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  • Sparrows Point owner, government reach cleanup agreement

    Sparrows Point owner, government reach cleanup agreement
    Hopes for redevelopment of the former Sparrows Point steel mill in Baltimore County — and the promise of new jobs — took two giant strides forward Thursday as the land was sold to a new owner who also reached agreement with state and federal...
  • Port extends deal with BMW, strengthening auto import business

    Port extends deal with BMW, strengthening auto import business
    A new five-year deal between the port of Baltimore and high-end automaker BMW will keep bringing an estimated $2.5 billion worth of vehicles through what is already the top auto import operation in the nation. Officials announced the extended...
  • Liberia: a sister in need [Commentary]

    Liberia: a sister in need [Commentary]
    Like many Americans, we in Maryland have watched and listened to the graphic daily news stories chronicling Ebola's escalating devastation in Liberia and other West African nations. Our hearts break as we witness the deaths of innocent Liberians and...
  • The true costs of the CSX rail plan [Commentary]

    The true costs of the CSX rail plan [Commentary]
    The shelving of a plan to build a new CSX rail facility in the West Baltimore residential neighborhood of Morrell Park was decried recently as a setback for regional job growth and a sign of failed leadership by CSX. But articles in The Baltimore Sun...
  • Project would decrease rail traffic in Canton

    Project would decrease rail traffic in Canton
    A nearly $4 million public-private project will relocate some operations of the Canton Railroad Co. away from the neighborhood's east end, significantly reducing train traffic and noise in the increasingly residential and commercial area. Railroad and...
  • Baltimore awarded $1.1 million grant to study Hanover Street corridor

    Baltimore awarded $1.1 million grant to study Hanover Street corridor
    Baltimore has received a $1.1 million federal grant to create a plan for the reconstruction or revitalization of Hanover Street's Vietnam Veterans Memorial Bridge and other parts of the busy South Baltimore corridor, according to the U.S. Department of...
  • Eugene Streett: 70 years on Bel Air's Main Street -- and counting

    Eugene Streett: 70 years on Bel Air's Main Street -- and counting
    Not many people can say they have worked for the same business in the same place for 70 years. M. Eugene Streett, the owner of Boyd & Fulford Drugs and a downtown Bel Air living treasure, is one who can. He started working at the Main Street mainstay in...
  • Baltimore man charged in fatal stabbing of pregnant girlfriend

    Baltimore man charged in fatal stabbing of pregnant girlfriend
    A 32-year-old Baltimore man is charged with fatally stabbing his girlfriend when she was nine months pregnant with his daughter, Baltimore County police and prosecutors said. Prosecutors said that Kenneth Walter Worrell III of Baltimore was unhappy...
  • Other East Coast ports must be cheering Md.'s failure on rail facility [Letter]

    Other East Coast ports must be cheering Md.'s failure on rail facility [Letter]
    The demise of the proposed inter-modal transportation hub in Morrell Park is a sad day for the Port of Baltimore and the many folks whose living depends on it. (I'm sure other East Coast ports are cheering.) Where was the leadership in Annapolis on this...
  • Nobody asked me, but 'stun' judge needs to really retire

    Nobody asked me, but 'stun' judge needs to really retire
    Nobody asked me, but… A judge who orders an electric shock to silence a criminal defendant who refuses to shut up during a court proceeding has relinquished his eligibility for retirement duty on the bench. This is alleged to have happened when...
  • Port suffers a setback [Editorial]

    Port suffers a setback  [Editorial]
    While this week's decision to abandon the proposed $95 million intermodal rail facility at the Mount Clare yard in Southwest Baltimore may be regarded as a big victory for neighbors in Morrell Park and elsewhere who strongly opposed it, the decision is...
  • Without rail facility, port faces uncertain prospects

    Without rail facility, port faces uncertain prospects
    Baltimore may lose hundreds of jobs, tens of millions of dollars in economic activity and half of the port's containerized cargo following the state's decision not to build a new rail cargo transfer facility in Morrell Park. State and port officials...