Audio for Royal Farms 12-pump Gas Station in Northeast Baltimore
In the middle of an up and coming neighborhood that has seen the rise of a quaint tavern, a farm-to-table restaurant, and a small batch coffee roaster, local activists are fighting the development of what they call a truck stop in their neighborhood. Many residents in Northeast Baltimore say the last thing they need is a twelve pump, 24/7 Royal Farms at one of the most accident prone spots on Harford Road.
Baltimore City Council Expected To Pass Local Hiring Bill
The Baltimore City Council is expected to approve a bill to require some city contractors to reserve a majority of jobs for city residents Monday. This will be in spite of an opinion from the office of law saying the bill would be seen as unconstitutional if challenged in court. In an opinion issued earlier this year, the city solicitor’s office called a hiring preference based on residence “legally indefensible.”