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 ...Read More »
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Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has declared a state of emergency for Baltimore as Hurricane Irene approaches Maryland’s largest city. She made the declaration at 4:19 p.m. Friday. The mayor urged residents of low-lying areas in south and southeast Baltimore to move ...Read More »
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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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 ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »
A 5.8 magnitude earthquake sent office workers streaming out of high-rise buildings Tuesday afternoon and clogged Baltimore’s streets with an early rush hour as many decided to call it a day after the tremors began just before 2 p.m. The ...Read More »
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.Read More »
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 ...Read More »