| Aug 14, 2013
| 2:01 AM
Using funds meant to help poor families find affordable places to live, Baltimore's public housing agency has paid nearly $6.8 million in long-standing court judgments for lead poisoning suffered by six former residents when they were young children....
| Aug 15, 2013
| 8:23 AM
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...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 5:19 PM
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....
| Aug 28, 2013
| 11:16 AM
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.
| Sep 3, 2013
| 10:56 AM
"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...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 11:06 AM
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...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 6:12 PM
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....
| Sep 9, 2013
| 2:15 PM
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Heather Mizeur picked up her first endorsement from a Baltimore elected official Monday as veteran City Councilwoman Mary Pat Clarke gave her blessing to the Montgomery County delegate's insurgent campaign.
| Sep 12, 2013
| 2:00 AM
With city leaders pushing to impose earlier curfews on Baltimore's youth, civil liberties advocates and researchers say such measures don't deter crime and truancy and lead to police targeting children from poorer areas.
And though Police Commissioner...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 6:37 AM
Short of banging her fist on a table, merchant Denise Whiting couldn't have been more emphatic about the need for more police presence in and around The Avenue, at a time when property crime in Hampden is rising.
"We have to have a foot patrol officer,"...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 10:24 AM
As expected, the chain MOM's Organic Market will open a 15,000-square foot grocery store in the Rotunda, Hekemian & Co., the redeveloper of the mall announced Tuesday.
MOM's succeeds Giant Food, which closed its store last year after 41 years and opened...