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  • Council members seek ban on cellphone 'reverse vending machines'

    Council members seek ban on cellphone 'reverse vending machines'
    Faced with a rash of reported mobile device thefts, local lawmakers want to ban the automated purchasing kiosks that have cropped up at area shopping centers and allow customers to instantly resell phones, tablets and music players. The proposals have...
  • Council to consider mayor's proposed pension changes

    Council to consider mayor's proposed pension changes
    With the city retirement system short hundreds of millions of dollars in unfunded liabilities, officials say they are likely to begin requiring municipal employees to contribute to their pensions. "Pretty much everyone is in agreement that it's fair,"...
  • Baltimore water bills could rise by 15 percent

    Baltimore water bills could rise by 15 percent
    Customers of Baltimore's water system would see their water bills go up 15 percent — more than expected — under a proposal the Department of Public Works announced Monday. The projected rate hike follows years of increases and will bring a...
  • 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....
  • City to pay new speed camera vendor $11.20 per $40 ticket

    City to pay new speed camera vendor $11.20 per $40 ticket
    Baltimore plans to pay its new speed camera contractor $11.20 per $40 citation — continuing its use of a so-called bounty system that Gov. Martin O'Malley and key state legislators say is illegal under Maryland law. "Talking to our attorneys here,...
  • Baltimore to vote on deal to boost local hiring at Caesars casino

    Baltimore to vote on deal to boost local hiring at Caesars casino
    City officials are expected to sign off Wednesday on a deal that promises to help residents seeking the 1,700 jobs planned for Horseshoe Casino Baltimore — addressing one of the main arguments made by gambling supporters in the debate over expanding...
  • Morgan board reverses decision, extends Wilson's contract

    Morgan board reverses decision, extends Wilson's contract
    Morgan State University's Board of Regents voted to extend the contract of the university's president for an additional year during a lengthy meeting Friday — reversing a contentious decision to seek a new president at the close of the academic...
  • Baltimore activists urge formation of local African-American civil rights commission

    Concerned that Baltimore is in danger of losing valuable aspects of its African-American heritage, civil rights activists and preservationists gathered at City Hall Tuesday to urge the formation of a Baltimore City African-American Civil Rights Historic...
  • Some push for Edwards to be permanent schools CEO

    Some push for Edwards to be permanent schools CEO
    Education observers were split Tuesday on whether the city's school board should launch a nationwide search to replace schools CEO Andrés Alonso or give the job of taking on the district's daunting challenges to his hand-picked successor. Some, such as...
  • Action in Maturity to mark 40th anniversary

    Action in Maturity to mark 40th anniversary
    Esther Bonnet, 100, is always thinking about new plans for Action in Maturity — as she has since she co-founded the transportation service for seniors more than 40 years ago. During a recent visit from Elizabeth Briscoe, AIM's executive director,...
  • Councilwoman challenges city's stormwater fee plan

    Councilwoman challenges city's stormwater fee plan
    A city councilwoman is challenging Baltimore's plan to charge businesses some of the highest stormwater fees in the state — and divert some of the money that had gone to Chesapeake Bay cleanup to help fund property tax cuts. Councilwoman Mary...