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Residents complain to council about animal shelter noise

November 22, 2017 // 0 Comments

By Brittney Everett Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer About 30 members of the Kimberly Farms Neighborhood and Homeowners Association in Dundalk appeared before the County Council Monday to  complain about the noise and light pollution from the recently opened Baltimore County Animal Shelter located [...]

Council approves funding for smoke and carbon monoxide detectors

November 22, 2017 // 0 Comments

By Brittney Everett Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer Baltimore County resident who do not have proper smoke and/or carbon monoxide detectors will soon be able to receive them under a plan adopted by the County Council Monday. The council voted unanimously to appropriate a $589,048 federal grant that [...]

Paul’s Place to provide 1,700 Thanksgiving meals to Baltimoreans in need

November 19, 2017 // 0 Comments

By Amy Phillips Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer A local nonprofit that serves the needy in southwest Baltimore has set up a food drive for the holiday season and plans to provide 1,700 meals for families during Thanksgiving. Each family that signed up for a Thanksgiving meal will be given a turkey [...]

Baltimore Sun: Search continues for killer of Baltimore detective

November 18, 2017 // 0 Comments

By Justin Fenton, Jessica Anderson The Baltimore Sun   The search for a suspect in the killing of Baltimore Police Detective Sean Suiter continued Friday, with the reward increasing to nearly $215,000 and investigators struggling to determine the circumstances surrounding the shooting. See the [...]

Candidate Profile: Ross wants to bring innovation to governor’s mansion

November 17, 2017 // 0 Comments

By Brandan Rogowski Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer Alec Ross, who entered the 2018 gubernatorial race in April, said he is seeking the Democratic nomination to face-off against popular Republican Gov. Larry Hogan because he wants to stop the injustices he has witnessed in Baltimore over the past [...]

Baltimore City Council discusses fund to help children

November 14, 2017 // 0 Comments

Baltimore City Council President Bernard Young. Photo by Baltimore Sun By Alexander Muldrow Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer The Baltimore City Council listened intently Monday to a proposal to allow “the actual citizens of Baltimore” to decide how to distribute $12 million among community [...]

Baltimore County schools to remain closed on Jewish Holidays

November 8, 2017 // 3 Comments

Photo by STN By Alexander Best Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer The Baltimore County Board of Education voted 9-3 Tuesday in favor of an academic calendar that will keep schools closed on Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur for the 2018 school year. The controversial decision follows a month of debate from [...]

Students: Even if you don’t support campus groups, you are paying for them

November 4, 2017 // 0 Comments

The Student Union is the hub of co-curricular activities. Photo from TU website. By Morgan Schmidt and Jerice Boston Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writers The college application process is officially underway and, just like fall temperatures, bank accounts are also dipping. High school seniors around [...]

Baltimore photographer says pictures can change the news narrative

November 4, 2017 // 0 Comments

By Billy Owens Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer Photographer Devin Allen spoke to Towson University students on Thursday. Photo by Billy Owens. Only three amateur photographers have ever had their photos used on the cover of Time magazine. One of them, Devin Allen, gave a guest lecture to about 50 [...]

Residents eager to reinstate legendary Dollar House Program

October 26, 2017 // 0 Comments

Residents seek reinstatement of popular housing program. Photo by Jerice Boston By Jerice Boston Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer City residents and community activists crammed into City Hall Wednesday in hopes of bringing back the “Dollar House” program that revitalized underprivileged [...]
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