| Nov 8, 2011
| 8:47 PM
Two Baltimore City Council candidates were poised to overcome write-in challenges Tuesday, converting their Democratic nominations into general election victories.
Councilman Warren Branch of the 13th District was leading write-in challenger Shannon...
| Nov 10, 2011
| 5:13 PM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake will seek to raise the city's bottle tax from 2 cents to 5 cents as part of a plan to boost funding for school construction and repairs, her administration said Thursday.
The bottle tax money and other revenue would...
| Feb 23, 2012
| 4:17 PM
Patterson High School became the latest political battleground in the effort to rebuild Baltimore's decrepit school infrastructure this week, with students throwing their support behind a proposed bottle tax that could help raise about $300 million for...
| Feb 28, 2012
| 1:05 AM
James Kraft, a member of the Aberdeen City Council since 2007, announced that he is seeking re-election.
Kraft, 56, represents the city's northeast district. He joined the council after defeating Bill McQuillen five years ago. He had lost to McQuillen...
| Mar 20, 2012
| 3:33 PM
Baltimore police conceded on Tuesday that officers inappropriately allowed hundreds of St. Patrick's Dayrevelers to turn Canton's public square into an unsanctioned outdoor beer garden, but authorities also pleaded for people to party responsibly.
| Apr 10, 2012
| 3:10 PM
It was unusual enough when Baltimore housing officials had to get a search warrant to gain entry to a Canton rowhouse where they believed illegal renovations were occurring. But the owner's son had barred inspectors, and neighbors were complaining of work...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 1:05 AM
The local election field is clearer with the candidate deadline passing Tuesday.
The nominating petition deadline for candidates affiliated with political parties and those seeking spots on the Aberdeen City Council and Aberdeen public school board...
| Dec 25, 2011
| 6:45 AM
The Aberdeen City Council will meet in regular session at 5:30 p.m.
Tuesday in the courtroom on the third floor of the Municipal Building, 123 S. Lincoln St. The agenda items for Tuesday include:
On-sale liquor licenses:
| Jan 9, 2012
| 7:20 PM
Baltimore officials are conducting a swift and informal search for a new team to manage the city's Grand Prix race — and are declining to explain how or by what criteria they are making decisions.
After severing the contract late last month with...
| Apr 8, 2012
| 3:07 PM
Over the past two years, Maureen Coyle has received $5,700 in property tax breaks that the city admits she never requested for her Patterson Park rowhouse. Now the city is demanding full repayment by month's end.
If she doesn't or can't pay by then,...
| Apr 12, 2012
| 7:30 AM
Congratulations to the Baltimore housing department for taking aggressive action against a flagrant violator of housing codes designed to protect health and safety ("Canton rehab without permits could lead to jail," April 11), and to CityCouncilman...