Maryland declares state of emergency

January 22, 2016

BY MARIA D. JAMES — Updated at 3:58 p.m.  Today Maryland State Governor Larry Hogan signed an executive order to declare a state of emergency in anticipation of Snowstorm Jonas, which has already begun to impact the Mid-Atlantic region. Forecasters are predicting this potentially historic storm [read more]

Route 1 traffic safety continues to plague residents, businesses

December 8, 2015

BY TALIB I. KARIM— As the numbers of residents and businesses along Route 1 (Baltimore Avenue) increase, so too have the volume of traffic accidents.  In the seven days between Nov. 15 and 22, Arts District residents posted on Facebook about three collisions.  In one instance, a driver ran a [read more]

Muddy bike tracks fading away

December 4, 2015

BY REBECCA BENNETT — The number of noticeable patches of torn up grass and muddy bike tracks where the Hyattsville Cyclocross bike race came through on Oct. 4 are diminishing. This year’s event was almost postponed because of heavy rain that had fallen the week prior. According to the City of [read more]

Park & Planning to conduct county bikeshare feasibility study

December 4, 2015

BY REBECCA BENNETT — The Maryland-National Capital Parks and Planning Commission (M-NCPPC) is conducting a feasibility study to determine how Prince George’s County can set up a sustainable and successful bikeshare program. Photo courtesy Rebecca Bennett. The study area includes the Anacostia [read more]

City prioritizes Route 1 parking garage, school infrastructure

November 21, 2015

BY REBECCA BENNETT — On Nov. 4, the City of Hyattsville hosted a legislative priorities breakfast at Busboys and Poets for county and state officials, business owners and local leaders. The breakfast was an opportunity for city officials to present a progress report and ask for support for other [read more]
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