Featured, Money & Power

Baltimore is Getting a New Recreation and Parks Director from Georgia

0 Written by: | Friday, May 26, 2017 11:24am

A new recreation and parks chief is coming to town, by way of Macon, Ga.

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Money & Power

City Considering Contracts for Not One, But Two Traffic Camera Vendors; Offering Them $9.6 Million Combined

0 Written by: | Monday, May 15, 2017 5:19pm

City officials have narrowed down their list of traffic camera vendors to two companies that, if approved by the Board of Estimates this week, will be paid $9.6 million to track and ticket Baltimore drivers.

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Featured, Lifeline

Mayor Catherine Pugh Honors City Police Officer who Helped Family After Serious Car Accident

0 Written by: | Friday, May 12, 2017 10:05am

Still via footage from Mayor’s Office/WJZ

The city police officer who helped a Baltimore family recover after a serious car accident has been honored by Mayor Catherine Pugh.

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Culture, Featured, Hampden

City to Throw Grand Opening Party for Skatepark of Baltimore’s Newest Section

0 Written by: | Tuesday, May 09, 2017 11:20am

Courtesy Ian Supra and Konrad Crispino

The newest phase of the Skatepark of Baltimore in Hampden has been open for skating since December. However, winter isn’t really the best time for an outdoor unveiling. This week, city officials are finally taking the opportunity to formally open the street plaza.

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Tuesday Morning Headlines: Towson Royal Farms Meeting Draws a Crowd; Pugh Devising ‘Shark Tank’ for Baltimore; and More

1 Written by: | Tuesday, May 09, 2017 7:25am

FBI: Seattle Officer Helped Run Marijuana to Baltimore — AP

United Soccer League eager to expand to Baltimore, executive says — The Washington Post

Meeting on proposed Royal Farms in Towson draws standing-room-only crowd — Baltimore Sun

Mayor Pugh raises $75K to create a ‘Shark Tank’ for Baltimore — BBJ

Running from the Cops: Who is Greg Butler? — WYPR


Friday Morning Headlines: Mayor Mixes up ATF, FBI; WaPo Accurately Calls Kinetic Sculpture Race ‘Weird’; and More

0 Written by: | Friday, May 05, 2017 7:24am

In this weird Baltimore race, sock puppets and bribes are required equipment – The Washington Post

Multi-City bike tour honoring Sandy Hook School victims comes to Baltimore – ABC2

What’s in an acronym? Quite a bit, the mayor learns – Baltimore Brew

Maryland 4th in the nation for number of controversial guardrail ends under federal review – Fox45

Authorities investigate man’s death at UMd. – WBAL-TV

Featured, Money & Power

Several Finalists for Baltimore’s Soon-to-be-Resurrected Traffic Camera Program Linked to Legal Disputes

0 Written by: | Thursday, May 04, 2017 11:24am

Yesterday afternoon, Mayor Catherine Pugh’s office named the six companies it’s considering to run the city’s soon-to-be re-launched traffic program. A quick dig online shows most of those companies have run into legal troubles or complaints in other parts of the country.

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Money & Power

Mayor Pugh Taps Senior Federal Appellate Judge to be Next City Solicitor

0 Written by: | Wednesday, May 03, 2017 1:55pm

Fourth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals Senior Judge Andre Davis

A top federal appellate judge native to Baltimore is leaving his post and title of “honorable” behind to represent the Baltimore City government, Mayor Catherine Pugh announced Wednesday morning.

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Featured, Lifeline

Amid Soaring Gun Violence, Feds to Send High-Tech Gun-Tracing Van to Assist Baltimore Police

0 Written by: | Tuesday, May 02, 2017 10:54am

Photo via ATF HQ/Twitter

Ask and you shall receive.

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Featured, Money & Power

Tisha Edwards, Mayor Pugh’s Chief of Staff, Leaving City Hall to Join BridgeEdU

0 Written by: | Friday, Apr 28, 2017 3:24pm

Photo via Mayor’s Office

Tisha Edwards, formerly the acting CEO of Baltimore City Public Schools and currently Mayor Catherine Pugh’s chief of staff, is leaving City Hall to become president of Wes Moore’s educational technology firm BridgeEdU.

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