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  • How corruption, waste, and mismanagement killed the 143-year-old nonprofit and left dozens of Baltimoreans homeless.

    With Randall Martin barricaded in his Baltimore County home, surrounded by a police tactical team, someone might have gotten the idea that Prisoners Aid Association, the century-old institution established to help ex-cons, was in trouble. It was June 29,...
  • Two young Conaways, scions of Baltimore political dynasty, face drug-dealing charges

    It's rare to have as many elected officials in one's immediate family as do 20-year-old Frank Melvin Conaway III and 24-year-old Lacynda Ellaquinne Conaway. Their father is state Del. Frank M. Conaway Jr. (D-40th District), their grandfather is longtime...
  • The boom in building-busting looks more like a ding

    After more than a decade of small-scale and emergency demolition projects that did not keep pace with the burgeoning vacancy rate in the city's residential areas, Baltimore has embarked on a slightly less-small-scale demolition surge. In the past, the...
  • The Baltimore Grand Prix

    The entire scenario sounds far too contrived to be believed. An ex-con living in his mom's basement decides that having race cars zip through the streets of downtown Baltimore at more than 170 miles per hour would be just what his hometown, a city with...
  • THE YEAR IN NEWS

    THE YEAR IN NEWS
    The death of William Donald Schaefer¬†on April 18 did not make¬†City Paper’s annual list of the top 10 news events of 2011. It was certainly newsworthy, at least by certain measures: The number of screen pixels, radio airwaves, and gallons of ink...
  • A state constitutional convention comes up for a vote-whether politicians, or voters, want it or not

    The last time Maryland had a constitutional convention, society was weathering the influences of “[a] population explosion, inferior schools, congestions, unemployment, racial hatred, the hippies and flower children, H. Rap Brown, and glue sniffing,...
  • Baltimore's rec centers remain vital community hubs as they struggle to stay afloat

    The James McHenry Recreation Center is bustling on a cool Friday evening. A handful of preteen boys play air hockey and “all ball” on a pool table, knocking in all the balls without bothering to cue up or even take turns. Down a flight of...
  • So where do the city's elected officials live, again?

    Just about every election season, word circulates that this or that elected official (or candidate) does not actually live in his or her district. Most recently, City Councilwoman Belinda Conaway faced questions about the home in Randallstown—in...
  • Baltimore residents want to dump the Environmental Control Board

    Patricia “Nemi” Trent thought she’d covered her bases. Last year, this well-preserved West Baltimore senior citizen received a citation from the city for a bag of trash found without a trash can several blocks from her house; a piece...
  • On the agenda for Feb. 27

    12-0031 Employees and Elected Officials Retirement Systems—Modification To update the regular interest rate and other assumptions used to evaluate benefits and the level of city funding; modifying certain provisions relating to the method of...
  • Ex-CEO of red-light camera company indicted on corruption charges

     
    Filed under: Government/Legal, Safety A former chief executive officer of one of the world's largest makers of red-light traffic cameras was indicted on federal corruption charges Wednesday, along with two city officials in Chicago. A federal grand jury...
  • Resident recalls snow-dumping from Allentown's Linden Street Bridge; Boyle Park supporter wants city to keep promise to restore ballfields in spring

     
    Friday's column on municipalities being forced to pile snow removed from streets and curbsides ever higher on parking lots, park land and other open sites (still available at mcall.com) sparked comments from a number of fellow warriors. I've included...