So much more than robot-building and coding

February 7, 2020

By HEATHER WRIGHT — On Feb. 2, students across the state, including at least two teams from Hyattsville, competed in the First Lego League (FLL) qualifying tournament, held at DeMatha Catholic High School. In the most well-known portion of the tournament, autonomous robots — designed, built and [read more]

Humans of Hyattsville: Jim Groves

February 5, 2020

The Hyattsville Life & Times has started a new series called Humans of Hyattsville to help Hyattsville residents get to know their neighbors. Jim Groves is one of the Old Guard in Hyattsville. A resident since the early 1990s, Jim has seen the city undergo a lot of change and feels good about [read more]

City council opposes liquor license transfer for Lee’s Liquor

January 27, 2020

By SOPHIE GORMAN ORIANI — At the city council meeting of Jan. 21, the council approved a motion authorizing the mayor to send a letter opposing the transfer of Lee’s Liquor’s liquor license. Lee’s Liquor has applied to transfer their liquor license from 2903 Hamilton Street to a new [read more]

Clean and Safe Team: new year, new career

January 1, 2020

By CLAUDETTE RICHARDS and HEATHER WRIGHT — How can more Hyattsville and Prince George’s County residents — especially those in need of a second chance — find employment? This question was the topic of a breakfast meeting in June 2017 between Employ Prince George’s President and CEO Walter [read more]

PHOTOS: Santa attends Fire Safety Day to help promote fire safety

December 25, 2019

By CODI GUGLIUZZ — Santa Claus took a break from his North Pole duties to meet local kids and help promote fire safety on December 15 at the Hyattsville Volunteer Fire Department station. Sporting toy fire helmets from volunteer firefighters, children of all ages whispered or loudly declared [read more]

City Council debates participation in UMD shuttle program

December 12, 2019

By SOPHIE GORMAN ORIANI — At the Dec 2. city council meeting, councilmembers discussed whether or not to continue the City of Hyattsville’s relationship with the University of Maryland (UMD) shuttle program, Shuttle-UM.  Currently, the City of Hyattsville has a memorandum of understanding [read more]
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