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  • Speed camera questions [Editorial]

    Speed camera questions  [Editorial]
    Baltimore's City Council is taking the right step by launching an investigation into a secret audit of the city's speed camera system. Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's statements on what the audit signified, how seriously it should be taken and what was...
  • Mayor says audit firm was 'not sufficiently qualified'

    Mayor says audit firm was 'not sufficiently qualified'
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake offered a new explanation Wednesday for why her administration never acted on the results of an audit that found a high error rate for city speed camera tickets: The national engineering firm the city hired was "not...
  • Why rehire the unqualified? [Letter]

    Why rehire the unqualified? [Letter]
    Regarding the URS Corp.'s red light and speed camera audit and their subsequent rehiring, "somebody's got some 'splaining to do" ("Mayor says audit firm was 'not sufficiently qualified,'" Jan. 29). Myra Queen, Baltimore - To respond to this letter,...
  • Council seeks hundreds of pages of city speed camera documents

    Council seeks hundreds of pages of city speed camera documents
    A City Council committee investigating a confidential audit of Baltimore's speed camera program on Monday delivered a letter to Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake seeking 31 batches of documents involving nearly all aspects of the once-lucrative program....
  • Lawmakers consider speed camera reforms

    Lawmakers consider speed camera reforms
    Maryland speed camera programs came under intense scrutiny Tuesday in Annapolis and Baltimore, with the General Assembly considering reforms ranging from a ban of the so-called "bounty system" to levying heavy fines against operators that issue...
  • First phase of $100 million BWI upgrade opens to passengers

    First phase of $100 million BWI upgrade opens to passengers
    The future of BWI Marshall Airport can be seen in the new sweeping terminal roofline that hints of something big, the panorama of glass that gives street-side passengers a view of arriving jets and a cavernous security checkpoint with nine stations and...
  • Wedded: Kimberly Carlins and Sigmund Young

    Wedded: Kimberly Carlins and Sigmund Young
    Wedding date: Feb. 24, 2013 Her story: Kimberly Carlins, 32, grew up in Ocean Pines. She is a government contractor for URS Corp. in Germantown. Her father, Leo, is a repairman for Sears, and her mother, Renee, is a secretary for a nonprofit...
  • Mayor's task force recommends speed camera reforms

    Mayor's task force recommends speed camera reforms
    A task force studying Baltimore's troubled speed camera program will urge the city to increase oversight, change the way camera sites are selected and create a website containing maps and other information of interest to the public, according to draft...
  • Baltimore approves $278,000 for firm to monitor speed cameras

    Baltimore approves $278,000 for firm to monitor speed cameras
    Baltimore officials on Wednesday hired a private company to oversee an overhaul of the city's speed and red light camera system — and audit tickets to ensure accuracy. The city's spending panel, the Board of Estimates, approved a six-month, $278,...
  • URS Corp. notifies state of possible layoffs

    URS Corp. notifies state of possible layoffs
    An engineering, construction and technical services firm notified the state that it might lay off 31 employees next month, Maryland's Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation said Wednesday. California-based URS Corp. said possible layoffs could...
  • It takes a Village Co-op to to run tots' Trike-A-Thon

    It takes a Village Co-op to to run tots' Trike-A-Thon
    If you happened to pass Loch Raven Recreation Center on Glen Keith Boulevard on Oct. 9, you might have noticed bikers out in mass numbers. No, not motorcyclists — preschoolers participating in the Village Co-op for Tots' Trike-A-Thon, a...
  • The Sapphire Supper Club

    Tickets are on sale for the Harford County Public Library's seventh annual gala, the Sapphire Supper Club.. Enjoy an "Evening in the Stacks," which will be held Nov. 5 at the Abingdon Library from 7 to 11 p.m. The event, the county library system's...