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  • Young has the right idea for a safer city

    Thanks to The Sun and to City Council President Bernard C. "Jack" Young for a great column on how to make our youth smarter and happier and our city safer ("More police isn't the answer for Baltimore," Oct. 3). It makes both social and financial sense...
  • Comptroller to audit Baltimore's tax billing

    Comptroller to audit Baltimore's tax billing
    Chronic mistakes in Baltimore's tax bills commanded attention at City Hall Monday as the mayor said her administration is fixing the problems and the comptroller ordered an audit nonetheless. Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said the city is...
  • City sells land to Parkway Theatre developer for $1

    City sells land to Parkway Theatre developer for $1
    Baltimore's government on Wednesday sold land for $1 to a developer promising to restore the long-vacant Parkway Theatre on North Avenue. The city's Board of Estimates, which is controlled by Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, approved the sale of three...
  • Calm, a neon storm, then calm again in East Baltimore

    Calm, a neon storm, then calm again in East Baltimore
    Early Saturday morning, Officer Vinny Julio stood in the intersection of Chase and Washington streets, idly twirling a wooden police baton on his first assignment since graduating from the police academy the day before. The streets were quiet on...
  • City council to consider 6-month delay on taxi tax

    City council to consider 6-month delay on taxi tax
    The City Council is considering delaying a controversial new tax on taxi, limousine and other livery services in Baltimore that business owners said they refuse to pay. Councilwoman Mary Pat Clarke said she will introduce a bill today that would delay by...
  • Political opposition rises against CSX rail facility in Morrell Park

    Political opposition rises against CSX rail facility in Morrell Park
    Driven by a surge of opposition from people who live in Southwest Baltimore, several city leaders have withdrawn support for a major CSX Transportation rail facility proposed for the area. Until recently, the project moved smoothly through early...
  • Proposed CSX facility becomes political football amid community opposition

    Proposed CSX facility becomes political football amid community opposition
    Virulent opposition among West Baltimore residents to a proposed CSX Transportation cargo facility in their neighborhood has raised more questions about the viability of the long-studied project. It also has disrupted key conversations on growth at...
  • City selects low bidder to install 400,000 water meters

    City selects low bidder to install 400,000 water meters
    Baltimore officials awarded an $83.5 million contract Wednesday to overhaul the city's huge water-meter system — and warned residents that they could be liable for damage the work might cause on their properties unless they purchase insurance. The...
  • City police consultants' report was a waste of taxpayer dollars [Letter]

    City police consultants' report was a waste of taxpayer dollars [Letter]
    Unfortunately, The Sun's recent article outlining a consultant's report on the police department that cost the citizens of Baltimore City close to $300,000 for a document that articulates the very initiatives many of its state legislators had already...
  • Maryland leaders remember Nelson Mandela as 'symbol of hope in the world'

    Maryland leaders remember Nelson Mandela as 'symbol of hope in the world'
    Two lasting memories of Nelson Mandela stood out to Kurt Schmoke. The former mayor of Baltimore said Thursday evening that he was in the presence of Mandela on two occasions — in one, Mandela galvanized world leaders amid his inauguration as South...
  • Council president calls for transparency in rebuilding schools

    Council president calls for transparency in rebuilding schools
    Baltimore City Council President Bernard C. "Jack" Young is calling for the two state agencies that will help orchestrate a $1 billion facelift of the city schools' infrastructure participate in annual public hearings before the City Council. Young...
  • City Council members push to crack down on panhandling

    City Council members push to crack down on panhandling
    Asking for money near Baltimore restaurants, shops or parking meters would be outlawed under legislation some City Council members say is needed to make residents and visitors feel safer. The proposal, which heads to the full council for its...