Tag: Mayor

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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Ravens pep rally gears up for Monday’s practice

Ravens pep rally gears up for Monday’s practice

| July 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Baltimore Ravens cheerleaders and Poe, the team’s mascot descended on City Dock in Annapolis this morning to celebrate Ravens Day in Annapolis.  Mayor Pantelides presented a proclamation naming July 31, 2014 Ravens Day in Annapolis. The cheerleaders and Poe remained on hand for a little to sign autographs and pose for pictures. All images © […]

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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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Snowden retains seat as Chair of HACA for now

Snowden retains seat as Chair of HACA for now

| July 29, 2014 | 1 Comment

Last night, the Housing Authority of the City of Annapolis made their quarterly report to the City Council.  The report itself was not much different than the pst ones–the organization is plodding along and meeting Federal requirements. But Carl Snowden Chairman of HACA , took about 20 minutes before the report to lambaste Mayor Pantelides […]

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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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OPINION: While Annapolis sleeps, another business leaves

OPINION: While Annapolis sleeps, another business leaves

| June 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

On Monday, The Capital reported that the Maryland Automobile Insurance Fund (MAIF) would leave their longtime headquarters for smaller space in Baltimore City. Apparently this was surprise to everyone in Annapolis, but a poorly kept secret outside the City. According to The Capital MAIF discussed a possible move with the Anne Arundel County Economic Development […]

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Annapolis recognizes legacy businesses

Annapolis recognizes legacy businesses

| May 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

As part of National Preservation Month, Annapolis Mayor Mike Pantelides and MainStreets Annapolis Partnership (MAP) President Steve Samaras announce the 2014 Legacy Business Awards Ceremony. The third annual MainStreets Annapolis Partnership (MAP) Legacy Business Awards took take place on May 28 at the Calvert House, Historic Inns of Annapolis. The awards recognize the businesses’ commitment to: […]

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Murnane, Annapolis’ Acting City Attorney resigns

Murnane, Annapolis’ Acting City Attorney resigns

| May 21, 2014 | 3 Comments

Acting City Attorney, Timothy Murnane has resigned. Murnane was appointed by newly-elected Mayor Michael Pantelides and faced consternation from the City Council almost from the first day. From sources in the City, Murnane was a divisive force in City Hall and often was seen as encroaching on the duties of other senior staff. The City […]

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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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Editorial: Annapolis is ill prepared for Annapolis Neck emergencies

Editorial: Annapolis is ill prepared for Annapolis Neck emergencies

| April 1, 2014 | 2 Comments

Boy did Annapolis drop the ball this past week.  It started with a car fire on Thursday night that snarled traffic for 3+ hours and shut down the main intersection leading into the lower Annapolis Neck peninsula. Four days later, a car hit a telephone pole and shut down Forest Drive for 18 hours.  And […]

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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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Savvas Pantelides has history of legal troubles

Savvas Pantelides has history of legal troubles

| March 13, 2014 | 1 Comment

Savvas Pantelides, cousin of Annapolis Mayor Mike Pantelides, has had a long history with law enforcement in the County.  Savvas (sometimes spelled Saavas) was first arrested when he turned 18 for trespassing and resisting arrest. Any citations issues while a juvenile are sealed. Most recently, he was arrested for attempted murder surrounding an incident that […]

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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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PR Event: How To Get Elected Officials To Your Event

PR Event: How To Get Elected Officials To Your Event

| February 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

Learn ways to bring a high-profile public official to your special event or how to get your organization tied into elected officials initiatives. That is the topic when the Central Chesapeake chapter of the Public Relations Society of America hosts press secretaries from the offices of the governor, county executive and Annapolis mayor. The lunch-and-learn […]

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Can The Annapolis Market House Survive?

Can The Annapolis Market House Survive?

| February 5, 2014 | 1 Comment

When the Annapolis Market House re-opened for the most recent time this past September, the looming question in everyone’s mind was “can it survive?”  The building sat vacant for so many years and went through so many failed renovations in 12 years and two Mayors, it was a reasonable question. The mix of merchants in […]

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Annapolis City Meetings To Be Streamed Online

Annapolis City Meetings To Be Streamed Online

| January 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Annapolis Mayor Michael Pantelides announced that City Council meetings are now available online through live streaming. “Streaming the meetings is an essential move to make it easier for our residents to know what government is doing 24/7,” Mayor Pantelides said. “This enhancement allows our citizens to stay informed, educated, and up to date because it […]

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Pantelides’ Releases Transition Team Listing

Pantelides’ Releases Transition Team Listing

| January 17, 2014 | 2 Comments

We have obtained a copy of the current transition team members for Annapolis Mayor Michael Pantelides.  According to City spokesperson, Rhonda Wardlaw, the list is incomplete and there are more names to be added next week as members.

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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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