| Oct 16, 2012
| 3:11 PM
Within an hour after an East Baltimore man died while in police custody, Cortly "C.D." Witherspoon got an urgent phone call from someone with connections to the family, asking for his help.
The next day, Witherspoon, a 30-year-old clergyman and single...
| May 30, 2012
| 6:42 PM
Elected officials from East Baltimore want to block the $1.8 billion urban renewal project in Middle East until more neighborhood residents and minority contractors are hired and displaced residents can benefit from the revitalization.
Members of the...
| May 31, 2012
| 4:02 AM
Today's forecast calls for sunny skies and a high temperature near 84 degrees. Thursday night is expected to be mostly clear, with a low temperature around 65 degrees.
Check our traffic updates for this morning's issues as you plan your...
| Jun 4, 2012
| 8:00 AM
In light of the May 31 article in your paper, "Halt is urged for EBDI," it is important that we share with you and your readers the state's perspective on the Maryland Public Health Laboratory project within the Science and Technology Park at Johns...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 3:51 PM
Three of four protesters arrested during a jobs march this spring at the site of a $1.8 billion East Baltimore urban renewal project appeared in Baltimore District Court Wednesday as demonstrators outside demanded charges be dropped against the "East...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 9:27 AM
Recently, a group of elected officials who represent Baltimore's east side held a press conference calling for more inclusion of minority-owned firms and more jobs for their constituents through the $300 million in ongoing construction projects...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 9:27 AM
The ongoing redevelopment project in East Baltimore is many things, and is not many things. The things it is lacking include community participation, transparency, objective government oversight, and consistency in its rhetoric and actions.
| Jun 10, 2012
| 5:00 AM
The group of East Baltimore elected officials threatening to derail the massive, $1.6 billion redevelopment project around Johns Hopkins Hospital undoubtedly mean well when they say drastic action is needed to ensure the community benefits promised to...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 4:30 AM
Most Baltimoreans would probably be surprised by the political wrangling in the City Council over a charter amendment requiring periodic audits of city agencies ("Bill to put ads on city fire trucks advances," May 31). They would probably be even more...
| Feb 4, 2012
| 10:16 AM
Just north of the Johns Hopkins medical campus, in the Middle East section of East Baltimore — an area where hundreds of families were moved out and hundreds of homes were razed as part of a $1.8 billion urban renewal project — a new...
| Sep 30, 2012
I remember the faded photograph my aunt kept in a place of honor in her home. My grandfather was 5, sitting atop a pony at the corner of North Patterson Park and Ashland avenues. He wore a petticoat and cap. It was about 1925.
I remember the stories...