Recent News

Health Commissioner Speaks At CareFirst Committment Event

Dr. Leana Wen was among the many community leaders at CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield’s annual CareFirst A Salute to Our Community Partners event.

Mayor Rawlings-Blake, Lexington Market Corp. Release Master Plan for Lexington Market

Plan assesses market conditions, recommends ways to improve facility and operations

Health Commissioner Declares Code Blue Alert In Baltimore For Tuesday & Wednesday

With predicted low temperatures and wind chills for Tuesday and Wednesday in the teens, Leana Wen, M.D., Health Commissioner for Baltimore City, is declaring a Code Blue for January 27 & 28.

Key Reforms to Eliminate or Reduce Excessive Fees Impacting Small Businesses

Under Rawlings-Blake administration’s new guidelines, many businesses will see annual fee reductions of several thousand dollars.

DPW Marks 11 Percent Increase in Polystyrene Recycling

In 2014 the City collected 8,914 pounds of polystyrene, nearly half a ton more than the 8,000 pounds collected in 2013.

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New Police Schedule Announced

Mayor Rawlings-Blake and Commissioner Batts announce the new police schedule. A new deployment plan will put more officers on the streets and increase community engagement.

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DPW to Receive Honor for Energy Accomplishments

The Baltimore City Department of Public Works’ Office of Sustainable Energy has been slated to receive the Maryland Smart Energy Communities Award.

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Health Commissioner Declares Code Blue Alert in Baltimore for Wednesday – Friday

With predicted low temperatures for Wednesday, Thursday and Friday this week in the teens, and wind chills in the single digits, the Interim Health Commissioner for Baltimore City is declaring a Code Blue for January 7, 8 and 9.

Montebello Reservoir Work May Temporarily Discolor Water in Lake

Scheduled repair and maintenance work at the Montebello covered drinking water reservoir is under way, and may temporarily…

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Renewed Focus on DPW Customer Support in 2014

In 2014, the Baltimore City Department of Public Works' Customer Support and Services Division added staff, provided better training and supervision, and changed systems to prevent mistakes, resulting in better service.

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