College Park

Property assessments skyrocket

February 6, 2016

BY REBECCA BENNETT — When City of Hyattsville residents received their residential property assessments for 2016, many were shocked at the value the Maryland Department of Assessment and Taxation placed on their homes. Those assessments — some residents say they were double the previous [read more]

ICYMI: Still time to get your summer on

July 12, 2015

BY NAOMI HARRIS — School is still weeks away, the weather is warm, and the sunscreen is in the bag. With so much to do around the Hyattsville area, both kids and parents have a number of fun options to enjoy this summer. Here’s a list of activities take part in throughout the summery months. [read more]

Hugh’s News: An imperial traffic jam

April 9, 2015

BY HUGH TURLEY — One recent Saturday, I was driving my wife to an appointment in Laurel, 30 minutes away. We left our Hyattsville home allowing enough time to arrive 15 minutes early. As we passed through College Park on U.S. Route 1 going north, I could see police were blocking the road ahead. I [read more]

PHOTOS: A bit of winter weather on a February day

February 17, 2015

BY REBECCA BENNETT — Updated at 11:24 p.m. From Feb. 16 into Feb. 17, the Washington, D.C. metro region received several inches of snow. Unofficial snow totals outside the Hyattsville Life & Times mobile newsroom showed it was possible there was up to four inches of snow locally. According to [read more]

Local schools participate in Felegy honors concert

December 9, 2014

BY ZACH MELVIN – It was a packed house at the University of Maryland’s Dekelbaum Auditorium on Nov. 20. Around 900 people filled the stands, spilling into the balcony seating, to listen to the 39th Annual Edward M. Felegy Honors Concert. “This was a particularly special performance,” [read more]
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