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Mayor Scott, BCHD Observe International Overdose Awareness Day, Host Discussion with Families and Victims

Mayor Brandon Scott was joined by Councilwoman Danielle McCray (District 2), Councilwoman Odette Ramos (District 14), Baltimore City Health Department (BHCD) Acting Health Commissioner Mary Beth Haller, Baltimore City Health Department Director of Opioid Overdose Prevention to host BCHD's 8th Annual International Overdose Awareness Day (IOAD).


City of Baltimore Releases Agency After-Action Reports Following Mass Shooting at Brooklyn Homes

Mayor Brandon M. Scott publicly released a series of after-action reports compiled by multiple city agencies following the mass shooting at Brooklyn Homes on July 2, 2023.


Mayor Scott, Council President Mosby, Chairman Costello Announce Investment in Local Small Businesses in Baltimore Main Streets Program

Mayor Brandon M. Scott, Council President Nick Mosby, Councilman & Committee Chair Eric Costello, the Mayor's Office of Small and Minority Business Advocacy & Development, and Baltimore Main Streets announced investments to local small businesses within the City's Main Streets Program, showing continued support for Baltimore's small business community.


Mayor Scott Announces Mayor's Attendance Challenge' At First Day of School Visit

Mayor Brandon M. Scott, alongside Baltimore City Public Schools CEO Dr. Sonja Santelises, launched the Mayor’s Attendance Challenge, an initiative to promote daily attendance in Baltimore City Public Schools.


Baltimore City Chosen as One of the 24 Cities for 'Cities Forward' U.S. Department of State Program

Baltimore City has been chosen as a participant in the Cities Forward program, a collaborative initiative between the U.S. Department of State, ICLEI-Local Governments for Sustainability, Resilient Cities Catalyst, and the Institute of the Americas


Mayor Scott Dedicates Hanlon Park Playground In Honor of Late Community Activist Mrs. Ruby K. Couch

Mayor Brandon M. Scott signed legislation into law officially dedicating the Hanlon Park Playground to late community activist and "Matriarch of Hanlon" Mrs.


Mayor Scott, DPW Distribute $15.87 Million in State Grant Funding to Provide Water Bill Debt Relief

Mayor Brandon M. Scott and Department of Public Works Interim Director Richard J. Luna announced that 75,811 Baltimore City and County residents who accrued water bill debt during the COVID-19 pandemic will receive debt relief credits on their upcoming water bills.


Mayor Scott, Councilman Torrence Announce Legislation to Enhance City's Re-Entry Efforts

Mayor Brandon M. Scott, Councilman James Torrence (District 7), City Council President Nick Mosby, and Mayor's Office of Neighborhood Safety and Engagement Interim Executive Director Stefanie Mavronis announced legislation to be introduced to the City Council by Councilman Torrence that would establish an Office of Returning Citizens.


Mayor Scott Announces Important Update to 'Charm City Live' Music Festival Lineup

Mayor Brandon M. Scott announced an important update to the lineup for the Charm City Live music festival.


Mayor Scott and City Officials Host Annual Back-to-School Rally

Mayor Brandon M. Scott and City Officials joined families and community members for the annual Back-to-School Rally, a citywide opportunity aimed at ushering in the new school year with enthusiasm and support for our students and educators.