Recent News

Mayor Scott Lifts Mask Mandate in City Hall

Mayor Brandon M. Scott, after consulting with the City's Health Commissioner, lifted the masking requirement for the Board of Estimates room and all other areas in City Hall.


Fallstaff Playground Ribbon Cutting Kicks Off 'Rec Rollout'

Mayor Brandon M. Scott joined Baltimore City Recreation & Parks (BCRP), city leaders and stakeholders in celebrating the revitalization of a 50-year-old playground in Northwest Baltimore at Fallstaff Elementary/Middle School. The ribbon cutting event on May 8, 2023 at 3:30 p.m. will kick off the "Rec Rollout" series of recreational facility groundbreakings mentioned in Mayor Scott's State of the City Address last month.


Mayor Scott and Director Mitchell Announce $15M Award from Maryland Water Assistance Relief Program

Mayor Brandon M. Scott and Department of Public Works (DPW) Director Jason W. Mitchell, Ed.D., announced that DPW has been selected to receive a $15.87 million grant from the state's Water Assistance Relief Program, which provides support to Maryland residents with water bill debt related to the COVID-19 pandemic.


Mayor Scott Announces Personnel Updates

Mayor Brandon M. Scott announced personnel updates.


Mayor Scott Appoints Mujahid Muhammad to the Baltimore City Board of School Commissioners

Mayor Brandon M. Scott announced the appointment of Mujahid Muhammad to the Baltimore City Board of School Commissioners.


Baltimore Police Department and State’s Attorney’s Office Dismantle Drug Trafficking Organization in Shipley Hill Neighborhood

The Baltimore City State's Attorney's Office Narcotics Unit, the Mayor's Office of Neighborhood Safety and Engagement, and the Baltimore Police Department's Group Violence Unit (GVU) announced the arrests and indictments of five members of an alleged fentanyl Drug Trafficking Organization (DTO) that was operating out of the 300 block of S. Franklintown Road.


Mayor Scott Provides One-Year Comprehensive Update on Cultivation of Baltimore's Community Violence Intervention Ecosystem

Mayor Brandon M. Scott was joined by the Mayor's Office of Neighborhood Safety and Engagement (MONSE), Safe Streets Baltimore, Challenge2Change, community-based partners, Baltimore-area hospital systems, Baltimore City Public Schools, and city leaders to provide a comprehensive public update on his strategy to expand Baltimore's Community Violence Intervention (CVI) ecosystem.


City of Baltimore Awarded $475k in Mallinckrodt Settlement

The City of Baltimore received nearly $475,000 from the Mallinckrodt bankruptcy settlement. 


Mayor Scott Launches Spring City Services Blitz

Mayor Brandon M. Scott launched the #BuildBetterBMore spring city service sprints, an intensive effort to repair 9,000 potholes, remove 900 graffiti markings, resurface nine miles of city roads, and target illegal dumping hot-spots in Baltimore over the next 90 days.


Mayor Scott Announces New Digital Equity Fund

Mayor Brandon M. Scott, through the Baltimore City Information & Technology's (BCIT) Office of Broadband and Digital Equity (BDE), moves one step closer to closing the digital divide with the launch of the Digital Equity Fund.