Last month’s Bolton Hill Bulletin detailed separate efforts by residents around W. Lafayette Avenue and Laurens Street, in conjunction with the BHCA Traffic Committee, to persuade the city’s transportation agency to undertake efforts to slow speeding and reckless vehicle traffic.
A MICA student had her Volkswagen carjacked on West Lafayette Avenue, the eighth carjacking in 2022 in Bolton Hill. There were none reported last year, although both in the neighborhood and citywide these incidents have been on the rise for a few years.
Maryland Institute College of Art is hoping for “close to normal operations” through the fall semester, the school has announced. That status extends to educational, residential, and supporting college functions. But neighbors are discouraged from visiting the campus.