| May 2, 2012
| 3:36 PM
Risselle "Rikki" Fleisher, a former general counsel to the Maryland Commission on Human Relations who was a legal advocate in civil rights cases, died Tuesday of breast cancer at Stella Maris Hospice. The Bethany Beach, Del., resident was 77.
| May 5, 2012
| 11:18 AM
It's said good things come to those who wait. But somebody still has to pay for them.
On Friday, a contractor commissioned by the city began planting 150 trees around downtown, fulfilling a pledge made – and broken – by the now-defunct...
| May 8, 2012
| 11:39 AM
If you're looking for a great new alter ego, try joining Charm City Roller Girls. That's what Silver Spring native Lily Bradford did after frequently attending their events.
"I had been living in Baltimore for a few years, and felt disengaged from the...
| May 12, 2012
| 4:17 PM
A grass-roots idea to bridge the gaps among racially divided neighborhoods has blossomed into an annual block party in West Baltimore that drew hundreds Saturday to a triangular park in Upton.
At the fifth annual Boundary Block Party, sponsored by a...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 2:30 PM
Dr. James Roncie Duke, a retired ophthalmologist and Johns Hopkins pathologist who was a collector of F. Scott Fitzgerald's works and lived in what once was the novelist's Baltimore home, died of complications from dementia Oct. 16 in Bolton Hill. He...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 11:25 AM
Virginia H. Griffin, a retired registered nurse and former Roland Park resident, died Sunday of a heart attack at Towsongate Condominiums.
Mrs. Griffin would have celebrated her 80th birthday in two weeks, family members said.
The daughter of an...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 8:44 PM
The mood was celebratory Tuesday night at Arcos Restaurant in Fells Point, where the Dreamers — students brought to the United States illegally as children, who now want to pursue higher education here — won their battle for in-state tuition...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 8:51 AM
Baltimore voters were poised to approve four charter amendments Tuesday, including one to move city elections to the same years that the nation chooses a president.
The city would hold its next election in 2016, under one of the changes leading by...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 3:31 PM
Barbara A. Hall, a former secretary who was a longtime volunteer at Greater Baltimore Medical Center, died Sunday of pneumonia at St. Joseph Medical Center. She was 92.
The daughter of a high school principal and a homemaker, the former Barbara Abbott...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 6:16 PM
Plans to create an upscale hotel with shops and restaurants on the edge of Baltimore's Harbor East neighborhood are reinforcing city leaders' belief that the thriving waterfront community will continue to spur growth east of the Inner Harbor.
| May 18, 2012
| 5:07 PM
The Rev. Marion C. Bascom, a leading Baltimore civil rights activist remembered for his lifetime quest for social justice, died of a heart attack Thursday at the University of Maryland Medical Center. He was 87 and lived in Reservoir Hill.
"A giant has...
| May 23, 2012
| 4:52 PM
For the fourth consecutive year, Baltimore officials are proposing a 9 percent increase to water and sewer rates — and the charges will continue to grow indefinitely to cover the costs of major projects, they say.
The proposed rate increases come...