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Tag Archives: Baltimore City Solicitor George A. Nilson

Baltimore taxpayers invited to speak out on proposed city budget

The city’s Board of Estimates will hold its annual Taxpayers’ Night on Wednesday beginning at 6 p.m. at the War Memorial Building near City Hall. The event is a public forum on the proposed 2013 budget of Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, ...

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City settles 90-year-old woman’s lawsuit

The Baltimore Board of Estimates on Wednesday signed off on the $95,000 settlement of a lawsuit filed by a 90-year-old former school principal who had her shoulder broken while being handcuffed by police in her home in 2007. Venus Green, ...

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Board of Estimates OKs first police-involved settlement of 2012

The Baltimore Board of Estimates on Wednesday signed off on a $70,000 settlement with three people, one a 2-year-old boy, who were injured by city police officers during a 2009 arrest. The city’s spending board approved the settlement — the ...

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Baltimore Grand Prix management contract approved by Board of Estimates

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. ...

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Baltimore OKs two more police settlements

The Baltimore Board of Estimates on Wednesday approved paying $107,500 to settle two police misconduct lawsuits, bringing the total for the year to at least $1 million. The board approved payment of $67,500 to a man who claimed he was ...

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Baltimore’s MBE program: New obstacles to an old goal

Nestled among patches of trees on North Rolling Road in Catonsville is a brick building that looks much like the surrounding residences, except for the white trucks in the driveway with “AWA Mechanical Inc.” painted on the sides. Inside the ...

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Suit: Police ‘culture’ led to woman’s murder

Veronica Williams was stabbed to death by her husband in the middle of the day outside the courthouse where she had just gotten a protective order against him on Nov. 17, 2008. Even more shocking than the murder itself, allegations ...

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City to settle community service lawsuit

The sanitation truck that Alvin Trotter was riding on was reportedly traveling between 10 and 15 miles per hour when his body struck a telephone pole, throwing him off the vehicle and onto the pavement. Not a high-speed collision, by ...

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Broken wrist during traffic stop to cost city $30k

The city of Baltimore is poised to pay $30,000 to a furnace repairman named Michael Wright, who claims a police officer dragged him out of a vehicle and broke his wrist during a traffic stop in 2009. In February, the ...

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