“There was no one in the world like Nancy Dorman. She believed in this city and the power of art and education. Humanity, a willingness to roll up her sleeves, and an unshakeable commitment to civic betterment — Nancy embodied it all.” (from a statement issued by the BMA).
Bob Metz, who came to Bolton Hill only in 2019 after a rich and full life in Pittsburgh, died on Oct. 23, at the age of 71. He was living with his sister, Patricia A. (Trish) Metz, in what she called “the great sibling experiment.” Overall, she said, it was a success, if too short.
Thomas Martine Hasler, a longtime resident of Bolton Hill and a survivor of the Holocaust, died on Nov. 30 at University of Maryland Medical Center from complications following a stroke three weeks earlier. He had just turned 82.
Since long before the COVID pandemic began, developer David Bramble has been promising to get started on the first phase of a three-stage development on Bolton Hill’s north border that someday may include new market rate townhouse residences, 200 apartments, retail space and even a supermarket.