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City of Baltimore website

Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh is calling on all City and State mortgage lenders, creditors and major utility providers - including Baltimore City Department of Public Works - to provide every accommodation, including the waiver of late fees, for all furloughed Federal employees and contractors.

  • Due to the recent inclement weather, the University will open this morning at 10:00 a.m. for faculty, staff and students. Essential employees report as directed by your supervisor. Please be safe as you travel to campus.

The Baltimore City Department of Public Works will begin hosting public meetings this week to answer questions and share information about proposed water rate increases and a financial assistance program.

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Funeral arrangements have been announced for Jacquelyn Smith, the 54-year old Harford County woman who was fatally stabbed just after midnight Saturday while trying to help a panhandler in Baltimore City.

Fort Worth Texas Police Department

A month ago today, it was leaked that Fort Worth Texas Police Chief Joel Fitzgerald would be the next Baltimore Police Commissioner. That leak was supplemented by comments from Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price. Price told her local media that it appeared that Fitzgerald had accepted the Baltimore commissioner’s job and would be leaving Fort Worth. Mayor Catherine Pugh quickly plugged that leak, saying no selection had been made and that the process was still ongoing.