West Hyattsville

Council gives its support to planned West Hyattsville development

February 20, 2017

BY KRISSI HUMBARD — The City of Hyattsville has seen a lot of development in recent years. Most of that development has centered in areas near the Arts District or The Mall at Prince Georges, but West Hyattsville will soon get in on the action.    At the Feb. 6 council meeting, councilmembers [read more]

Man found stabbed in West Hyattsville

September 13, 2016

On Sept. 12, at approximately 3:30 a.m., Hyattsville Police officers responded to the 5700 block of 30th Avenue after a resident called to report a person lying on the ground. Upon arrival, officers found a male victim lying in a driveway on 30th Avenue near Lancer Drive suffering from multiple [read more]

Developers plan apartments, townhomes for West Hyattsville Metro

November 8, 2015

BY REBECCA BENNETT — A parcel of land near the West Hyattsville Metro Station was purchased for more than $7 million in September, property records show. Representatives from the buyer, a development company called West Hyattsville Property Company, LLC, presented a general plan for the land [read more]

PHOTOS: Water main break closes Madison Street near 33rd Avenue

February 18, 2015

BY CAROLINE SELLE — At approximately 4:15 p.m. on February 18, WSSC work crews were out at the intersection of Madison Street and 33rd Avenue to repair a broken water main. Water streamed down 33rd Avenue as students walked home from school, and several walked through snowbanks to avoid the [read more]

West Hyattsville lighting study

January 23, 2015

BY CAROLINE SELLE — A presentation by a representative of Charles P. Johnson and Associates (CPJ), the company from whom which the City of Hyattsville has contracted a lighting study, said that preliminary findings revealed that much of the city’s lighting does not meet current standards. The [read more]

Police respond to possible attempted murder-suicide

December 14, 2014

BY REBECCA BENNETT — According to the Hyattsville City Police Department (HCPD), officers responded to a welfare request in the 5800 block of 31st Avenue in West Hyattsville just before 7 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 14. When they arrived, officers say they discovered an elderly man and his wife, both [read more]

Police respond to armed robbery on Northwest Branch Trail

October 13, 2014

View Larger MapAccording to the Hyattsville City Police Department, on September 29 at approximately 8 p.m., a suspect armed with a knife approached a man walking near the Kirkwood Apartments in West Hyattsville.   The victim was on a bridge connecting the apartments to the Northwest Branch Trail [read more]

Police seek information on armed robbery suspect

September 8, 2014

Updated on September 11 at 12:32pm The City of Hyattsville Police Department is asking for the public’s help in identifying a man believed to have been involved in an armed robbery in West Hyattsville. Police say that at approximately 1:15am on August 29, three victims were robbed at gunpoint [read more]

Police say despite recent surge, crime trending down

August 16, 2014

On Thursday, August 14, community members gathered at the West Hyattsville Baptist Church to meet with members of law enforcement in reference to the recent shooting on July 31 on the 5700 block of 30th Street. The meeting was attended by several agencies, including Hyattsville City Council, [read more]
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