At Heated Meeting, Mortgage Provider Offers Vision For Baltimore's $1 Houses, Which Critics Call 'Nonsense'Council President Nick Mosby's proposal includes a revival of the Dollar House program, in which vacant city-owned homes are sold for one dollar.
Legislators And Educators Hold Roundtable On Closing ‘Digital Divide’ In BaltimoreOfficials and educators in Baltimore are trying to close what they call the digital divide.
Baltimore Unveils Improvements To Areas Near Lake Montebello During Lake2Lake Play DayBaltimore City officials unveiled improvements to several areas around Lake Montebello, including safer access to Druid Hill Park, Saturday as part of its Lake2Lake Play Day.
Henderson-Hopkins School To Celebrate Opening Of New Track And Field MondayBaltimore Mayor Brandon Scott and Ron Daniels, president of Johns Hopkins University, will lace up their running shoes and run two ceremonial laps Monday to celebrate the grand opening of the new track and field at the Elmer A. Henderson: A Johns Hopkins Partnership School.
Baltimore Receives $6.8 Million Grant For Job Training, Apprenticeships And ServicesBaltimore City received $6.8 million in State American Rescue Plan Act funs to help unemployed and underemployed residents, and Mayor Brandon Scott said he intends to use the money to "invest in communities that have historically been left behind."
Baltimore Residents, Visitors Must Wear Masks Indoors Starting MondayMaryland’s coronavirus numbers continue to trend in the wrong direction. On Sunday, the state health department reported over 800 new cases, as the positivity rate surpassed 4 percent and hospitalizations rise.
Baltimore City Officials, Police, Residents Urge People To Put Guns Down For Ceasefire WeekendIt's a weekend of more calls to end the gun violence in Baltimore City, called Ceasefire Weekend. It asks people to put the guns down and go a full weekend without violence.
Men Shot, Wounded In Separate Incidents In Baltimore On National Night OutTwo men were shot and wounded within minutes of each other in separate incidents in Baltimore on National Night Out Tuesday, Baltimore Police said.
Black Yield Institute To Run Community Farm At Cherry Hill Homes Through 2021Residents of Cherry Hill Homes will continue to have access to fresh produce from the Black Yield Institute's community farm on site for the remainder of the year after the organization and the Housing Authority reached an agreement, according to a HABC statement Wednesday.
Justice Thurgood Marshall's Baltimore Childhood School To Be Renovated Into Community CenterToday, July 2 is now considered a special day moving forward for Maryland. City leaders are calling for a statewide holiday to recognize Justice Thurgood Marshall. The plea comes from a historic monument in the city. This has been called the epicenter of Marshall's life and education. It may be vacant, but it soon will come alive once again.
Baltimore City Schools Remember Students Lost To Violence Over Past YearWhen a child's life is lost to violence, many mourn, including their schools and teachers who wanted to watch them grow. Baltimore City Schools hosted its annual Peace and Remembrance Day Wednesday to pay tribute and commit to peace.
'I Was Very Impressed' Governor Larry Hogan And Mayor Brandon Scott Meet To Discuss Strategies To Decrease City CrimeThere has been a contentious back and forth between Maryland's Governor and Baltimore City's Mayor, however those disagreements were put aside when both parties met for a meeting on Thursday that they called productive.
Gov. Hogan, Mayor Scott To Meet Next Week After Days Of Verbal Sparring Over How To Handle Baltimore ViolenceAfter a war of words, Gov. Larry Hogan and Baltimore Mayor Brandon Scott will be meeting next Thursday to discuss city violence. Police Commissioner Michael Harrison will also be at the meeting.
Debate Over How To Handle Baltimore Crime ContinuesGov. Larry Hogan said Baltimore lawmakers have repeatedly rejected legislation that would've been tough on crime. He also criticized prosecutors. Within hours after the initial comments, Mayor Brandon Scott responded on Twitter.
'We're On Fire When It Comes To COVID,' Baltimore Mayor Brandon Scott Says As Tightened Restrictions Take EffectMayor Brandon Scott urged people to support local businesses as tighter restrictions aimed at curbing the spread of COVID-19 are set to take effect in Baltimore Friday evening.