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Honeyville: A beer for Hyattsville

April 29, 2017

BY MATT HUMBARD — Like all great ideas, the plan to brew a beer for the Hyattsville Anniversary celebration happened while people were drinking beer. At a Summer Jam last September outside of city hall, a couple of representatives from Calvert Brewing Company, a production brewery in Upper [read more]

Election Countdown: Two 2017 council candidates raise big money

April 29, 2017

BY KRISSI HUMBARD — Money and politics are always hot topics, whether it be a local election or a national election. Voters want to know how much is raised, who donated, how much is spent and what money is spent on. Thankfully, city staff work hard to ensure campaign finance reports are posted [read more]

HCPD seeks help from public to find missing teen

April 27, 2017

Veronica Ponce, 15, has been missing since March 8. Photo courtesy of Hyattsville City Police Department BY KRISSI HUMBARD — The Hyattsville City Police Department (HCPD) is asking for residents’ help in looking for a missing person. Veronica Ponce is 15 years old, 5 feet 3 inches tall and [read more]

City to celebrate 131 years with carnival, parade, fireworks

April 27, 2017

The City’s Anniversary Carnival starts TODAY in Magruder Park and lasts until Sunday, April 30. There’s fun for everyone with food, games, and rides. The main events will be Saturday, April 29: The city’s parade will take place that morning, and that evening there will be a live go-go show [read more]

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]

Election Countdown: Preliminary campaign finance reports

April 20, 2017

BY KRISSI HUMBARD — The Initial Campaign Finance Reports for the 2017 city council candidates were due Monday, April 17 at 5 p.m. Six candidates — only half of those running for a city council seat — filed their reports by the deadline. Ward One Bart Lawrence Ward Three Vinni Anandham [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]
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