Crittenden Street

Parking change worsens one problem, solves others

August 13, 2017

BY LINDSAY MYERS — A recent change to parking on the 4800 block of 42nd Avenue has left some circling the block and others sleeping more soundly at night. On July 12, the Department of Public Works took bright yellow paint to the eastside curb of the 4800 block of 42nd Avenue, the small cross [read more]

Route 1 open after water main break

July 31, 2014

Updated on August 4 at 4:48 pm According to the City of Hyattsville, all lanes on Rhode Island Ave are open in both directions.  This after WSSC and Verizon needed to repair water and fiber lines following a massive water main break. The break at 4806 Rhode Island Avenue has closed the major [read more]

Special meeting held about capital improvement projects

October 13, 2013

BY MAX BENNETT — A special Hyattsville City Council meeting on September 25  to discuss ongoing projects in University Hills also became a forum to discuss repairs to 40th Avenue and Crittenden and Buchanan streets. Both projects are part of the city’s five-year capital improvement plan.  [read more]

Crittenden Street roadwork project delayed again

October 10, 2012

BY PAULA MINAERT — Drawings for the Crittenden Street/40th Avenue roadwork project will be completed and come to the city for review in November, announced Mayor Marc Tartaro October 1.  The final permits are expected sometime in late February or early March and construction should start then. [read more]

In deep water: When it rains, some residents feel swamped

February 8, 2012

BY SUSIE CURRIE — About 25 residents met recently to discuss the flooding that has plagued their neighborhood for years. These pictures from 1993 show flooding on Banner Street. Because sidewalks installed there that year are higher than residents’ front yards, the scene is repeated every [read more]

City council has long to-do list

September 10, 2011

BY PAULA MINAERT — At the initiative of Mayor Marc Tartaro, the Hyattsville City Council (with staff input) is developing a list of priorities for the near future. Tartaro said he thinks it’s the most important task facing the council. “Until we start working through what we have to do, [read more]