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  • Huge distribution warehouse planned for former GM site

    Huge distribution warehouse planned for former GM site
    The owner of the former General Motors factory site in Southeast Baltimore has applied for a city permit to build a huge warehouse that would employ up to 2,600 people, according to documents filed with the city planning department. The 2.8 million-...
  • Havre de Grace High Hall of Fame names four inductees for 2013

    Havre de Grace High Hall of Fame names four inductees for 2013
    Mark P. Becker, Bert J. Hash Jr., Robert "Bobby" Parker and Clark Turner have been announced as the Class of 2013 of the Havre de Grace High School Hall of Fame. "We are very excited to add these distinguished alumni to our Hall of Fame," said Richard...
  • Council gives preliminary OK to Harbor Point financing

    Council gives preliminary OK to Harbor Point financing
    After weeks of protests, the Baltimore City Council granted preliminary approval Monday evening to more than $100 million in public financing for the upscale Harbor Point development. In an 11-3 vote, the council authorized bonds to pay for the project'...
  • Councilman Stokes is right to ask what taxpayers are getting for their $107 million subsidy of Harbor Point

    Councilman Stokes is right to ask what taxpayers are getting for their $107 million subsidy of Harbor Point
    It is irresponsible for The Sun to suggest that a single city councilman is holding up giving taxpayers' money away to a millionaire developer ("Stokes holds up Harbor Point," June 21). Why should elected officials give carte blanche to developers for...
  • Pity the poor Harbor Pointers

    Pity the poor Harbor Pointers
    The next time you're out for a pleasant evening stroll on Lancaster Street in Harbor East, make sure you realize that you're in one of Baltimore's most impoverished neighborhoods. The man in the Armani suit walking out of a green glass office building and...
  • Harbor Point and Perkins Homes

    Harbor Point and Perkins Homes
    Tomorrow City Councilman Carl Stokes plans to hold a hearing on a resolution calling on the developers of the tony Harbor Point project on Baltimore's waterfront to invest at least $15.6 million into the nearby Perkins Homes public housing development. It...
  • City writes $1,105 check for rent it didn't owe

    City writes $1,105 check for rent it didn't owe
    The Baltimore housing department recently tried to give away some money — $1,105 to be exact. That was the amount of a check sent to retired lawyer Constance Putzel in June, with a notation that the city was paying her for ground rent she held on...
  • Council committee approves aid for Harbor Point

    Council committee approves aid for Harbor Point
    After hearing from scores of citizens opposed to the deal, a Baltimore City Council committee approved a plan Wednesday night to give millions in taxpayer assistance to the $1.8 billion Harbor Point development. The 3-0 vote came over the objections of...
  • BDC says Stokes spreading misleading information about Harbor Point

    BDC says Stokes spreading misleading information about Harbor Point
    The Baltimore Development Corp. has accused City Councilman Carl Stokes of spreading misleading information about the $1 billion Harbor Point development and how it qualified for tax breaks meant for impoverished areas. Stokes, chairman of the City...
  • Hilton Baltimore again loses millions

    Hilton Baltimore again loses millions
    The city-owned Hilton Baltimore lost nearly $11.2 million in 2012 — a slight improvement from a year earlier, according to an audit to be presented to the city's Board of Estimates next week. Because of mounting losses, the city was forced to...
  • Mayor to seek new 'Superblock' bids this fall

    Mayor to seek new 'Superblock' bids this fall
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said Wednesday that she intends to seek new proposals to develop the long-stalled "Superblock" before year's end. "My plan is for the [request for proposals] to be issued this fall," she said. "We're exploring ways to...
  • 'Superblock' developers demand millions from City Hall

    'Superblock' developers demand millions from City Hall
    The former developer of the long-stalled "Superblock" project has accused the city of improperly terminating its deal for the downtown west-side property — and is demanding millions in compensation. Lexington Square Partners is seeking to...