Residents give input on ‘community choices’

November 13, 2016

BY BEN SIMASEK — On Saturday, Nov. 5, the City of Hyattsville held an open-house style meeting with city planners and local residents at the Municipal Building. This was the second community workshop held with the goal of gathering input from community members on several key issues to inform the [read more]

Tanglewood Works pops up in Arts District for the holidays

November 10, 2016

BY BRIANNA RHODES — Dumpster Diva Sue Mondeel is bringing upcycling to the Arts District in Hyattsville for the holidays. Mondeel, the owner of Tanglewood Works in Edmonston, recently opened a Tanglewood Works pop-up shop on Route 1, across the street from Franklin’s Restaurant. Mondeel hosted [read more]

HPD rallies to help one of their own fighting cancer

November 3, 2016

BY MARK BOYLE — Sgt. Tony Knox was on a midnight tour when his left eye started bugging him, he said. Each passing car seemed to have its bright lights on. The 41-year-old City of Hyattsville Police Department sergeant used eye drops everyday, but this wasn’t a standard case of dry eyes. Five [read more]

Photos: Halloween in Hyattsville 2016

November 1, 2016

Halloween was on a Monday this year, but that didn’t stop local kids from dressing up and going door-to-door. Many residents reported handing out goodies to hundreds of trick-or-treaters. There were also many Halloween events over the weekend, including the city’s Halloween party, [read more]

Marylanders set record during first day of early voting

October 28, 2016

BY KRISSI HUMBARD — Maryland voters came out in droves for the first day of early voting, setting a new record for highest turnout. State elections officials reported 122,880 Maryland voters cast ballots statewide Thursday. The previous one-day record for early voting turnout was 107,385 [read more]

Hyattsville Happenings: Oct. 28-31

October 27, 2016

Need plans for the weekend? We’ve got you covered. Hyattsville is a happenin’ place. Friday, Oct. 28: Toddler Time at Art Works: Open studio time for toddlers and their accompanying adults. The theme this week is Spider Cups: transforming plain old cups into painted, crawly creatures. $9, 10 [read more]

Deadline to register to vote online or by mail is today

October 18, 2016

Today is the last day to register to vote by mail or online in Maryland. Voters have until 9 p.m. to make sure they are registered for the upcoming presidential election. Residents can use Maryland’s Online Voter Registration System (OLVR) or submit a voter registration application by [read more]
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