Tuesday, January 15, 2013
Mayor Josh Cohen administered the oath of office to Jared Littmann at City Council on Monday.
Annapolis' newest alderman was sworn in at the City Council meeting on Monday night. Mayor Josh Cohen administered the oath of office to Jard Littmann (D-5th Ward), the owner of K&B True Value hardware store, at the start of the meeting. "It feels wonderful. I feel very honored," Littmann said at the end of the meeting. "I been receiving expressions of support from the public and I've been receiving a lot of phone calls of people who want to have some face time and talk to me, which I've been happy to have." The Annapolis Democratic Central Committee appointed Littmann to the position in December after Mathew Silverman resigned citing increased obligations at his day job due to a promotion. Before he took over the hardware store from his …
Monday, December 17, 2012
Littmann, who owns K&B True Value Hardware, will replace first-term alderman Mathew Silverman who resigned earlier this month citing increased work obligations.
Jared Littmann, the owner of K&B True Value hardware store, is the next alderman for Ward 5 thanks to a 5-2 vote by the Annapolis Democratic Central Committee on Monday night. "I'm truly flattered," Littmann said. "Coming in here and listening to what each of the other three candidates had to say, I was very impressed." Littmann beat out former state senator John Giannetti, Arnold Smith and Tracy McGranaghan for the job. The hearing took about two hours, but deliberations took less than 10 minutes and were conducted in a closed session at the Pip Moyer Recreation Center. About 30 people showed up for the appointment hearing, which was triggered when first-term alderman Mathew Silverman resigned on Nov. 30. Silverman said increased …
Friday, March 9, 2012
In addition to the sale, you can learn how to use them with demonstrations throughout the day.
There's more than one way to show your green on St. Patrick's Day. Annapolis' annual rain barrel and compost bin sale will be held March 17-18 at K&B True Value Hardware. From 7 a.m. to 5 pm. customers can get a rain barrel and compost bin at significant discounts. The effort is part of Mayor Josh Cohen's Clean and Green initiative, according to a release. “This is a win-win situation,” Cohen said in a release. “The person buying the barrel or bin benefits from the discounted pricing. The environment benefits from reduced pollution and waste going to local landfills.” The truckload sale features The Earth Machine Backyard Compost Bin for $45 and the SYSTERN Rain Barrel for $55 on a first-come, first-serve basis, according to a release. …
Saturday, February 25, 2012
Patch would like to introduce you to someone new from Annapolis with a round of five questions, helping to shed a little light on our community.
Meet Jared Littmann, owner of K&B True Value Hardware, which recently was recertified as an Environmental Steward by the city. The certification is part of Annapolis' Clean and Green City initiative. To be eligible for the two-year certification, a business must earn enough points based on environmental best practices and pass a verification inspection. For more information on the program, visit www.SustainableAnnapolis.com. Patch: What are the green initiatives you have instituted for your business? Littmann: The biggest one I'm working on now is a huge two-day only rain barrel and compost bin sale on March 17-18. For customers, it is a chance to get started on collecting and repurposing rain water and organic waste products at a low cost…
Monday, February 6, 2012
The Annapolis hardware store can help your child make their own Valentine's Day gift and card.
The folks at K&B True Value Hardware know that some of the best projects are those you do yourself. And they also know some of the best gifts are those made by loving hands. That's why owner Jared Littmann is holding a Kids Club craft workshop leading up to Valentine's Day. Kids can head to the popular Forest Drive hardware shop and work on their own gifts for mom or dad. The free workshop is scheduled for 10:30 a.m. to noon Feb. 11. As part of the workshop, the kids can decorate one of the following: The kids can choose from assorted stamps and stickers for any of their decorations. There also will be material for the kids to make their own Valentine's Day cards, Littmann said. "We also have bags for the kids to put them in when they're …
Sunday, February 5, 2012
Just in case you missed something this week, Patch brings you the week in review for Annapolis and the top stories that everyone's talking about.
Last week Patch told you about a potential new gas tax from Gov. Martin O'Malley and then sat in on the city's planning commission to hear about redevelopment plans for outer West Street. And that's just to name a couple of the stories people were talking about this week. We also have some detailed information if you'd like to know more about how to use the Patch site. Remember you can sign up to receive daily or weekly newsletters from Patch. We're also active on Facebook and Twitter. This week's top five stories (in no particular order):