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Mayor's goal: Bring 10,000 new families to city in a decade
Mayor's goal: Bring 10,000 new families to city in a decade

Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake hopes to attract 10,000 families to Baltimore in the next decade — which would reverse more than a half-century of population decline — and would like to serve at least one more term beyond the one she begins Tuesday. "If Baltimore is to have a future, the leadership in the city has to focus on making the city a vibrant, growing city," Rawlings-Blake said in an interview Monday. "If you're not focused on growing it, you're resigned to a slow death." She did not specify what she would do to attract new residents to Baltimore and keep those it has now. But she said she plans to focus the city's limited resources on...

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