| Aug 7, 2014
| 6:23 PM
Michael Middleton calls poverty Baltimore's biggest enemy.
The $1.1 billion plan to overhaul the city's schools is fine, he told Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and new superintendent Gregory Thornton, but the economic issues facing families need to be...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 4:14 PM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and new schools CEO Gregory Thornton will kick off a listening tour around the city on Monday, as part of a back-to-school campaign scheduled throughout the month that will include hearing out parent concerns and...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 9:45 AM
Thanks to commentator Gary J. Katz for a great piece about Baltimore Beach ("Don't pave paradise," July 29).
I couldn't agree more, and I know thousands of people who share Mr. Katz's sentiments as well. I wish there was a way to prove to the city and...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 3:30 PM
Baltimore's Virtual Supermarket is up and running for the first time in about nine months under a retooled program that makes free the delivery of groceries in one of the city's food deserts.
The city relaunched the program this month with two sites in...
| May 15, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Men of Baltimore:
Our children are dying in our streets, and too many of us are silent in words and actions. What will it take for us to wake up and realize that we have the power to save our communities if we step out of the shadows and into the...
| May 19, 2014
| 4:54 PM
After the Horseshoe Casino Baltimore opens later this year, the city needs to figure out how to spend an estimated windfall of at least $15 million a year meant for the neighborhoods around the casino.
Officials and community members said they want to...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 6:05 AM
The written questions from the audience of more than 100 people came fast and furious on cards read aloud by City Councilman Bill Henry, moderator of the 3rd annual Public Safety Summit at Morgan State University on Saturday.
What can city police do...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 6:41 PM
As Alice Ross rumbled across Hanover Street's Vietnam Veterans Memorial Bridge early on the morning of Baltimore's most recent snowstorm, her Subaru smashed into a large pothole obscured by the accumulating snow.
The 61-year-old Halethorpe resident,...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 9:45 AM
In response to former Mayor Sheila Dixon's letter ("Sheila Dixon: Baltimore isn't perfect but it's getting better," March 11), I beg to differ that we are better off today than in 2000.
In 2000, Baltimore's gangs weren't as organized as we see them...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 6:55 AM
A 14-year-old boy was shot in the head and killed in south Baltimore's Cherry Hill neighborhood early Tuesday morning, the third teen killed in the city in a little more than a week.
Police did not release any information on potential suspects in the...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 7:03 PM
From Cherry Hill to a West Side high school a few miles away, scores of families and friends turned out Wednesday night to mourn teenagers killed in recent days, and to decry persistent violence in the city.
On the block where 14-year-old Najee Thomas...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 9:06 AM
A New York Times interactive map posted yesterday could settle the debate about which Baltimore-area communities show the most support for the hometown O's.
The outstanding infographic uses a team’s Facebook "Likes" in a given area to determine...