Early voting in Maryland began Thursday, and city election officials reported there were long lines, as much as a two-hour wait at some polls. Registered voters have eight days, from Thursday, Oct. 27 to Thursday, Nov. 3 to cast their ballots early. Voting polls in Baltimore will be open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. throughout the early voting period, including the weekend. Even voters who missed the Oct. 18 voter registration deadline will be able to register and vote on site at th
Ray Kelly wasn’t surprised when the Justice Department discovered that the Baltimore City Police Department had been violating the rights of black and brown Baltimoreans. He had been hearing about the abuse from his neighbors in Sandtown-Winchester and elsewhere in West Baltimore. “Two days after the riots, we set up a listening campaign to hear the people’s concerns,” Kelly, a leader of the No Boundaries Coalition, explains. “They felt they had no voice and were being forgot
Whether it's an art exhibit or a dance class at Jubilee Arts or fresh produce from the Strength to Love 2 Farm over Monroe Street, the programs launched by Elder C. W. Harris over the last 20 years have reached thousands of people in Central West Baltimore. Keva Benton-Coles and Janelle Ferguson report on an important milestone.
Back in April, after she won fewer votes than her rival, Catherine Pugh, former mayor Sheila Dixon said, “I’m not through yet.” On Oct. 11, she let Baltimoreans know what she had in mind. Donald Logan reports. #Politics