Property assessments skyrocket

February 6, 2016

BY REBECCA BENNETT — When City of Hyattsville residents received their residential property assessments for 2016, many were shocked at the value the Maryland Department of Assessment and Taxation placed on their homes. Those assessments — some residents say they were double the previous [read more]

ALDI hosts hiring events for multiple stores, Hyattsville included

February 5, 2016

BY REBECCA BENNETT — According to a spokesperson for ALDI, the grocery chain is holding hiring events in Lanham, Md. and Alexandria, Va. for several of its local stores, including the Hyattsville location at a 3025 Hamilton Street.  The 30 store associate positions Aldi is looking to fill also [read more]

Metro proposes changes, one discontinuation to local bus routes

September 4, 2015

BY REBECCA BENNETT — Metro is proposing several changes to bus routes that run through the City of Hyattsville, which includes the cancellation of a route the transit system said isn’t used very much. Click here to see a full list of proposed changes. A hearing about the proposed changes is [read more]

May 15: Hyattsville hosts Bike to Work Day stop at Magruder Park

May 5, 2015

BY SCARLETT SALEM — Ever consider biking to work when you are sitting in the DMV’s notorious traffic? On Friday, May 15, the League of American Bicyclists will incentivize your urban commute when Bike to Work Day (BTWD) hits Hyattsville. Organized regionally by Commuter Connections and the [read more]

Will Campos added to Beltway Plaza Mall Hall of Fame

November 18, 2014

BY REBECCA BENNETT —  On Nov. 10, the Beltway Plaza Mall in Greenbelt inducted three new members into its hall of fame, including Hyattsville resident and Prince George’s County Councilmember Will Campos (District 2). Also honored were Maryland State Sen. Victor Ramirez (D-47) and Michael [read more]

Green Line trains run every 20 minutes November 7 to 9

November 5, 2014

According to the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, Green Line trains will run every 20 minutes from 10 p.m. Friday, November 7, to system close Sunday evening.  Trains normally run every 12 minutes. The delays are due to work being performed on joint elimination, rail tie, fastener [read more]

Weekend track work on Green Line

July 15, 2014

If you are taking the Green Line this weekend, you may want to give yourself some extra time.  The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority says Green Line trains will operate every 22 minutes on Saturday between College Park and Branch Ave.  Trains are scheduled to operate at normal [read more]

Where to watch fireworks

July 4, 2014

Send us your Fourth of July celebration photos! University of Maryland Lot 1 adjacent to Campus Drive off Adelphi Road Concessions open at 5pm, entertainment at 7pm, fireworks at 9pm. Greenbelt Buddy Attick Park Community Drum Circle at 5:30 PM, Greenbelt Concert Band at 7:30, fireworks at 9:00 PM [read more]

City weighs Humvee acquisition

January 14, 2014

City can get one for free, but some councilmembers wonder:  At what cost? Humvee or no humvee? That is the question facing the Hyattsville City Council as it decides whether the police department should accept a free military-surplus High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle  (HMMWV), commonly [read more]
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