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Author Archives: Melody Simmons

Developer pledges local hiring for proposed Superblock project

A plan to grant a tax break worth millions of dollars to the developers of the proposed Superblock downtown drew a packed house to a City Council hearing Wednesday evening. The incentive would allow Lexington Square Partners to have a ...

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Mayor, comptroller spar over phone contract

After a heated and at times bitter debate between Baltimore’s mayor and comptroller, the city Board of Estimates Wednesday voted down a proposal for a new telephone system with IBM under a $7.4 million contract. At one point, Mayor Stephanie ...

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Protesters seek Superblock jobs promise

A group of about 100 protestors gathered at the offices of the Baltimore Development Corp. at Charles Center Wednesday to demand local hiring in the promised 600 new jobs at the $150 million Superblock development downtown. Chanting “We want jobs” ...

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