PHOTOS: Demolition is officially underway at WSSC building

July 12, 2019

By MARIA D. JAMES — The former Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) building on Hamilton Street is coming down for good. The construction team was on-site on July 12 to tear down the building, which has been the source for much debate and discussion in the community for several years. [read more]

The Peace Cross may stand in peace, says the Supreme Court

June 22, 2019

By HEATHER WRIGHT — In a 7-2 ruling on June 20, the Supreme Court decided that the Peace Cross of Bladensburg did not violate the First Amendment establishment clause. The 40-foot tall concrete and granite cross, completed in 1925 to honor 49 Prince George residents who died in World War I, can [read more]

Organizers declare first Trolley Trail Day a success

June 17, 2019

By ROBERT MEYERS — The first Trolley Trail Day, on Saturday, June 8, celebrated a vital community link with a day full of human-powered motion — on bikes, on foot, with a brush, with an instrument, through yoga — and many other ways people move. Group bicycle rides, a 6-kilometer fun run and [read more]

District Council ruling puts Werrlein in the zone

May 27, 2019

By HEATHER WRIGHT — Werrlein Properties is one step closer toward breaking ground on its Magruder Pointe project. On May 13, Prince George’s County District Council voted, in a unanimous decision (8-0, with one abstention), to approve with conditions the rezoning of the former Washington [read more]

City begins roll out of new residential parking permits

April 9, 2019

BY KRISSI HUMBARD — The City of Hyattsville has updated its residential parking zone program. The update has been in the works since 2013 when the city evaluated its residential parking program. As of April, the city’s Residential Parking Ordinance requires residents and guests to have a [read more]
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