Featured, Lifeline, Money & Power

Six Months In, City Installs Far More Traffic Cameras than Mayor Pugh Originally Announced

0 Written by: | Monday, Sep 25, 2017 9:54am

Photo via Wikimedia Commons

With more than 50 traffic cameras now up and running around Baltimore, the city has installed at least 15 more than Mayor Catherine Pugh’s office said would be placed along city roads back in March.

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Featured, Money & Power

Baltimore’s Deputy Solicitor of 13 Years Leaving for Private Sector

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Sep 20, 2017 9:38am

David Ralph. Photo via Mayor’s Office.

David Ralph, who’s helped represent the city as an attorney in four consecutive mayoral administrations, is on his way out the door.

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Links

Monday Afternoon Headlines: All Eyes on Mayor’s Planned LGBT Commission; Goats Help With Landscaping at Towson U; and More

0 Written by: | Monday, Sep 18, 2017 5:15pm

Towson University Using Goats To Clear Out Invasive Plants On Campus — CBS Baltimore

After concern prompts delay, City Council plans vote on Baltimore transportation director — Baltimore Sun

Pugh watched closely as she moves to create LGBT commission and hire liaison — Baltimore Brew

Fashion Sense — Baltimore magazine

Chapter 1 of Infrastructure Improvements Outlined for Port Covington Development — SouthBmore.com

Featured, Money & Power, Real Estate & Home

Local Leaders Really Want Amazon to Pick Baltimore for its Second Headquarters

0 Written by: | Thursday, Sep 07, 2017 2:16pm

Amazon’s fulfillment center in Southeast Baltimore. Photo via Wikimedia Commons.

Web giant Amazon announced today that it’s planning to build a second North American headquarters outside of Seattle, sending Baltimore officials into a frenzy to make their home Amazon’s next corporate home.

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Lifeline, Money & Power

State and Local Leaders Mostly Condemn Trump’s Cancellation of DACA

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Sep 05, 2017 5:05pm

Official portrait of President Donald Trump, via the White House

In case you haven’t heard, President Donald Trump and his Justice Department have moved to terminate a program shielding hundreds of thousands of undocumented immigrants from deportation. Here in Maryland, the response has been mostly critical.

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Federal Hill, Hamilton, Lifeline, Medfield, Real Estate & Home

New Live Baltimore Videos inspire Mayor, City Schools CEO, Local Families

2 Written by: | Thursday, Aug 31, 2017 11:00am

Mayor Catherine Pugh and Live Baltimore’s Executive Director Annie Milli at the screening.

On Aug. 29, Live Baltimore hosted an exclusive video screening celebrating the release of three new videos — highlighting Baltimore City’s amazing schools, families and surrounding neighborhoods as part of the Way to Stay program. Read More →

Lifeline

Hit the Brakes: City’s New Red Light Cameras Now Issuing $75 Tickets

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Aug 30, 2017 1:42pm

Photo by Kevin Payravi, via Wikimedia Commons.

Eight more traffic cameras are now ready to snap your picture and send you a ticket in the mail.

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Featured, Lifeline, Schools

Coppin State to Waive Tuition for Local High School Grads Who Earn Their Associate’s Degree

1 Written by: | Friday, Aug 18, 2017 11:38am

Coppin State University’s Physical Education Complex. Photo via Visit Baltimore.

Coppin State University is piggybacking off of Mayor Catherine Pugh’s plan to send more city youth to college at no cost.

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Links

Thursday Morning Headlines: ‘Crash Corner’ in Fells Point Fixed Up; Mayor Pugh’s ‘Squeegee Corps’ Holds First Car Wash; and More

0 Written by: | Thursday, Aug 17, 2017 7:25am

Dangerous Baltimore Intersection Dubbed ‘Crash Corner’ Gets Makeover – CBS Baltimore

Baltimore to pay ex-deputy $98K to drop free speech lawsuit – AP

Squeegee Corps hosts first real car wash in south Baltimore – WBAL-TV

Baltimore’s Confederate monuments: “Works of art that were also propaganda” – Baltimore Brew

Baltimore is hiring teens to shovel snow in the winter – ABC2

Culture, Featured, Money & Power

Pugh: Plan to Tear Down Confederate Monuments was to ‘Move Quickly and Quietly’

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Aug 16, 2017 2:32pm

The vandalized base of the Lee-Jackson Monument in the Wyman Park Dell.

Mayor Catherine Pugh knew she wanted to rid the city of its Confederate monuments, she says. She just wasn’t sure how, and how to time it.

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