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Arnett, Budge want City to buy Fawcetts for $4.5 million

Arnett, Budge want City to buy Fawcetts for $4.5 million

| September 22, 2014 | 1 Comment

In the ongoing saga of the Fawcett property, Aldermen Joe Budge and Ross Arnett want the City to purchase the property for $4.5 million; the property is assessed at $3.2 million. Budge and Arnett are introducing the legislation this evening and will be presenting a letter of intent from the sellers outlining the payments which […]

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Pantelides nominates controversial City Manager

Pantelides nominates controversial City Manager

| September 18, 2014 | 9 Comments

UPDATE: Eye On Annapolis spoke to Tom Andrews this evening and he offered his explanation of the circumstances surrounding the lawsuit in Georgia. You can read that information here.  NOTE:  Some of the dates in the original article were inaccurate and some areas needed clarification.  To make it clear, we will be striking out incorrect info […]

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City law office loses key person to Berwyn Heights

City law office loses key person to Berwyn Heights

| September 17, 2014 | 1 Comment

Jessica Cowles, a familiar face at the City Council meetings will be leaving the City for good on September 30th and submitted her resignation this afternoon. Cowles is the City’s legislative and policy analyst and works hand in hand with the Acting City Attorney in crafting the documents and policy that will eventually become law […]

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Annapolis Police under fire for photographing black teens

Annapolis Police under fire for photographing black teens

| July 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

After two men were attacked on July 21st, the Annapolis Police Department began investigating to solve the crime. The suspects were “5-7 black teenagers.” In their efforts to solve the crime, residents of Clay Street claim that the police are stopping and photographing their children and are alleging racial profiling. Chief of Police, Michael Pristoop, […]

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Annapolis breaks ground on new water plant

Annapolis breaks ground on new water plant

| July 24, 2014 | 1 Comment

Annapolis Mayor Michael Pantelides announced that the City of Annapolis broke ground this week on its new $35 million Water Treatment Plant project, the largest construction project in the City’s history, updating aging infrastructure with a new state-of-the-art facility. “I am so impressed with this facility and applaud the fact it showcases environmental efficiencies, increased cost […]

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Annapolis once again without a City Manager

Annapolis once again without a City Manager

| July 21, 2014 | 1 Comment

Annapolis Mayor Michael Pantelides announced that Brian Woodward will step down as Acting City Manager, effective July 30, and has also submitted his letter of resignation as the City’s Recreation and Parks Director.   Mr. Woodward cited heath issues as his reason for leaving the City. “I have asked Mr. Woodward, and he has agreed, to […]

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Annapolis Economic Development Corp to dissolve, City Manager to handle tasks

Annapolis Economic Development Corp to dissolve, City Manager to handle tasks

| June 26, 2014 | 1 Comment

Annapolis Mayor Michael Pantelides and Annapolis Economic Development Corporation Chairman Dr. Reza Jafari announce the Annapolis Economic Development Corporation (AEDC) will dissolve and the functions of the corporation will be housed under the City Manager. On June 16, the Annapolis City Council voted 6-3 to move the corporation’s function to the City Manager’s office, under […]

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Last Mile Logistics relocates to Anne Arundel

Last Mile Logistics relocates to Anne Arundel

| June 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

County Executive Laura Neuman today joined local leaders, chamber representatives and officials from Anne Arundel Economic Development Corporation in welcoming Last Mile Logistics to Anne Arundel County. The company, which recently relocated from Howard County to Odenton, is one of the largest providers of distribution and transportation services in the mid-Atlantic region. “I have known […]

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Annapolis maintains AA+ bond rating

Annapolis maintains AA+ bond rating

| May 13, 2014 | 1 Comment

Annapolis Mayor Michael Pantelides announced that the City maintained their AA+ rating from Fitch rating agency and the outlook was upgraded to Stable. Fitch affirmed the AA+ rating and revised the outlook from Negative to Stable, citing continued management action to improve the city’s structural position, enhanced revenues, decreased spending, and execution of its plan […]

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POLL:  Pulse on Crystal Spring Farm development

POLL: Pulse on Crystal Spring Farm development

| April 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Development–specifically the Crystal Spring Farm project has been a hot topic for a while and cost former Mayor Josh Cohen his job. Current Mayor Mike Pantelides has been waffling on the project. Initially when he entered the race, he was for the project. When he realized that there were some voting Democrats that might support […]

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Annapolis City Snow Information

Annapolis City Snow Information

| February 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Annapolis Mayor Michael Pantelides announced that City Government offices will open at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, February 13, with Liberal Leave. Employees are permitted to use liberal leave but must contact their supervisors to coordinate staffing. Liberal Leave allows employees to take vacation hours without prior approval from their supervisor. The Office of Emergency Preparedness & Risk […]

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2 Shot In Violent Night In Annapolis

2 Shot In Violent Night In Annapolis

| January 21, 2014 | 8 Comments

Two men have been shot in Annapolis overnight.  Police have not yet issued a statement on either incident, but one shooting occurred in the Harbor House community along President Street in the City’s Eastport section and the other on Silopanna Road. Earlier this month, the Annapolis Police Department announced a new program to combat the […]

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Annapolis Receives Sustainable Designation

Annapolis Receives Sustainable Designation

| January 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Annapolis Mayor Mike Pantelides announced that Annapolis is one of seventeen Maryland communities recently added to the list of Maryland’s Sustainable Communities, joining the statewide initiative to strengthen reinvestment and revitalization in Maryland’s older neighborhoods. “It is always good to know we are going above and beyond to make Annapolis better, but it is really […]

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Mallinoff Is Finalist For Monterey City Manager Position

Mallinoff Is Finalist For Monterey City Manager Position

| January 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Former City Manager Mike Mallinoff is on the move again and Eye On Annapolis has learned from a source that has spoken with Mallinoff and other Annapolis officials, that he is one of two finalists for the City Manager’s position in Monterey, CA, a city very similar to Annapolis. Mallinoff has been credited with helping […]

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Pantelides Issues Statement On Mallinoff Termination

Pantelides Issues Statement On Mallinoff Termination

| January 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

Mayor Michael J. Pantelides announced that Michael Mallinoff has stepped down as City Manager. “Mr. Mallinoff has served the City and its citizens well,” Mayor Pantelides said.  “He leaves behind a legacy of bringing transparency to City government and its finances. I admire Mike and thank him for staying on to help the administration during the […]

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Longtime Planning & Zoning Director Arason Leaving City

Longtime Planning & Zoning Director Arason Leaving City

| January 3, 2014 | 3 Comments

One month to the day after being inaugurated, Annapolis Mayor Michael Pantelides is dealing with  the first major shakeup in City management with the departure of City Planning & Zoning Director, Jon Arason. A source close to the situation has told Eye On Annapolis that Arason, the Annapolis City Director of Planning and Zoning was […]

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First Snow Of 2014 Brings Beauty To Annapolis

First Snow Of 2014 Brings Beauty To Annapolis

| January 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Annapolis is a beautiful town at any time of the year. It becomes even more beautiful with a fresh fallen snow. But when the snow begins to fall at night, the City becomes magical. The first snow, a powdery one with big flakes, of 2014 came just after the New Year on January 2nd. All […]

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Annapolis To Lose Two Longtime Stores In January

Annapolis To Lose Two Longtime Stores In January

| December 11, 2013 | 4 Comments

CORRECTION:  The Annapolis Economic Development Corporation has advised that there are only 12 vacancies on Main Street currently.  We mis-interpreted the search engine on their site.  We regret the error. Note: the search engine displays ALL properties no matter if they are available or not. If the property shows “0 sf” that property is not […]

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Annapolis Reaches Agreements With 4 Unions

Annapolis Reaches Agreements With 4 Unions

| October 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

The City of Annapolis and its four employee unions have reached a historic 4-year agreement. These negotiations addressed the City’s unfunded liabilities, restoring full funding to the Police Fire Pension Plan and putting in place a solution for previously unfunded retiree healthcare. Under the agreements, Police and Fire employees and the City will increase contributions […]

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My Take On Crystal Spring

My Take On Crystal Spring

| October 14, 2013 | 2 Comments

The Crystal Spring project is an enormous (by Annapolis standards) project, which, if approved, will have profound impacts on all of Annapolis and its residents, businesses, and visitors. The impacts include the environment, schools, jobs, tax base, commercial growth, senior living, traffic, and property rights; the issues are intertwined and complicated. For most of us, […]

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Some Annapolis Candidates Speak, Most Don’t

Some Annapolis Candidates Speak, Most Don’t

| September 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

Last month, we sent a survey to every candidate running for office to see where they stood on different city issues–and some fun questions as well. They were all given the same questions and given two weeks to respond.  Of the 19 candidates, only 9 chose to respond. What was interesting is that all but […]

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Annapolis Announces Plans For Make A Difference Day

Annapolis Announces Plans For Make A Difference Day

| September 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Annapolis Recreation and Parks Department invites community members to participate in the Nation’s 23rd annual “Make a Difference Day” by volunteering for the City’s fall GreenScape project on Saturday, October 26. “Make a Difference Day” is a national effort encouraging groups and individuals to volunteer in their community to improve the lives of others. […]

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