Press Releases

HUD Announces the Baltimore Metropolitan Council as a Recipient of a 2011 Sustainable Communities Award

Grants will create jobs, improve housing, transportation and economic vitality of the Baltimore Region

Mayor Rawlings-Blake Announces Major School Construction and Renovation Proposal

The Mayor’s “Better Schools Initiative” will increase City’s contributions to BCPS Capital Budget by 140%; $23 million more in annual funding could leverage over $300 million in bonding

Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake Announces Launch of the Charm City Circulator’s Green Route

Mayor calls for members of Congress to support the Rebuild America Jobs Act to support much needed transportation infrastructure and create jobs.

Mayor Rawlings-Blake Celebrates Installation of Electric Car Chargers

Chargers have been installed in 9 city-owned garages. Installation encourages use of electric cars by motorists.

Mayor Rawlings-Blake Announces Opening of New “Super Citizen Convenience Center”

Today, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake was joined by City Council President Bernard “Jack” Young and Department of Public Works Director Alfred H.

City Schools Graduation Rate Continues to Climb

Largest year-to-year increase in a decade in leaver rate and 20 percent increase over four years; 87 percent of 2011 cohort graduated on time or remains in school after four years; Historically low

Mayor Rawlings-Blake Launches “Show Your Soft Side” Campaign to Prevent Animal Abuse and Neglect

Mayor was joined by Orioles outfielder Adam Jones and MMA fighter John Rallo.

Mayor Rawlings-Blake Announces Free Visual and Performing Arts Events for Free Fall Baltimore

Free Fall Baltimore runs from October 1-October 31, 2011.

Mayor Rawlings-Blake Celebrates Progress for Howard Park

New full-service grocery store will bring over 250 jobs to Northwest Baltimore.

Mayor Rawlings-Blake Announces New Mobile App for 311

Citizens can send pictures of potholes, graffiti, or trash from smartphone.

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