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  • Rain to pour on Black-Eyed Susan, but sun expected to come out for Preakness

    Rain to pour on Black-Eyed Susan, but sun expected to come out for Preakness
    The deluge forecast to soak the region Friday could make for a soggy, miserable Black-Eyed Susan Day at Pimlico Race Course — though officials remain confident in a fast track for a sunny and cool Preakness Stakes on Saturday. A cold front was...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Super City driven by competitive songwriters

    Super City driven by competitive songwriters
    Sometimes, a band is born from a riff. Last year, as senior jazz majors in Towson University's music program, Dan Ryan and Greg Wellham built the foundation of their first song, “Find You,” around a circular guitar pattern. As the song...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Displaced families meet with city, CSX officials

    City officials and representatives of CSX met Sunday with Charles Village residents displaced by last week's landslide, updating efforts aimed at getting them back into their homes. "I was very pleased with the mayor's presence today," said Mark...
  • City officials still unclear on responsibility for railroad landslide

    City officials still unclear on responsibility for railroad landslide
    One week after the collapse of a large retaining wall between CSX Transportation railroad tracks and East 26th Street in Charles Village, city officials said they still had not determined who was responsible for the wall or who will pay the cost to repair...
  • Emergency construction underway on new, modern retaining wall after landslide

    Emergency construction underway on new, modern retaining wall after landslide
    Several steps away from the crumbling edge of East 26th Street in Charles Village, a construction worker slowly unrolled a long yellow measuring tape into a circular hole about the size of a sewer manhole lid. Foot after foot of the tape disappeared as...
  • Charles Village landslide inspires a folk song

    Charles Village landslide inspires a folk song
    "When the Cars Begin to Fall" might just be the first song you've ever heard that incorporates the words "insurance adjustor." Baltimore musician Robert J. Friedman was moved to write a song after seeing footage of 26th Street falling into the CSX...
  • Johns Hopkins security alerts on recent juvenile attacks

    It's rare for Baltimore Police to notify the public of crime when the reported incident doesn't involve someone being shot, but community groups often get more detailed information, and Johns Hopkins students and staff are certainly no exception. Two...
  • Charles Village could use that $200K [Letter]

    Charles Village could use that $200K [Letter]
    Maybe that $200,000 handout from Baltimore to bakery czar John Paterakis would have been better spent if directed to the needed replacement of that collapsed 125-year-old retaining wall on 26th Street ("Landslide takes part of a street," May 1). Shame...