Baltimore Department of Finance officials were forced to send a “special tax” bill of $1.2 million to East Baltimore Development Inc. in March in order to meet the scheduled payment on tax increment financing bonds sold to partially fund the $1.8 billion redevelopment of Middle East.Read More »
A group of East Baltimore elected officials vowed Wednesday to shut down construction, public funding and permits at the $1.8 billion East Baltimore Development Inc. project, saying that the massive development effort has failed to hire local workers and companies, ...
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A meeting that included developers and city politicians to discuss revisions to local hiring goals for the $1.8 billion redevelopment of Middle East was ended abruptly Tuesday by East Baltimore Development Inc. officials after members of the community refused to ...
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Four protestors were arrested Thursday during a protest march for jobs near the 88-acre East Baltimore Development Inc. site following a clash with Baltimore police. Carrying signs and chanting, “Our community, our jobs” and “If we don’t work, nobody works,” ...
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Chanting “We want jobs” and “If we don’t work, nobody works,” about 200 city residents marched on East Baltimore Development Inc. headquarters Tuesday, demanding more employment opportunities at the 88-acre redevelopment site. The protest was organized by Baltimore Community Churches ...
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Saying it has organized 900 residents, Baltimore Churches & Community United vowed Thursday to protest at East Baltimore Development Inc. if half of the workforce for upcoming construction projects does not live in the community. During an angry two-hour meeting ...Read More »
Donald Gresham, a community activist in Middle East who has protested against East Baltimore Development Inc. and its planned $1.8 billion redevelopment of the community, has been chosen to serve as a voting member on the EBDI board. Gresham’s candidacy ...Read More »
Former residents and job seekers from East Baltimore hammered at officials of East Baltimore Development Inc. on Wednesday about missed employment opportunities and delayed housing during a packed hearing in the City Council chamber on the controversial $1.8 billion redevelopment ...Read More »
A meeting to address construction and communication problems between residents of Middle East and East Baltimore Development Inc. was abruptly halted Tuesday after two top executives from EBDI walked out when a reporter showed up. EBDI’s CEO, Christopher Shea, and ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »