| Nov 10, 2013
| 8:21 PM
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...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 4:01 PM
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...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 9:45 AM
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...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 4:32 PM
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...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 11:43 AM
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...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 4:14 PM
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...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 1:25 PM
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...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 5:10 AM
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...
| Nov 17, 2013
| 5:57 AM
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...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 8:19 AM
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...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 9:51 AM
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...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 10:29 AM
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.