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  • New online system for city ethics forms requires in-person sign-up

    New online system for city ethics forms requires in-person sign-up
    Want to see what gifts Baltimore's elected officials and government workers have received? You can check out the details online, but you first have to make a stop at City Hall to sign up. The city's Ethics Board says it is not allowed to make the process...
  • City renames street in East Baltimore in honor of boy killed in explosion

    City renames street in East Baltimore in honor of boy killed in explosion
    City officials this weekend dedicated a portion of Jefferson Street in East Baltimore to honor Troy Douglas — an 8-year-old boy who was killed following a gas explosion in February. His family spent Sunday afternoon singing "Happy Birthday" at his...
  • Laurel's digital speed signs hit the streets

    Laurel's digital speed signs hit the streets
    Laurel Police added to their school zone speed enforcement program last week by putting up two digital signs along Montgomery Street that display driver's speeds before entering a school zone. The new devices, located in the 300 and 1200 blocks of...
  • Head of mayor's IT office put on paid leave

    Head of mayor's IT office put on paid leave
    The head of the Mayor's Office of Information Technology has been placed on paid leave indefinitely as Baltimore's inspector general investigates allegations that the department made payments to contractual employees for work they may not have performed,...
  • Delegate says why the delegation needs to be involved [Letter]

    In response to a misleading letter that you received recently, I am providing you with the facts. The people that funded this phony letter to you are attempting to deceive and mislead you which will weaken our conservative cause. The bill they are...
  • Displaced families meet with city, CSX officials

    City officials and representatives of CSX met Sunday with Charles Village residents displaced by last week's landslide, updating efforts aimed at getting them back into their homes. "I was very pleased with the mayor's presence today," said Mark...
  • City officials still unclear on responsibility for railroad landslide

    City officials still unclear on responsibility for railroad landslide
    One week after the collapse of a large retaining wall between CSX Transportation railroad tracks and East 26th Street in Charles Village, city officials said they still had not determined who was responsible for the wall or who will pay the cost to repair...
  • Holding two offices not particularly fashionable in American politics [Editorial]

    It's the kind of power play that crops up when voters aren't paying close attention. The Republicans Harford County elected to the Maryland House of Delegates have introduced a legislative measure that would give them standing in certain matters that...
  • Regional bus services shaken up as Howard launches new transit agency

    Regional bus services shaken up as Howard launches new transit agency
    Convinced it can spend less money yet provide better bus service, Howard County plans to cut out the organization that provides transportation to thousands of Central Marylanders each day and replace it with a new transit agency. Howard County...
  • Landslide shows how city ignores residents [Letter]

    Landslide shows how city ignores residents [Letter]
    The collapse of East 26th Street amid this week's downpour and the years of concern that residents relayed to various city officials, as reported by reporters Kevin Rector, Yvonne Wenger and Joe Burris, confirms the ongoing widespread belief that...
  • Oh fudge! Hold the profanity, Ocean City officials say

    Oh fudge! Hold the profanity, Ocean City officials say
    Oh, fudge. Holy moly. Dagnabbit. Whether you've been bitten by a crab, or spent six hours snarled in Bay Bridge traffic, Ocean City hopes you'll mind your language. Town officials will soon be posting signs along the boardwalk asking visitors to...
  • Baltimore police contract calls for raises, fewer positions

    Baltimore police contract calls for raises, fewer positions
    A tentative agreement between Baltimore and its police union would cut vacant positions from the department while raising officer pay, a shift intended to stop officers from leaving for better-paying agencies. The proposed three-year contract marks a...