The Week That Was

June 03, 2007

Tradition continues at academy

With their diplomas in hand, scores of newly graduated midshipmen are getting married, with the Naval Academy Chapel a prominent focus of attention.

Our Daily Bread to expand

Catholic Charities of Baltimore plans to spend $3 million to convert the Our Daily Bread dining facility and two adjacent rowhouses to a permanent home for My Sister's Place, a shelter for homeless women.

Women find places of their own

About 40 percent of Baltimore homebuyers last year were single females, nearly double the national average and the Baltimore County rate, according to an industry survey.

New state police chief named

Gov. Martin O'Malley nominated Baltimore County Police Chief Terrence B. Sheridan to head the Maryland State Police.

Fire panel urges more dismissals

A Fire Department panel has recommended that two more city firefighters be dismissed because of their roles in a fatal February training burn.

BGE rate increase arrives quietly

More than a year after a proposed electricity rate increase ignited a political uproar, rates for BGE's 1.2 million customers went up.

Fight breaks out at prison

At least 18 inmates were seriously stabbed or cut and dozens of others were injured when a fight broke out at the Metropolitan Transition Center in Baltimore.

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