Recent News

Baltimore City Restores Some In-Person City Services, Provides Status Updates on Website

In the effort to move toward a full restoration of resident-facing city services that were suspended or modified due to COVID-19, Mayor Brandon M. Scott is announcing that key City services are beginning to resume in-person access.


Mayor Scott to Hold Annual Backpack Giveaway Event at AFRAM

Mayor Brandon M. Scott announced that this year’s annual Backpack Giveaway event will be held on Thursday, August 26 at Middle Branch Park in South Baltimore. 



Solicitor Shea Announces Second Meeting of Inspector General Advisory Board, IG Cumming to Participate

City Solicitor Jim Shea announced today the second meeting of the Inspector General Advisory Board will commence Wednesday, August 25, from 4 to 5 pm.


City Announces Changes to AFRAM Schedule Due to Forecasted Weather

Baltimore City Recreation and Parks (BCRP) has updates on the remainder of this year’s AFRAM festival.


Baltimore City and Baltimore County Announce Completion of Water and Sewer Business Process Review

Mayor Brandon M. Scott (Baltimore City) and County Executive Johnny Olszewski (Baltimore County) announced the completion of the region’s water and sewer business process review.


Mayor Scott’s Statement on U.S. Census Results and Baltimore’s Growth Plan for 2030

The U.S. Census Bureau released its 2020 Census results revealing a substantial drop in Baltimore’s population.


City Receives $6.8 Million State ARPA Grant to Put Baltimoreans Back to Work

Baltimore is the recipient of $6.8 million in State American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds, which will be used to tackle unemployment caused by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.


Mayor Scott, HABC Distribute Computers and Enroll Residents in Free Internet Service

Mayor Brandon M. Scott joined the Baltimore City Office of Information and Technology (BCIT), Housing Authority of Baltimore City (HABC) and PCs for People at Gilmor Homes in West Baltimore to register residents for free internet services and provide computers at the HABC Resident Connect event.


Mayor Scott Reinstates Indoor Mask Requirement in Baltimore City

Mayor Brandon M. Scott announced a new local health ordinance that reintroduces an indoor mask requirement for all Baltimore City residents and guests, regardless of vaccination status.


Mayor Scott Kicks Off Renovations for Historic Arch Social Club

Mayor Brandon M. Scott kicked off the renovations for Penn North’s historic Arch Social Club.