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Carl Stokes

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  • Harbor Point merits city's support

    Harbor Point merits city's support
    "Council members Carl Stokes, Sharon Green Middleton and Bill Henry voted against the deal," writes The Sun in its article reporting the City Council's decision to help finance the upscale Harbor Point development ("Harbor Point bonds gets OK," Aug. 13)....
  • City poised to grant job-creation extension to Morgan Stanley

    City poised to grant job-creation extension to Morgan Stanley
    In return for the promise to bring another 650 jobs to Baltimore, city leaders are poised on Wednesday to give financial services giant Morgan Stanley more time to meet the terms of a $3.25 million loan forgiveness program. The Board of Estimates vote...
  • Hopkins initiative helps fund renovations to Charles Village schools

    Hopkins initiative helps fund renovations to Charles Village schools
    A new partnership led by Johns Hopkins University to help struggling communities in north Baltimore is already paying big dividends — $1.6 million to renovate Barclay and Margaret Brent elementary/middle schools in Charles Village. "I didn't...
  • Council gives preliminary OK to Harbor Point financing

    Council gives preliminary OK to Harbor Point financing
    After weeks of protests, the Baltimore City Council granted preliminary approval Monday evening to more than $100 million in public financing for the upscale Harbor Point development. In an 11-3 vote, the council authorized bonds to pay for the project'...
  • Downtown property owners oppose Harbor Point TIF

    Downtown property owners oppose Harbor Point TIF
    A group of downtown property owners and managers announced its opposition to the Harbor Point tax increment financing plan Tuesday, a day before the City Council's taxation committee is set to hold another meeting on the legislation. "You can't...
  • BDC says Stokes spreading misleading information about Harbor Point

    BDC says Stokes spreading misleading information about Harbor Point
    The Baltimore Development Corp. has accused City Councilman Carl Stokes of spreading misleading information about the $1 billion Harbor Point development and how it qualified for tax breaks meant for impoverished areas. Stokes, chairman of the City...
  • Two more killed as Baltimore violence continues

    Two more killed as Baltimore violence continues
    An alarming rise in summer violence continued Thursday, as the past week's death toll rose to 12 in Baltimore and politicians began sniping over blame. City police announced arrests — including men charged in previous violence — even as...
  • Despair, resolve in Baltimore after 20 shot over the weekend

    Despair, resolve in Baltimore after 20 shot over the weekend
    Surrounded by farmland at an Iowa facility for troubled youths, Gervontae Burgess' circumstances could hardly have been more different from those in his violent Baltimore neighborhood. Brad Knight, Burgess' football coach, remembers a bright young man...
  • Stokes will hold hearing on Harbor Point

    Stokes will hold hearing on Harbor Point
    The chairman of the City Council's taxation committee says he'll hold a hearing on $107 million in infrastructure financing for the Harbor Point development now that he's received documents outlining the case for the funding. Last week, Councilman...
  • City financing would enable Harbor Point developer to make $174 million

    City financing would enable Harbor Point developer to make $174 million
    The $1 billion Harbor Point development would reap a profit of $124 million for its investors without government financing to pay for its infrastructure, according to recently released city documents. That may seem like a huge payoff, but it's not...
  • City panel gets earful from residents angry about rising water bills

    City panel gets earful from residents angry about rising water bills
    Angry city residents shouted "Shame," "Unbelievable" and "We're fed up" at Baltimore's spending panel Wednesday for not stopping a water bill rate increase of nearly 42 percent over the next three years. They said they were mad at city leaders for giving...
  • Councilman holds up financing deal for Harbor Point

    Councilman holds up financing deal for Harbor Point
    A city councilman who chairs the influential taxation committee is holding up $107 million in infrastructure financing for the Harbor Point development as he seeks more detailed information he says is needed to justify the deal. Proponents of the $1...