Tag: Mayor

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 | 0 Comments

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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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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Pantelides Issues Statement On Mallinoff Termination

Pantelides Issues Statement On Mallinoff Termination

| January 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

Mayor Michael J. Pantelides announced that Michael Mallinoff has stepped down as City Manager. “Mr. Mallinoff has served the City and its citizens well,” Mayor Pantelides said.  “He leaves behind a legacy of bringing transparency to City government and its finances. I admire Mike and thank him for staying on to help the administration during the […]

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City Manager Mike Mallinoff Released By Mayor Pantelides

City Manager Mike Mallinoff Released By Mayor Pantelides

| January 8, 2014 | 1 Comment

Annapolis Mayor Michael Pantelides has made another major personnel move this afternoon by releasing City Manager Mike Mallinoff from his position.  The City Manager’s position is an appointed position.  Mallinoff was appointed by former Mayor Joshua Cohen, so his departure is not too shocking. Virginia Burke was hired last year as the Assistant City Manager […]

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City Announces Departure Of Planning Director Arason

City Announces Departure Of Planning Director Arason

| January 6, 2014 | 1 Comment

The City of Annapolis has released a statement regarding the departure of Planning and Zoning Director Jon Arason which we first reported on Friday afternoon. Mayor Michael J. Pantelides announced that Jon Arason will be leaving the City as the Director of Planning and Zoning, effective immediately. “I am grateful for all that Mr. Arason […]

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Longtime Planning & Zoning Director Arason Leaving City

Longtime Planning & Zoning Director Arason Leaving City

| January 3, 2014 | 3 Comments

One month to the day after being inaugurated, Annapolis Mayor Michael Pantelides is dealing with  the first major shakeup in City management with the departure of City Planning & Zoning Director, Jon Arason. A source close to the situation has told Eye On Annapolis that Arason, the Annapolis City Director of Planning and Zoning was […]

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Holiday Happenings In Annapolis

Holiday Happenings In Annapolis

| December 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

As the holidays roll in, calendars begin to fill up.  Here is a quick “cheat sheet” of upcoming events which need to be on your calendar December 5th, Mayor’s Holiday Open House, 5:30 to 7 PM December 5th, Midnight Madness (stores remain open until 12 AM) December 11th, Mayor’s Senior Holiday Luncheon, 11:30 AM to […]

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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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Cohen Puts Brakes On Crystal Spring

Cohen Puts Brakes On Crystal Spring

| November 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

Annapolis Mayor Joshua J. Cohen called on developers of Crystal Spring to delay any further submissions on the project until the new mayor and his team are in place. City Manager Michael Mallinoff talked with developers of the Crystal Spring project yesterday, explaining the need to hold off on any additional submissions, allowing the new […]

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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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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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Annapolis Election 2013: Who Will Win & Why

Annapolis Election 2013: Who Will Win & Why

| November 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

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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