Annapolis has a new mayor-elect. In a dramatic cliff-hanger of an election last week, Mike Pantelides edged out incumbent Josh Cohen in what may have been the most exciting mayoral race Annapolis has seen in generations. Much has already been written about the election and so we don’t need to cover it any more here.
Suffice it to say, we are excited to have a fresh opportunity to work with Mr. Pantelides in the hopes that Annapolis can change course on Crystal Spring. The development at Crystal Spring, contrary to what many believed earlier this year, is not a done deal. And Mr. Pantelides has stated he will take a new direction on this defining campaign issue. We truly hope that the mayor-elect will come to understand the importance of Crystal Spring Farm and Forest to the well-being and quality of life for all Annapolitans and will make good on his promise.