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A combination of three factors stemming from old water infrastructure compromised the safety of the city’s system ahead of the recent contamination.
September 29, 2022
A new proposal before the Baltimore City Council could dramatically rewrite the city’s building regulations, banning single-family zoning policies that advocates argue have driven housing scarcity and more than a century of segregation.
September 26, 2022
While nearly every local government in Maryland took federal COVID relief money, three tiny towns chose not to.
September 24, 2022
Whether activists and politicians want to admit it, public buildings are not the place for affirming the sexuality of students, teachers, or anybody else.
September 20, 2022
Two months after the primary, Maryland’s electorate has coalesced behind party nominees in the general election race to succeed term-limited Gov. Larry Hogan, but at the same time, held firm on some issues, such as their opinions of President Biden and former president Trump, their frustration with inflation and their attitudes toward abortion.
September 19, 2022
The series tapped into the cultural zeitgeist to a degree unprecedented for a podcast, spawning "Saturday Night Live" parodies and a true crime phenomenon that continues to this day.
September 18, 2022
The city's top public works official told council members that there were many "lessons learned" in last week's response to bacteria contamination in the Baltimore water system.
September 15, 2022
“These children are often abused or neglected and this is how the state is choosing to raise them,” one attorney said.
With an average age of 75 years, Baltimore’s old water pipes have become increasingly vulnerable to the kinds of contamination that occurred last week.
September 14, 2022
Consumer advocates have complained for years that renters cannot easily view these bills, making them susceptible to bogus charges from landlords.
September 13, 2022
It was in Baltimore that a Johns Hopkins-trained sanitary engineer developed the methods to disinfect municipal water systems and pipe clean, safe drinking water across a city.
September 12, 2022
Baltimore officials lifted Friday morning a five-day boil water advisory after the latest string of water tests came back negative for evidence of E. coli and coliform in city water.
September 9, 2022
Councilwoman Odette Ramos is eager to make municipal IDs a reality six years after the Baltimore City Council approved the idea.
September 8, 2022
Mosby’s legal team will face off with federal prosecutors over ground rules for her trial scheduled for later this month.
September 7, 2022
City still working to identify source of the contamination.