay a new city tax of 25 cents per passenger in what they are calling a collective act of civil disobedience. The first payments under the new tax, for...
  • Baltimore politicians seek nearly $3 raise to minimum wage

    Baltimore politicians seek nearly $3 raise to minimum wage
    Baltimore's delegation leaders said Thursday that raising the state's minimum wage by nearly $3 an hour will be the city's top issue of next General Assembly session. "This is going to be our new strongest priority," said Del. Curt Anderson, chairman of...
  • Miller joins voices urging minimum wage hike

    Miller joins voices urging minimum wage hike
    A powerful voice joined the growing chorus to raise the state's minimum wage Thursday as Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller said it was time for Maryland to act. "Blue-collar people are finding it increasingly hard to make ends meet," Miller said....