Revisiting the heyday of department stores and five-and-dimes

Loretta Sanchez

The lesson of Dixon's write-in campaign

The lesson of Dixon's write-in campaign

We endorsed state Sen. Catherine Pugh for mayor over former mayor Sheila Dixon in April's Democratic primary, and events since then have only made us more confident in our choice. We recognize Ms. Dixon's experience and a number of accomplishments of her administration, but we also remain disappointed in her inability to articulate true remorse for the ethical lapses that forced her from office, and we continue to believe Baltimore needs a unifying figure, not one who polarizes the city in the way Ms. Dixon does.

Ms. Pugh, on the other hand, enjoys widespread support across racial, economic and neighborhood lines — she was the first or second choice of every precinct in the...