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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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Cohen And Pantelides Square Off Online

Cohen And Pantelides Square Off Online

| October 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

Last night at 7pm, Mayor Cohen and challenger Mike Pantelides squared off online. In a first for local politics, the two took to Twitter to answer constituent questions and concerns.  The debate was sponsored by Eye On Annapolis and WRNR Radio and held at Metropolitan Kitchen & Lounge. Questions could be submitted live and in […]

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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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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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Paone Files To Retain His Council Seat

Paone Files To Retain His Council Seat

| August 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

Ward 2 Alderman Fred Paone, many times the lone voice of fiscal sense on the Annapolis City Council, filed last week for re-election. In a speech to supporters, Alderman Paone said, “The last four years have been very rewarding for me and I have enjoyed serving the communities of West Annapolis, Admiral Heights, Homewood, Taylor […]

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Real <del>Housewives</del> Rich Guys Of Annapolis

Real Housewives Rich Guys Of Annapolis

| July 26, 2013 | 6 Comments

The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills has nothing on Annapolis. In fact, the theatrics that happened over the course of 8 hours last night, likely would win an Oscar or two.  If you want to read a recap of the the latest Annapolis City Council meeting, please read Elisha Sauers’ article in The Capital or Pam […]

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Will A New Mayoral Candidate Spring From Save Annapolis?

Will A New Mayoral Candidate Spring From Save Annapolis?

| July 2, 2013 | 1 Comment

Eye On Annapolis has learned that a in the wake of the failed development (or perhaps as a precursor to it) of the former Fawcett Property that a new democratic Mayoral candidate may be emerging to challenge current mayor Josh Cohen for his seat. Bevin Buchheister, a Ward 1 community activist and current president of […]

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Graphic Images Invade Main Street On Sunday

Graphic Images Invade Main Street On Sunday

| April 22, 2013 | 3 Comments

If you were out for a stroll on Main Street yesterday, chances are you were subject to some pretty graphic images. Representatives of CBR Maryland (Center for Bio-Ethical Reform), a pro-life group, took to Main Street with large posters and canvas mats depicting what appeared to be aborted fetuses. Of course, everyone is entitled to their […]

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Breaking: Ward 5 Alderman To Be MIA For 4 Months

Breaking: Ward 5 Alderman To Be MIA For 4 Months

| November 23, 2010 | 2 Comments

Mathew Silverman, Alderman for Ward 5 will be absent for the next four months while he explores other career options. An opportunity has come up for Alderman Silverman to become a “federal law enforcement officer” which will require him being away from the City and his constituents from December through April and apparently the Mayor […]

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Off The Record With Josh Cohen

Off The Record With Josh Cohen

| August 11, 2010 | 0 Comments

While the host of On The Record lives right around the corner, I had the opportunity today (along with 4 other invited guests from The Capital, The Baltimore Sun, and The Annapolis Sound) to have lunch with the Mayor in his office completely off the record. No, sorry, I am not going to be blabbing […]

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Something’s Fishy In Annapolis’ Market House

Something’s Fishy In Annapolis’ Market House

| July 23, 2010 | 7 Comments

Things are always fishy at Pike Place Market in Seattle.  They are always flinging fish from one end to the other and it has a vibrant business model to sustain the tourists and residents alike. But here in Annapolis, our Market House has been vacant for many years. There are no fish being flung. The […]

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Annapolis’ Market House Update

Annapolis’ Market House Update

| July 22, 2010 | 4 Comments

UPDATE 07/22/2010 5:24pm: Mayor Cohen has responded to the inquiry by The Annapolis Sound. The Annapolis Sound had uncovered some information that indicates that the Cohen Administration may be in negotiations with Lehr Jackson Associates for a long term lease for the Market House. As The Annapolis Sound points out this flies in the face […]

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Annapolis Predicts $4M Deficit By End Of 1st Quarter

Annapolis Predicts $4M Deficit By End Of 1st Quarter

| July 16, 2010 | 3 Comments

Annapolis is already projecting a $4 million deficit by the end of the first quarter! What is wrong with City Hall? It only gets worse. Fifteen days into a new budget–one owned by Mayor Cohen, and the Finance Director (remember the one who was in charge when someone stole $150,000 from the City’s vault) says […]

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Local Blogger Finds Discontent With Same Sex Health Coverage

Local Blogger Finds Discontent With Same Sex Health Coverage

| July 1, 2010 | 0 Comments

On June 22, 2010, Mayor Cohen took a giant step forward with a bold move to offer healthcare benefits to city employees who are in a same sex domestic partnership. His move was lauded nationally (albeit briefly) and locally as being progressive and a great thing for Annapolis–one of the nation’s oldest cities. Scott Bowling, […]

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Cohen Appoints Mallinoff

Cohen Appoints Mallinoff

| June 24, 2010 | 3 Comments

UPDATE 3:44PM June 24, 2010: According to City Public Information Officer Phillip McGowan, Smith’s salary will be $128,950, Mallinoff’s salary will be $138,310, and Simmons’ salary will be $102,575. McGowan advised that there was no increase in employees as Mallinoff assumed Smith’s salary and vice versa. However it was unclear the financial impact as they […]

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Cohen Expected To Name Mallinoff City Manager

Cohen Expected To Name Mallinoff City Manager

| June 23, 2010 | 6 Comments

The Baltimore Sun is reporting that sources have confirmed that Mike Mallinoff will be appointed City manager for Annapolis tomorrow afternoon when Mayor Josh Cohen holds a press conference at 2:30pm. Mallinoff will replace Chief Administrative Officer Doug Smith whose contract was not renewed.  Mallinoff is a former City Manager of Newport, RI and served […]

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Update From Mayor Cohen

Update From Mayor Cohen

| May 12, 2010 | 0 Comments

While a bit long, we feel it is important to pass along the information coming from City Hall in Annapolis regarding the budget.  The budget must (by law) be balanced and passed in the next few weeks.

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Cohen Adds Position To Cabinet

Cohen Adds Position To Cabinet

| April 20, 2010 | 4 Comments

Mayor Names Stokes As Fire Chief This afternoon, Annapolis Mayor Joshua J. Cohen named David Stokes as Chief of the Annapolis Fire Department. Stokes has over 30 years with the Anne Arundel County Fire Department and served as its Chief from November 2006 through October 2008.  During that time, Stokes managed a $100M budget. In […]

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Mayor Forms Yet Another Committee

Mayor Forms Yet Another Committee

| April 2, 2010 | 0 Comments

Latest Committee To Study Economic Development Annapolis Mayor, Joshua Cohen has announced the formation of yet another committee to study economic development and report back with recommendations of an operational structure. From the press release issued by City Hall: To advance the City’s economic development efforts, Mayor Joshua J. Cohen is announcing the formation of […]

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City Enters Into Tentative Lease

City Enters Into Tentative Lease

| April 1, 2010 | 7 Comments

Finally, A Resolution For The Market House Like the Phoenix who rose from the ashes, the Market House in Annapolis will once again be a place to hang out, socialize and dine on inexpensive food.  As long as there are no glitches in the process, residents and visitors can expect to experience the smells of […]

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Annapolis Alderman Running For Another Office

Annapolis Alderman Running For Another Office

| March 22, 2010 | 1 Comment

Finlayson To Run For County Council Eye On Annapolis has learned that Annapolis Alderman, Sheila Finlayson (D-Ward 4) is preparing to throw her hat into the ring for Anne Arundel County Council.  This will put Finalyson and recently appointed Councilman Chuck Ferrar on the Democratic Ballot in the primary election in September. This will set […]

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Annapolis Mayor Under Fire

Annapolis Mayor Under Fire

| March 16, 2010 | 1 Comment

CAO Appointment Challenged When Josh Cohen took office in December, he realized that he had a tough road in front of him. As he began to dig a little deeper, he began to realize it was much more difficult than anticipated. He has faced three record breaking snow storms, making a decision to cut programs […]

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