All posts in Baltimore Voices

Folks from the Baltimore Guide’s community speak out on the issues most important to them.

  • watts
    Robocalls to cell phones?
    November 23, 2011, 1 Comment

    One of the beauties, to me, of having a cell phone is that I can decide who gets the number, not Ma Bell. I can give the number to friends […]

  • occupybaltimore
    City lacks a sense of community
    October 26, 2011, No comments

    To the Editor, The Guide: All the “Occupy” gatherings around the country need focus, and the effort at McKeldin Square is another example (Guide, “A Few Odds and Ends for […]

  • Tobacco tax needs equality too
    October 19, 2011, No comments

    Vincent DeMarco, the Carrie Nation of all things he considers unhealthy, wants to raise the tobacco—no, wait, call that the cigarette tax—again, to $3 a pack. Let’s call it the […]

  • ukiethumb
    Festivals Build Communities
    September 29, 2011, No comments

    October is a month of festivals, and most of them are in, or run through, our waterfront communities. For residents, it can be a big pain. For businesses, it can […]

  • maryhelenthumb
    Help! We need volunteers!
    September 21, 2011, No comments

    We’ve all heard plenty about the problems, so the following list shouldn’t surprise anyone: • Baltimore is dirty. • Kids lack guidance. • Nobody wants to take charge of neighborhood […]

  • Believe in America: Vote
    September 7, 2011, No comments

    All of Baltimore was shocked to hear that According to Baltimore Board of Elections director Armstead B.C. Jones, turnout for the first two days of early voting on Thursday and […]

  • flanaganthumb
    Depression is treatable
    August 31, 2011, No comments

    All of Baltimore was shocked to hear that Mike Flanagan, the former Baltimore Orioles pitcher, Cy Young Award winner, coach and executive, had died. He was only 59. But it […]

  • readersspeakthumb
    Angle Parking ought to be reversed
    August 31, 2011, No comments

    Editor, The Guide: I’m in total agreement with everything that Mr. Bauer wrote with regards to reverse parking. Whoever decided to come up with this idea did not think this […]