| May 8, 2013
| 7:49 AM
Education observers were split Tuesday on whether the city's school board should launch a nationwide search to replace schools CEO Andrés Alonso or give the job of taking on the district's daunting challenges to his hand-picked successor.
Some, such as...
| May 1, 2013
| 5:35 AM
Esther Bonnet, 100, is always thinking about new plans for Action in Maturity — as she has since she co-founded the transportation service for seniors more than 40 years ago.
During a recent visit from Elizabeth Briscoe, AIM's executive director,...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 11:52 AM
When a friend told Brad Siegler and Kim Murray that a brewery in Baltimore was throwing a party for the public Saturday afternoon, distance was not a factor for the Columbia couple.
"It sounded fun," Murray said at the Peabody Heights Brewery in Abell,...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 4:14 PM
Hundreds of Baltimore Orioles fans rallied in front of City Hall on Wednesday, hoping their joyful noise would reach the team preparing to take on the Yankees in New York City in the third game of the American League Division Series.
"We're sending a...
| May 14, 2012
| 5:09 PM
Mention valet parking in Little Italy to Justin Duvall, and he'll rattle off stories of valet drivers clogging traffic, parking cars in residential spots and blocking off public spaces with cones.
"I've moved cones before," said Duvall, 29, a lifelong...
| May 9, 2012
| 2:47 PM
Visit Baltimore, the city's quasi-public marketing and tourism arm, is asking the Hampden Village Merchants Association to pay a membership fee of up to $20,000 per year to join the organization.
To make the fee more palatable, Visit Baltimore...
| May 12, 2012
| 12:45 PM
Terry Weldon Taylor, a former public affairs director of a Baltimore health center and veteran political operative, died Wednesday from complications of a stroke at Northwest Hospital. The Windsor Mills resident was 62.
"I got to know him through the...
| May 12, 2012
| 3:18 PM
Standing before some 30 activists and Union Square neighbors Saturday in a neon orange T-shirt with the words "I am Baltimore," 16-year-old Antonio Ellis recited a gritty poem about how the city appears through his eyes.
"Born and raised in the city,...
| May 15, 2012
| 3:11 PM
Baltimore city CEO Andres Alonso told city council leaders Tuesday that the school system is not in the financial position to inherit recreation centers that are slated for closure in the city budget, after being peppered by council members about the...
| May 17, 2012
| 3:55 PM
There's a swirl of violence occurring around 78-year-old Florence Carter, and she says she doesn't know why. But for the first time in nearly five decades, she's being forced to contemplate moving out of her Northeast Baltimore home.
| Oct 15, 2012
| 5:30 PM
The City Council adopted a resolution Monday formally asking Baltimore police to create a system for posting active 911 responses online.
Police officials raised concerns last month about their ability to create such a system, which would post active...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 3:38 PM
City public works officials say they are adjusting water bills for Baltimore public schools after several were overbilled this year by thousands of dollars — including one school whose bill rose nearly $200,000.
The school system, meanwhile, has...