A vote on a $22.1 million tax break for the downtown mega-development called the Superblock was put on hold Thursday by a City Council committee because city development officials said they were renegotiating an agreement with the developers.Read More »
Baltimore City Circuit Court Clerk Frank M. Conaway is planning to file a class action lawsuit that targets the city’s water department for allegedly permitting business customers to rack up millions of dollars in delinquencies while homeowners risk losing their homes for as little as $350 in unpaid bills.Read More »
WASHINGTON — A D.C. police captain who was demoted after testifying about police escorts for celebrities has filed a multimillion-dollar whistleblower lawsuit against the department. Hilton Burton claims he was punished for telling the D.C. Council that police escorts for ...Read More »
Back in 2004, the Annapolis City Council passed an ordinance that created something called a Moderately Priced Dwelling Unit.Read More »
HAGERSTOWN — Hagerstown Mayor Robert Bruchey says the city is making “great headway” toward construction of a downtown stadium to keep minor league baseball in the western Maryland city. The Herald-Mail of Hagerstown reports that Bruchey said Thursday that there’s ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — As pressure mounts on District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray to explain criminal activity that occurred during his 2010 campaign, an Associated Press review has found that the campaign routinely paid day laborers $100 in cash — twice ...Read More »
A group of about 100 protestors gathered at the offices of the Baltimore Development Corp. at Charles Center Wednesday to demand local hiring in the promised 600 new jobs at the $150 million Superblock development downtown. Chanting “We want jobs” ...
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A Baltimore City Circuit Court judge noticed someone was missing from his courtroom Wednesday when attorneys for a teenager picked up and allegedly abandoned by police officers argued that the city had reneged on its agreement to pay the boy’s ...
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If there ever was a good time to increase the bottle tax in the city of Baltimore, this is not it. The 2-cent-per-container levy was imposed in 2010 out of desperation by a municipal government searching for new revenue anywhere ...Read More »