Richard Spencer hosted an event at a Maryland farm. Halfway through, everyone was kicked out.

A weekend conference organized by white nationalist Richard Spencer was shut down after the owners of the Maryland farm he rented discovered he was behind the event. The think tank that Spencer leads, the National Policy Institute, hosted the conference for about 100 people at Rocklands Farm, a winery and events venue in Montgomery County. Spencer said in an interview that a third-party logistics company contacted Rocklands Farm on behalf of the National Policy Institute this month and didn’t reveal that white nationalists were affiliated with the event when they booked it. (Wash. Post)

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Police consent monitors keeping an eye on Harlem Park complaints

The independent monitoring team overseeing the Baltimore police consent decree said Tuesday night that it is keeping an eye on complaints from a Harlem Park neighborhood after it was shut down last week for an investigation into the killing of a police detective. “We are really, really carefully looking at his event,” lead monitor Ken Thompson told a group of about 30 residents who gathered at Mergenthaler Vocational-Technical High School’s for the first of four planned community events that aim to gather input from Baltimoreans. (Balt. Sun)

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Study details the parking hell that is South Baltimore

A new consultant's study puts numbers on a problem that everyone driving south of Montgomery Street already knows: There is scarcely any parking in South Baltimore, especially at night. The clash between a dense checkerboard of 19th-century streets and the contemporary world of Hyundais and SUVs has spread from Federal Hill to the far corners of Riverside and Spring Garden. (Brew)

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Annapolis housing authority director's contract extended one year

The Housing Authority of the City of Annapolis announced Tuesday its CEO will be extending her contract for another year. Beverly Wilbourn, who has served for six months, will stay on as CEO for one year effective immediately. Wilbourn previously announced her decision to leave the housing authority after her contract expired to the dismay of public housing residents, the HACA board of commissioners and the larger Annapolis community. (Capital)

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HBO documentary ‘Baltimore Rising’ gets positive reviews from Baltimore residents

After months of anticipation, HBO’s documentary “Baltimore Rising” made its debut Monday night. The film sheds light on the image of the Baltimore following the death of Freddie Gray and the riots that erupted days later. Sonja Sohn, who played a Baltimore detective on “The Wire,” directed the documentary. She’s getting a lot of praise for the way she gathered information, as she came to the Baltimore community and spoke with those who lived through it. (WJZ-TV)

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Gov. Hogan: Route 113 widening final phase underway

Aiming to enhance safety and ease congestion in Worcester County, Gov. Larry Hogan has announced the final phase of construction for the widening of Route 113. The $82.3 million project will widen the road — also known as Worcester Highway — from two to four lanes with a median from MD 365 (Public Landing Road) to Five Mile Branch Road. (Daily Times)

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MTA bus service changes in Baltimore represent 2 percent cut, report says

The seasonal bus service changes proposed by the Maryland Transit Administration represent a loss of 183 bus runs and 3,350 miles per week — a 2 percent cut to the overall service, according to a report released Tuesday by a local rider advocacy group. The Central Maryland Transportation Alliance studied the changes, which include adding a new route to TradePoint Atlantic in the old Sparrows Point area, removing three underused routes and adjusting more than a dozen other routes and service times. (Balt. Sun)

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Travelers juice up at Maryland House electric vehicle charging stations

Sean McGinley’s arms pumped up and down as he did jumping jacks in the front parking lot of the Maryland House Travel Plaza in Aberdeen Tuesday morning. He wanted to get his heart rate up and his blood flowing. He was stopped at the Interstate 95 plaza while driving from Chapel Hill, N.C., to Lafayette Hill, Pa., to visit relatives for Thanksgiving, one of millions of holiday travelers hitting the nation’s highways this week. The Maryland House, one of the busiest travel plazas on the East Coast, debuted something new for this year’s holiday season: electric vehicle charging stations. (Balt. Sun)

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