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Op-Ed: Mayor Cohen On Crystal Spring

Op-Ed: Mayor Cohen On Crystal Spring

| August 22, 2013, 11:06 AM | 0 Comments

Forest Drive Forest Drive at Hilltop Lane Having grown up in Annapolis in the 1970′s, I can remember when much of Forest Drive was, in fact, forest.  Over the years I’ve watched development change the character of the corridor as one property after another became a residential subdivision or a strip shopping center. These decades […]

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Annapolis Trains For Disaster Recovery

Annapolis Trains For Disaster Recovery

| August 20, 2013, 10:13 PM | 0 Comments

Early this morning, the Emergency Operations Center deep below the Annapolis Police station was bussing with activity.  A hurricane (ala Sandy) had come ashore just north of Annapolis and created havoc throughout the city. There were more than 6,000 without electricity with many poles and wires down. Potable water was scarce and there was flooding […]

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Crystal Spring Offers Up Facts In Letter to Citizens

Crystal Spring Offers Up Facts In Letter to Citizens

| August 07, 2013, 07:37 PM | 0 Comments

The City Dock Master Plan and 110 Compromise Street are not the only contentious development in Annapolis. Crystal Spring, a mixed community consisting of assisted senior living, retail, hotel and entertainment is working their way through the process of doing business in Annapolis. As is the norm for Annapolis, there are two factions surrounding Crystal […]

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22 File Official Protest Of Alderman Kirby’s Candidacy In Annapolis

22 File Official Protest Of Alderman Kirby’s Candidacy In Annapolis

| August 05, 2013, 10:00 PM | 0 Comments

  As we first reported, Ward Six Alderman Kenny Kirby’s candidacy to retain his seat has been challenged. In a letter addressed to the Board of Elections, a group of 22 residents of the Ward are asking the City to enforce the City Charter; specifically Title 2, Sec. 3(c) which states: Aldermen, except those first […]

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Top Myths Of 110 Compromise Street

Top Myths Of 110 Compromise Street

| August 04, 2013, 01:56 PM | 0 Comments

When Mark Ordan proposed building a project at 110 Compromise Street, the former Fawcett’s property, there were a few renderings distributed to present a concept. Seemingly opposed to any new “concepts,” a group was formed to oppose the project; and Ordan and his investment group walked away from the project. The Mayor is trying to […]

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Injured Bodies Sought By City Of Annapolis

Injured Bodies Sought By City Of Annapolis

| August 02, 2013, 01:21 PM | 0 Comments

The City of Annapolis Office of Emergency Preparedness (EPARM) is coordinating its 4th Annual Citywide Preparedness Exercise to be held on Tuesday, August 20. During the exercise, the City works with local residents and businesses to maximize readiness and prepare for any threat that may impact the City.  The past three exercise scenarios included an […]

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Citizens Group To Challenge Kirby’s Candidacy

Citizens Group To Challenge Kirby’s Candidacy

| August 02, 2013, 10:47 AM | 0 Comments

Eye On Annapolis has learned that a citizens group in Ward Six will be challenging the candidacy of the sitting Alderman, Kenny Kirby if and when he files.  The group does not believe he meets the residency requirement to run for elected office. According to the City Charter, Article 2, Section 3: Sec. 3. – […]

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Save Annapolis: HPC Recommends Using Existing Zoning For Redevelopment

Save Annapolis: HPC Recommends Using Existing Zoning For Redevelopment

| July 24, 2013, 06:29 PM | 0 Comments

According to comments made in a letter to the Annapolis City Council, the Annapolis Historic Planning Commission recommends that rather than adjusting height and bulk limits as proposed in O-7-13, the City pursue development under existing zoning variances. From page 2 of letter HPC writes: “The HPC recommends that the Council not alter the zoning […]

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Letter To The Editor: Roger “Pip” Moyer–History Repeating Itself

Letter To The Editor: Roger “Pip” Moyer–History Repeating Itself

| July 22, 2013, 04:37 PM | 0 Comments

Annapolis was an abandoned and dying town in the 1960’s when Annapolitans elected me Mayor.  Main Street shops were vacant as store owners moved to the new Mall in Parole.  Aldermen talked of paving the Harbor for parking.  They voted 6-2 to tear down the Market House, a move supported by the Editor of the Capital Newspaper. Into […]

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Weekend Valet Parking Available In Annapolis Garage

Weekend Valet Parking Available In Annapolis Garage

| July 17, 2013, 06:02 PM | 0 Comments

Note: An earlier headline was misleading. There is no additional charge for valet service when it is offered; however, standard parking rates will apply. We have corrected the headline and regret the error. Annapolis Mayor Joshua J. Cohen announced that the City and its parking management partner, Towne Park, will start a new weekend valet […]

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Save Annapolis Responds To City’s Fact Sheet

Save Annapolis Responds To City’s Fact Sheet

| July 16, 2013, 03:17 PM | 0 Comments

Save Annapolis has taken issue with the fact sheet offered by the City of Annapolis PLanning and Zoning Department.  Below is their point by point response to the original article published here. Response by Save Annapolis to the Annapolis Planning and Zoning Department City Dock Fact Sheet of 7/9/13 published in Eye of Annapolis  “Since […]

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Ellen Moyer Speaks Out On Fawcetts Property

Ellen Moyer Speaks Out On Fawcetts Property

| July 11, 2013, 03:35 PM | 0 Comments

The following letter to the editor was received by former Mayor, Ellen O. Moyer. Let’s Make A Deal A recent article in the Capital stated that the owners of Fawcetts laughed at an offer of 4 million Dollars to buy their property. Evidently they believed the value of the Fawcetts site to be worth more. […]

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Annapolis Lays Out Facts On 110 Compromise Street

Annapolis Lays Out Facts On 110 Compromise Street

| July 10, 2013, 06:27 PM | 0 Comments

The City of Annapolis’ Planning and Zoning Department released the following fact sheet in an attempt to clarify the hyperbole that has surrounded the possible redevelopment of 110 Compromise Street. In order to address the conflicting information being aired regarding the Master Plan and rezoning efforts for the Compromise Street properties, the Department of Planning […]

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Annapolis’ Circulator Gaining Popularity

Annapolis’ Circulator Gaining Popularity

| July 05, 2013, 01:02 PM | 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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Zoning By Emotion: 110 Compromise Street

Zoning By Emotion: 110 Compromise Street

| June 28, 2013, 02:48 PM | 0 Comments

In the last few months, two groups have popped up to protest two specific projects that potentially may be built in Annapolis–the Crystal Spring Farm complex off of Forest Drive and a proposed re-development of the former Fawcett’s building on Compromise St. These projects are complex and are not simple. There are many facets that […]

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Annapolis Passes $95 Million + Budget

Annapolis Passes $95 Million + Budget

| June 11, 2013, 07:52 AM | 0 Comments

On Monday, June 10, Annapolis Mayor Joshua J. Cohen and members of the Annapolis City Council adopted the $ 95.6 million operating budget and the $10 million capital budget for FY 2014. As adopted, the FY14 operating budget projects revenues of $99 million, yielding a surplus of $3.4 million across all funds. “This evening the […]

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Moody’s Upgrades Annapolis’ Bond Rating

Moody’s Upgrades Annapolis’ Bond Rating

| May 08, 2013, 08:35 AM | 0 Comments

Annapolis Mayor Joshua J. Cohen announces that the first of the three rating agencies has released its bond rating and Moody’s Investors Service, Inc. assigned a rating of Aa3 with a positive outlook. “This positive outlook from Moody’s sends a welcome message to Annapolis taxpayers that the City has been successful at stabilizing our finances even in […]

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Joe Budge Selected To Represent Ward 1

Joe Budge Selected To Represent Ward 1

| May 01, 2013, 08:39 AM | 0 Comments

Annapolis Mayor Joshua J. Cohen is pleased to welcome Joe Budge as the newest City Alderman, representing Ward One.  Mr. Budge was selected by the Annapolis Democratic Central Committee last night. “Joe is eminently qualified to serve as Ward One Alderman,” Mayor Cohen said. “Ward One has a unique set of challenges, with residential, commercial, […]

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Here Are Your New Market House Vendors

Here Are Your New Market House Vendors

| March 22, 2013, 09:33 AM | 0 Comments

Annapolis Mayor Joshua J. Cohen announced the new lineup of vendors for the City’s iconic Market House that is scheduled to reopen later this spring. Eye On Annapolis first learned of the vendors back in December, but the final details of the leases and some negotiations with a third party had not been worked out […]

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2nd Annual City Fair At Annapolis City Dock

2nd Annual City Fair At Annapolis City Dock

| February 25, 2013, 04:30 PM | 0 Comments

Annapolis Mayor Joshua J. Cohen announces an opportunity for local nonprofit organizations to showcase their services while highlighting volunteer opportunities to the public. The City of Annapolis, in cooperation with the National Sailing Center & Hall of Fame (NSHOF), is seeking public agencies, cultural institutions, sports associations, service organizations, educational institutions, environmental organizations, neighborhood associations, […]

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Annapolis Speed Cameras To Go Live On March 1

Annapolis Speed Cameras To Go Live On March 1

| February 20, 2013, 05:28 PM | 0 Comments

In an effort to increase driver compliance with the posted school zone speed limits in the City, Annapolis Mayor Joshua J. Cohen announced the start date of the City’s Automated Speed Enforcement Camera Program. “I have heard repeatedly from parents worried about the safety of their children walking to school, and they have asked the […]

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Annapolis Planning For Spring Greenscape

Annapolis Planning For Spring Greenscape

| January 13, 2013, 11:34 AM | 0 Comments

Join the community to celebrate more than two decades of making Annapolis a beautiful town! The City of Annapolis will host spring GreenScape on Saturday, April 20. GreenScape is a volunteer effort that encourages and supports individuals and organizations to plant and maintain native gardens in public areas throughout the city. Volunteers clean up and […]

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