The president of the Baltimore City Council has asked Gov. Larry Hogan to restart negotiations with the developer of the stalled State Center redevelopment. Bernard C. “Jack” Young, in a letter sent to Hogan on Thursday, cited the movement of jobs ...Read More »
The wife of former mayoral candidate Otis Rolley III does not have to repay the city $26,000 she received for maternity or sick leave she took while she was working for the Baltimore City Council president, a jury concluded Thursday.Read More »
The Baltimore City Council and the city’s Board of Estimates voted to approve a $2.8 billion budget for 2013 Monday that will force the closing of three city fire houses while granting a residential property tax cut, the city’s first ...Read More »
Lillian Parker, a 50-year-old lunch lady in the Baltimore school system, was wrongfully arrested and thrown in jail for two days in 2007 on drug and weapons charges that were later dropped. She sued, seeking $2 million from the officers ...Read More »
A group of East Baltimore elected officials vowed Wednesday to shut down construction, public funding and permits at the $1.8 billion East Baltimore Development Inc. project, saying that the massive development effort has failed to hire local workers and companies, ...
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The historic art deco palace in north Baltimore known as the Senator Theatre has closed — for at least six months. When it reopens around Christmas time, it will have three new theaters, a restored main auditorium complete with comfy ...
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A bill to lower Baltimore’s property tax rate by 20 cents by 2020 will be introduced Monday night before the City Council. The legislation is a follow up to a campaign pledge made by Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake last year while ...Read More »
A moratorium on placing liens on city houses solely for unpaid water or sewer charges will be introduced Monday night at the Baltimore City Council following a scathing audit that showed widespread problems in the city’s billing system. City Council ...Read More »
The Baltimore Board of Estimates on Wednesday heard testimony — both positive and negative — from IndyCar, Visit Baltimore, citizens and others before taking its vote on whether to approve the contract for Downforce Racing to assume control of the city's Grand Prix.Read More »
The city’s Board of Estimates voted 3-2 Wednesday to approve a contract with Downforce Racing LLC for the right to run the Baltimore Grand Prix for the next five years. Comptroller Joan M. Pratt and City Council President Bernard C. ...Read More »