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  • Baltimore needs more than a new tax

    As a Baltimorean overburdened by local taxes, I'm angered the Baltimore City Council will afflict yet another upon us ("Bottle tax gains in council," June 12). It will take more than a bottle tax to fix the Baltimore schools, and I would suggest the...
  • Clarke finally doing something for schools? Not really

    It seems Baltimore City Councilwoman Mary Pat Clarke has joined the ranks of politicians in La-La Land when she states, "This is the first time in my entire time in the City Council, and as a parent and grandparent, that I've had a chance to be part of...
  • Dog mauls woman at Waverly farmers' market

    Baltimore City police released the incident report Monday morning about the woman who was attacked by a Rottweiler outside the farmers' market in Waverly Saturday. The attack took place when the dog broke the leash with which it had been tied to a parking...
  • Preservation panel declines to vote on ouster of top director

    Baltimore's Commission for Historical and Architectural Preservation decided not to vote on the ouster of the commission's executive director Monday. During a closed-door meeting, the commission opted not to take a vote on the removal of Kathleen Kotarba...
  • Baltimore-area school buses rack up hundreds of speed camera tickets

    Baltimore-area school buses rack up hundreds of speed camera tickets
    Automated speed cameras, installed around area schools three years ago with the goal of punishing dangerous drivers and making the streets safer for children, have caught hundreds of school buses speeding near the schools they serve, often with children...
  • Avenue Antiques in Hampden expands into old Ideal Theatre next door

    Avenue Antiques in Hampden expands into old Ideal Theatre next door
    Already ensconced in the old G.C. Murphy five-and-dime store on The Avenue in Hampden, Avenue Antiques has now expanded into the old Ideal Theatre building next door. On Friday at 4 p.m., on the eve of Hampdenfest 2012, Avenue Antiques owner Elissa...
  • Rawlings-Blake challenged by council, comptroller

    Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake came under fire on two fronts Monday as the City Council sliced $6 million from her proposed budget and the city comptroller renewed allegations that the mayor's staff improperly purchased more than $650,000 in...
  • Mary Pat Clarke is a champion of city schools

    J. Michael Collins and Roz Heid's critical letters on Councilwoman Mary Pat Clarke's Monday statement regarding the bottle tax demand a response ("Clarke finally doing something for schools? Not really" and "Baltimore needs more than a new tax," June 12...
  • Council discards cuts, approves mayor's budget plan

    Council discards cuts, approves mayor's budget plan
    The Baltimore City Council reversed course Thursday, rejecting millions of dollars in budget cuts it had endorsed earlier in the week, and passing Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's original $2.3 billion spending plan. The abrupt shift derailed $6...
  • Baltimore liquor store owners fighting City Hall over proposed rezoning

    Baltimore liquor store owners fighting City Hall over proposed rezoning
    Rakesh Patel can't catch a break as owner of The Wine Underground. Last year, Patel tried to relocate his upscale, but robbery-prone store from residential Hoes Heights to the nearby Green Spring Tower Square Shopping Center in Medfield. But Patel was...
  • Council votes down bill seeking audits of city agencies

    The Baltimore City Council defeated legislation Monday aimed at requiring city agencies to be audited at least once every two years. The council voted 8-7 against the measure sponsored by Councilman Carl Stokes, who appeared disheartened by the outcome....
  • Independence day nears for young bluebirds in Lake Montebello

    Independence day nears for young bluebirds in Lake Montebello
    The Independence Day holiday will be momentous for five newly hatched bluebirds at Lake Montebello. The bluebirds are awaiting their own independence. The nestlings hatched in mid-June and have survived everything from a lawnmower that hit their nesting...