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Mayor Pugh Signs Bill To Increase Fines For Motorists Parked In Bike Lanes

Baltimore’s bike infrastructure is specifically designed for cyclists who are traveling to and from work and school, as well as for running errands. To protect the safety and right of way for cyclists, Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh signed a bill … Continue reading

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$1.6B Plan To Stop Sewage Leaks In Baltimore Is Under Review

Mayor Catherine Pugh and other city officials recently approved a plan to prevent sewage from running into the city waterways. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Maryland Department of the Environment filed the document in Baltimore federal court. The $1.6 … Continue reading

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11 Medical Marijuana Businesses Preparing To Open In Baltimore

In preparation to open 11 medical marijuana dispensaries, the Baltimore City Council scheduled a hearing, which will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, to gather details about the impact the facilities will have on community master plans and local zoning. … Continue reading

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Green Street Academy Grew Produce In Tabletop Greenhouses From Computers

The Green Street Academy, a Baltimore-based charter school, initiated a pilot course as part of its junior biotechnology class, in which students grew produce in moving cubes from a tiny computer. An initiative of the Baltimore City Mayor’s Office of … Continue reading

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Graduates Of Baltimore City Community College Will Be Offered Free Tuition To Coppin State

On Friday, Coppin State University unveiled plans to offer city public high school graduates, who earn an associate degree from Baltimore City Community College free tuition. Earlier this month, Mayor Catherine Pugh pledged to make tuition free at Baltimore City … Continue reading

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Baltimore Motorists Parking In Bus Lanes Will Face $250 Fines

Mayor Catherine Pugh signed a bill into law last week that creates a $250 fine for illegal parking in bus lanes. As a sponsor of the bill, City Councilman Ryan Dorsey, said the law is aimed to deter motorists from … Continue reading

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Baltimore Leaders Considering Mandatory Sentence For Illegal Gun Possession

In an effort to curb the surging gun crimes, Baltimore leaders put forth a plan to change city law, requiring a mandatory one-year sentence for illegal gun possession, which would cover most of the city. The law would apply to … Continue reading

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Mother Of Bullied Boy And Ryleigh’s Oyster Employee Among Recent Homicide Victims

After Charmaine Wilson’s son complained to her about being bullied and having his bike seat stolen, she called the police. Police responded to the call on Monday night, took a report and upon their departure an unknown suspect shot her. … Continue reading

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Another Violent Night In Baltimore Ended With Six Killings

From Monday night through early Tuesday morning, six people were killed in separate shootings, along with two others being wounded in Baltimore. The killings prompted an announcement from the Baltimore Police Commissioner Kevin Davis, calling for a weeklong deployment plan … Continue reading

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Judge Puts A Temporary Hold On The Demolition Of A Canton Bike Lane

Friday evening, a Baltimore Circuit Court judge issued an order to temporarily halt the demolishment of a protected Canton bike lane, lawyers representing Bikemore said. After the Baltimore Department of Transportation announced its plan to modify the bike lane along … Continue reading

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