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6 People To Not Sweep Out Of Annapolis City Hall

6 People To Not Sweep Out Of Annapolis City Hall

| November 13, 2013 | 1 Comment

Annapolis Mayor-Elect Mike Pantelides campaigned on a platform of sweeping Annapolis clean and I have no doubt that he will do just that. City Hall has been bloated for some time and there really is a need to pare down the rank and file.  But Mike (to be known in shorthand as MiPa) might not […]

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BREAKING: Annapolis Absentee & Provisional Voting Likely To Favor Cohen

BREAKING: Annapolis Absentee & Provisional Voting Likely To Favor Cohen

| November 6, 2013 | 2 Comments

We have heard from a source that there are 326 absentee ballots in play at tomorrow’s canvass along with 130 provisional ballots issued on Tuesday. In addition there are 15 emergency absentee ballots. The malfunctioning machine in Ward 7 (precinct 17) should lean slightly to Mike Pantelides based on the results in that precinct which […]

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Letter To The Editor: Cohen’s Avoidable Street Fight

Letter To The Editor: Cohen’s Avoidable Street Fight

| October 31, 2013 | 1 Comment

Now that the amended City Dock Master Plan (CDMP) has been approved by the Annapolis City Council, Cohen is taking every opportunity to tout it as a singular accomplishment.  In reality, he is personally responsible for creating a bitter community street fight over the last six months and inflicting wounds in our community that will […]

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Annapolis Political Landscape To Change In 2013 Election

Annapolis Political Landscape To Change In 2013 Election

| December 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

UPDATE: We just heard from Gil Renaut who confirmed that he is in the race and that he has the backing of Alderman Israel. The correction has been made below. With 2013 around the corner it only means one thing–election season in Annapolis. As always, all of the 8 Aldermanic seats will be up for grabs […]

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First Of Its Kind City Fair Comes To Annapolis

First Of Its Kind City Fair Comes To Annapolis

| March 4, 2012 | 2 Comments

The City of Annapolis, in cooperation with the National Sailing Center & Hall of Fame, is seeking public agencies, cultural institutions, sports associations, service organizations,educational institutions, environmental organizations, neighborhood associations, sailing groups, etc., to participate in the First Annual Annapolis City Fair. There will be no charge for the organizations and each group will need […]

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Annapolis Asks For Money

Annapolis Asks For Money

| December 14, 2010 | 11 Comments

UPDATE 11:26pm, 12/14/2010: We just received an email from Alderman Paone (R- Ward 2) who advised that he had not seen the letter until it was sent to him by Eye On Annapolis. If you have a little change to spare this holiday season, the City of Annapolis is interested in it. We obtained a […]

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Annapolis Reaches Deal With Unions

Annapolis Reaches Deal With Unions

| May 7, 2010 | 0 Comments

Police & Firefighters Deal, Will Council? Annapolis Mayor Joshua Cohen has announced tentative agreements from the police and fire unions which should help to ease the deficit for the City. In total, the deals (if ratified by the Council) will save the City an approximate $1.2 million dollars in the upcoming year. However, with the […]

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Cohen Responds

Cohen Responds

| April 1, 2010 | 0 Comments

Clarifies McDonald’s Lease The following statement was just received by Phillip McGowan, Annapolis Mayor Joshua Cohen’s spokesman: The mayor is very devastated that he didn’t have the chance to announce this news himself, that someone leaked this to a lonely blogger. To make matters worse, the mayor was appalled by the lack of substance in […]

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Annapolis Mayor Appoints Acting Director

Annapolis Mayor Appoints Acting Director

| January 4, 2010 | 0 Comments

Image via Wikipedia Planner Appointed As Acting Director Of Transportation UPDATE (01/04/2010 04:57 PM): Per The Public Information Officer, Phill McGowan, Director Danielle Matland is on a paid indefinite leave for undisclosed reasons. Kwaku Agyemang-Duah will be receiving a 5% increase in salary while he is the Acting Director. This increase is per the City […]

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The Curious Case Of Mr. Smith

The Curious Case Of Mr. Smith

| December 29, 2009 | 0 Comments

Qualifications Questioned It seems that the Executive Director of the International city/Council Management Association (ICMA) wants to be very clear that the newly appointed Chief Administrative Officer, Doug Smith, is not credentialed by the organization, nor does he appear to be in the process as reported in The Capital on December 5, 2009. Anyone who […]

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Six Jobs=$22,000

Six Jobs=$22,000

| December 17, 2009 | 0 Comments

Fuzzy Math The Capital (scroll down, last story) is reporting that the six jobs eliminated by Mayor Cohen have saved the City $22,000. Hardly the drastic change anyone was expecting.

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Has Mayor Cohen Slipped Already?

Has Mayor Cohen Slipped Already?

| December 11, 2009 | 6 Comments

Annapolis Mayoral Appointments Raise Eyebrows Three months ago, Annapolis Mayor Josh Cohen was on the campaign trail begging for votes. One of his biggest obstacles was the close ties he was perceived to have with former Mayor Ellen Moyer. After eight years, the citizens of Annapolis were clamoring for solid change at City Hall. Josh […]

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Miss The Mayoral Forum Last Night?

Miss The Mayoral Forum Last Night?

| October 23, 2009 | 0 Comments

If you missed the Mayoral Forum last night at Maryland Hall, here is an outstanding summary. The Forum last night was co-sponsored by What’s Up Publishing Group (publishers of What’s Up? Annapolis and What’s Up? Eastern Shore) and the Ward One Residents Association.  The entire forum was taped and will be aired on Cable later […]

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The Candidates’ Records

The Candidates’ Records

| October 12, 2009 | 2 Comments

Match The Court Record: An Eye On Annapolis Quiz With all the hoopla about the Annapolis candidates, we thought it might be fun to have a little quiz. Here is a list of candidates (and the office they are seeking) and a list of court records. Just match the candidate to the court record.  Cosmopolitan […]

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Another Mayoral Forum

Another Mayoral Forum

| July 29, 2009 | 2 Comments

Were These The Same People? Last week, the Housing Authority of the City of Annapolis sponsored a Mayoral Forum which featured all candidates from both parties. Last night, local political blog Annapolis Capital Punishment sponsored a forum held at the Calvary United Methodist Church. While all candidates were invited, only six attended. Dave Cordle, Laurie […]

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And Then There Were Five

And Then There Were Five

| July 23, 2009 | 8 Comments

HACA Mayoral Debate Well Attended There were probably between 100 and 200 people in attendance at last night’s Annapolis Mayoral debate (sponsored by The Housing Authority of City of Annapolis, HACA)  held at the Eastport Community Center. The evening started off with a moment of silence for Annapolis City Firefigfhter John P. Smith who passed […]

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A Mayoral Whoops

A Mayoral Whoops

| July 9, 2009 | 3 Comments

CORRECTION: Per Annapolis Politics, there are only three who are in compliance. We regret the error and thank Annapolis Politics for bringing the error to our attention. Three Candidates In Violation Of  Election Laws Can Moyer’s Election Be Recalled? Annapolis Politics has broken a story about three Mayoral candidates who are in violation of the […]

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Ethics And Blogging

Ethics And Blogging

| May 21, 2009 | 13 Comments

Bloggers: Ethics and Agendas UPDATE: Someone just advised that several pages that were linked from this post have been removed on the original site. Here is a cached link to one of the pages. By definition, blogging is more opinionated than journalistic reporting.  But should bloggers, who are becoming more and more relevant with each […]

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Annapolis Facebook Race

Annapolis Facebook Race

| March 16, 2009 | 3 Comments

While some candidates have not really established their websites yet (Cohen), and others have not even formally declared their intentions (Pierre and Fox), they certainly are working behind the scenes on Facebook to gather up some supporters. I guess the message about social media, blogging and the Barack Obama experience fell on some ears that […]

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The Field Gets Crowded

The Field Gets Crowded

| February 24, 2009 | 1 Comment

The primary ballot for Mayor of Annapolis is likely to resemble the 2003 Gubernatorial Ballot from California. It has been reported that Gilbert Renaut has tossed his hat into the ring for Mayor in 2009. I suspect that details will be following shortly.  So if this is correct, we have: Dave Cordle Sam Shropshire Trudy […]

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