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  • Taking responsibility for the 26th Street collapse [Editorial]

    Taking responsibility for the 26th Street collapse  [Editorial]
    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...
  • Memorial honors transgender victims

    Memorial honors transgender victims
    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...
  • Cordelia D. Oliver, educator

    Cordelia D. Oliver, educator
    Cordelia D. Oliver, a retired Baltimore public schools educator who was one of the first African-American docents at the Baltimore Museum of Art, died Aug. 4 at Gilchrist Hospice care in Towson of complications from a stroke. She was 92. "Cordelia was a...
  • Mercy High graduate returns as president of Catholic school

    Mercy High graduate returns as president of Catholic school
    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,...
  • East 26th Street residents call for compensation over landslide

    East 26th Street residents call for compensation over landslide
    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...
  • Scrambling downtown traffic patterns won't attract new families to the city [Letter]

    Scrambling downtown traffic patterns won't attract new families to the city [Letter]
    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...
  • City approves $12M contract for East 26th St. collapse repairs

    City approves $12M contract for East 26th St. collapse repairs
    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...
  • U.S. retailers raise minimum wage ahead of schedule

    U.S. retailers raise minimum wage ahead of schedule
    Juggling the rising cost of textbooks, tuition, food and rent is a little more manageable now for rising University of Maryland, Baltimore County senior Keyerra Jeter, thanks to a June 1 raise in starting pay to $9 per hour for Gap Inc.'s 65,000...
  • Mosby cut into Bernstein's support in white neighborhoods, data suggest

    Mosby cut into Bernstein's support in white neighborhoods, data suggest
    One popular theory of lawyer Marilyn Mosby's upset win over incumbent State's Attorney Gregg Bernstein was that race played a deciding role in the election, helping a political newcomer oust a white prosecutor in a majority-black city. But Baltimore...
  • Securing funding a challenge for female entrepreneurs

    Securing funding a challenge for female entrepreneurs
    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....
  • City, CSX agree to split East 26th Street repair costs

    City, CSX agree to split East 26th Street repair costs
    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...
  • National Night Out events against crime scheduled throughout Baltimore region

    National Night Out events against crime scheduled throughout Baltimore region
    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 “...