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Mayor Pantelides has a gunfire problem on his hands

Mayor Pantelides has a gunfire problem on his hands

| October 6, 2014 | 1 Comment

[do action=”schuh”/] UPDATE:  The criticism about a lack of response and deletion of comments may be because some of the comments were left on the Mayor’s page for his campaign and not the page established by the Mayor for the City.  The residents of Eastport are fired up about the increase in gunfire in their […]

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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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Editorial: Mayor Pantelides’ 8-month slide

Editorial: Mayor Pantelides’ 8-month slide

| August 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

November 2013 was likely a fluke.  While it can be argued that Annapolis is a firmly Democrat leaning town and former Mayor Cohen simply ran a poor campaign, one cannot overlook what has transpired, or not transpired, since Mayor Michael Pantelides took the reins of the City of Annapolis in December. In the purest terms, Pantelides […]

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Mayor Pantelides hosts Twitter Town Hall

Mayor Pantelides hosts Twitter Town Hall

| July 30, 2014 | 1 Comment

Annapolis Mayor, Michael Pantelides, hosted a Twitter Town Hall session this morning from 10am to 11am. Residents who were on  Twitter could ask the Mayor a question on any topic. This is an additional outreach of his office beyond the 10 minute appointments which are available monthly for residents. Below are the questions asked, in […]

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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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Mayor Pantelides honors K&B True Value on 40th anniversary

Mayor Pantelides honors K&B True Value on 40th anniversary

| March 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

On Saturday, K&B True Value celebrated 40 years of service to the community.  The open house was a celebration of being a valued member of the community and featured a partnership with the Anne Arundel County SPCA. The event featured food, games, demonstrations of new products and plenty of sale items. Annapolis Mayor Mike Pantelides […]

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Results of Countywide survey on area issues

Results of Countywide survey on area issues

| March 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

Students assisting the Center for the Study of Local Issues (CSLI) at Anne Arundel Community College (AACC) conducted a survey of 460 Anne Arundel County residents March 5th, 6th, 10th, and 11th. Students asked respondents about a variety of issues confronting the state and county.  At least 50 percent favored: Increasing the state’s minimum wage […]

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Friends Of Crystal Spring Forest Release New Video

Friends Of Crystal Spring Forest Release New Video

| February 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Friends of Crystal Spring Forest has released a new video to help save the 110-acre Crystal Spring Farm, which is slated for destruction by a massive multiple-use planned development. Following Annapolis Mayor Mike Pantelides’ latest proposal to purchase Crystal Spring Farm using a combination of Program Open Space moneys and other public funds, this […]

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Pantelides Wants To Buy Crystal Spring

Pantelides Wants To Buy Crystal Spring

| January 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Despite the property already being under contract, Annapolis Mayor Michael Pantelides has told The Capital that he intends to purchase the controversial Crystal Spring property for the City. The deal, considered a long shot by most, would involve close cooperation by the new Mayor, a City Council who (so far) has not shown any inclination […]

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Mayor Pantelides To Hold First Open Door Meeting With Residents

Mayor Pantelides To Hold First Open Door Meeting With Residents

| January 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

Annapolis Mayor Mike Pantelides announced that he will have an open-door, no appointment necessary, policy so residents can meet with him one-on-one. “This is an opportunity for residents to come in, sit down, and discuss questions, concerns, and offer suggestions,” Mayor Pantelides said.  “This is also an incredible opportunity for me for me to hear […]

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Candidate For Alderman Files To Have Election Nullified

Candidate For Alderman Files To Have Election Nullified

| December 4, 2013 | 1 Comment

Unsuccessful Ward Six candidate, Steven Conn, has filed a petition with the Circuit Court alleging that his opponent, Kenny Kirby; and the Annapolis Democratic Central Committee violated the Election Code. Conn is seeking to have the court nullify Kirby’s election. In the filing, Conn claims that the Central Committee filtered significant sums of unreported money […]

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Full Text Of Pantelides Inaugural Address

Full Text Of Pantelides Inaugural Address

| December 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

The full text of Annapolis Mayor, Michael J. Pantelides who was sworn in as Annapolis’ 136th Mayor this afternoon is below. Good Afternoon What a great day to be an Annapolitan! Looking around this theatre, I am humbled by your presence and the outpouring of friendship, support and dedication that I’ve received since the election. […]

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Letter To The Editor: An Altercation With Alderman Kirby

Letter To The Editor: An Altercation With Alderman Kirby

| November 13, 2013 | 8 Comments

Earlier today, on President Street, my mother witnessed Alderman Kirby discard his still lit cigarette onto the ground. It fell into dry leaves gathered along the curb. My mother said to him, “Your cigarette is still lit and it could catch the leaves on fire.” His response to her was “If you’re so concerned about it, […]

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Pantelides Beats Cohen By 59 Votes For Annapolis Mayor

Pantelides Beats Cohen By 59 Votes For Annapolis Mayor

| November 8, 2013 | 3 Comments

Challenger Mike Pantelides beat incumbent Mayor Joshua Cohen in one of the tightest mayoral races in Annapolis history. After the election, Pantelides led by a slim 84 votes. The following day absentee ballots and a malfunctioning machine were counted and after 19.5 hours (ending at 4:40am) the lead had narrowed to 50. This morning, election […]

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LIVE: Annapolis Election Updates

LIVE: Annapolis Election Updates

| November 7, 2013 | 2 Comments

NOTE: This is a live blog. Please scroll down to the bottom for latest updates throughout the day as they become available. On Election Day, there was no defined winner. A mere 84 votes separated Mayor Josh Cohen and his challenger, Mike Pantelides. Today, the appointed 3-person Board of Elections (2 democrats and 1 republican) […]

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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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Annapolis Election 2013: Who Will Win & Why

Annapolis Election 2013: Who Will Win & Why

| November 1, 2013

Eye On Annapolis does not endorse candidates.  However, that does not mean that we are not interested in the candidates or have our own opinions.  And with that in mind, here is our analysis of what we believe will happen at the polls on Tuesday.  Call it guessing or crystal balling, but the analysis is […]

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Pantelides Opposes Council Proposed City Dock Plan

Pantelides Opposes Council Proposed City Dock Plan

| October 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

Last week, mayoral candidate, Mike Pantelides released a statement expressing his disappointment at the city dock plan approved by the council in a mid-afternoon meeting on Thursday, October 10, 2013. “The City Dock Master Plan is incomplete. There is no traffic study, no maritime plan now, and we have no idea how much it will […]

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Pantelides Says City Needs To Do More To Prevent Overcrowding

Pantelides Says City Needs To Do More To Prevent Overcrowding

| October 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

Today, mayoral candidate, Mike Pantelides released a statement expressing his disappointment with the proposed legislation that would add school capacity to the development review criteria. He said it didn’t truly address the problem. “I am glad the City Council is addressing the problem of overcrowded schools as a result of irresponsible development. This is something […]

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Minor Adjustment In Primary Results

Minor Adjustment In Primary Results

| September 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

A late night adjustment of the primary results was released late last evening. It did not have any bearing on the results, but some of the percentages on the Republican results changed.  Mike Pantelides captured 65% of the vote, while Bob O’Shea garnered 31%, and Frank Bradley came in with 4%. The revised results are […]

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Annapolis Election Poll Results

Annapolis Election Poll Results

| September 16, 2013 | 3 Comments

The results are in. With a relatively small sample (312 people), Eye On Annapolis presents the results of a non-scientific Annapolis election poll of readers, followers on Twitter, and “likers” of our Facebook page. As you view the results, remember that these do not necessarily reflect likely voters and is dependent on the respondents being […]

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More Woes For Kirby’s Candidacy

More Woes For Kirby’s Candidacy

| August 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

Not only is a group of 22 citizens challenging the legality of Annapolis Alderman Kenny Kirby’s residence. We have learned that another grievance was  delivered to the Board of Elections this evening outlining several other reasons why Kenny Kirby’s candidacy should not be certified and the Alderman should be removed from the City’s upcoming elections. […]

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