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  • Annapolis City Council considers stripping mayor's powers

    Annapolis City Council considers stripping mayor's powers
    Annapolis Alderman Ross Arnett insists the City Council's decision to take another look at making the mayor's job a more ceremonial role has nothing to do with party politics. But if the Democrat-majority council acts to remove the mayor's power, the...
  • Annapolis alderman backs off statements about curtailing mayor's power

    Annapolis alderman backs off statements about curtailing mayor's power
    Annapolis Alderman Ross Arnett has been fielding angry calls from as far as California since Sunday, when it was reported that the Democrat would move to sharply curtail the power of the mayor, days after the city elected the first Republican to the job...
  • Is it politics or policy behind calls for change to Annapolis city government? [Letter]

    Is it politics or policy behind calls for change to Annapolis city government? [Letter]
    The Annapolis City Council may have the right to vote in a council-city manager form of government, but this is really a governing issue and it should be handled through the ballot box and adopted by the registered voters of the city ("Annapolis City...
  • Residents target Annapolis alderman for recall effort

    Residents target Annapolis alderman for recall effort
    A group of Annapolis residents is launching an effort to recall one of the city's aldermen after he floated the idea of stripping the mayor of some powers. The recall petition targets Alderman Ross Arnett, who last week won re-election as a Democrat...
  • Annapolis election write-in votes range from silly to serious

    Annapolis election write-in votes range from silly to serious
    In an election where every vote mattered, 36 voters made a choice for Annapolis mayor other than incumbent Democrat Josh Cohen or Republican Mike Pantelides, who was victorious by a mere 59 votes. Three dozen people wrote in all manner of other...
  • With Fawcett redevelopment dead, owners say future of Annapolis site is uncertain

    With Fawcett redevelopment dead, owners say future of Annapolis site is uncertain
    With a prospective developer abandoning plans to revitalize a key vacant building on the City Dock waterfront, owners of the Annapolis property said they're uncertain about the future. "We don't have a clue where we are," said Greg Kaufman, co-owner of...
  • In Annapolis, mayoral contest is a developing matter

    In Annapolis, mayoral contest is a developing matter
    Four men and one woman are vying for perhaps the trickiest job in Annapolis: mayor. The state’s capital has been buzzing in recent months over proposals to adopt a new plan to guide future development at City Dock and to rezone key waterfront...
  • Annapolis mayor exploring purchase of two controversial properties

    Annapolis mayor exploring purchase of two controversial properties
    Annapolis Mayor Mike Pantelides said Monday he's in the early stages of exploring whether to buy two controversial properties in the city. Pantelides said he's been approached by residents and activists about buying the Crystal Spring Farm property on...
  • Pantelides prepares to become Annapolis mayor

    Pantelides prepares to become Annapolis mayor
    Mike Pantelides can't go anywhere these days without being stopped. Walking down Main Street to a meeting, he meets people offering ideas. At a post-workout stop at the drug store, someone wants to talk to him. In the Market House, a merchant offers a...
  • Fact check: Weakening Annapolis mayor not a new idea

    Fact check: Weakening Annapolis mayor not a new idea
    Annapolis Alderman Ross Arnett made a proposal last weekend that made waves from the capital city across the country: to change the city's form of government to give the mayor less power. Many conservatives — including radio host Rush Limbaugh...
  • Seniors' artwork will be featured at renovated Market House in Annapolis

    Seniors' artwork will be featured at renovated Market House in Annapolis
    When the historic Annapolis Market House reopens in the next couple of weeks, patrons will walk underneath Jean Tyson's bright red hollyhocks and Dixie Sangster's Cubist rendition of a vase of flowers. The two women are among 16 artists who...
  • Market House to stage grand opening Sept. 7

    Market House to stage grand opening Sept. 7
    The Market House at City Dock in Annapolis, an iconic 18th century structure that has struggled to stay in business following Tropical Storm Isabel damage 10 years ago, will stage its grand reopening Sept. 7, city officials said Tuesday. The facility...