Press Releases

Mayor Rawlings-Blake, Lt. Governor Brown Join Community Celebration and Ribbon Cutting for ShopRite of Howard Park

Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake joined other elected officials, civic and religious leaders, and residents for the long-awaited grand opening of ShopRite of Howard Park.

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Images from the grand opening of ShopRite of Howard Park

Mayor Rawlings-Blake, ShopRite Relaunch Virtual Supermarket Program, First of its Kind in the Nation

Officials announce the relaunch of Baltimore City's Virtual Supermarket program—a nationally award-winning program...

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IMAGE: Mayor Rawlings-Blake announces the relaunch of the Virtual Supermarket

Mayor Rawlings-Blake Announces Departure of City Finance Director Harry Black, Names Henry Raymond as Replacement

Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announces departure of Baltimore City Finance Director Harry Black...

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Mayor Rawlings-Blake Celebrates Grand Opening of City's First New Recreation Center Built in 10 Years

Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and members of the Morrell Park community celebrated the grand opening of the Morrell Park Community Center.

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IMAGE: Opening of the Morrell Park Community Center

Mayor Rawlings-Blake Touts Baltimore City Bond Rating Upgrade to AA from AA-

Leading bond rating agency says Baltimore City finances are stable; marks City's first increase since 2007

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IMAGE: Mayor Rawlings-Blake touts Baltimore City bond rating upgrade

Mayor Rawlings-Blake Announces Town Hall Forums Focused on Amended Curfew, Youth Connection Centers

Mayor Rawlings-Blake and Police Commissioner Batts invite feedback from neighborhood and community members

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Mayor Rawlings-Blake Announces Changes to City Parking to Address Misuse of Disability Tags

Today, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announced Project SPACE, an initiative to eliminate abuse of disability placards and increase the availability of on-street parking.

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Project SPACE Parking Meter

Mayor Rawlings-Blake Announces Red, White and Blue Mondays

Today, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announced Red, White, and Blue Mondays. Baltimore City employees are urged to don patriotic colors each Monday throughout the summer (beginning Monday, July 7) in support of Star-Spangled Summer—a celebration of the 200th anniversary of America's national anthem.

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Mayor Rawlings-Blake Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Baltimore's Preservation Commission

Today, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Baltimore City Commission for Historical and Architectural Preservation (CHAP). CHAP oversees 33 historic districts and nearly 200 city landmarks, including approximately 13,000 structures.

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