| Jul 19, 2011
| 7:48 PM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake will unveil plans Wednesday to direct nearly all of the revenue from Baltimore's long-delayed slots casino to reducing property taxes for city residents who own their homes, a spokesman said.
Rawlings-Blake, who faces...
| May 3, 2011
| 6:59 AM
Reading Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's "What Would Schaefer Do?" on Sunday (May 1) reminded me once again how little she understands about leading a major city. She compares herself to one of our greatest leaders without understanding what made him...
| Nov 10, 2011
| 5:05 PM
Add another problem to the mounting woes for the financially troubled organizers of Baltimore's inaugural Grand Prix auto race — the company has missed all its deadlines for planting trees downtown to make up for those cut down for the Labor Day...
| Nov 29, 2011
| 5:53 PM
The owner of a dress shop is so fearful of crime along Greenmount Avenue in Waverly that she keeps the door locked even when her shop is open. The man who runs a discount store a block away feels it is safe enough to stroll the avenue with his three young...
| Feb 9, 2012
| 6:25 PM
The city of Baltimore has filed suit against the wife of former mayoral candidate Otis Rolley, demanding $26,100 for months of leave that were erroneously granted her because of a computer glitch.
Charline Rolley took more than 90 days of paid leave ...
| Jul 20, 2011
| 6:37 PM
Asked to reflect on his tenure in 2009, Baltimore Police Commissioner Frederick H. Bealefeld III told an anecdote of a retired police official who approached him at an event and said Bealefeld had persevered through more turmoil than his predecessors....
| Jul 20, 2011
| 8:08 AM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's proposal to cut 20 cents off of Baltimore's property tax rate for owner-occupied homes by 2020 is a good idea for what to do with the city's projected revenue from slot machine gambling. Whether it is sufficient to spark a...
| Jul 23, 2011
| 2:58 PM
Penn Wilbert and his wife, Amanda Ferchak, have lived in Southeast Baltimore for six years — riding bikes to the grocery store, playing kickball at Patterson Park and meeting friends for drinks at bars inCanton.
But last month, when the young...
| Jul 28, 2011
| 8:30 AM
I have some comments about a central issue of Baltimore's mayoral campaign:
I am a young doctor in the city. My spouse and I have been looking to buy a home in the city for a year, and we have held off because of the egregious property taxes. We...
| Jul 31, 2011
| 3:12 PM
Ella Bailey and her two grandsons hurried down a strip mall sidewalk on a recent sultry summer morning, sipping bottles of pineapple soda.
The three passed by a dark swirl on the sidewalk, a bloody reminder that a delivery man was fatally shot at this...