Recent News

Mayor Scott Invests Nearly $1 Million to Close Digital Divide With Grant Awards to Baltimore-Based Organizations

Mayor Brandon M. Scott, through Baltimore City Information & Technology's (BCIT) Office of Broadband and Digital Equity (BDE), announced the Digital Equity Fund has awarded over $900,000 to 22 inaugural grantees.


Mayor Scott Announces Enhancements to the Baltimore City Employee Homeownership Program

Mayor Brandon M. Scott unveiled enhancements to the Baltimore City Employee Homeownership program, in an effort to highlight the city's middle neighborhoods strategy and empower its dedicated city workforce.


Baltimore Regional Water Governance Task Force Announces Series of Public Meetings

The Baltimore Regional Water Governance Task Force today announced a series of public meetings where officials will discuss efforts to address the region's pressing water-related challenges and foster sustainable solutions to help ensure residents efficiently, equitably, and sustainably receive high-quality water and sewerage services.


Baltimore City Announces $30 Million Housing Accelerator Fund

Mayor Brandon M. Scott, along with Housing Commissioner Alice Kennedy, Mayor's Office of Homeless Services Director Irene Agustin, and Chief Recovery Officer Shamiah Kerney, announced the latest affirmative step Baltimore City is taking to combine affordable housing, health care, and supportive services to help individuals and families who are homeless, may have been formerly homeless, or otherwise unable to maintain housing stability.


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.