| Feb 8, 2010
Councilman Bernard C. "Jack" Young stopped by an elementary school in his East Baltimore district Friday morning to meet with a group of concerned constituents - the school's fifth-grade leadership team.
The children led Young on a tour of the Dr....
| Apr 12, 2011
| 4:26 AM
State budget: The General Assembly approved a $14.6 state operating budget for the fiscal year that begins July 1, closing a budget gap of about $1.5 billion. Part of a $34 billion spending plan that includes federal contributions and other pots of money,...
| Apr 12, 2011
| 5:17 PM
City officials said Tuesday that they've revamped Baltimore's struggling program to remove lead-paint poisoning hazards from housing after losing a $3.9 million federal grant, and intend to reapply soon for federal funds to underwrite the effort.
| May 15, 2010
Someone of the canine persuasion has been leaving his business all over the Scarlett Place condominiums near the Inner Harbor. And the condo board says the only way to find the culprit: mandated DNA tests for every dog in the building.
"We pay all this...
| Nov 10, 2010
| 5:29 PM
Maryland lawmakers plan to examine the operations of a Baltimore mental health clinic in the wake of an investigation by The Baltimore Sun that revealed high Medicaid billings, and a state regulator said six family members on the nonprofit's board must...
| Apr 26, 2011
| 11:17 AM
As a resident of Ruxton, I would gladly support Sheppard Pratt in having a residential rehabilitation group home for affluent clients with mental health issues in my neighborhood ("Discrimination in Ruxton," April 25). What is at issue is the site...
| May 2, 2011
| 3:00 AM
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have been the underpinnings of American homeownership for decades, but now, thanks to their role in the collapse of the housing market, they are being targeted for massive reform or elimination. But as leaders in Congress and...
| May 5, 2011
| 12:46 PM
Back in 1967, Dick Watts, a widower with two young sons, was renting the carriage house on the large estate of Philip Poe, a descendant cousin of Edgar Allan Poe. He was comfortable living down the hill from the manor house, which backs up to Roland Run...
| May 8, 2011
| 5:00 AM
Residents of Northeast Baltimore, an area long regarded as a mostly placid, middle-class enclave of stable neighborhoods and small businesses, are understandably upset over a spike in crime that has left the district leading the city in homicides. As...
| Jan 3, 2011
| 4:27 PM
Apartment complexes in the Baltimore region are raising rents as a muted economic recovery and a foreclosure crisis have discouraged homeownership — and added to the ranks of renters.
Rental costs rose more than 6 percent to about $1,120 in the...
| Nov 7, 2010
| 3:59 PM
Second of two parts; read the first part
For much of his adult life he'd been a slave to cocaine, marijuana, prescription pills and alcohol. Twice he had gone through weeks of intensive psychiatric and drug treatment at Baltimore Behavioral Health Inc.,...
| Feb 18, 2011
| 2:14 PM
Gauging the trajectory of the real estate market in the Baltimore region has become a hyper-local exercise — it depends on precisely where you live.
While a handful of communities roared back so much last year that the number of home sales actually...