Mayor Catherine Pugh and City Solicitor Andre Davis defended the mayor’s plans to seek an exemption from ethics rules so she can raise private money to fund city programs without needing approval in each instance.
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Mayor Catherine Pugh today announced the city will start a nonprofit to invest in distressed neighborhoods that have for years been passed over for development.
In a new initiative being launched with 11 Baltimore hospitals, the City Health Department plans to certify each one that adopts “best practices” for treating patients who overdose on opioids or are struggling with addiction.
While touring parts of West Baltimore earlier this week to meet with residents and look at the progress from her administration’s Violence Reduction Initiative, Mayor Catherine Pugh set her sights on a rather odd nemesis: corner stores.
These exchanges were highlighted by The Sun‘s Luke Broadwater and WBAL’s Jayne Miller.
Baltimore Police Commissioner Darryl De Sousa, alongside Mayor Catherine Pugh, appeared onstage during last night’s Eric B. and Rakim show at Baltimore Soundstage to “apologize for all the things that the police have done, dating back 200 years.”
The apology was met with boos.
All eyes on Harbor East! Baltimore’s most happening fashion district is unveiling this season’s hottest spring & summer looks on the runway at FashionEASTa, Harbor East’s 7th Annual Fashion Show.
With Target’s shelves empty and its doors shuttered at Mondawmin Mall, Mayor Catherine Pugh has another idea in mind to bring new life to the shopping center in the form of a cinema.
Violent crime in Baltimore is down 19 percent in the first quarter of 2018 compared with the same period last year, Mayor Catherine Pugh announced at her weekly press conference.
Homicides are down 25 percent in that time, and there’s been a similar drop in shootings, which are down by 20 percent.
Property crime has also fallen, down 20 percent in the first three months of the year.
Mayor Catherine Pugh’s office plans to re-up its contract with local public relations pro Gregory Tucker, at a cost of $150,000 to taxpayers over the next year.