THE WEEK AHEAD
As the flak flies, the flacks flock
Mayor to tell surplus plans
Inspector general's autonomy questioned
Utech president defends company
Dixon probe begins
Calling Miss Manners
Apology follows council set-to
Sides drawn in portraits tussle
O'Malley defends crime data
Political dust-up on harbor tragedy
Angelos, then and now, a character
Columbus Center ponders options Mayor, board discuss aid to marine facility
City Council without Landers Bell's loss: Departure of top aide for private-sector job could have profound impact.
Orlinsky is eager to gear up Part-timer: Odd jobs are no shame, says the 11-year City Council president. But he's irked when his resumes, and abilities, are ignored.
Get it right this time Convention Center: As city seeks further development, earlier mistakes should be avoided.
Budget foes fail to offer plan for city Annual negotiations produce acrimony but no strategy
Duffy sculpture out of place in gallery
Bidding required on school contracts New board takes early step in role as financial caretaker
Mayor gave his word, Angelos says Orioles owner requests go-ahead for Grand Hyatt; Hotel dispute grows; City Hall spokesman says BDC decision won't be reversed; Downtown development
Budget battle: a bitter aftertaste Mayor, council fought over taxes, cutbacks; legal question lingers
No time for emotion City rec centers: Evaluate each to decide whether it should exist and who should run it.
End of era for city school system Board: One year short of a century, a Baltimore institution passes into history. This week, the mayor and governor will name nine people to serve on a new board.
Tough decisions needed at City Hall Budget choices: Long-range solutions to fiscal problems require fortitude.
Garage will blend with neighbors Design: Architects for the new Baltimore Street garage want it to complement, not emulate, the buildings on each side of the project -- City Hall and the new Alex. Brown headquarters.
Neighborhood groups take initiative in city Impatient residents act to meet pressing needs
Frazier outlines police discipline reforms Chief addresses charges of racism at council forum
Police union head is assailed Schmoke, Frazier say call for chief's ouster is attack on City Hall
The Block: all dressed up and not going anywhere
Whose property is it? Strange but true: City department must submit bid to manage city property.
Howard Park request to lease vacant school rejected by city Civic leaders propose to reuse building as a community center
Schmoke leaving? Rumors are flying Talk is of post in Clinton Cabinet; mayor says he'll stay
City Hall crowd thanks Schaefer for memories A Maryland original feted on his 75th
Advocates urge joint effort for homeless Groups seek city help to coordinate campaign
Victorine Adams honored by politicians She mobilized black voters in '46
Please hold for that number Directory: Baltimore City Hall finally has a new telephone book, but hundreds of names are missing -- and some that should be are included.
A mayor enters on wave of enthusiasm Ocean City's Mathias takes office today
Schaefer-Schmoke bond is taking on a new glow Fete: The mayor is opening City Hall's doors next month to help celebrate the former governor's 75th birthday. It's the latest indication of a steady thaw in their relationship.
Mayor to act fast on police study Schmoke vows to back probe of racial bias in discipline
City Solicitor Janey leaving for private law practice
Baltimore booster moving to Cleveland Oster is leaving Renaissance Harborplace
Black police allege bias Disciplinary action against white officers less severe, they say
Municipal employee's enduring labor of love Payroll supervisor retires after 59 years
Toward an agreement on city schools Partnership: Mayor and governor must also satisfy state board and lawsuit plaintiffs.
Schmoke needs new chief of staff Business ties: Personnel changes needed to repair schism that worsens City Hall problems.
$34 million for Eastside held up Activists, others irate that council adjourned without releasing funds
Councilman's killer not a threat, hospital chief says State to ask judge for Hopkins' release
Business leaders, residents speak out against taxes proposed by Schmoke Parking, energy levies draw most fire at hearings
'Upbeat' weekly comes on strong Newspaper: The former politicians who launched the Baltimore News as a vehicle for "positive, upbeat" stories haven't been shy about criticizing City Hall.
Getting out of the hole