Under federal and state law, the city needs to re-draw the boundaries of city council districts to reflect the change in population noted in the 2020 US census. All 14 district boundaries must be adjusted in order to balance the population of each district close to the mean/average population for each district of 41, 836.
Bolton Hill’s Blue Plaques Task Force this month announced the addition of five new markers on residences that have been in the past homes to people who made a significant difference to the quality of life in Baltimore or on a larger stage.
Churches in and near Bolton Hill find themselves challenged to rebuild regular attendance and renew in-person activities after extended shutdowns and ad hoc arrangements that began in 2020 with the COVID 19 pandemic. Attendance is lower than before.
The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) awarded two separate grants to provide detailed plans to renovate green spaces in Bolton Hill. One is Mounds Park in the 1400 block of Eutaw Place and the other is the southeast vacant lot and bus stop at the corner of Park and North avenues.
In what optimists might see as a sign of progress, two officials from the city’s Department of Transportation (DOT) last month came to Bolton Hill with and at the urging of city council member Eric Costello to investigate complaints about traffic dangers.
It rained off-and-on from morning past noon, but that did not deter early-arrivers at this year’s Festival on the Hill – especially those lining up to be first in line for used books and “Juniquities” bargains.
Upcoming Event Oct 17: Habitat Gardening for Birds; Upcoming Event Oct 25: Curious about Cannabis?; Meditation classes moving indoors; Clothing recycling now available ; Pennsylvania Ave. Sanaa Center requests suggestions