Recent News

Storm Hits Baltimore Thursday Evening

Baltimore was hit by a heavy thunderstorm this evening. Northeast Baltimore saw 2'' to 4'' of rain and has experienced significant power outages relative to the rest of the city.


Mayor Scott Announces Baltimore’s Pursuit of ARPA-H, New National Institutes of Health Agency

Mayor Brandon M. Scott announced that he has launched a coalition effort to attract the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) Advanced Research Projects Agency for Health (ARPA-H) to the City of Baltimore.


Mayor Scott Announces Clean Corps Initiative to Beautify Communities

Mayor Brandon M. Scott announced the City’s Clean Corps initiative to hire community members as part of the City’s strategy to improve its capacity to clean and maintain public spaces in historically disinvested neighborhoods throughout Baltimore.


City Announces Findings from 2022 Point-In-Time Count of People Experiencing Homelessness in Baltimore

The Mayor’s Office of Homeless Services (MOHS), in coordination with the Baltimore Continuum of Care (CoC), released the 2022 Baltimore City Point-In-Time (PIT) Count Report.


Scott Administration to Restructure Office of Broadband and Digital Equity

The Scott Administration announced the departure of Broadband and Digital Equity Director Jason Hardebeck, effective immediately.


Mayor Scott Awards Additional $3.4 Million in COVID-19 Relief Funding to 120 Baltimore Nonprofit Organizations

Mayor Brandon M. Scott and the Baltimore Civic Fund announced $3.4 million in relief funding for nonprofit organizations serving Baltimore residents.


City Announces Updates to Poppleton Redevelopment Project

Mayor Brandon M. Scott announced an amendment to the City’s Land Disposition and Development Agreement (LDDA) related to the Poppleton Redevelopment Project (Poppleton Project).


Mayor Scott Announces Retirement of Baltimore Convention Center Executive Director Peggy Daidakis

Mayor Brandon M. Scott announced the retirement of Baltimore Convention Center (BCC) Executive Director Peggy Daidakis, effective September 1, 2022.


Mayor Scott Announces New Deputy Mayor for Public Safety

Mayor Brandon M. Scott announced the appointment of Anthony Barksdale as Baltimore’s next Deputy Mayor for Public Safety.


Mayor Scott's Statement on Incident at Light and Conway

Mayor Brandon M. Scott released a statement in response to the incident that occurred this afternoon at the intersection of Light Street and Conway Street.