February 27, 2016

Dusk-to-Dawn Light Bulbs Make Our Streets Safer

After the recent MRIA inventory of lighting in our neighborhood’s streets and alleys, the volunteers who conducted the survey noted that a number of houses had front door lights that were not turned on. Brightly lit […]
February 27, 2016

Let's Take Care of Our Trees

Bolton Hill’s trees make the neighborhood a great place to live, but trees can’t take care of themselves. And it turns out, March is great tree-trimming weather. Certified TreeKeepers David Nyweide and Sarah Lord are ready […]
December 31, 2015

Street Light Survey Gets Results

by Sally Maulsby Thanks to the many Bolton Hill residents who helped MRIA with their recent Lighting Survey to inventory our neighborhood street lights. The survey identified 18 street lights that were out or needed attention. […]
December 31, 2015

Qigong Class Fundraiser Continues

Started last October, Peter Van Buren will continue teaching Sheng Zhen Qigong Classes in the New Year, as a creative fundraiser for the Bolton Hill Nursery. The one-hour classes are offered every Wednesday evening from 6 […]
December 31, 2015

BmoreFit Bit: Make Your New Year’s Resolution a Reality

by Jon A. Kaplan Have you made a New Year’s resolution yet?  If you are like most American promise-makers, you’ll have at least one resolution that’s related to health and fitness. Perhaps a promise to eat […]
December 22, 2015

BMoreFit Bit

By Jon Kaplan Is it the holiday season? Or the overeating season? To avoid overeating, try one of these strategies: Use a smaller plate—you’ll eat smaller portions. Put vegetables and salad on your plate first, before going to the […]
November 1, 2015

BMoreFit Bit

By Jon Kaplan As the days get shorter and colder, we can almost feel those winter blues comin’ on. Shake ’em off with exercise. Moving and getting the heart rate up literally makes you feel happy […]
October 1, 2015

Crime Concerns

Many concerns were expressed at September’s MRIA meeting about recent criminal activity in the neighborhood. Councilman Eric Costello addressed concerns about communication between police and residents. In particular, many in the community wanted more information sooner […]
August 1, 2015

Be Alert, Call 911, Get Involved

Recently, there have been incidents in the neighborhood involving groups of boys, young teenagers 11 to 15, causing trouble. Traveling in a pack, watching, and shouting to each other across the street, emboldens them to act […]