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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Political corruption, Occupy Baltimore, Baltimore Grand Prix, Police corruption, Voter turnout, and more.

    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...
  • The Sun see conflict of interest where Aisenstark sees business as usual

    Avery Aisenstark is under pressure. Asked how he's doing on the morning of Nov. 14, he replies, "Not well. Did you see the Sun editorial this morning?" City Hall watchers (Sun readers, at least) have seen a series of stories questioning Aisenstark's...
  • Your complete guide to every ballot question, bond proposal, charter amendment, and race

    Presidential elections are civic rituals worthy of the exhortation Bob Schieffer, the moderator of the final debate between Barack Obama (D) and Mitt Romney (R), says his mom used to make: "Go vote. It makes you feel big and strong." But who should be...
  • Council president wants his fingerprints off law, then double-crosses Ethics Board

    The head of the city's Ethics Board asked Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake to veto an ethics bill, saying it creates too broad an exemption for conflicts of interest. Meanwhile, the City Council voted on Feb. 4 to delay its final vote on another ethics...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Highland Park boat launch to stay open — for now

    Highland Park boat launch to stay open — for now
    After sailing into strong head winds of opposition, Highland Park city officials have tabled a controversial recommendation to close the city's only boat launch for public use next summer. At two separate meetings last week — one at the City...
  • Corgan filming riles some in Highland Park

     Corgan filming riles some in Highland Park
    The filming of a reality series featuring Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan and his wrestling league has angered a handful of parents in the North Shore community of Highland Park who say it's not fair the celebrity was allowed to film in a building...