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EBDI misses revenue projections, triggers special tax

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.

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Officials blast EBDI results

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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Hiring meeting at EBDI goes nowhere

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 arrested in protest at EBDI

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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Marchers demand jobs at EBDI

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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East Baltimore group demands hires come from community

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 ...

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EBDI leaders hit on job creation at hearing

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 ...

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EBDI head walks out of City Hall during meeting

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 ...

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