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William Donald Schaefer

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  • The Sun named newspaper of the year by Md.-Del.-D.C. press group

    The Baltimore Sun was named Newspaper of the Year — and recognized as having the best website among the competitors — Friday in the annual Maryland-Delaware-D.C. Press Association awards contest. The Sun has been chosen Newspaper of the...
  • Man who claims Schaefer's estate owes him loses another round in court

    Man who claims Schaefer's estate owes him loses another round in court
    A Las Vegas man who claims the estate of William Donald Schaefer owes him $28,000 for restaurant checks he picked up and time he spent visiting with the former governor and comptroller for five years lost another round in court on Monday. Michael...
  • Save the Mechanic

    Save the Mechanic
    Robert Moses told Baltimore to put a highway through Mount Vernon Square. Aren't you glad Baltimore did not listen? William Donald Schaefer and every public official in Maryland wanted to put an interstate highway through Fell's Point that would have run...
  • In defeat, a victory for Baltimore pension reform

    In defeat, a victory for Baltimore pension reform
    Baltimore's Fraternal Order of Police is celebrating what is, at most, a Pyrrhic victory in its effort to reverse the pension reforms Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and the City Council enacted two years ago. Federal Judge Marvin J. Garbis' ruling that...
  • Vision of fishable Inner Harbor by 2020 is murky

    Vision of fishable Inner Harbor by 2020 is murky
    Tony Tochterman, who along with his wife, Dee, owns Tochterman's Fishing Tackle, the city's oldest bait and tackle store, remembers it well. Tony and Bob Wall, division chief of Baltimore's Recreation and Parks Department, helped introduce area...
  • Tables fit for a king

    At Tark's Grill, diners arrive early for a shot at Table 601, with views of the patio scene and the goings-on at the bar. At Hampden's hot new Food Market, regulars have started zeroing in on the two quiet tables by the front window. And at Kali's Court,...
  • Benjamin C. Whitten, city educator

    Benjamin C. Whitten, city educator
    Benjamin C. Whitten, a prominent Baltimore educator and community activist who served as president of the Baltimore Urban League, died Sept. 21 of cancer at Good Samaritan Hospital. The Morgan Park resident was 89. "Ben was a true giant in the...
  • Hearings on utilities' derecho storm response scheduled

    Hearings on utilities' derecho storm response scheduled
    Maryland energy regulators will grill Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. officials on their cleanup after the June 29 derecho storm in a hearing scheduled for Sept. 13. Eight public hearings will meanwhile take place across the state in August, the...
  • Judge Alfred L. Brennan Sr.

    Judge Alfred L. Brennan Sr.
    Judge Alfred L. Brennan Sr., who served both as a district judge and a circuit judge for Baltimore County, died Saturday of esophageal cancer at Gilchrist Hospice in Towson. The former longtime Lutherville resident was 83. "He had great insight as to...
  • Towson to host state hearing on BGE storm response

    Towson to host state hearing on BGE storm response
    The Maryland Public Service Commission will hold four public hearings in August for residents to share their thoughts on Baltimore Gas & Electric's response to the violent June 29 derecho storm that caused 748,000 customers to lose power — including...
  • $1.4 million Schaefer bequest to aid neighborhoods

    $1.4 million Schaefer bequest to aid neighborhoods
    William Donald Schaefer left $1.4 million to a civic fund that will make dozens of grants each year for neighborhood improvement projects in the city and Baltimore County, the Baltimore Community Foundation plans to announce today. The late governor...
  • Richard L. Lelonek Sr., Belair-Edison activist

    Richard L. Lelonek Sr., Belair-Edison activist
    Richard Lelonek Sr., a retired railroad office worker and veteran Belair-Edison community activist, died July 21 at Maryland Shock Trauma Center of internal injuries related to an auto accident. He was 86 and lived in Northeast Baltimore. Born in...