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  • Batts sails through re-confirmation hearing

    Batts sails through re-confirmation hearing
    Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts sailed through a confirmation hearing on Wednesday, with City Council members and residents praising his accessibility and moves toward reform. At this time last year, Batts faced questions from city...
  • Elmer A. "Peck" Jones, City Council clerk

    Elmer A. "Peck" Jones, City Council clerk
    Elmer A. "Peck" Jones, the longtime Baltimore City Council clerk who had been a Democratic stalwart throughout his life, died Sunday of complications from kidney failure at Baltimore Washington Medical Center in Glen Burnie. He was 101. "I knew Mr....
  • Antonio Hayes a new face in the 40th District

    Antonio Hayes a new face in the 40th District
    When Antonio Hayes went to the July meeting of the Hampden Community Council, it wasn't for the debate on a controversial Baltimore City Council bill to create a Residential Permit Parking Area near the Rotunda mall. Hayes didn't go to the community...
  • Cole's record on development draws praise and concern

    Cole's record on development draws praise and concern
    In two terms on the Baltimore City Council, William H. Cole IV has earned a reputation as an enthusiastic champion of downtown development. That history — and his close ties to the business community — make him a great choice to jump-start...
  • NAACP convention not necessarily coming to Baltimore after all

    NAACP convention not necessarily coming to Baltimore after all
    The local branch of the NAACP spoke prematurely last week when it announced that the organization's 2016 national convention would be held in Baltimore, a spokeswoman from the national headquarters said Thursday. A panel is still in the process of...
  • Hampdenfest and toilet races back on again (Hampden Column)

    So, Hampdenfest 2014? Some of you may be wondering what's going on with that. First it was happening, then it wasn't, now it is again. Being one of the organizers, I'm in a somewhat unique position to be able to explain what happened, why and what's...
  • Hampdenfest is back on, organizers say

    Hampdenfest is back on, organizers say
    Having canceled Hampdenfest 2014 on Sept. 13 because of a conflict with Sailabration, organizers now are looking to Sept. 20 as a new date for the popular local festival. "We're on for Sept. 20," Benn Ray, president of the Hampden Village Merchants...
  • Plan for 29 row houses raises new parking fears in Hampden

    Plan for 29 row houses raises new parking fears in Hampden
    A developer wants to build 29 row houses on the site of an old warehouse near The Avenue in Hampden, prompting concerns by merchants about the effect on Hampden's already worrisome parking problem. The three-story attached single-family row houses...
  • Councilman wants 90% tax break for urban farmers

    Councilman wants 90% tax break for urban farmers
    City Councilman William "Pete" Welch is calling for a large tax break for urban farmers in Baltimore. In legislation he plans to introduce Thursday, Welch is seeking a 90 percent break on property taxes for an urban farmer who grows and sells at least...
  • Roland Park Pool makes big splash during summer

    The first time we met Emily Zappulla, she was dragging her children, William, 4, and Katelyn, 1, to the Eddie's of Roland Park grocery store on Roland Avenue on a sled after a snow storm in February. "Fun for them, a lot of work for Mommy," she said...
  • Planned drug treatment clinic in Harwood sparks conflict

    Planned drug treatment clinic in Harwood sparks conflict
    The developer says his planned center for heroin addicts in a North Baltimore neighborhood would be revolutionary: a primary care facility that would treat all aspects of addict's lives, not just dole out methadone. But Harwood residents see it as...
  • Hampdenfest 2014 canceled due to conflict with Sailabration

    Hampdenfest 2014 canceled due to conflict with Sailabration
    City, community and business leaders scrambled Wednesday to find a way to keep Hampdenfest 2014 from being canceled because of a conflict with Sailabration. "Everything is fluid," said Hampdenfest co-organizer Benn Ray, president of the Hampden...