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  • 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...
  • Documents show that system ignored flawed information in cheating investigation

    Documents show that system ignored flawed information in cheating investigation
    When Baltimore City Councilwoman Mary Pat Clarke visited Abbottston Elementary after news broke that the school had cheated on state testing for students in 2009, she despaired because she never believed Principal Angela Faltz, whom she had known for...
  • Groundbreaking ceremony held for new $25M Waverly public school

    Groundbreaking ceremony held for new $25M Waverly public school
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and school system CEO Andres Alonso broke ceremonial ground Tuesday, June 5, on the excavation site at Ellerslie Avenue and East 33rd Street where a $25 million replacement school for Waverly Elementary/Middle is slated to...
  • Mayor: Young's budget changes are 'irresponsible'

    MayorStephanie Rawlings-Blakedismissed Thursday a package of budget changes proposed by Council PresidentBernard C. "Jack" Young, saying most of his proposals are "unadvisable, unworkable and irresponsible." "I cannot support them, and I encourage the...
  • Bottle tax hike could move forward Monday

    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's proposed increase to the city's tax on bottle beverages is expected to move forward Monday after being corked up for months by a City Council committee. Council members, led by Council Vice President Edward Reisinger,...
  • City Council gives preliminary OK to bottle tax hike

    City Council gives preliminary OK to bottle tax hike
    An increase to Baltimore's bottle tax — the linchpin of Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's plan to raise funds to renovate the city's decrepit school buildings — received preliminary approval from the City Council Monday, likely assuring the...
  • 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...
  • 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...