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Carl Stokes

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  • City parks agency turns over books for auditing

    It's taken about three years of wrangling, but Baltimore's Department of Recreation and Parks has finally turned over a year of its financial books to city auditors. "I'm not jumping up and down yet," Councilman Carl Stokes, who chairs the council's...
  • Baltimore's 2012 homicide victims remembered at New Year's Eve vigil

    Baltimore's 2012 homicide victims remembered at New Year's Eve vigil
    For minutes on end New Year's Eve night, the names and ages of 216 men, women and children who were killed in Baltimore in 2012 were read out loud on the steps of the city's War Memorial — a somber recap of a violent year in which homicides rose....
  • Officials, activists rally against violence targeted at gays

    Officials, activists rally against violence targeted at gays
    Activists, public officials and residents gathered Saturday outside an east Baltimore liquor store — where a man was severely beaten on Christmas Day — to protest violent attacks on gay people Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts...
  • City Council approves tax breaks for 'Superblock' project

    City Council approves tax breaks for 'Superblock' project
    The Baltimore City Council on Monday granted preliminary approval to more than $20 million in tax breaks for the long-stalled "Superblock" development. The council's unanimous vote provides for $22.1 million in tax breaks to the developer, Lexington...
  • New buyer for development site in Remington

    New buyer for development site in Remington
    Seawall Development Corp., a force in Remington as a builder of affordable teacher housing and a rehabber of abandoned row houses, has signed a contract to purchase an 11-acre site where an ill-fated shopping center with a Wal-Mart store was planned....
  • Del. Hattie Harrison fondly remembered at funeral service

    Del. Hattie Harrison fondly remembered at funeral service
    Family, friends and a host of elected officials celebrated the life of East Baltimore Del. Hattie N. Harrison at the West Baltimore United House of Prayer for All People, in a ceremony borne on the spirited rasps of trombones and rhythmic clattering of...
  • Don't blame speed cameras for catching speeders

    Will a state or city leader with a clear set of well-considered priorities please stand up? Jill Carter and Carl Stokes are at it again ("Speed cameras yield $19.2 million," Sept. 12). I can't keep up with all the issues they keep raising. Let me tell...
  • Affordable-housing requirement waived for Superblock

    Baltimore's Department of Housing and Community Development has waived the affordable-housing requirement for the Lexington Square "Superblock" project, a development discussed Thursday at a meeting of the City Council's Taxation, Finance and Economic...
  • Baltimore ethics forms to go online, new IT director says

    Baltimore ethics forms to go online, new IT director says
    The financial disclosure forms filled out by about 1,900 city employees will be entered into an online searchable database, the city's new Chief Information Officer told the city's ethics board Tuesday. "It's a really easy project," said Chris Tonjes,...
  • Councilman wants answers from city on $1.5 million in excessive tax breaks

      Update: On Friday afternoon, Henry J. Raymond, the city’s deputy finance director, sent The Sun this email: “We are in our continuous audit process and will not take any action until all accounts can be reviewed and we can approach these...
  • Angelos firm handling Pratt's lawsuit against mayor over phone purchases

    Angelos firm handling Pratt's lawsuit against mayor over phone purchases
    The law firm of prominent lawyer and Orioles owner Peter G. Angelos is handling without charge Baltimore Comptroller Joan M. Pratt's lawsuit against the Rawlings-Blake administration's efforts to install a new city phone system that Pratt says illegally...
  • Dunbar to unveil new football field for Friday's homecoming game vs. Carver

    Dunbar to unveil new football field for Friday's homecoming game vs. Carver
    For the last couple months, Dunbar athletes have been keeping an eye on the renovation of their football field, hoping they would get to play a few games there this fall. "They think it's Christmas," Poets football coach Lawrence Smith said of the...