Hyattsville

Election Countdown: 2017 Referendum question on council size

April 24, 2017

BY KRISSI HUMBARD — The city council is again debating whether to reduce the size of the city council. An advisory, non-binding referendum question regarding the size of the city council is on the ballot for the 2017 election. The referendum question asks voters’ opinions on the number of [read more]

Hyattsville Happenings: April 21-23

April 21, 2017

Need plans for the weekend? We’ve got you covered. Hyattsville is a happenin’ place. Friday, April 21: Storytime Pop-Up: Enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays and more at this innovative collaboration between PGCMLS & Mt. Rainier’s organic juice & smoothie joint. Ages 0-5 years old. [read more]

Watch the Replay: 2017 Candidates Forum

April 20, 2017

BY KRISSI HUMBARD — On April 19, the Hyattsville Life & Times and the city’s Teen Advisory Committee co-hosted the 2017 Hyattsville City Election Candidate Forum, which brought together all 12 of the city’s candidates running for Hyattsville City Council. The 2017 Candidate Forum [read more]

Hyattsville makes ‘sanctuary city’ status official

April 18, 2017

BY KRISSI HUMBARD — “I am happy! I am happy!” cried Candida Garcia. Chants and cheers filled the council chambers after the Hyattsville City Council cast its final vote in favor of the “sanctuary city” ordinance. The ordinance passed 8-2, with councilmembers Paula Perry (Ward 4) and Ruth [read more]

2017 City Council Elections Guide

April 17, 2017

The Hyattsville Life & Times reached out to all the candidates registered to run for city council in the city’s 2017 municipal elections. You’ll find their statements below. Candidates are listed by ward in alphabetic order. Ward One Ian Herron Age: 30 Day Job: National Special [read more]

Hyattsville Happenings: April 14-16

April 13, 2017

Need plans for the weekend? We’ve got you covered. Hyattsville is a happenin’ place. Friday, April 14: Storytime Pop-Up: Enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays and more at this innovative collaboration between PGCMLS & Mt. Rainier’s organic juice & smoothie joint. Ages 0-5 years old. [read more]

PHOTOS: Eggs-citement abounds at Great Magruder Park Egg Hunt

April 9, 2017

BY KRISSI HUMBARD — The sun was out but the wind was biting during the Great Magruder Park Egg Hunt on April 8. But that did not deter dozens of families from the beloved tradition. Some lined up along the green tape as early as 30 minutes before, kids eagerly waiting for their chance to grab [read more]

Hyattsville Happenings: April 7-9

April 7, 2017

Need plans for the weekend? We’ve got you covered. Hyattsville is a happenin’ place. All Weekend:  Spring Community Yard Sale Weekend: Calling all bargain hunters! The Spring City-wide Yard Sale is scheduled for Friday, April 7 – Sunday, April 9. City residents can participate for as [read more]

Council votes to make Hyattsville a ‘sanctuary city’

April 6, 2017

BY BEN SIMASEK — The city council voted Monday night to make Hyattsville a “sanctuary city,” declaring that the city’s police force and staff will not intervene in federal immigration matters. Councilmembers voted 8-2 in favor in the first vote on the ordinance, to formally introduce [read more]
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