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Free Holiday Parking In Annapolis–Sort Of

Free Holiday Parking In Annapolis–Sort Of

| November 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

Continuing with a longstanding Annapolis tradition, Mayor Joshua J. Cohen is offering shoppers two hours of free metered parking in downtown Annapolis through January 1. “Downtown Annapolis is a magical place during the holidays,” Mayor Cohen said.  “Our community comes together to make it a more festive time, from the Annapolis Business Association to the […]

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Annapolis Resale Furniture & Finds Expands

Annapolis Resale Furniture & Finds Expands

| November 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

Annapolis Mayor Joshua J. Cohen and Annapolis Economic Development Corporation (AEDC) President and CEO Lara Fritts are pleased to welcome Annapolis Resale Furniture and Finds to its new location. Annapolis Resale Furniture and Finds is a distinctive furniture store that specializes in buying and selling an array of unique and vintage pieces as well as […]

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Grand Paws Grand Opening Celebrates New Location

Grand Paws Grand Opening Celebrates New Location

| October 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

Annapolis Mayor Joshua J. Cohen and Annapolis Economic Development Corporation (AEDC) President and CEO Lara Fritts are pleased to welcome Grand Paws Pet Salon and Spa to its new location. Grand Paws Pet Salon and Spa provides the best environment possible for pets and the highest quality of service. The salon and spa offers quick […]

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2 New Certified Environmental Stewards Named In Annapolis

2 New Certified Environmental Stewards Named In Annapolis

| August 10, 2013 | 2 Comments

As part of his Clean and Green City initiative, Mayor Joshua J. Cohen is proud to announce certification of two more Annapolis businesses for their sustainable practices. The newest Environmental Stewards are Boatyard Bar & Grill, located at 400 Fourth Street, and Public Policy Partners, located at 48 Maryland Avenue. “These two businesses are an […]

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Annapolis’ Circulator Gaining Popularity

Annapolis’ Circulator Gaining Popularity

| July 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

Annapolis Mayor Joshua J. Cohen announced that on the two year anniversary of launching the Circulator Trolley, ridership has increased 161 percent from last year, averaging a monthly ridership of 14,000. “In just two years, our Circulator Trolley has proven its value in making it easier to get around downtown,” Mayor Cohen said.  “To have ridership […]

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Annapolis City Fair This Weekend

Annapolis City Fair This Weekend

| May 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

Annapolis Mayor Joshua J. Cohen reminds residents to come to City Dock this weekend and celebrate Annapolis! “This City Fair combines family fun with the introduction of nonprofit organizations that support, entertain, educate, preserve and protect our City,” Mayor Cohen said.  “Come to City Dock and meet the many people and non-profit organizations that help […]

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Silverman Resigns From Annapolis City Council

Silverman Resigns From Annapolis City Council

| November 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

Annapolis Mayor Joshua J. Cohen accepted Ward Five Alderman Mathew Silverman’s resignation effective December 2, 2012. In a letter to Mayor Cohen, Mr. Silverman explained that new responsibilities associated with his job at the Department of Justice would compromise the amount of time he could devote to his constituents. Mr. Silverman wrote in his letter, […]

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Annapolis Prepares For Snowy Winter, Looking For Contractors

Annapolis Prepares For Snowy Winter, Looking For Contractors

| November 5, 2012 | 0 Comments

In preparation for the upcoming winter, Annapolis Mayor Joshua J. Cohen has directed the Department of Public Works to secure additional manpower and equipment to assist City crews in handling major snow events. “Public Works Director David Jarrell is putting together a list of local companies to support City staff and ensure that we are […]

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Slaughter Across The Water 2012

Slaughter Across The Water 2012

| October 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

On Saturday, November 3, Annapolis plans to take back its Tug-of-War bragging rights from Eastport and MainStreets Annapolis Partnership (MAP) is doing everything in its power to make sure that happens. Billed as the longest International Tug-of-War over water in the world, the Eastport vs. Annapolis Tug was originally conceived by the residents of Eastport over a […]

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Annapolis Mayor Convenes Meeting To Address Safety In Eastport

Annapolis Mayor Convenes Meeting To Address Safety In Eastport

| October 2, 2012 | 0 Comments

Annapolis Mayor Joshua J. Cohen, Ward Six Alderman Kenneth A. Kirby and Ward Eight Alderman Ross H. Arnett are jointly hosting a public meeting to have an open dialog about safety concerns in Eastport. “Eastport has made huge strides in the past few years,” Mayor Cohen said. “When you think back just a few years ago […]

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Annapolis Mayor Responds To Eastport Residents’ Safety Concerns

Annapolis Mayor Responds To Eastport Residents’ Safety Concerns

| September 28, 2012 | 1 Comment

In response to the recent calls for more security at the Eastport Community Center during the election, Annapolis Mayor Josh Cohen has called a meeting of residents. From an email received by a few Eastport residents: RECALLED: We were advised that this meeting was not a public meeting for residents who were concerned but for […]

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Annapolis To Provide Trees To Residents At Reduced Cost

Annapolis To Provide Trees To Residents At Reduced Cost

| September 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

As part of his Clean & Green initiative, Annapolis Mayor Joshua J. Cohen is urging residents to plant a tree and help meet the City’s future urban tree canopy goals. In 2006 the City of Annapolis entered into an agreement with the Maryland Department of Natural Resources to increase the City’s urban tree canopy from […]

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Pilot Program For City Dock Views

Pilot Program For City Dock Views

| October 5, 2011 | 1 Comment

Annapolis Mayor Joshua J. Cohen announces a partnership benefiting City businesses, residents, visitors and the Market House vendors by creating a pedestrian-friendly space for the public to spend time and enjoy the remarkable beauty of Annapolis’ City Dock. On a trial basis and as a pilot project, a portion of Market Space will be used […]

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Annapolis Heist Press Conference (VIDEO)

Annapolis Heist Press Conference (VIDEO)

| June 16, 2010 | 4 Comments

The following video is courtesy of What’s Up Media Group.

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Mayor Addresses $150,000 Theft (AUDIO)

Mayor Addresses $150,000 Theft (AUDIO)

| June 15, 2010 | 4 Comments

This is the audio of Mayor Josh Cohen’s press conference this afternoon addressing the $150,000 theft from City Hall. In addition to the Mayor, Tim Elliott (Director of Finance) and Chief Pristoop (Chief of Police) address the room. The City does not have any suspect at this time and it appears that the vault area […]

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Annapolis Approves Budget

Annapolis Approves Budget

| June 7, 2010 | 2 Comments

Tonight, the Annapolis City Council passed the Mayor’s proposed budget of $75.1 million dollars. A press release from City Hall: The City Council voted last night to approve Mayor Joshua J. Cohen’s $75.1 million budget for the fiscal year that starts July 1. This spending plan is 13 percent smaller than the current-year $86.5 million […]

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Annapolis Seeks Line Of Credit

Annapolis Seeks Line Of Credit

| April 8, 2010 | 3 Comments

Will Annapolis Make Its Payroll? Annapolis has announced that they will be seeking a line of credit from Bank of America to help offset the fiscal crisis in the city. While they did not disclose the amount of this line, their press release (after the jump) indicates that they are concerned about meeting payroll obligations […]

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Mayor Cohen’s Idea Team Reports

Mayor Cohen’s Idea Team Reports

| February 2, 2010 | 3 Comments

Wrong Idea Last night, Annapolis Mayor Joshua J. Cohen’s “Idea Team” (transition team) addressed City Council with their reports. Each of the 8 teams was given 30 minutes to present the report to and field questions from the council. While the meeting was long, the Mayor did an excellent job of keeping everyone on schedule. […]

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Fundraiser For Annapolis’ New Mayor

Fundraiser For Annapolis’ New Mayor

| January 11, 2010 | 0 Comments

Cohen Rebuilding Warchest Annapolis Mayor Joshua Cohen is hosting the first fundraiser of his administration on January 26, 2010. The breakfast event will be from 8:00am to 9:30am at The Rockfish at 400 Sixth Street in Annapolis. Tickets are $75 per person and sponshorships are available at the $500 and $1000 levels. Payments are being […]

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Annapolis And Snow Don’t Mix

Annapolis And Snow Don’t Mix

| January 4, 2010 | 1 Comment

Arundel Muckraker Doesn’t Discover Snow Plan Last month,  Annapolis authorities were busy warning residents to get their cars off of “emergency snow routes”  and “emergency snow connector routes“, to prepare for the snow storm that blanketed the area a week before Christmas. Little did the residents know that it was mostly lip service. Sure it […]

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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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