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Middle East residents line up to testify at second EBDI hearing (access required)

At the second investigative hearing on East Baltimore Development Inc. in the Baltimore City Council chambers, EBDI's CEO Christopher Shea touted transparency and job creation, while residents complained of the need for better access to jobs. The packed meeting was led by Councilman Carl Stokes, and Council President Bernard C. "Jack" Young was also in attendance.

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EBDI’s CEO says work at school site is preparation, not demolition (access required)

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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Hopkins president lays out plans for East Baltimore Community School (access required)

Johns Hopkins University President Ronald J. Daniels launched a public campaign Tuesday outlining Hopkins’ plans for the new East Baltimore Community School, a public contract school in Middle East. During an hour-long presentation at the Hopkins Carey Business School, Daniels ...

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Hopkins poised to take over East Baltimore Community School (access required)

As Baltimore public schools begin a new year, the Johns Hopkins University is poised to expand its academic reach from the college level to pre-K and elementary students in the East Baltimore community. Taking over the East Baltimore Community School, ...

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EBDI development plan draws fire from Middle East residents (access required)

Residents of Middle East reacted angrily again Wednesday night against efforts to present a new development plan for their community, saying they have been disenfranchised from the process and fear they will be priced out of their neighborhood. In a ...

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Board of Public Works to sell bonds for state health lab (access required)

Despite warnings from Comptroller Peter Franchot that the state is on course to exceed its capital debt ceiling in 2017, the Board of Public Works voted Wednesday to sell bonds for a $184.8 million state health lab as part of ...

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Middle East may become Beacon Park after a makeover (access required)

Developers of an 88-acre site in East Baltimore will soon unveil a new blueprint for the stalled $1.8 billion redevelopment that includes a proposal to rebrand the area and change the name of the Middle East community to Beacon Park. ...

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