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  • Miller joins voices urging minimum wage hike

    Miller joins voices urging minimum wage hike
    A powerful voice joined the growing chorus to raise the state's minimum wage Thursday as Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller said it was time for Maryland to act. "Blue-collar people are finding it increasingly hard to make ends meet," Miller said....
  • Taxi, limo services refuse to pay new city tax

    Taxi, limo services refuse to pay new city tax
    A broad coalition of taxi, limousine and for-hire sedan companies in Baltimore say they will refuse to pay a new city tax of 25 cents per passenger in what they are calling a collective act of civil disobedience. The first payments under the new tax, for...
  • City Councilwoman Mary Pat Clarke endorses Heather Mizeur for governor

    City Councilwoman Mary Pat Clarke endorses Heather Mizeur for governor
    Democratic gubernatorial candidate Heather Mizeur picked up her first endorsement from a Baltimore elected official Monday as veteran City Councilwoman Mary Pat Clarke gave her blessing to the Montgomery County delegate's insurgent campaign. Clarke, a...
  • Need for foot patrol in Hampden stymied by lack of resources, police say

    Short of banging her fist on a table, merchant Denise Whiting couldn't have been more emphatic about the need for more police presence in and around The Avenue, at a time when property crime in Hampden is rising. "We have to have a foot patrol officer,"...
  • Methadone clinic draws fire at community meeting

    A boisterous meeting Thursday night did nothing to change the minds of two Baltimore City Council members who said a complaint-prone methadone clinic in Hampden should be closed. "We're engaged in a struggle," said City Councilwoman Mary Pat Clarke, who...
  • Baltimore taxi fares to rise by 25 cents after ruling

    Baltimore taxi fares to rise by 25 cents after ruling
    Many city taxi riders will see the cost of their trips increase by 25 cents starting next week, as the Maryland Public Service Commission has approved a plan by taxi companies to pass a new city tax on to their customers. Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's...
  • City plans to pay Brekford $600,000 to end speed camera contract

    City plans to pay Brekford $600,000 to end speed camera contract
    Baltimore plans to pay its speed camera vendor $600,000 to end a troubled relationship that has left the city's once-lucrative automated enforcement program offline since April, city officials said Monday. Termination of the contract with Brekford Corp....
  • What's next for Baltimore's speed cameras [Editorial]

    Baltimore City taxpayers are now the proud owners of 155 speed cameras and 81 red light cameras, none of which are currently operable. For a mere $600,000 (on top of $2.2 million for the cameras themselves), Baltimore has ended its relationship with a...
  • 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...
  • Mayor pledges new, smaller speed camera system

    Mayor pledges new, smaller speed camera system
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake pledged Wednesday to move forward with a new but smaller speed camera system despite the spate of problems that troubled Baltimore's last two speed camera vendors. "You don't cut your nose off to spite your face,"...
  • Baltimore City's new planner aims to optimize Hampden parking

    Baltimore City's new planner aims to optimize Hampden parking
    Jennifer Leonard was hired in May to the newly created position of parking planning manager in the Baltimore City Parking Authority. "My role is going through each one of the communities (that have parking issues) and studying what their parking...
  • MOM's Organic Market announced as grocer for Rotunda

    As expected, the chain MOM's Organic Market will open a 15,000-square foot grocery store in the Rotunda, Hekemian & Co., the redeveloper of the mall announced Tuesday. MOM's succeeds Giant Food, which closed its store last year after 41 years and opened...