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  • Private operator would charge fee to use 2 city rec centers

    Private operator would charge fee to use 2 city rec centers
    Private operators would take over six city recreation centers — in some cases, charging annual fees to those who use them or offering programs for ex-offenders and the mentally ill as well as children — under a deal that had been slated to...
  • City set to OK settlements in police shooting, Reservist's loss of job

    The city's Board of Estimates is poised this week to approve settlements to the family of a man fatally shot in the back by a Baltimore police officer and an Army Reserve captain who said he lost his job with the state's attorney's office after leaving...
  • Fire department sued over alleged racial discrimination

    The chief in charge of recruiting Baltimore firefighters filed a federal lawsuit this week against the Fire Department and the city over what he claims are racially discriminatory employment practices. Lloyd Carter, who has been deputy chief for...
  • Baltimore awards four rec centers to private groups

    Baltimore officials awarded the rights to run four city recreation centers to three nonprofit groups Wednesday despite fiery opposition from City Council President Bernard C. "Jack" Young. The vote by the city's spending board marked the first step in...
  • Superblock plans get a four-month extension

    Baltimore's Board of Estimates on Wednesday approved a four-month extension of a land sale agreement between the city and developers of the Superblock, a West Side redevelopment project long tangled in legal challenges. The five members of the spending...
  • City approves 9 percent increase in water rates as auditor says more over-billing found

    Baltimore officials approved a 9 percent increase in water rates Wednesday as the city auditor revealed that the beleaguered system's billing problems are more extensive than previously known. City Auditor Robert L. McCarty said a continuing review shows...
  • City spending board approves IT consulting deals

    Baltimore's Board of Estimates approved spending $4.5 million Wednesday to extend contracts with two information technology firms that provide workers to the city. The board voted to extend for six months contracts with Telecommunication Systems Inc....
  • City selling records containing employees' personal information

    City selling records containing employees' personal information
    The City of Baltimore has been selling records containing personal information about its employees, including home addresses and driver's license numbers, even though the city's own lawyers say the information cannot legally be disclosed under state law....
  • At cross purposes? Two city offices worked on phone plans

    As the Baltimore comptroller's office was seeking bids for a multimillion-dollar upgrade of the city government's telephone system last year, the mayor's technology office was buying about $500,000 worth of equipment that could be used for the same kind...
  • Baltimore city is among many suing big banks over allegations of rate-rigging

    Baltimore city is among many suing big banks over allegations of rate-rigging
    You're likely part of the largest financial scandal in the world today if you have an adjustable-rate mortgage or a private student loan. Or live in Baltimore. The city is suing more than a dozen major banks, claiming the institutions conspired to...
  • Baltimore hires new chief technology officer

    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announced Friday the hiring of a new chief technology officer to replace the official who resigned amid ethics concerns in February. Chris Tonjes, the chief information officer for the District of Columbia Public Library,...
  • Baltimore spends $31M on accident-related claims for fleet of vehicles

    On average, Baltimore City-owned cars and trucks are involved in more than two accidents a day. That much is easy enough to discover. But finding out details about those crashes, it turns out, is a far more daunting proposition, another dead-end trip into...