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DPW to Start Proactive Sewer Lateral Program

As part of a concerted effort to reduce sewer backups, Baltimore City Department of Public Works (DPW) Director Rudolph S. Chow, P.E., today announced...

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Mayor Rawlings-Blake Celebrates Grand Opening of City's First New Recreation Center Built in 10 Years

Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and members of the Morrell Park community celebrated the grand opening of the Morrell Park Community Center.

IMAGE: Opening of the Morrell Park Community Center

Mayor Rawlings-Blake's Statement on NAACP's Announcement to Host 2016 Annual Convention in Baltimore

We are honored that the NAACP has named Baltimore the host for their 2016 Annual Convention!

Mayor Rawlings-Blake Touts Baltimore City Bond Rating Upgrade to AA from AA-

Leading bond rating agency says Baltimore City finances are stable; marks City's first increase since 2007

IMAGE: Mayor Rawlings-Blake touts Baltimore City bond rating upgrade

A Safer Baltimore

Reducing violence remains the number one priority of my administration. So far this year, we have seen one of the lowest mid-year homicide counts in nearly three decades.

Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announces mid-year crime statistics

Mayor Rawlings-Blake Announces Town Hall Forums Focused on Amended Curfew, Youth Connection Centers

Mayor Rawlings-Blake and Police Commissioner Batts invite feedback from neighborhood and community members

Mayor Rawlings-Blake Announces Changes to City Parking to Address Misuse of Disability Tags

Today, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announced Project SPACE, an initiative to eliminate abuse of disability placards and increase the availability of on-street parking.

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A Super Summer in Baltimore

As we celebrate our nation’s independence this 4th of July weekend, we should also take time to honor Baltimore’s rich and vibrant history.

The Star-Spangled Banner flies over Fort McHenry

Baltimore City Health Commissioner Declares First Code Red Of The Summer

With a heat index for mid-afternoon tomorrow predicted to reach 105 degrees, interim Health Commissioner Dr. Jacquelyn Duval-Harvey has declared a Code Red for Wednesday, July 2. The heat index measures air temperature and relative humidity to indicate how hot it feels to an individual outside.

Mayor Rawlings-Blake Announces Red, White and Blue Mondays

Today, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announced Red, White, and Blue Mondays. Baltimore City employees are urged to don patriotic colors each Monday throughout the summer (beginning Monday, July 7) in support of Star-Spangled Summer—a celebration of the 200th anniversary of America's national anthem.

The Star-Spangled Banner flies over Fort McHenry

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