Mayor Scott Awards $300K To Violence Prevention InitiativesMayor Brandon Scott on Thursday announced a second round of grants to violence prevention initiatives, awarding $300,000 from the city's American Rescue Plan Act allocation to seven nonprofit organizations.
Applications Open For Baltimore's Guaranteed Income Program For Young Families"This will allow young families to put money towards the things that they need the most food, clothes, transportation, medicine, housing, and so much more," Mayor Brandon Scott said.
Baltimore City Dedicates Street To Slain Police Officer Keona HolleyCity officials on Friday evening will dedicate a street to slain Baltimore Police Officer Keona Holley, who was fatally shot last year in the line of duty.
Baltimore Receives $7.9M To Fund Violence Prevention Programs, Implement Parts Of Consent DecreeBaltimore City has received $7.9 million in federal dollars for public safety programs, including $5.3 million to help the Baltimore Police Department implement elements of the consent decree, local elected leaders said.
Council President Mosby Apologizes After Heated Hearing On His Dollar House Bill"Unfortunately, there were the actions of some that was completely disrespectful to the institution of the city council," Mosby said.
Baltimore City Doubles Incentives For First-Time Homebuyers To $10,000Baltimore City is doubling the incentives it offers to eligible first-time homebuyers from $5,000 to $10,000 in an effort to make buying a home more affordable, Mayor Brandon Scott announced on Wednesday.
Mayor Scott, Commissioner Harrison React To GTTF Mini-Series 'We Own This City'“The old ways, the wrong ways, which allowed for misconduct and unconstitutional policing to grow and fester within the department, are not and will not be a part of the department moving forward," Police Commissioner Michael Harrison said.
Avenue Market In West Baltimore Gets $2 Million In Federal FundingOn its website, Baltimore Public Markets, the nonprofit that oversees five of the six markets in the city, says plans call for making the market an "economic hub for local African-American entrepreneurs" with greater access to healthy foods.
Affordable Housing Project Resumes In O'Donnell HeightsMayor Brandon Scott announced that he was restarting Phase 2A of the Key’s Pointe development project in O’Donnell Heights, which was delayed by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Ex-Baltimore Police Fiscal Chief Speaks Out: 'I Want To Tell My Side Of The Story'Dana Hayes, Jr., the former chief of fiscal services for the Baltimore Police Department, is working to clear his name after Commissioner Michael Harrison fired him just days after he was hired.
Scott Signs Bill Directing City Government To Reach Net-Zero Emissions By 2045Mayor Brandon Scott signed a bill into law Friday directing the city government to reach net-zero emissions of greenhouse gases by 2045.