A group of Baltimore Symphony Orchestra donors and several members of the board of directors stepped up to fund healthcare and dental benefits for musicians as they remain locked out for the summer, the orchestra announced today.
Third baseman Manny Machado returned to Oriole Park at Camden Yards for the first time since his mid-season departure last year, and Orioles fans welcomed back the All-Star with a long standing ovation before his first at-bat.
After briefly standing in the batter’s box, Machado stepped out and acknowledged the cheers with two waves and a salute to the fans.
Weeks after ransomware crippled the city’s computer networks, almost all city employees are back online and able to use their work computers, officials said today. But hurdles remain before some financial operations, such as water billing, can be brought back.
To bring together the Baltimore Book Festival and Light City, organizers are bringing light displays and programming to community hubs all across town: branches of the Enoch Pratt Free Library.
Baltimore City Public Schools will continue to provide free breakfast and lunch to students during the summer at more than 120 locations, the school system announced today.
At most of those, breakfast is served at either 8 a.m. or 8:30 a.m., with lunch following at 11:30 a.m. or noon. A complete list of locations and times can be found here, through the Maryland Summer Meals Site Search or by calling 211.
It appears the labor battle between the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra and its musicians is no closer to reaching a resolution.
Baltimore Symphony Musicians, a group representing the orchestra’s players, blasted management this afternoon for keeping its “draconian” demands to cut the concert schedule by 20 percent during a federally mediated bargaining session today.
As crews work to restore water to the Poe Homes public housing complex in West Baltimore, the Department of Public Works released a statement today trying to explain the complex infrastructure failure.