Baltimore’s public and private schools join forces to make a difference through education.
On a blindingly sunny day in June, at precisely 8:15 am, a couple of packed school buses pull up to the curb of St. Paul’s Middle School in Brooklandville and deposit around 110 elementary- and middle school-aged children onto the sprawling bucolic private school campus. As they file out, the riders are greeted by several volunteers—high school students from St. Paul’s—and counselors who they animatedly “high five.”
Baltimore’s ongoing spike in violent crime has prompted what Interim Police Commissioner Kevin Davis is calling a “flipping of the script of sorts.” That is, 10 federal agents from a total of five different agencies are coming to the BPD’s homicide unit to try to clear more homicide cases, the Baltimore Sun reports. Read More →
Pretty soon, you’ll be able to sprinkle your text messages with more Baltimore flair, thanks to two new sets of Baltimore-themed emojis. Read More →
Monday Morning Headlines: 10 Shot Overnight in Baltimore; Blue Moon Cafe to Grow Its Operation from Federal Hill; Mosby Wont Cooperate with Homicide Panel; and More
A Maryland Town Fires Its Black Police Chief, Exposing a Racial Rift – New York Times
Gov. Hogan’s changes for Maryland come with an in-your-face attitude – Washington Post
300 Men March bikes across city to call for an end to violence – Baltimore Sun
2 Dead, 10 Shot Overnight In Baltimore – CBS Baltimore
Mosby Derailed Program to Analyze Baltimore Homicides – Baltimore Sun
Embracing easy summer living can be as simple as spending time each day on your front porch. There is something utterly relaxing about hanging out on the porch, whether it’s to sip morning coffee or unwind at the end of the day — and then there’s the added perk of making your neighborhood feel warmer, friendlier and more connected. Make your porch a place you can’t wait to spend time on with these 10 simple, beautiful ideas from Houzz. Read More →
In Baltimore, hope can be a dangerous thing — Baltimore Sun
Cancer, hair loss haven’t affected governor’s positive outlook — CBS Baltimore
Rare blue moon to occur tonight — WBAL-TV
Washington went to Baltimore once again on Friday, as U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan and Attorney General Loretta Lynch announced a new push to make federal grants that pay for college once again available to prisoners. Read More →
Most Comments This Week
"Is one of them "POLICE TAPE" or Body Outline chalk? Just askin...
"How will this city be a better place with such Mentality.... Give respect to recevive...
"Hard to see how you could oppose Hogan's decision, Time for a much more independent...
"90% of the crabs eaten in Maryland are brought in from out of state, so you could live in...
"Hear, hear!! Maryland crabs for everyone! (and great title, btw)