Budget crunch. Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake wants to close more than half a dozen swimming pools. The controversial plan has outraged some city parents.
With summer just a few months away, Baltimore City’s neighborhood pools are once again in jeopardy. Under the mayor’s new budget, the city stands to lose seven of them.
The Prince George’s County police department is banning its members from working security at house parties while off-duty after five officers were hired for a weekend party where someone drowned.
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With a code red heat alert in effect through the weekend, Baltimore’s Department of Recreation and Parks is moving to a rotating swim schedule and opening 12 centers as cooling stations.
Michael Phelps had a disappointing finish in the Michigan Grand Prix, placing second in the 200 individual medley and 100 freestyle Sunday.
Tucked away in a little workshop behind his West Ocean City home, Ben Greene is making a living doing what he loves. Greene, a former auto mechanic, now devotes his time to making and repairing pool cues.