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

Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake made six new appointments to the Baltimore Development Corporation (BDC) Board of Directors—expanding the board to 17 current members.

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

Mayor Rawlings-Blake to Announce Local Hiring Impact of Horseshoe Baltimore Casino

Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake will announce the number of Baltimore City residents to be employed by the City's first gaming facility—Horseshoe Baltimore—in advance of the casino's grand opening tomorrow.

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

Mayor Rawlings-Blake and Baltimore City Chamber of Commerce Acknowledge Business for Successful Workforce Initiatives

Today, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake was joined by Baltimore City Chamber of Commerce President Charles R. Owens, the Baltimore Workforce Investment Board’s Business Engagement Committee, and others to recognize local companies and organizations for instituting successful workforce initiatives. Each of the honored businesses received the BWIB Business Award for Workforce Development Excellence at the Chamber’s Breakfast with the Mayor event held at the Rawlings-Fulton Clubhouse.

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

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