Recent News

Mayor Scott Provides Update On B’More This Summer Youth Engagement Strategy

Mayor Brandon M. Scott announced a series of updates to the City's summer engagement strategy including: expanded summer hours at ten recreation centers located across the city and the consolidation of the Youth Connection Centers that have played a central role in youth curfew engagement.


Mayor Scott Signs Historic Bill To Expand Protections for LGBTQIA+ Community at City's Annual PRIDE Parade

Mayor Brandon M. Scott, Councilman Kristerfer Burnett, LGBTQ Affairs Director Londyn Smith de Richelieu and City Officials came together at the city's annual PRIDE parade for a bill signing that expands protections for Baltimore's LGBTQIA+ community.


Mayor Scott Announces 'Charm City Live' Music Festival Will Return to War Memorial Plaza

Mayor Brandon M. Scott, Baltimore City Recreation and Parks Executive Director Reginald Moore, and Downtown Partnership of Baltimore President Shelonda Stokes announced that singer/songwriter and musician H.E.R. will headline the City's Charm City Live music festival this year.


City of Baltimore Awarded LEED Gold Certification

Mayor Brandon Scott and Director of Sustainability Ava Richardson announced that Baltimore has achieved Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) Gold certification.


Mayor Scott, Rec and Parks Hold Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at Solo Gibbs Playground — Part of City’s ‘Rec Rollout’

Mayor Brandon M. Scott joined Baltimore City Recreation & Parks (BCRP), Parks & People, South Baltimore Gateway Partnership, and City and State leaders to cut the ribbon on a revamped playground at Solo Gibbs Park.


Mayor Scott Signs FY2024 Baltimore City Budget

Mayor Brandon M. Scott officially signed the FY2024 Baltimore City Budget, which will become effective July 1.


Mayor Scott's Statement on City Council Passage of FY2024 Budget

Mayor Brandon M. Scott released the following statement regarding the passage of the FY2024 budget.


Mayor Scott's 90-Day Spring Sprints Initiative Surpasses Goals in Less Than Two Months

Mayor Brandon M. Scott, Chief Administrative Officer Faith Leach, and Councilman James Torrence joined the Department of Transportation (DOT), the Department of Public Works (DPW), and the Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) to applaud their work during the #BuildBetterBMore Spring City Service Sprints.


Mayor Scott to Nominate Richard Worley as Next Baltimore Police Commissioner

Mayor Brandon M. Scott announced that he will nominate Richard Worley, currently Deputy Commissioner of the Baltimore Police Department's (BPD) Operations Bureau, to serve as Baltimore's next Police Commissioner.


Mayor Scott, City Officials Caution Community as Canadian Wildfires Impact Baltimore's Air Quality

Mayor Brandon M. Scott and City health officials are advising residents that a Code Red Air Quality Alert (AQI) has been issued by the Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) as a result of the Canadian wildfires.