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  • Collapsed East 26th Street to cost more than $18.5 million to restore

    Collapsed East 26th Street to cost more than $18.5 million to restore
    Repairing the city block that collapsed during heavy rains in Charles Village last month will cost the city more than $18.5 million, according to city officials and a cost estimate released Tuesday. The Department of Transportation will request...
  • We can't give in to bigotry [Commentary]

    We can't give in to bigotry [Commentary]
    Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban's controversial comments about walking across the street if he saw a young black man wearing a hoodie coming toward him late at night got me to thinking about an experience I had 30 years ago. One night while walking...
  • Before landslide, residents struggled to describe sinking street to 911 operators

    Before landslide, residents struggled to describe sinking street to 911 operators
    With the street buckling in front of her, Evelyn Cannon called 911 as cars teetered and then began to sink, their wheels becoming less and less visible. But Cannon felt unable to convey the gravity of the situation, she said. About 45 seconds into the...
  • City officials promise new focus on infrastructure inspections after landslide

    City officials promise new focus on infrastructure inspections after landslide
    City engineers and surveyors will begin more regularly inspecting infrastructure such as retaining walls and streets near railroad tracks after the collapse of a wall in Charles Village last week, officials said Friday. The initiative will focus on...
  • City lists 18 streets needing reconstruction in 2015, included collapsed East 26th

    City lists 18 streets needing reconstruction in 2015, included collapsed East 26th
    Stretches of 18 failing streets in Baltimore are slated for reconstruction in the coming fiscal year, their problems reaching deeper than the potmarked asphalt characterizing so many area roadways after a rough winter. Make that 17. One entry on the...
  • State making progress on bridge upkeep with increased funding

    State making progress on bridge upkeep with increased funding
    The crack on a steel girder on the underside of the westbound Interstate 70 bridge over the Patapsco River was so small that it wouldn't catch the eye of most. But within a half-hour of a bridge cleaning-and-painting contractor spotting it, a...
  • City has paid nearly $100,000 for hotels, other needs of displaced Charles Village residents

    City has paid nearly $100,000 for hotels, other needs of displaced Charles Village residents
    City officials promised to cover the financial costs to the Charles Village residents displaced by the collapse of East 26th Street, and that tab now sits just shy of $100,000, city officials said Thursday. It will continue to grow, as well, even...
  • Two homes broken into on collapsed Charles Village block

    Two homes broken into on collapsed Charles Village block
    City officials promised a doubling of security on the collapsed block of East 26th Street in Charles Village on Monday after two of its 19 evacuated homes were reported broken into. One homeowner reported $250 worth of damage to a window frame after...
  • Amtrak's vulnerability [Editorial]

    Amtrak's vulnerability  [Editorial]
    No doubt there were some lumps in throats at Amtrak headquarters last month when they heard the words "collapse" and "rail line" in Baltimore. As it happens, it was a CSX freight line that was affected by the loss of a 120-year-old retaining wall in...
  • Organists pulling out all the stops for 16th annual French Organ Marathon

    Organists pulling out all the stops for 16th annual French Organ Marathon
    When eight organists from around the region gather at Grace United Methodist Church in Homeland for the 16th annual French Organ Marathon on Sunday, May 18, all of them will take a back seat to the star of the show — the organ. It's a pipe organ...
  • Dr. Stanley R. Platman, psychiatrist

    Dr. Stanley R. Platman, psychiatrist
    Dr. Stanley Roy Platman, a retired psychiatrist and health administrator recalled as a champion of community-based mental health services, died after heart surgery May 7 at MedStar Union Memorial Hospital. The Guilford resident was 79. "Stanley would...
  • Meet 27 is now Sweet 27; the food remains superb

    Meet 27 is now Sweet 27; the food remains superb
    Remington, as neighborhoods go, is hot. The neighborhood is conveniently close to the Homewood campus of the Johns Hopkins University. Charles Village is just to the east — Howard Street is the dividing line — and Hampden is just across...