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Tag Archives: Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake

The property tax shuffle

One of the top questions in this year’s mayoral race is how to lower the city’s residential property tax rate, the highest in Maryland at $2.268 per $100 of assessed value. All of the candidates have a plan. And those ...

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The Daily Record News Quiz: August 22 – 26

Have you been keeping up with The Daily Record’s news this week? Take our 10-question weekly news quiz in this fun, interactive feature. Leave a comment below and tell us how many questions you got right!

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Top 5: ‘I thought it was an explosion’

Maryland endured an earthquake this week, and is getting ready for a hurricane. And all just days before the city of Baltimore is set to host its inaugural Grand Prix. See what stories made the top 5 this week. 1. ...

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Candidates target public subsidies, modular housing on upswing, tidbits and more

One of the targets at a Democratic mayoral forum sponsored by BUILD Thursday night was giving public subsidies to wealthy developers to help in local economic development. You know, like the subsidies given or promised to developers John Paterakis, William ...

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Mayor, police chief, businesses all need Grand Prix to succeed

When Jay G. Davidson wakes up on Labor Day Monday, the biggest test he’s ever prepared for will be over. And Davidson said he feels confident that he — and the rest of Baltimore Racing Development LLC — have done ...

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Maryland announces decline in infant mortality

Maryland officials are announcing that the infant mortality rate has dropped for a second year in a row. State and local officials, including Gov. Martin O’Malley and Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, discussed last year’s decline at a news conference in ...

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Mayor, Grand Prix CEO give $100K to city neighborhood

Baltimore City Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, Baltimore Grand Prix CEO Jay Davidson and City Councilman William H. Cole IV gave a $100,000 check to the Sharp-Leadenhall neighborhood Tuesday morning for cleaning and landscaping projects. Sharp-Leadenhall is one of nine city neighborhoods promised money for their proximity to the upcoming Grand Prix race.

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No damage reported in Baltimore after earthquake

Baltimore officials are assessing bridges, city buildings and vulnerable vacant housing after a 5.8 magnitude earthquake shook the city. Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake activated the city’s Emergency Operations Center Tuesday afternoon and says officials will remain vigilant for aftershocks or any ...

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