UPDATE (Tuesday, Jan. 23): Baltimore County police say they have tracked down the rightful owner of a hand-sewn quilt stolen in a string of package thefts.
More than 100 parents, teachers, students and concerned Baltimore residents packed into the Paul Laurence Dunbar High School cafeteria Monday night to say their piece and field questions directly to Baltimore City Public Schools brass about facilities failures, school funding and a range of other issues.
Sometimes an event prompts you to look at your life and goals through new eyes. In the aftermath of Freddie Gray’s death, Shantay Guy found herself driving with her son through an intersection near Druid Hill Park during a heated conflict between police and youth. At one point, an object hit the side of her truck.
“A flurry of emotions enveloped me—fear, anger, frustration,” recalls Guy, who grew up not far from where Gray lived. Her reaction quickly turned to understanding. While an active volunteer, Guy, then a technology project manager for T. Rowe Price, realized she wasn’t doing enough to help heal the deep divides in her city.
By Peter Arnold
A policymaker in city and state political circles for the past three decades, Israel C. “Izzy” Patoka will soon launch his campaign bid for Baltimore County Council for the 2nd District. The Baltimore native is director of community development for LifeBridge Health.
Airbnb’s popularity among Maryland homeowners only continued to grow last year, and data indicate Baltimore led the way.
With Baltimore entirely out of the running now for Amazon’s second North American headquarters, Gov. Larry Hogan is all on Montgomery County, with an unofficially Amazon-branded bill to show for it.