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Rawlings-Blake wants to reduce property tax rate by 20 cents

A plan to reduce Baltimore’s homeowner property tax rate by 20 cents per $100 of assessed value by 2020 was unveiled by Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake Wednesday. The plan would use revenue from a yet-to-be-constructed slots parlor in the city to ...

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Rawlings-Blake marks 10 years since tunnel fire

Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake is marking the 10-year anniversary of the train derailment and fire in the Howard Street tunnel. Rawlings-Blake will speak with Baltimore first responders and CSX representatives Monday about the anniversary. Rail cars burned for five days underground ...

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Report: Baltimore developers got breaks worth $14M last year

Developers in Baltimore were granted more than $14 million in property tax breaks last year through 35 incentive deals with the Baltimore Development Corp., the city’s quasi-public development arm. An annual report issued Wednesday to the city’s Board of Estimates ...

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Maryland expands two Enterprise Zones, adds one in Woodlawn

The state will expand zones in Baltimore City, Baltimore County and on the Eastern Shore where businesses are eligible for tax credits for making property improvements and hiring new workers. Maryland will add 112 acres to the Enterprise Zone in ...

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Baltimore police seek suspect in post-fireworks stabbing

Baltimore police are asking for the public’s help in finding a man who fatally stabbed an Alabama man in the neck with a broken bottle during a fight following the city’s July 4th fireworks display. Police released a cell phone ...

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Pugh, Stokes file for Democratic mayoral primary

State Sen. Catherine Pugh and Councilman Carl Stokes are filing as candidates in the Baltimore Democratic mayoral primary. Pugh is inviting supporters to walk with her from campaign headquarters to the Board of Elections around 9:45 a.m. Tuesday. Stokes says ...

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Melody Simmons’ real estate notebook

The Strata Group this week formed a foreclosure unit that will specialize in “all aspects of transforming bank-owned properties into assets for homebuyers and investors in Central Maryland.” The group will offer comprehensive services to entities that control foreclosed properties, ...

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Baltimore announces new alert subscription service

Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has announced a citywide email and text alert subscription service for city residents. The service, which began on Thursday, is designed to provide important alerts for issues related to public safety and crime. The system also allows ...

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Rawlings-Blake announces Baltimore mayoral bid

Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake got help from top Maryland Democrats on Monday as she launched her bid to stay in office. Gov. Martin O’Malley, Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown, Sens. Barbara Mikulski and Ben Cardin and Rep. Elijah Cummings joined the mayor ...

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