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Busboys hosts local authors

March 17, 2015

BY RYAN CARBO — The crowd at Hyattsville’s Busboys and Poets was quietly enthralled on Feb. 24 as members of the Gateway Arts District Authors, an informal coalition of local writers, made their way onto the stage to read passages from their latest works and share insights into the creative [read more]

Armed men rob Hyattsville pharmacy, assault customers

March 11, 2015

BY REBECCA BENNETT — Just after 9:30 a.m. on March 7, the Hyattsville City Police Department said three masked men entered Lawson’s Pharmacy in the 3400 block of Hamilton Street. Armed with a black semi-automatic handgun and pepper spray, the men assaulted two customers before making off [read more]

Hyattsville elected officials may get pay raise in 2017

February 23, 2015

BY REBECCA BENNETT — The Hyattsville City Council voted to accept the Compensation Review Committee’s recommendation to raise the salary of councilmembers and the mayor at the Feb. 19 council meeting. The increases are scheduled to take effect in 2017 and run through 2020. The measure had [read more]

New Arts District parking lot propelled forward by design funds

February 11, 2015

BY REBECCA BENNETT — On Feb. 2, the Hyattsville City Council approved more than $81,000 for engineering design services from Stantec Consulting Services for a new city parking lot on Hamilton Street in the Arts District. The site of the new lot, which will be located at 4505 and 4508 Hamilton [read more]
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