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Baltimore Welcoming Week

The City of Baltimore will highlight the importance of joining together in a spirit of unity to build a better, safer, and stronger Baltimore that embraces new and native-born Americans.

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Curfew Violation Numbers Released

Since the opening of the Youth Connections Centers in August, a total of 120 nighttime curfew violations were issued by the Baltimore Police Department.

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Mayor Rawlings-Blake Announces Free Inner Harbor Wi-Fi

Inner Harbor Wi-Fi Project Phase 1 allows Baltimore City residents and tourists visiting the Inner Harbor to access free Wi-Fi service along the promenade.

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IMAGE: Baltimore's Inner Harbor at dusk during 2012's Star-Spangled Sailabration

Baltimore Energy Initiative Launches

The Baltimore Energy Initiative (BEI) is a multi-agency, city-wide program to expand and streamline the City's energy conservation programs and education and outreach efforts.

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IMAGE: Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announces the Baltimore Energy Initiative

Residents Urged to Participate in 2014 Citizens Survey

The 2014 Citizens Survey is a city-wide initiative to allow residents to rate the quality of life in the city and their approval with City government.

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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.

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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.

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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!”

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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.

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

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.

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