Tag Archives: Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake

Mayor, comptroller spar over phone contract

After a heated and at times bitter debate between Baltimore’s mayor and comptroller, the city Board of Estimates Wednesday voted down a proposal for a new telephone system with IBM under a $7.4 million contract. At one point, Mayor Stephanie ...

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Heat’s costs adding up

Weathering this month’s oppressive heat wave, with day after blistering day of near-record mercury readings, was enough to make one crack. Finally, U.S. Route 50 did. A 50-foot portion of the concrete east-west highway that connects the Washington, D.C., suburbs ...

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Six in Maryland get Green Street Awards

Six Maryland communities and organizations were awarded grant funding Wednesday for their efforts in improving the environment and creating green jobs. Ten organizations received the “Green Street Award,” which included grants in various amounts to help pay for infrastructure projects ...

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Baltimore budget approved by City Council, Board of Estimates

The Baltimore City Council and the city’s Board of Estimates voted to approve a $2.8 billion budget for 2013 Monday that will force the closing of three city fire houses while granting a residential property tax cut, the city’s first ...

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