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Kaleah Mcilwain
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Baltimore Updates for Thursday, October 28, 2021

Enjoy a night out with pizza and trivia

Charm City Trivia is going to be at Pizza Di Joey's at Cross Street Market in Federal Hill. Charm City Trivia is a live trivia game show company that operates at locations all over Maryland. Many restaurants have them host trivia nights where you can win prizes and free food and drinks. Visit Pizza Di Joey's today for a chance to win a gift card for some authentic New York style, brick-oven pizza.

Hear the Mayor's plans to protect Baltimore's legacy homeowners

Baltimore's City Tax Sale Work Group will hold it's first meeting today at 2 p.m. virtually. Mayor Brandon M. Scott established a Tax Sale Work Group to pursue long-term fixes to the tax sale process and announced plans to purchase the liens of 454 owner-occupied homes this fall, in line with his desire to protect Baltimore’s legacy residents.

Show off your best-dressed pups Halloween costume!

Want to make sure your dog's Halloween costume doesn't go to waste and you get to show it off? Well you're in luck because the Downtown Partnership of Baltimore is hosting “Barks and Boos,” a Halloween event for dogs and their humans. The vent will be held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at 110 West Fayette St. and there will be a winner so bring your best. The event is free, open to the public, and will have music, free beer or wine, and snacks for dogs and humans. All you need to do is register to join.

Important announcements you may have missed

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced their plans to improve mental health services and the overdose prevention strategy they have in place to continue addressing the opioid crisis.

If working with data is your thing, this may be the opportunity for you

Mayor of Baltimore's Office of Performance & Innovation is hiring a Data Fellow. The City Data Fellows program is a new program that launched in the summer of 2019. The motivation for the new program is to add data and problem-solving capacity to city government agencies. The instructions to apply can be found here.

This article is a daily update on the Baltimore City and Baltimore County. This article will provide brief updates about the local fire departments, police departments, Mayor's office, school boards, transportation and other areas impacting your life. For more information, please click on the links provided. Know something that I missed? Tell me in the comments below and I can include it in the next update.

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