Press Releases

Baltimore's Virtual Supermarket Program Expands to Perkins Homes, Wayland Village

Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announces the expansion of Baltimore City's Virtual Supermarket Program to two additional communities—Perkins Homes and Wayland Village Senior Apartments.

Virtual SupermarketVSPBaltimoreHealth Department
Mayor Rawlings-Blake and other officials announce the expansion of the Virtual Supermarket Program

Fall 2014 School Attendance Competition Winner Announced

Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announced Frederick Elementary as the winning school for the Fall 2014 competition of the Mayor's School Attendance Campaign.

Stephanie Rawlings-BlakeGregory ThorntonFrederick ElementaryMayor's School Attendance Campaign

Reflecting on Year One of Baltimore Police Strategic Plan

Mayor Rawlings-Blake and Police Commissioner Batts discuss the progress and accomplishments made by the Baltimore Police Department (BPD) one year after the release of the department’s strategic plan.

Stephanie Rawlings-BlakeAnthony BattsCommissionerBaltimore Police Department

Changes to City's Public Markets Leadership

Mayor Rawlings-Blake Announces Changes to Boards of Directors and Management Teams for City's Public Markets

public marketsboard of directorsKirby FowlerDowntown Partnership of Baltimore

Mayor Appoints Dr. Leana Wen as Baltimore City Health Commissioner

Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announces her appointment of Dr. Leana S. Wen as Commissioner of the Baltimore City Health Department, effective January 15, 2015.

Stephanie Rawlings-BlakeLeana Wenhealth commissionerBaltimore City

Rebecca Woods Appointed as Executive Director of Environmental Control Board

Woods will oversee sanitation, environmental, and health issues pertaining to seven City agencies.

Environmental Control BoardRebecca WoodsMayor's Anti-Animal Abuse Advisory Commissionappointment

Mayor, BDC Release 2014 Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy

Comprehensive economic development strategy will build on the mayor's vision of growing Baltimore's population by supporting job growth, expanding...

Baltimore Development CorporationBDCcomprehensive economic development strategyCEDS

Major Improvements to Rat Eradication Efforts

Improved program will involve training and reassigning current DPW employees, concentrating on one of DPW's nine districts at a time.

Stephanie Rawlings-BlakeRudolph S. ChowRudy ChowDepartment of Public Works

Mayor Appoints Jerome Mullen as Chief Technology Officer

CTO will lead Mayor's Office of Information Technology, oversee City's information and communications technology initiatives.

Stephanie Rawlings-BlakeJerome MullenMOITMayor's Office of Information Technology
Jerome Mullen

Mayor Announces Initiative to Clean Up Homeless Encampments in Midtown Baltimore

Cleanups will prevent hazards to health and safety; outreach workers will assist with housing, placement services.

Cleaner and Healthier CityDepartment of Public Workshomelessnesshomeless encampments

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