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  • Baltimore raises water rates by 42 percent over three years

    Baltimore raises water rates by 42 percent over three years
    Baltimore officials voted Wednesday to raise water and sewer rates by 42 percent over three years, despite residents who pleaded for relief and a city audit that called the increase "higher than necessary." Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, who controls...
  • Rawlings-Blake touts safety of major Inner Harbor events

    Rawlings-Blake touts safety of major Inner Harbor events
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake on Tuesday touted a summer of safe high-profile events in the downtown area — part of a strategy, aides said, to rebut those who have characterized the Inner Harbor as unsafe. The mayor's remarks were intended to...
  • Northeast residents take 'solidarity walk' following violence

    Northeast residents take 'solidarity walk' following violence
    Residents and city leaders who gathered Thursday night in the Northeast Baltimore neighborhood where a 51-year-old scientist was recently gunned down spoke passionately about taking the streets back from criminals intent on intimidation. Gathered in...
  • Barksdale, Baltimore Police No. 2, out indefinitely

    Barksdale, Baltimore Police No. 2, out indefinitely
    Acting Police Commissioner Anthony Barksdale, who was vying to be named to the job permanently, is taking medical leave and will be out "indefinitely," leaving the incoming chief without two of the agency's highest-ranking officers. Barksdale's leave...
  • Inspector General's report criticizes city's phone purchases

    An investigation by the city's inspector general into the Rawlings-Blake administration's purchase of nearly $675,000 in phone and computer equipment found possible conflicts of interest and missed opportunities for "significant cost savings."...
  • A deal is a deal

    A deal is a deal
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake is surely right that city police officers were way out of bounds when they snatched a Baltimore teen off a city street and dropped him off 11 miles away in Howard County without his shoes. But her decision to nix a...
  • Four city rec centers to close this month

    Four city rec centers to close this month
    At the Crispus Attucks rec center Wednesday, young children were sprawled on mats watching "The Cat in the Hat" while dreamily waving their small feet in the air. Nearby, older children bounced around a basketball court or rehearsed their parts in a...
  • Rawlings-Blake's family, aides get tickets to 1st Mariner shows

    Rawlings-Blake's family, aides get tickets to 1st Mariner shows
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's top aides and relatives have routinely received free tickets to performances at Baltimore's 1st Mariner Arena in recent years, including sold-out concerts by such artists as Rihanna, Sade andJay-Z, public records show....
  • Poll compares Rawlings-Blake, Dixon, Young and Moore

    Poll compares Rawlings-Blake, Dixon, Young and Moore
    They're not exactly sure who's asking the questions, but some Baltimore residents in recent weeks say they've been queried by a polling group seeking their opinions about a list of people some have speculated could be interested in running for mayor in...
  • 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...
  • City Council postpones vote on foam container ban

    City Council postpones vote on foam container ban
    The Baltimore City Council postponed action Monday on a bill that would have banned the use of foam cups and containers for carryout food and drinks after several members withdrew their support. Councilman James B. Kraft, the bill's chief sponsor, said...
  • Lower property taxes but higher fees for city residents

    Lower property taxes but higher fees for city residents
    Baltimore residents will pay less in property taxes but more in stormwater and taxi fees under a $2.4 billion budget approved by the City Council on Monday. The cut will reduce the property tax payments on a home valued at $200,000 by about $140. But...