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Mayor Rawlings-Blake Appoints Six New Members to BDC Board of Directors

Mayor Rawlings-Blake Appoints Six New Members to BDC Board of Directors

Board of 17 Members Reflects Mayor’s Economic Development Vision, Diversity of City’s Job Growth Sectors

Mayor Rawlings-Blake Announces Baltimore City Residents Comprise 51 Percent of Horseshoe Casino Workforce

More than 1,250 Baltimore City residents will be employed at the Horseshoe Baltimore casino, representing 51 percent of the staff hired as of August 21.

IMAGE: Mayor Rawlings-Blake announces local hiring impact of the Horseshoe Baltimore casino

Opportunities for Every Child

With the first day of school right around the corner, we must make sure all of our children will “Be Ready, Be There, and Stay There!”

Mayor Rawlings-Blake and school children pose with a Safe Route to School footprint

A City's Infrastructure

To grow our city, we have to find innovative ways to attract new residents, while giving those already here more reasons to stay.

IMAGE: Mayor Rawlings-Blake and a number of City and State officials unveil a new welcome sign at Penn Station

Alley Sweeping Comes to Baltimore Neighborhoods

Alleys in selected Baltimore neighborhoods will soon get weekly mechanical sweeping.

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Mayor Announces Departure of Baltimore Development Corporation President and CEO Brenda McKenzie

Baltimore City Councilman William Cole, who currently represents the city's 11th district, will serve as the new BDC President and CEO.

Mayor Rawlings-Blake Announces Education Forums, Annual Back to School Rally

Forums to provide facilitated dialogue between parents and City leaders.

BaltiMeter Rollout Begins in September

The automated water meter upgrade program, known as BaltiMeter, will begin the first week of September…

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Mayor Rawlings-Blake and DPW Director Rudy Chow demonstrate BaltiMeter smart water meters

Strong Communities

For many Baltimore City residents, gaining access to quality, nutritious food can be an insurmountable challenge. Approximately 1 in 5 Baltimore City residents face some sort of food access barrier.

Mayor Rawlings-Blake and children at the opening of the Morrell Park Community Center

Mayor Rawlings-Blake, Lt. Governor Brown Join Community Celebration and Ribbon Cutting for ShopRite of Howard Park

Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake joined other elected officials, civic and religious leaders, and residents for the long-awaited grand opening of ShopRite of Howard Park.

Images from the grand opening of ShopRite of Howard Park

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