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  • Council authorizes plan to privatize some city pensions

    Council authorizes plan to privatize some city pensions
    Some future city workers will receive a 401(k)-style retirement plan rather than traditional pensions under a sweeping plan approved Monday by the City Council. The legislation — the result of a deal struck by Baltimore unions and Mayor...
  • Lawmakers press for full funding of city schools gifted programs

    Lawmakers press for full funding of city schools gifted programs
    A resolution seeking to restore and preserve funding for two programs that target the city's gifted students was introduced in the City Council on Monday, as city political leaders described a disinvestment in the city schools' top achievers. The...
  • Council approves tough new curfew for city youths

    Council approves tough new curfew for city youths
    A tough new curfew forcing kids off the streets as early as 9 p.m. was approved Monday by the Baltimore City Council over objections it will place too much stress on the Police Department and lead to conflicts between youths and officers. The...
  • Remington Row PUD introduced in City Council

    Remington Row PUD introduced in City Council
    The Baltimore City Council introduced legislation May 12 to designate the $51 million Remington Row mixed-use project as a planned unit development. The PUD bill is assigned to the council's Land Use and Transportation Committee, which will schedule a...
  • 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...
  • Liquor stores in neighborhoods seek commercial rezoning

    Liquor stores in neighborhoods seek commercial rezoning
    Some north Baltimore wine and liquor stores may have found a way around a proposed Baltimore City zoning change that could eventually ban them from the residential neighborhoods in which they are located. Several stores in the Hampden and Charles...
  • Baltimore police struggle with vacancies, increased spending

    Baltimore police struggle with vacancies, increased spending
    The Baltimore Police Department is short almost one-sixth of the officers it should have as it girds for warmer weather and increased violence — prompting top brass to once again exceed their overtime budget to fill patrol cars. "At the most...
  • Baltimore police commander is new Ocean City police chief

    Baltimore police commander is new Ocean City police chief
    A 27-year veteran of the Baltimore Police Department is taking over as the new chief of police in Ocean City. Lt. Col. Ross Buzzuro, a respected commander who began his career in Baltimore as a police cadet in 1985, will start the new job on July 2....
  • City Council gives final approval to storm water fees, pension overhaul

    Two key budgetary measures are headed to Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's desk after the City Council gave final approval Monday to new storm water fees and a pension overhaul. The new storm water fees will cost homeowners between $40 and $120 a year....
  • City panel gets earful from residents angry about rising water bills

    City panel gets earful from residents angry about rising water bills
    Angry city residents shouted "Shame," "Unbelievable" and "We're fed up" at Baltimore's spending panel Wednesday for not stopping a water bill rate increase of nearly 42 percent over the next three years. They said they were mad at city leaders for giving...
  • 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....