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  • Lobby closed off, offices move during Municipal Center renovations

    Lobby closed off, offices move during Municipal Center renovations
    Because of construction at the Laurel Municipal Center, the front lobby is closed off and some offices have been relocated temporarily, city officials said this week. Work began May 19. Enhancements under construction include a new window for paying...
  • Shining a light on Carroll County's shenanigans [Letter]

    Shining a light on Carroll County's shenanigans [Letter]
    I am pleased to see that The Sun recently acquired the Carroll County Times ("Baltimore Sun Media Group buys The Capital in Annapolis and the Carroll County Times," May 1). The Times has done an outstanding job as a local newspaper for decades, and it's...
  • Ten to be inducted into Edgewood High Hall of Fame

    Ten to be inducted into Edgewood High Hall of Fame
    Edgewood High School will induct 10 new members into its Hall of Fame during ceremonies in conjunction with the Class of 2014 graduation day May 29. The inductees will join the 26 who have been enshrined in the four-year-old program, a joint project of...
  • City officials promise new focus on infrastructure inspections after landslide

    City officials promise new focus on infrastructure inspections after landslide
    City engineers and surveyors will begin more regularly inspecting infrastructure such as retaining walls and streets near railroad tracks after the collapse of a wall in Charles Village last week, officials said Friday. The initiative will focus on...
  • Baltimore kept secret another speed camera audit report

    Baltimore kept secret another speed camera audit report
    You've likely heard about the secret audit of Baltimore's speed camera program, which found error rates much higher than city officials had acknowledged. Turns out that's only part of the story. Engineering firm URS Corp. also delivered to City Hall a...
  • In Vegas, Baltimore courts retailers to open new stores

    In Vegas, Baltimore courts retailers to open new stores
    City officials went shopping for deals at a Las Vegas retail real estate conference this past week, looking for big-name stores to locate here, even as one developer stopped work on plans for a Wal-Mart in Remington. The 10-member city delegation was...
  • Harborplace owners move forward with plans to improve pavilions

    Harborplace owners move forward with plans to improve pavilions
    Baltimore officials said the owners of Harborplace are moving closer to renovating the signature Inner Harbor properties, which have faded since their celebrated opening more than 30 years ago into a collection of stores dominated by chain restaurants,...
  • Vegetarian activists sue city officers, allege free speech violation

    Vegetarian activists sue city officers, allege free speech violation
    Vegetarian activists have sued in federal court two Baltimore police officers who forced them to stop leafleting at the Inner Harbor — the latest legal front after years of disputes over the constitutional rights of protesters in the city. A former...
  • City lists 18 streets needing reconstruction in 2015, included collapsed East 26th

    City lists 18 streets needing reconstruction in 2015, included collapsed East 26th
    Stretches of 18 failing streets in Baltimore are slated for reconstruction in the coming fiscal year, their problems reaching deeper than the potmarked asphalt characterizing so many area roadways after a rough winter. Make that 17. One entry on the...
  • Brochin puts his constituents first [Letter]

    Brochin puts his constituents first [Letter]
    Leaving the Maryland Senatorial Debate held at the Idlewylde Community Hall Wednesday evening, I was dismayed at the arguments made by the challengers on both sides of the political spectrum trying to unseat Sen. Jim Brochin. Dr. Tim Robinson, the...
  • Laurel city launches municipal smartphone app

    Laurel city launches municipal smartphone app
    The Laurel city government has launched a smartphone application that city officials say make the municipality more accessible to the public. "It's really city government in your hand," said Mayor Craig Moe. "The most important thing is that once people...
  • Sen. Jim Brochin doesn't serve big government [Letter]

    Leaving the debate for the 42nd District Senate seat held at the Idlewylde Community Hall Wednesday evening, I was dismayed at the arguments made by the challengers trying to unseat the incumbent, Sen. Jim Brochin.  Dr. Tim Robinson, the Republican...