Annapolis Styrofoam Ban Starts in September

By |2019-05-15T13:04:26-04:00May 15th, 2019|Annapolis News|

Last October, Annapolis enacted a prohibition on expanded polystyrene (EPS) foam food service products. These products, commonly referred to by the trademarked name “Styrofoam,” will be prohibited as of September 1, 2019 for use and sale at food service businesses as well as grocery and convenience stores in the City of Annapolis. Businesses using EPS [...]

Former Charleston Mayor to Kick Off “Reimagining City Dock” Speaker Series

By |2019-05-13T16:24:38-04:00May 13th, 2019|Annapolis Activities & Events, Annapolis News|

The City of Annapolis, in partnership with Maryland Hall, will be launching a speaker series, “Reimagining City Dock.” The first speaker on May 20 will be former Charleston Mayor Joe Riley, who will discuss “Visionary Leadership, Transformation and Resilience.” The event is free, but tickets, through the Maryland Hall website, are required. Riley was the [...]

Shaneka Henson nominated to fill Speaker Mike Busch’s delegate seat

By |2019-04-30T13:51:25-04:00April 30th, 2019|Annapolis News|

Annapolis will hold a special election to fill the new vacancy in Ward 6 The City of Annapolis will hold a special election to fill the vacancy of Ward 6 Alderwoman Shaneka Henson, who was recently nominated to fill the District 30A delegate seat of the late Speaker Mike Busch. Henson submitted her resignation to [...]

Diaspora: A Black History Celebration at Pip Moyer Rec Center

By |2019-02-13T13:57:13-04:00February 13th, 2019|Annapolis News|

Annapolis, MD – The Mayor’s Office of the City of Annapolis presents “Diaspora: A Black History Celebration,” on February 23 from 2 to 8 p.m. at “Pip” Moyer Recreation Center. This event is in partnership with Annapolis Recreation & Parks and the Housing Authority of the City of Annapolis (HACA). This free event will feature [...]

New “Waterways Cabinet” established by Mayor Buckley

By |2019-02-13T13:38:09-04:00February 13th, 2019|Annapolis News|

Annapolis, MD (02-12-2019) – City of Annapolis Mayor Gavin Buckley has established an “Annapolis Waterways Cabinet” to bring city decision makers and environmental stakeholders together to ensure the effective implementation of the City’s goals relating to water quality. “There are many pressing environmental issues facing our city, including watershed restoration, green transportation initiatives, climate change, [...]

State officials toast Maryland’s “FeBREWary” at Annapolis Federal House

By |2019-02-06T17:07:35-04:00February 6th, 2019|Annapolis Activities & Events, Annapolis News, Articles|

Maryland craft brewers mingled with state officials including Governor Larry Hogan and Comptroller Peter Franchot on Wednesday, Feb. 6 at Federal House Bar & Grille, to toast Maryland Craft Beer Lovers Month, otherwise known as FeBREWary. The event, hosted by the Brewers Association of Maryland (BAM), is one of several this month aimed at celebrating [...]

These are the safest cities in Maryland in 2019

By |2019-01-28T09:58:39-04:00January 28th, 2019|Annapolis News|

Maryland's safest cities of 2019 have been released, according to the most recent FBI Uniform Crime Report Statistics. The report includes a survey of 7,639 Maryland cities and towns with populations ranging from 7,639 to 4,007,147, although the report eliminated any cities that failed to submit a complete crime report to the FBI and removed cities [...]

Historic Annapolis Museum and Store to close for renovations

By |2019-01-28T09:27:17-04:00January 25th, 2019|Annapolis News, Downtown Annapolis|

Effective on Jan. 31, 2019, the Historic Annapolis Museum and Store located at 99 Main Street will close for renovations and will reopen with a new exhibit in 2020. The museum and store will temporarily relocate to its former home at 77 Main Street, where it will open in early February 2019.  The Historic Annapolis [...]

Health of the Chesapeake Bay falls to a ‘D+’ grade as heavy rains increase pollution

By |2019-01-15T10:50:33-04:00January 8th, 2019|Annapolis News|

The Chesapeake Bay Foundation's (CBF) biennial State of the Bay Report score decreased one point this year to 33, equivalent to a  D+. The drop was largely due to increased pollution and poor water clarity caused by record regional rainfall. "The good news is that scientists are pointing to evidence of the Bay's increased resiliency and ability to withstand, [...]

City launches “Naptown Anti-Dope Move(meant)” on Saturday, Dec. 1

By |2018-11-27T16:43:27-04:00November 27th, 2018|Annapolis News|

On Saturday, Dec. 1 from 12 - 3 p.m. at the American Legion on Forest Drive, the City of Annapolis will launch the "Naptown Anti-Dope Move(meant) with a community engagement session. Hosted by Mayor Gavin Buckley, Alderwoman Sheila Finlayson, and William Rowel of the Mayor’s Office, the event will bring together resources, professionals, and community members [...]