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  • Councilman wants 90% tax break for urban farmers

    Councilman wants 90% tax break for urban farmers
    City Councilman William "Pete" Welch is calling for a large tax break for urban farmers in Baltimore. In legislation he plans to introduce Thursday, Welch is seeking a 90 percent break on property taxes for an urban farmer who grows and sells at least...
  • Planned drug treatment clinic in Harwood sparks conflict

    Planned drug treatment clinic in Harwood sparks conflict
    The developer says his planned center for heroin addicts in a North Baltimore neighborhood would be revolutionary: a primary care facility that would treat all aspects of addict's lives, not just dole out methadone. But Harwood residents see it as...
  • Police, fire unions oppose mayor's new pension plan

    Police, fire unions oppose mayor's new pension plan
    Baltimore's police and fire unions are fighting a new proposal from Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake to privatize part of the pensions of new employees — a move union officials argue will make it harder to recruit and retain the best young officers....
  • City moves to take over tax credit system after errors

    City moves to take over tax credit system after errors
    City officials want to hire their own assessors to determine the size of historic tax credits in response to errors blamed on the state that left some property owners with wildly inaccurate bills. The proposal is the latest step by the Rawlings-Blake...
  • Baltimore City endorsements [Editorial]

    Baltimore City endorsements  [Editorial]
    The Sun makes endorsements for the following races in Baltimore City: District 41 In District 41 in the Northwest reaches of the city, incumbents Samuel "Sandy" Rosenberg, Jill Carter and Nathaniel Oaks, all House veterans, have performed well as a...
  • Remington Row project wins city design panel approval

    Remington Row project wins city design panel approval
    The Baltimore City Urban Design and Architectural Review Panel on Thursday gave master plan approval, with comments, to Seawall Development Corp.'s $51 million mixed-use project, Remington Row. UDARP also gave final approval to specific plans for...
  • City Council approves stricter curfew for youths

    City Council approves stricter curfew for youths
    Before the start of the next school year, Baltimore City youths will need to abide by a new curfew that calls for them to be off the street as early as 9 p.m. under legislation the City Council approved Monday. Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, who...
  • State, city politicians head to Vegas for business convention

    State, city politicians head to Vegas for business convention
    Once again this year, Maryland politicians and business people will travel to Las Vegas for the Global Retail Real Estate Convention – a three-day deal-making event beginning May 18. It's considered a "who's who" event, where the worlds of...
  • City police promise dirt bike crackdown

    City police promise dirt bike crackdown
    Baltimore police say they plan to crack down on the city's notorious dirt bike riders, pledging to infiltrate the groups using social media and undercover officers in an effort to disrupt the packs of riders. Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts said...
  • Developer leaves 25th Street Station

    Developer leaves 25th Street Station
    The developer of 25th Street Station is leaving the retail and housing development project. WV Urban Developments project manager Caroline Paff released a statement Tuesday saying the developer is no longer planning to redevelop the Anderson Automotive...
  • Rawlings-Blake says 'deals got done' at Vegas conference

    Rawlings-Blake says 'deals got done' at Vegas conference
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said Tuesday evening she's been able to secure undisclosed business deals for the city at a Las Vegas convention. "Out of this conference, there will be new-to-the-city retailers," Rawlings-Blake said in a telephone...
  • Baltimore kept secret another speed camera audit report

    Baltimore kept secret another speed camera audit report
    You've likely heard about the secret audit of Baltimore's speed camera program, which found error rates much higher than city officials had acknowledged. Turns out that's only part of the story. Engineering firm URS Corp. also delivered to City Hall a...