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Anchoring Our Communities

Like most other cities, Baltimore is forced to work with constrained resources, worsened still by continued cuts to federal programs. With limited resources, local leaders must think more innovatively...

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Mayor Rawlings-Blake and leaders of anchor institutions sign the Baltimore City Anchor Plan pledge

Mayor Rawlings-Blake Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Baltimore's Preservation Commission

Today, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Baltimore City Commission for Historical and Architectural Preservation (CHAP). CHAP oversees 33 historic districts and nearly 200 city landmarks, including approximately 13,000 structures.

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Mayor Rawlings-Blake Announces Energy Assistance Week

Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, representatives of Baltimore Gas and Electric (BGE), the Office of Home Energy Programs (OHEP), and the Mayor's Office of Human Services' Community Action Partnership announced…

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Mayor Rawlings-Blake kicks off OHEP Energy Assistance Week at Morgan State University

Mayor Rawlings-Blake Announces Strategic Partnership with Baltimore City Anchor Institutions

Today, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake joined representatives from eight of Baltimore's higher education and medical institutions to announce the Baltimore City Anchor Plan (BCAP)...

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Mayor Rawlings-Blake and leaders of anchor institutions sign the Baltimore City Anchor Plan pledge

Mayor Rawlings-Blake Begins Full-Time Hours for City Pools Ahead of Schedule

Today, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and Baltimore City Recreation and Parks Director Earnest Burkeen announced that all neighborhood pools, as well as Clifton, Druid Hill, and Patterson Park pools, will open two days earlier than originally scheduled.

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Mayor Rawlings-Blake Announces New 5-Year Grant to Expand Head Start Programs in Baltimore City

Today, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announced $29 million in federal funding for a new Birth-to-Five pilot program for Head Start and Early Head Start services.

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Mayor Rawlings-Blake announces the Head Start Birth-to-Five Pilot Program in Baltimore

Fun in the Sun

School is out, summer break is here, and we are already feeling the heat here in Baltimore!

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Mayor Rawlings-Blake Announces Housing of 1.1K Baltimore Homeless Individuals, Part of National 100K Homes Campaign

Today, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake joined the Home for Good Campaign to announce the housing of 1,085 homeless individuals in Baltimore City as part of the national 100,000 Homes Campaign...

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Mayor Rawlings-Blake Honors Baltimore's Top Neighborhood Dads

Today, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake hosted her 8th annual Baltimore's Top Neighborhood Dads luncheon at the Baltimore Museum of Industry...

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Mayor Rawlings-Blake and the 2014 winners of the Baltimore's Top Neighborhood Dads contest

Mayor Rawlings-Blake, Maryland Automobile Insurance Fund Announce Headquarters Relocation to Baltimore City

Today, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announced MAIF's plan to relocate its headquarters to McHenry Row in Baltimore's Locust Point neighborhood.

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Leaders gather to announc MAIF's relocation to McHenry Row