| Mar 22, 2013
| 4:59 PM
Long-held dreams of freshly painted walls, hallways bathed in natural light and classrooms buzzing with technology could become a reality in Baltimore as schools watch with cautious optimism as a financial plan to overhaul the district's buildings moves...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 1:52 PM
A massive capital construction and improvement plan to repair or replace dozens of underutilized or dilapidated school buildings in Baltimore City has won the support of legislative leaders in Annapolis, opening the way for the largest overhaul of the...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 1:55 PM
A sweeping plan to invest $1.1 billion in building and replacing Baltimore's aging public schools won preliminary approval in the House Thursday, after delegates voted overwhelmingly to reject Republican efforts to put additional strings on state...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 4:31 PM
The House of Delegates overwhelmingly approved a $1.1 billion plan Friday to rebuild Baltimore's deteriorated school buildings, sending the bill to the Senate.
The vote was 107 to 30, with about a dozen Republicans joining all Democrats in supporting the...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 1:40 PM
A Senate committee approved legislation Wednesday that would launch a $2.4 billion plan to rebuild aging Baltimore city schools, putting the measure on an apparent fast track toward final passage.
The Budget & Taxation Committee cast a bipartisan 13-0...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 4:22 PM
The organizers of last year's Baltimore Grand Prix made their final payment on their overdue city tax bill this week, the state comptroller's office said Thursday.
The payment comes as the city prepares for this year's three-day open-wheel racing...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 10:22 AM
It's been a tough week for Maryland politicians who misspeak badly and then have to correct themselves. First, there was Gov. Martin O'Malley and his lame excuses for his "no" to the "are you better off than four years ago" question while defending...
| Mar 31, 2012
| 10:52 AM
Clearly, brick and steel age more gracefully than the rest of us, because Oriole Park is about to celebrate its 20th birthday on Opening Day Friday and who can believe it is already the 10th-oldest ballpark in the major leagues?
Time does fly, in this...
| Nov 7, 2011
The Hippodrome Theatre is largely defined by marquee Broadway shows, from "The Lion King" to "South Pacific." But starting Monday, the theater aims to be a hub for local arts groups, becoming much more than just a stopping-off spot for touring artists and...
| Aug 16, 2011
| 10:00 AM
There needs to be a wider vision for the proposed slots parlor on Russell Street. Moving the Preakness to a new world-class facility in the Camden-Carroll industrial park would reinforce the slots parlor opposite Russell Street and feed off the success of...
| Aug 16, 2011
| 4:58 PM
The founder of the Baltimore Grand Prix has filed a $750,000 claim against the current organizers of the event, joining another early investor who claims he has yet to be paid.
Steven C. Wehner says Baltimore Racing Development LLC, the company that he...
| Aug 18, 2011
| 8:00 AM
While I am sure that the vast majority of Baltimore residents will be happy with a Grand Prix result of $2 million a year in direct tax benefits to the city or a full $70 million in economic impact ("The Road to a Grand Prix," Aug. 14), there is always...