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Senator to close for renovations for at least six months (access required)

The historic art deco palace in north Baltimore known as the Senator Theatre has closed — for at least six months. When it reopens around Christmas time, it will have three new theaters, a restored main auditorium complete with comfy ...

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Mayor calls for lighting the city purple before Ravens’ playoff run (access required)

As if Baltimoreans needed a reminder to support their Ravens as they head into the playoffs, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake issued a statement Wednesday urging residents to “Light the city purple.” On Tuesday, members of the Ravens own painting crew sprayed ...

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Ravens celebrate playoffs by painting the town purple (access required)

The Baltimore Ravens spray-painting crew was out again Tuesday morning decorating Federal Hill and War Memorial Plaza in front of City Hall with the team logo in celebration of making the playoffs. Crews will also spray small logos on sidewalks and streets in various locations over the next two weeks.

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Rawlings-Blake sworn in as Baltimore mayor (access required)

In front of a rain-soaked crowd of hundreds at War Memorial Plaza Tuesday morning, Stephanie Rawlings-Blake was sworn in as mayor of Baltimore. During her inaugural address, the mayor spoke of her commitment to growing the city, public safety, education and job growth.

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Rawlings-Blake’s inaugural theme: ‘Growing Baltimore’ (access required)

Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake tried out elements of what could be her inaugural speech Monday at the Greater Baltimore Committee’s 37th annual Mayor’s Business Recognition Awards Luncheon at the Hyatt Regency Hotel at the Inner Harbor. “Our number one goal in ...

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Veterans honored at War Memorial Plaza (access required)

Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown hosted a ceremony and parade at the city's War Memorial Plaza Friday. The ceremony included a citywide moment of silence and ringing of the bells to mark the 11th hour of the 11th day on the 11th month, on Nov. 11, 1918, when the world agreed that World War I must be the war to end all wars.

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Baltimore honors veterans with parade

Baltimore will honor veterans with a parade and ceremony in the War Memorial Plaza. Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown, a colonel in the U.S. Army Reserves, and Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake will participate in the events Friday morning recognizing the sacrifices ...

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Purple passion invades the halls of local government (access required)

Howard County Executive Ken Ulman announced Tuesday afternoon that for the next week, he has banned the use of the word “chief.” For now, the two chiefs on his payroll — Police Chief Bill McMahon and Fire Chief Bill Goddard ...

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