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  • City, CSX agree to split East 26th Street repair costs

    City, CSX agree to split East 26th Street repair costs
    The city of Baltimore and CSX Transportation have agreed to split the cost of rebuilding the one-block retaining wall that collapsed along East 26th Street in Charles Village, ending months of negotiations over who was responsible and how much taxpayers...
  • George W. Hilton, college professor

    George W. Hilton, college professor
    George W. Hilton, a retired college professor, author and transportation economist whose works on railroads and shipping included the seminal history of Maryland's Ma & Pa Railroad, died Aug. 4 of heart failure at Lorien Health Park in Columbia. He was...
  • Mikulski, Cummings back long-term rail funds

    Mikulski, Cummings back long-term rail funds
    Two Maryland lawmakers joined Amtrak and Obama administration officials at Penn Station on Monday morning to call for long-term federal funding of transportation projects — pointing to Baltimore's 141-year-old passenger rail tunnel as a prime...
  • The taxi wars [Editorial]

    The taxi wars  [Editorial]
    The Maryland Public Service Commission's decision this week to classify the ride-sharing service Uber as a common carrier is probably not the end of the story as to whether the company will continue its operations in Baltimore City and Annapolis. Uber has...
  • Man who tried to break up Essex bar fight dies

    Man who tried to break up Essex bar fight dies
    A man hit in the head after breaking up a fight outside of an Essex bar died, Baltimore County police said Monday. William Earl Law, 59, died on Aug. 7 at the Maryland Shock Trauma Center, after police said he broke up a fight outside Sylvester's Tavern...
  • Boosting college readiness is goal for new city schools CEO

    Boosting college readiness is goal for new city schools CEO
    As hundreds of Baltimore public school graduates prepare to set foot on a four-year college campus in Maryland this month, nearly half will notice something familiar on their schedules: a class they took in high school. More than from any other school...
  • Fight for civil rights played out along U.S. 40 in Maryland

    Fight for civil rights played out along U.S. 40 in Maryland
    Tucked inside the files at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library in Boston are State Department notes from the 1960s detailing racial discrimination along U.S. 40 in Maryland — and warning the president of its implications for the Cold War. One...
  • Aberdeen officials seek greater flexibility in using money from MTBE settlement

    Aberdeen officials seek greater flexibility in using money from MTBE settlement
    City of Aberdeen leaders are expected to review during the coming weeks an amendment to the law that governs how they can spend money from the settlement received in 2011 after the municipal wellfield was contaminated with a gasoline additive. The...
  • Here comes the sun - and the solar panels - in Harford

    Here comes the sun - and the solar panels - in Harford
    Sunny days can mean many things to different people: vacations, open pools, outdoor festivals and fairs. For the many new users of solar panels in Harford County, though, the summer sun means their investment in "greener" energy is paying off. The...
  • Development of Morsberger property resumes

    Development of Morsberger property resumes
    A development of 43 single family homes in the heart of Catonsville that was temporarily put on hold is now moving forward, with a development plan hearing scheduled for 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 22 in Towson. The development plan for the Morsberger property...
  • Strict curfew restrictions go into effect in city

    Strict curfew restrictions go into effect in city
    Baltimore's new curfew fell like an unseen curtain across the city Friday night, and on many blocks, children continued to play outside for the first few minutes, oblivious to the controversial law. But at Poe Homes in West Baltimore, two mothers...
  • A hero off the field as well as on [Letter]

    A hero off the field as well as on [Letter]
    Thanks for E. R. Shipp's excellent commentary on Arnold Jolivet ("Arnold Jolivet: a Md. warrior," Aug. 3). I met Arnold when I stepped onto the football field at Morgan State for the first time. He was several years ahead of me so we never played...