College Park sets rules for racial justice steering committee

College Park city officials are preparing to grapple with its history with systemic racism.

Pics: New Hyattsville Middle School designs unveiled

Editor’s note: Route 1 Reporter is a subscriber-supported local news website. In the interest of the public discourse, articles about government policy are available for free. If you like the reporting, please support Route 1 Reporter on Patreon. If all goes according to plan, a new Hyattsville Middle School could be open for students by 2023. The new middle school will be located to the north of the existing Hyattsville Middle School, closer to the intersection of Oliver Street and 42nd Avenue, on land that currently hosts the existing school’s athletic fields.

With some concerns, Hyattsville asks state to review police coordination in wake of Capitol siege

Without much comment, Hyattsville City Council unanimously approved a resolution condemning the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the Capitol. But it took more discussion for a second resolution to be passed calling on state lawmakers to review regional law enforcement coordination, study the prevalence of extremist views in local law enforcement, and to expand state and local police powers against “domestic terrorism.”