March 30, 2018

Farmers’ Market Opens April 8

A new growing season officially begins when Baltimore’s Farmers’ Market under the JFX reopens for the year on Sunday, April 8.  Other nearby markets will open in May and June, while the 32nd Street/Waverly Market is open […]
March 30, 2018

Health Commissioner Speaks on Opioid Epidemic at Brown Memorial

By Jennifer Michael Deaths from opioid overdose continue to mount around the country. Fatalities in Baltimore alone exceeded 700 people in 2017. Society seems to finally recognize the situation as an epidemic. On March 18 at […]
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

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 […]
August 31, 2017

Explosive Oil Trains Endanger Our Community

by Andrew Hinz Bolton Hill is one of several Baltimore neighborhoods at risk from highly explosive crude oil trains. Bakken oil transported from North Dakota contains fracking chemicals and elevated levels of methane, making it more […]
July 17, 2017

Be a Citizen in the Know: the Criminal Justice System and Community Impact

Both violent and property crime have been on the decrease over the past six months. Nevertheless, because we often see an uptick in crime as the temperature rises, the MRIA Safety Committee wants to remind readers […]
April 30, 2017

Safety Committee: Camera Project

By Barbie Klik The Bolton Hill Camera Project Do you have a surveillance camera on your property? If so, please tell us about it. The Mount Royal Improvement Association Safety Committee is working to identify and […]
April 1, 2017

Revamped Safety Committee Gets to Work

By Barbie Klik and David Nyweide MRIA’s newly revamped Safety Committee, including representatives from the Midtown Benefits District, Prince Hall Grand Lodge, and the Lyric as well as Bolton Hill neighbors, has already been hard at […]
February 27, 2017

Unified Purpose on Display at Town Hall Safety Meeting

By Barbie Klik, Safety Committee Chair On February 1st, about 240 neighborhood residents and MICA students gathered to discuss how we can make Bolton Hill a safer community. Facilitated by Reverend Grey Maggiano of Memorial Episcopal, […]