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Editorial: More questions for EBDI

Baltimore City Council member Carl Stokes has called a second hearing to examine the status of the problem-plagued $1.8 billion redevelopment of the Middle East community led by East Baltimore Development Inc. Mr. Stokes has set the hearing for Nov. ...

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EBDI’s CEO says work at school site is preparation, not demolition

Residents of Middle East say demolition has started at the site of a new community school before all city permits have been issued and all rodent and air quality monitors have been put into place, but the top executive of ...

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Council’s next EBDI hearing in November

An investigative hearing into the $1.8 billion redevelopment of Middle East by East Baltimore Development Inc. will continue at City Hall on Nov. 9. Councilman Carl Stokes adjourned a contentious three-hour hearing before the City Council’s Taxation, Finance and Economic ...

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Baltimore finds funds for EBDI TIF

Baltimore finance officials have drained nearly half a million dollars from a special account to help cover the $1.4 million repayment due this month on $78 million in tax increment financing bonds issued for the struggling East Baltimore Development Inc. ...

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Clipper Mill tax revenue falls short; city will send additional property bills

Property taxes at the chic Clipper Mill development near Hampden will not generate enough money to cover an upcoming bond repayment, and Baltimore officials say more payments are needed from developers and possibly property owners to make up the difference. ...

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Pugh, Stokes file for Democratic mayoral primary

State Sen. Catherine Pugh and Councilman Carl Stokes are filing as candidates in the Baltimore Democratic mayoral primary. Pugh is inviting supporters to walk with her from campaign headquarters to the Board of Elections around 9:45 a.m. Tuesday. Stokes says ...

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Melody Simmons’ real estate notebook

The Strata Group this week formed a foreclosure unit that will specialize in “all aspects of transforming bank-owned properties into assets for homebuyers and investors in Central Maryland.” The group will offer comprehensive services to entities that control foreclosed properties, ...

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Candidates gather for Baltimore mayoral forum

Candidates for Baltimore mayor will be gathering at Coppin State University for a forum sponsored by the city chapter of the NAACP, the Greater Baltimore Urban League, and the Maryland Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. The forum is being held Wednesday ...

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