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Rawlings-Blake rejects moratorium on TIFs, PILOTs

A city task force examining taxpayer incentives to developers is recommending new criteria for the awards, including profit sharing on all projects, independent monitors and possible use of such inducements to help rebuild Baltimore’s middle class. During a hearing at ...

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Middle East residents line up to testify at second EBDI hearing

At the second investigative hearing on East Baltimore Development Inc. in the Baltimore City Council chambers, EBDI's CEO Christopher Shea touted transparency and job creation, while residents complained of the need for better access to jobs. The packed meeting was led by Councilman Carl Stokes, and Council President Bernard C. "Jack" Young was also in attendance.

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Harris Teeter, Target announcement coming soon for Canton Crossing

Owners of Canton Crossing, the new development now making its way through planning approvals in the city, are gearing up to announce two anchors: Harris Teeter and Target. A city development source said Friday the two chains are ready to ...

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Another small business bites dust in South Baltimore

While much of the talk about restarting the tight job market centers on small businesses, there is a crisis in the works in Federal Hill where such entrepreneurships are concerned. Many small businesses have closed shop over the past six ...

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Under Armour wants TIF for HQ expansion

The Baltimore City Council is expected to consider a request by Under Armour Inc. for tax increment financing bonds to fund a portion of the company’s massive expansion at Locust Point’s Tide Point complex. The sportswear giant would use the ...

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City Councilwoman Clarke leads protest against plan to close 8 Baltimore post offices

This week, City Councilwoman Mary Pat Clarke led a protest to try and halt a plan to close eight Baltimore post offices, now under review by the U.S. Postal Service. The feds say there is a pressing need to stop ...

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Baltimore councilwoman to dismiss suit against blogger

The attorney for a Baltimore councilwoman says she will dismiss her libel and defamation suit against a blogger. Councilwoman Belinda Conaway sued Examiner.com political blogger Adam Meister and his publisher for $21 million over a column that alleged she doesn’t ...

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