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Former Hagerstown councilwoman indicted on theft, perjury charges

HAGERSTOWN — A Washington County grand jury has indicted a formerly Hagerstown city councilwoman on theft and perjury charges for money allegedly taken from an estate. The indictment against Kelly S. Cromer was filed in court on Tuesday. It alleges ...

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Council approves Harbor Point TIF

The Baltimore City Council’s vote Monday night for the sale of as much as $125 million in tax increment financing bonds for infrastructure, parkland and other improvements to help construct the controversial Harbor Point development will set into motion a two-month investigative period on the entire deal, city officials said.

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Stokes seeks investment for Perkins Homes community

Baltimore City Council member Carl Stokes introduced legislation Monday night that would require nearly $16 million be returned to a low-income area and public housing project near Fells Point that developers of the $1 billion Harbor Point project used to gain a $52 million state tax credit.

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GBC opposes city residents’ hiring bill

The Greater Baltimore Committee, an advocacy group for business interests in the Baltimore region, has taken a position in opposition to the bill sponsored by Baltimore City Council President Bernard “Jack” Young that would require at least 51 percent of new hires working for private-sector contractors on city projects to be city residents.

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