| Aug 21, 2014
| 7:51 AM
Mary Beth Lennon keeps a construction hard hat handy on the small conference table in her office at Mercy High School.
As the new president, essentially a chief executive officer for business operations, Lennon, 46, is chief marketer, fundraiser,...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 10:35 AM
It's commendable that, in the face of litigation from residents of East 26th Street over this spring's collapse of a retaining wall abutting a rail line, Baltimore officials are clearly admitting to have made mistakes in their responses to the repeated...
| Aug 17, 2014
| 7:42 AM
Mykell Hatcher-McLarin, a transgender man, said he feels he has a "target on my back" in Baltimore and could be attacked at any given moment.
"They are out to get me," said Hatcher-McLarin, 21. "We don't feel safe in Baltimore."
Ken Jiretsu, also...
| Aug 16, 2014
| 1:04 PM
When Lisa Harris Jones launched her law firm 14 years ago, she used the only money she saw as an option — her own.
Harris Jones said she founded Harris Jones & Malone with $7,000 on the belief that "if I can't buy it flat out, then I don't need it....
| Aug 15, 2014
| 6:06 PM
Residents of East 26th Street in Charles Village are seeking compensation from the city and CSX Transportation for damages suffered when they were displaced from their homes by a landslide in April that sent half their block crumbling onto railroad tracks...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 6:16 PM
The city of Baltimore and CSX Transportation have agreed to split the cost of rebuilding the one-block retaining wall that collapsed along East 26th Street in Charles Village, ending months of negotiations over who was responsible and how much taxpayers...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Communities throughout the Baltimore region are scheduled to host events Tuesday to mark the annual National Night Out against crime.
In Waverly, though, the gathering designed to be a deterrent to criminal activity is also being billed as a “...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 9:25 AM
Reported robberies in Baltimore for the week ending July 26 rose 11 percent compared with the previous week, according to statistics posted by the city.
The incidents include the previously disclosed hold-up of the Harbor East Whole Foods store, as well...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 4:31 AM
It seems to me that if Charlie Duff and others want to attract 10,000 new families to the city they are putting the cart before the horse in terms of enticements ("Two ways about it," July 16).
How about there being something to go to on foot or bike...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 11:56 AM
The reactions triggered by the Board of Estimates' recent approval of a study of the feasibility of converting St. Paul and Calvert streets back to two-way traffic have demonstrated that this city is at a crossroads. Policies are changing and new ideas...
| Jul 19, 2014
| 11:07 AM
Richard W. "Dick" Bourne, a colorful longtime University of Baltimore law professor who retired earlier this year, died July 12 of pancreatic cancer at his Pylesville farm. He was 71.
"He was a wonderful colleague and one of those special men who told...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 9:42 AM
The Baltimore Board of Estimates on Wednesday approved a nearly $12 million contract for construction and repair work to replace a block of East 26th Street that collapsed amid heavy rains in Charles Village in April.
The contract covers a substantial...