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Thefts And Repairs Force Baltimore Bike Share To Shut Down Temporarily

The Baltimore Bike Share program has been temporarily suspended to address repairs and thefts. The Baltimore Sun reports the $2.36 million bike-share program has experienced a high rate of theft, causing a delay in a planned expansion. In an effort … Continue reading

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Baltimore City Councilman John Bullock Reintroduces Ban On Styrofoam Products

Proposed legislation to ban polystyrene foam products was postponed in 2013, after several Baltimore City Council members withdrew support. The Baltimore Sun reports that City Councilman John Bullock reintroduced the Styrofoam ban at Monday’s council meeting. The initiative is an … 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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Charm City Meadworks Set To Open New Johnston Square Facility This Fall

Charm City Meadworks owners Andrew Geffken and James Boicourt have been working diligently for many months to open their new facility in Johnston Square. In January, Geffken and Boicourt announced plans to expand production to a new 6,500-square-foot warehouse at … Continue reading

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University Of Maryland Marching Band Suspended Playing State Song

The University of Maryland announced Monday that its marching band would suspend playing the official state song of Maryland, “Maryland, My Maryland.” James Ryder Randall composed the nine-stanza poem in April 1861, which was adopted as the state’s song on … Continue reading

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The Book Thing Will Reopen In October

The Book Thing, a Baltimore-based free book warehouse, has announced that it will reopen in October. The book haven was housed in a space on Vineyard Lane, before it was damaged by fire in March 2016. Since then, The Book … Continue reading

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Baltimore City Issue Request For Proposals To Redevelop Former Acme Supermarkets Properties

The Baltimore Development Corp. is planning redevelopment for the Acme supermarkets properties in the Bridgeview/Greenlawn neighborhood. On Tuesday the nonprofit issued a request for proposals to buy and redevelop the Acme Business Complex, which includes two commercial buildings and a … Continue reading

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Robbery Of Feed & Supply Store Owners Connected To Baltimore Police Detectives Charged In Racketeering Case

On June 27, 2014, Donna Curry answered her door to find two men wearing Baltimore police vests. One of the men said they had a search her property. “We invited them in thinking they were the police,” Curry said. After … Continue reading

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Stepson Of Baltimore Attorney Killed Outside A Gas Station Saturday

On Saturday, a 22-year-old man was shot outside a gas station in Baltimore. The victim was later identified as Louis “Cody” Young, the stepson of a local defense attorney. Warren Brown, P.A. described Louis as a good kid, nice guy … Continue reading

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Rapist Convicted 42 Years Ago In Baltimore Granted Release, Leaving Victim Infuriated

Earlier this week, a judge granted Eric J. Everette early release after spending over four decades of his life in prison. Everette was 16 when he was convicted of raping Lauren McKee, who was also a teenager at the time … Continue reading

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