02/12/16 2:00pm
02/12/2016 2:00 PM

It’s a topic of discussion that rears its head in Town Hall every few years: how long elected officials should serve in office. The issue boils down to the length of an elected official’s term and whether that term can be capped.

Both could change by the end of this yearREAD

02/03/16 6:00pm
02/03/2016 6:00 PM

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Though it’s a scant eight pages (see below), an internal audit of the town’s municipal garage is particularly scathing.

Completed by the town’s independent audit advisory committee — a group formed in 2012 — the report identifies eight noteworthy deficiencies in the way the town oversees the facility and its four employees. READ

01/28/16 5:57am
01/28/2016 5:57 AM

250 packets of heroin recovered from Thomas Counihan's home

A scene from early in the first season of the acclaimed HBO series “The Wire” dealt with Baltimore’s drug trade and how the system — including law enforcement, schools, government and the media — had failed that city.

A detective on the show makes an offhand comment about how they’re fighting the “war on drugs.”

“You can’t even call this a war,” his partner responds. “Wars end.” READ