October 1, 2017

Join in the Fun at Festival 2017

Join the fall fun at the 64th Annual Festival on the Hill, Saturday, October 14, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Festival will have its usual mix of music (including Mambo Combo!), food, entertainment, arts and […]
October 1, 2017

Great Pumpkin Party On Its Way October 28

On Saturday October 28 from 1-3 pm, everyone—especially kids from 1 to 92—is invited to The Great Pumpkin Party, organized by MRIA’s Social Task Force (SATF), in collaboration with Kappa Alpha Psi. The service fraternity has […]
October 1, 2017

Preliminary Findings from Lighting Survey

By Barbie Klik and Jim Prost Everyone knows that there are dark areas in Bolton Hill after the sun goes down. And the MRIA Safety Committee has heard about lots of reasons. Trees are obstructing the […]
October 1, 2017

In Brief

Update on b Bistro Qayum and Pat Karzai told the Bulletin that contrary to rumors, they have never intended to close b permanently. Rather, it has closed temporarily to allow them to make some needed changes – […]
October 1, 2017

Midtown Academy Earns High Test Scores

Midtown Academy students in grades 3-8 outperformed their City peers in all areas on the PARCC standardized test. Even more exciting, students outperformed their peers statewide in 8 out of the 12 areas, and in 7 […]
October 1, 2017

The Commuter Chronicles: Back to School

By Claudia DeCarlo Last month was back-to-school time in Maryland – that time of year when excited parents fill Facebook with pictures of their kids getting on the school bus, full of fresh new enthusiasm for […]
October 1, 2017

Sign Up for CERT Emergency Preparedness Training

By David Bowes Remember the Derecho of July 2012? That was the windstorm that downed trees and power lines and left much of the mid-Atlantic region in the dark. At the time, I found myself woefully […]
October 1, 2017

BGE Green Grant Funds School Community Greening Project

By Dick Williams On the morning of Friday, October 6th, more than 30 elementary and middle school students from our neighborhood schools—Eutaw-Marshburn Elementary, Midtown Academy and Mount Royal Elementary/Middle—will participate in a unique community greening project. […]
October 1, 2017

Bolton Hill’s Champion Trees

When the National Forest Service was in its infancy, Maryland hired its first state arborist, Fred Besley, who was the third state forester in the entire US. In 1906 this was still a new concept—the idea […]
October 1, 2017

Roll on Over to the Samaritan Toilet Paper Drive

Let the good times roll with Samaritan Community! Toilet paper rolls, that is. At Festival on the Hill on Saturday, October 14, Samaritan Community will be holding a toilet paper drive to help clients with one of […]
October 1, 2017

Sign Up for Fall Classes at Jubilee Arts

Classes at Jubilee Arts, for everyone age six to seniors, start the week of October 2 and run through December 1. This fall’s offerings include sewing & fashion design, drawing, crafts, clay, fashion, African drumming, and […]
September 30, 2017

Be a Wisdom Warrior in Reservoir Hill

St. Francis Neighborhood Center in Reservoir Hill is seeking volunteers with a passion for teaching to join the Wisdom Warriors Power Project, their afterschool tutoring program. For youth ages 5-14, the Power Project program runs Monday […]
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