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  • Joy Charlene Naden, educator, longtime chair of Department of Health and Mental Hygiene board

    Joy Charlene Naden, a longtime educator and executive on several Democratic political campaigns and chair of the Board of Review for the Maryland State Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, died Saturdayat her Cross Keys home of acute myologic...
  • Council to consider mayor's proposed pension changes

    Council to consider mayor's proposed pension changes
    With the city retirement system short hundreds of millions of dollars in unfunded liabilities, officials say they are likely to begin requiring municipal employees to contribute to their pensions. "Pretty much everyone is in agreement that it's fair,"...
  • Baltimore residents in largely vacant blocks to be uprooted

    Baltimore residents in largely vacant blocks to be uprooted
    With plans to demolish 1,500 vacant houses in the next three years, Baltimore officials and the few remaining residents in largely vacant blocks are beginning the early stages of the most delicate of relationships. About 80 residents — each of...
  • Hattie Harrison, longest-serving Md. delegate

    Hattie Harrison, longest-serving Md. delegate
    Hattie Harrison, the matriarch of East Baltimore politics who often greeted colleagues as "Baby" and was known for her signature curled hair and Southern cooking, will be remembered at a funeral at noon Feb. 9. Mrs. Harrison died of heart disease...
  • Who pays for those mayors' food bets?

    Who pays for those mayors' food bets?
    Who pays for the food involved when mayors and governors make bets on football games? When it comes to Faidley's crab cakes, the centerpiece of the market package Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has wagered on Sunday's AFC championship game, Faidley's is...
  • Richard Ben Cramer's genius: books from politics to baseball

    Richard Ben Cramer's genius: books from politics to baseball
    Richard Ben Cramer had the gift of a great writer: an agile mind that generated entertaining books and magazine articles in topics as disparate as Middle East politics and baseball. The Chestertown, Md., resident, who died Monday at age 62, "had raw...
  • State Senator, Judge John C. Coolahan dies at 80

    State Senator, Judge John C. Coolahan dies at 80
    John Carroll Coolahan, a decorated Marine and former member of the Maryland Senate who acquired the reputation as the "Lion of Halethorpe" when he opposed construction of the Baltimore Metro rail system, died Sunday at St. Agnes Hospital. Family members...
  • PSC holds first hearing on BGE request to raise rates

    PSC holds first hearing on BGE request to raise rates
    State regulators considering Baltimore Gas and Electric Co.'s request for higher rates will hear this week and next from the people least likely to agree: BGE's ratepayers. So far, though, the volume is hardly deafening: Only one person spoke Monday...
  • Public hearings to begin on BGE rate-increase case

    Public hearings to begin on BGE rate-increase case
    Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. customers with opinions about the utility's request for higher rates can air them at public hearings beginning Monday. BGE wants to increase its distribution charges about $6.62 a month for the typical residential electric...
  • Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Thursday

    Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Thursday
    WEATHER: Windy, with gusts up to 50 mph and wind chills in the 20s. TRAFFIC: Check our traffic updates for this morning's issues. TOP NEWS More wintry weather in forecast amid bout of slush: Winter waited until the busy holiday season to arrive, and...
  • Christopher C. Hartman, Mayor Schaefer spokesman, dies at age 67

    Christopher C. Hartman, Mayor Schaefer spokesman, dies at age 67
    Christopher C. Hartman, known as Baltimore's P.T. Barnum when he staged flamboyant media events as press spokesman for Mayor William Donald Schaefer, died of heart failure Thursday at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. He was 67 and lived in Cockeysville....
  • Read Franchot's letter to supporters

    Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot posted this letter to supporters Tuesday on his website. Dear Supporter,   As we approach the heart of the holiday season and the end of 2012, I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your continued...