Wednesday, January 23, 2013
The store was robbed of cash at gunpoint.
A robber walked into the Royal Farms carrying what is believed to be a handgun and demanded cash. At 9:48 p.m., on Jan. 13 a man walked into the Royal Farms store in the 200 block of Cold Spring Lane, went behind the counter and shoved an employee. The robber then told the employee: "Open the [expletive] drawer. Gimme all the money." The employee handed over an undisclosed amount of cash to the robber who then ran out of the store heading west on Cold Spring Lane.
Monday, October 1, 2012
The company could not acquire the land it needed to build the store.
Royal Farms is backing out of plans to build a new store and gas station in Remington, according to an email from the company. The North Baltimore based chain had proposed building a new site at the corner of West 29th Street and Remington Avenue, but it couldn’t come to an agreement for land it needed at the intersection. "Unfortunately, we just learned that Royal Farms has not been able to come to an agreement with the current owners of the two parcels at the intersection of Remington and W. 29th St. to create the assemblage necessary for the proposed gas station and convenience store. We therefore will not be pursuing this project at this time and we will need to cancel the meeting scheduled for tomorrow evening," according an email …
Tuesday, September 18, 2012
The regional chain already has stores in Hampden and along Cold Spring Lane.
A team from Royal Farms will present to a Remington neighborhood group a proposal to build a store and gas station at the corner of 29th Street and Remington Avenue, according to an email sent to group members. The Greater Remington Improvement Association will meet with representatives from Royal Farms at 7 p.m. on Oct. 2 at Millers Court, accoridng to the email. Ed Stronski, a marketing manager for Royal Farms, said the site, which is currently home to a Pizza Boli’s is under consideration, but there has been no deal made to acquire the property. "We’re continuously looking for good sites where we believe we will be successful," Stronski said. Sign up for our newsletter, and follow us on Facebook and Twitter. Contact editor Adam …
Monday, June 25, 2012
A Hampden man and a Medfield man were arrested Sunday morning after allegedly stealing cash and cigarettes.
Two North Baltimore men were arrested after allegedly robbing a Royal Farms store just north of the city line, authorities said. According to a police incident report, two men entered the store in the 6000 block of Falls Road at 5:31 a.m. Sunday. They robbed the store, taking $265 in cash and $67 in cigarettes and fled on foot, police said. The incident report did not specify what weapon was used in the incident. Police said they quickly located and arrested Thomas James Busard, 19, of the 3300 block of Paine St. in Hampden, and Michael Robert Blevins, also 19, of the 1300 block of West 42nd St. in Medfield. They were both charged with robbery and armed robbery. Blevins was also charged with robbery, armed robbery, one count of first-…