An iconic family-owned grocery store in Highlandtown will close its doors by the end of the month. Santoni’s is pointing the finger at Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake for a sales loss.
The Baltimore City Council is considering something you don’t often hear about these days– repealing a tax. The 2-cent beverage tax imposed 14 months ago is under review.
New battles are brewing over Baltimore’s bottled beverage tax. It’s been in effect almost a year, and now the city is making house calls to enforce it.
There’s growing outrage over layoffs at Baltimore’s Pepsi plant.
Two cents may not sound like much, but some Baltimore retailers say it’s adding up to job cuts. Two cents is the city’s new tax on bottled beverages.