The Sun has invited participants in the Occupy Baltimore protest to submit occasional articles describing their experiences, ideas and goals. This one, from Baltimore resident Jenny Gaeng, provides one protester's perspective on a memo circulated at the protest that drew criticism for apparently suggesting that any allegations of sexual assault at the encampment be handled internally and that victims not call police.
A reshuffling of state office space will move nearly 400 workers from around the state capital to Baltimore and Prince George's County — a shift that Gov. Martin O'Malley's administration hopes will spur development around the new offices and make their operations more efficient.
About one in four Baltimore residents is living in poverty, according to estimates released Thursday by the U.S. Census Bureau. Statewide, about 10 percent are below the poverty threshold, compared with about 15 percent across the nation.
The national reshuffling of military bases that has brought thousands of jobs to Maryland hits a key milestone this week: Officially done. But the ripple effects of the process known as BRAC are just getting started.
The inaugural Grand Prix swept into Baltimore this weekend with much at stake — for a city whose economy and image could both use a boost, and for its mayor, Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, who has been the most visible proponent of the much-hyped event
Returning from a monthlong break, the Howard County Council will begin discussing new legislation on Tuesday, including a controversial bid to restrict the county's authority to seize private property.
As Baltimore's mayoral candidates present their economic development credentials and plans, economists warn that Baltimore stands at a crossroads: The city must draw new businesses and boost job opportunities or face continued population loss, declining property values and more crime.
Businesses in contact with state and local government officials about expansion plans said in July that they planned to create almost 200 jobs, Maryland's Department of Business and Economic Development said Monday.