Recent News

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.


Mayor Scott, DPW Distribute $15.87 Million in State Grant Funding to Provide Water Bill Debt Relief

Mayor Brandon M. Scott and Department of Public Works Interim Director Richard J. Luna announced that 75,811 Baltimore City and County residents who accrued water bill debt during the COVID-19 pandemic will receive debt relief credits on their upcoming water bills.


Mayor Scott, Councilman Torrence Announce Legislation to Enhance City's Re-Entry Efforts

Mayor Brandon M. Scott, Councilman James Torrence (District 7), City Council President Nick Mosby, and Mayor's Office of Neighborhood Safety and Engagement Interim Executive Director Stefanie Mavronis announced legislation to be introduced to the City Council by Councilman Torrence that would establish an Office of Returning Citizens.


Mayor Scott Announces Important Update to 'Charm City Live' Music Festival Lineup

Mayor Brandon M. Scott announced an important update to the lineup for the Charm City Live music festival.


Mayor Scott and City Officials Host Annual Back-to-School Rally

Mayor Brandon M. Scott and City Officials joined families and community members for the annual Back-to-School Rally, a citywide opportunity aimed at ushering in the new school year with enthusiasm and support for our students and educators.


Mayor Scott Announces a More Than 80% Decrease in Squeegee-Related Criminal Incidents, Releases StoryMap

Mayor Brandon M. Scott launched a new site for residents to track the progress of the Squeegee Collaborative.


Mayor Scott, Lyneir Richardson Celebrate Completed Purchase of the Historic Edmondson Village Shopping Center

Mayor Brandon M. Scott and Lyneir Richardson, CEO and Co-Founder of Chicago TREND, released the following statement highlighting the completed purchase of the prominent Edmondson Village Shopping Center in West Baltimore. 


Mayor Scott, Councilman Isaac "Yitzy" Schleifer Joint Statement on Police Commissioner Confirmation Hearing Reschedule

Mayor Brandon M. Scott issued the following statement in conjunction with Chair of the Rules and Legislative Oversight Committee Councilman Isaac "Yitzy" Schleifer (District 5) on rescheduling the confirmation hearing for Acting Police Commissioner Richard Worley. 


Mayor Scott Announces New Artists and Venue for Charm City Live Music Festival

Mayor Brandon M. Scott announced the exciting addition of Donell Jones and MC Lyte set to take the stage along with H.E.R at this year's Charm City Live music festival