'Minor Things Become Major Things': Residents React To City's Upcoming Plastic BagThe ban, which prohibits retailers from providing plastic bags to customers, was set to go into effect in January but has been delayed twice since then.
Baltimore City Receives $2M In Funding For Minority Owned Business DevelopmentIn August, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Minority Business Development Agency awarded $2,000,000 to the Mayor’s Office of Small, Minority and Women Business to operate the Mid-Atlantic Region Minority Business Development Agency Advanced Manufacturing Center.
Mayor Scott Says He Will Not Rollback Testing Opt-Out For City Employees One Day After Biden's Mandate For Federal WorkersMayor Brandon Scott on Friday said he would not rollback part of the city's vaccination policy that allows employees to opt for regular testing instead of getting the shot, one day after President Biden enacted a stricter mandate for federal workers.
Baltimore, Officers In Fire Department Reach Deal On New Contract, Mayor Scott SaysBaltimore City and the union representing officers in the fire department have reached an agreement on a new contract that runs until 2023, Mayor Brandon Scott announced on Friday.
Mayor Scott Joins Community Advocates To Promote Maryland Homeowners Property Tax CreditCity officials want vulnerable residents, particularly legacy homeowners, to apply for the credit to avoid their homes going to tax sale.
COVID-19 Positivity Rate Up 101% In Recent Weeks In Baltimore As Officials Push VaccinesMayor Brandon Scott said Wednesday that the city's positivity rate is 3.1%, a 101% increase in cases in the past four weeks.
Baltimore City Will Require Weekly Testing For All Employees Who Are Not Vaccinated By Oct. 18Mayor Brandon Scott on Tuesday said all city employees who are not fully vaccinated by Oct. 18 will have to submit to weekly testing.
Mayor Scott Announces $2 Million In Relief Funds For NonprofitsThis is the second round of funding from the 2021 Baltimore Nonprofit Relief Fund, a program created to help nonprofits deal with the negative financial impacts and unexpected costs of COVID-19.
Jamerria Hall Confesses To Killing Her Two Children, Six-Year-Old Da'neria Thomas & Eight-Year-Old Davin Thomas, After Their Bodies Were Found At Southwest Baltimore ApartmentBaltimore Police said the 28-year-old mother of two children whose bodies were found Tuesday night has confessed to their murder.
Key Baltimore City Services Begin To Resume In-Person AccessBaltimore City services that were suspended or modified due to the COVID-19 pandemic are starting to resume in-person access.
WATCH LIVE: AFRAM Virtual Concert Starts Sunday at 6 p.m.Chaka Khan, Smokie Norful and Marsha Ambrosius are set to take the stage for a virtual concert from 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday.
WATCH LIVE: AFRAM Virtual Concert Starts Saturday at 6 p.m.Mooski, Wale and Busta Rhymes are set to take the stage for the first day of the AFRAM concerts from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday.
Mayor Brandon Scott To Hold Annual Backpack Giveaway At AFRAMMayor Brandon Scott announced that the annual Backpack Giveaway will be held Thursday, Aug. 26 at Middle Branch Park.
‘The Pandemic Is Not Over’ Baltimore Mayor Weighs Mandatory Employee Vaccinations, Plans Booster Shot Roll Out As Cases Rise 471%Mayor Brandon Scott said in a COVID-19 update Thursday morning that covid cases in the city have skyrocketed in the last month, but so has the rate of vaccines being administered.
Baltimore City Council Approves Legislation To Provide Residents With Better Access To JobsThe City Council voted to send Mayor Brandon Scott legislation that will give city residents more access to jobs in Baltimore.