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Author Archives: Adam Bednar

Adam Bednar covers real estate and development for The Daily Record.

Pugh pleads guilty to perjury charge

Former Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh pleaded guilty in Anne Arundel County Circuit Court Friday to a perjury charge stemming from the sale of her self-published “Healthy Holly” children’s book while she served as a state senator. As part of a ...

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9/11 terror judge assigned coach’s lawsuit against Baltimore schools

A federal judge from the Eastern District of Virginia who previously heard high-profile cases will preside over hearings for a lawsuit filed by former University of Maryland basketball star Keith Booth against Baltimore City Public Schools. Judge Leonie Brinkema, who ...

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Baltimore spending board OKs $148M for Port Covington

Baltimore’s spending board Wednesday approved issuing $148 million in debt to finance infrastructure work supporting the proposed $5.5 billion Port Covington development. Baltimore’s Board of Estimates, controlled by Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young, who supports the project, approved the first ...

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Exelon’s Butler joins M&T Bank’s board

Buffalo-based M&T Bank said Exelon Utilities CEO Calvin Butler Jr., a Baltimore resident, was elected to the firm’s board of directors Tuesday. Electing Butler to the firm’s board adds a local voice to M&T’s leadership from a region where the ...

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Lyft, Baltimore extend low-cost rides to grocers

Ride-share firm Lyft and Baltimore will extend a pilot program intended to expand certain city residents’ access to healthy food by offering affordable rides to grocery stores. Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young and Baltimore Development Corp. President and CEO Colin ...

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COVID-19’s economic fallout hammers Maryland real estate

The housing market in Maryland’s two major metro areas continues trending down amid the COVID-19 pandemic, reflecting larger worries about the broader economy. Key metrics during the past three months, including the number of closed sales, pending sales, and new ...

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Brandon Scott’s primary victory another step in a meteoric rise

Baltimore City Council President Brandon Scott declared himself the Democratic Party’s mayoral nominee after a dramatic comeback, but his narrow lead faces a potential recount and legal challenges. Standing in front of his grandmother’s brick row home, surrounded by family, ...

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