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May 6, 2015

Unidentified car gets the boot, then gets it taken off

I will admit up front that what follows is a lot of questions but not a lot of answers. But this all started while a colleague was walking to the office Wednesday morning and noticed a Chevy Impala with a wheel boot on it parked near the Office of the Public Defender in downtown Baltimore. Can you help us solve the mystery?

Mar 6, 2015

Rawlings-Blake vetoes Hampden parking permit bill

Merchants said the restrictions would have hurt one of Baltimore most thriving shopping districts.

Jul 14, 2014

Montgomery’s CashKeys parking discontinued

The CashKeys option that's been available for Montgomery County parking meters is going away.

Jul 9, 2014

Baltimore attempts to improve downtown parking

Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announces new restrictions on handicap placard use in downtown Baltimore.

Jul 1, 2014

Merchants: Parking restrictions could kill businesses

Benn Ray is worried about the future of Hampden's business district.

Tow truck
May 9, 2014

Parking authority 1, Postal Service 0

What happens when postal employees don't follow the parking laws in Baltimore City? In a phrase: Booted and towed.

Orioles Fans
Apr 8, 2014

Putting the “park” in ballpark

Avoiding insanity while finding a parking spot before the O’s game? There’s an app for that. Actually there are multiple.

Apr 30, 2013

Ocean City eliminating some free parking

OCEAN CITY — Ocean City town officials say the beach resort is planning to eliminate free parking on four streets to raise revenue. Resort officials say the move is expected to raise about $130,000. Meters that accept quarters and credit cards will be placed on Philadelphia Avenue between First and North Division streets, and on […]

Apr 4, 2013

Leggett proposes higher parking rates for Bethesda

BETHESDA — Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett is calling for higher parking rates in Bethesda. Parking rates would increase to about $2 per hour at street meters and $1.25 per hour for parking lots under Leggett’s plan. Garages would cost 80 cents. The rates currently range from 80 cents to $1.25. Rick Siebert, the county’s […]

Oct 16, 2012

Scalia on the wrong side of parking laws

While their job requires them to consider some of the most important laws in the country, Supreme Court justices are apparently not immune to parking laws.

Sep 5, 2012

Garage owners sentenced in police towing scheme

BALTIMORE (AP) — Two brothers were sentenced to prison for bribing Baltimore police officers to allow them to tow cars from accident scenes. A federal judge sentenced 32-year-old Hernan Alexis Moreno of Rosedale on Wednesday to 33 months and 29-year-old Edwin Javier Mejia of Middle River to two years. Prosecutors say the repair shop owners […]

Feb 20, 2012

Baltimore city buildings closed for Presidents Day

City buildings in Baltimore are closed for the Presidents Day holiday with the exception of police headquarters. Anyone parking in a metered parking space in the city Monday will still have to pay, however. The city says parking meters will be enforced.

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