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  • City Council urges homeowners to apply for tax break

    About 25,000 Baltimore homeowners who received the Homestead Property Tax Credit this year will lose the sometimes-large break if they don't apply for it by Dec. 31, the Baltimore City Council warned Monday. The one-time application is a relatively new...
  • Officials pledge to monitor school bus speed camera tickets

    Officials pledge to monitor school bus speed camera tickets
    School officials in Baltimore and Baltimore County pledged Thursday to track, for the first time, automated camera citations that are issued to privately owned school buses hired to transport public-school children. The assurances came after The...
  • Sandy not changing weekend plans in north Baltimore — yet

    Sandy not changing weekend plans in north Baltimore — yet
    Just as Mt. Washington Tavern prepares to reopen after a fire last year, here comes Hurricane Sandy, with the potential to wreak havoc in the region, especially in areas like Mount Washington, near the flood-prone Jones Falls. But restaurant co-owner Rob...
  • Superstorm Sandy mostly spares Maryland as it moves up coast

    Superstorm Sandy mostly spares Maryland as it moves up coast
    UPDATES: • Baltimore County Police are monitoring the bridge carrying Belair Road over the Gunpowder River, north of Perry Hall and south of Kingsville, as the bridge's culverts have been jammed with large amounts of debris. The Maryland Emergency...
  • Roland Park sees familiar power outages as Sandy intensified

    Roland Park sees familiar power outages as Sandy intensified
    Thomas Inglesby is no stranger to power outages in the unit block of Beechdale Road in Roland Park. He's had dozens since he moved there in 2000, and they've come more frequently in recent years, he said. But he's always been in the dark about why the...
  • JFX lanes to close overnight as crews begin $2M project

    JFX lanes to close overnight as crews begin $2M project
    On Thursday night, all but a single lane of the Jones Falls Expressway near the 29th Street exit will be closed, signaling the start of a $2 million project to replace crushed drainage pipes and to shore up the soil that supports the crucial...
  • Tax cut coming in July for city homeowners

    Starting in July, Baltimore homeowners can expect to see their tax bills get a little lighter. That's when Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's property tax reduction plan goes into effect, resulting in a 2-cent cut per $100 of assessed value next fiscal...
  • Attorneys hired to work through city water bill backlog

    Attorneys hired to work through city water bill backlog
    Baltimore is hiring two attorneys to work through a backlog of 2,000 cases in which customers of the city's water system are contesting their bills. The city's spending board agreed Wednesday to pay a total of $56,000 to two attorneys to attempt to...
  • Roland Park fire house to close for at least three months for renovations

    The aging Roland Park fire station, home of Engine 44, will be closed for at least three months later this year for renovations on the second floor, and its firefighters and paramedics probably will be reassigned to Hampden's fire house until the work...
  • Baltimore's tax diet

    Baltimore's tax diet
    Those who wish to lose weight — and with summer swim season around the corner that's probably most of us — know that there are two easy ways to sabotage one's diet and exercise program. The first is to try to do too much all at once and fail,...
  • City Hall resignations spark concern

    City Hall resignations spark concern
    With a half-dozen key resignations at Baltimore City Hall, some political observers say they're concerned about the recent loss of institutional knowledge in Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's administration. Since the fall, the city's budget director,...
  • Visit Baltimore offers to help fund skate park and concert series in Hampden

    Visit Baltimore offers to help fund skate park and concert series in Hampden
    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...