Pugh announces events for inauguration
Mayor-elect Catherine E. Pugh released a schedule of Baltimore Inauguration Day events Wednesday. They include four community receptions across the city and a $100-a-head party at a downtown hotel. Pugh, a Democrat, will be sworn in as Baltimore’s 50th mayor on Dec. 6. In a news release, Pugh invited city residents to join her “in celebrating a new beginning for our community.” Following the 11 a.m. inauguration ceremony at City Hall, there will be a luncheon at the War Memorial Building. Community receptions will be held at four locations: Middle Branch Rowing Club (1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.), Coppermine Du Burns Arena (2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.), Humanim (3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.) and Cylburn Arboretum (4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.). The party — being called “Our Whole City: A Celebration of Baltimore” — will be held at the Hilton Baltimore from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. The Pugh Inaugural Committee Inc., is organizing the events.
Police investigating death, stabbing in Catonsville
Baltimore County police are investigating a stabbing and a death at a Catonsville home Wednesday. Police were called at 9:25 a.m. to a home in the 500 block of Academy Drive for a stabbing. A woman was found with at least one stab would and was taken to a local hospital for serious injuries, police said. Police also found a man’s body at the home, but said Wednesday afternoon it is unclear how he died and whether the two incidents are related. The state medical examiner’s office will conduct an autopsy. No additional information was immediately available.