A historic YMCA in Mount Vernon, once home to confessed Soviet spy Whittaker Chambers and a hotel run by the former Baltimore International Culinary college, is to become a 197-room Hotel Indigo, one of the new owners said.
The roofs in the new development in Southeast Baltimore aren't all finished, and city officials aren't quite sure what to call it, but they turned out in force on Wednesday to celebrate the first apartments completed on land that once held the sprawling O'Donnell Heights public housing complex.
The city government is requiring nearly 2,000 school employees to begin contributing to the municipal retirement system, a plan met with resistance by school officials who say the district won't be able to meet the July 1 deadline.
In response to community concerns about concentration of affordable housing in some areas of Howard County and citing a desire to "improve residential properties in mature neighborhoods," the County Council has introduced new legislation that takes a three-pronged approach to addressing affordable housing issues.
With a palpable sense of excitement, the University of Baltimore on Wednesday named former mayor Kurt L. Schmoke its next president, with some hoping his return would be transformational not just for the institution but for the city.
Bond Mill PTO Carnival is Saturday, May 17 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Prince George's County Department of Environmental Resources will no longer accept yard waste such as grass, leaves and sticks in plastic bags, must use paper bags or a reusable container. West Laurel Civic Association 2014 spring General Meeting will be held on Thursday, May 15 at 7:30 p.m. at the West Laurel Community Building. West Laurel mourns the loss of Chuck Lavin who passed away in April after a long illness.
SARC, Harford County's resource for victims of domestic violence, sexual violence, child abuse and stalking is undertaking a campaign to design and build a model facility based on research that dignifies survivors and provides them with a welcoming, secure environment. The new facility will allow them the ability to regain their independence with self-determination.
A plan to sell Baltimore's public housing high rises to private developers has left us residents concerned about guarantees of our rights, oversight of maintenance, loss of union jobs and the loss of our homes.
The $300,000 grant will allow for the demolition of the 14 vacant buildings along the shopping strip, but Brenda McKenzie, president of Baltimore Development Corp., said officials haven't decided which buildings will be razed and which will be preserved.
Ten years after employees of Hedwin Corp. bought the company to save their jobs, the Baltimore manufacturer is headed to bankruptcy auction. But the jobs might once again be preserved. That's the intention of the initial bidder.
The Republicans obviously are hoping Obamacare will dominate the midterm campaign debate. But the Democrats will strive to make income inequality their own class-warfare battleground, trying to swell the turnout of their minority and ethnic constituencies, traditionally less likely to vote in midterm elections.
Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler filed a lawsuit against the oil company BP over investment losses following the 2010 Deepwater Horizon explosion, alleging that the state's pension fund lost millions after the company misled the public about its safety protocols.
The city is seeking development ideas for a 16-acre group of properties close to the Old Town Mall, an East Baltimore shopping strip that has been the target of revitalization efforts on and off for more than 40 years.