A proposed redevelopment of the Prince George’s Hospital Center could add a whole new neighborhood to Cheverly, creating what planners hope will be a “destination” mixed-use neighborhood with apartments, retail and commercial space available.
The proposal comes from the Redevelopment Authority of Prince George’s County, which oversees the redevelopment of county-owned lands. The land will be coming available within a few years, as the 384-bed Prince George’s Hospital, situated on 26 acres called Hospital Hill, begins in June to transfer its operations to its replacement, the University of Maryland Capital Region Medical Center in Largo. It’s the end of a long history for the county hospital center in Cheverley. The facility opened in 1944 as a 100-bed hospital. Over the decades, it grew into a 384-bed hospital center, but has
“It’s not going to be like a light switch where one building closes and another building opens.
College Park City Council is divided over whether or not to make-good on a tax cut erroneously granted to a developer last year.
More than a year ago, College Park City Council unanimously approved a special tax cut for a student housing development. But there was one problem: the project was never eligible the tax cut.
Plans for a new city-owned community center in the College Park Woods neighborhood were unanimously approved by the Prince George’s County Planning Board during its Jan. 28, 2021 meeting.
College Park officials have released an extensive “help-wanted” ad of-sorts, issuing a six-page brochure detailing exactly what it wants out of its next city manager.
A proposal to cap Mount Rainier’s police budget appears dead-on-arrival, after three of five City Council members indicated opposition.
Hyattsville might arm its police department with “less-lethal” BolaWrap-brand weapons designed to tangle and subdue targets with a length of cord.
A judge rejected Hyattsville City Council’s appeal of Prince George’s County’s rezoning approval for a controversial residential redevelopment of a now-demolished office building next to Magruder Park. in a brief five-page opinion filed Dec. 14, 2020, Judge Beverly Woodard said the May 2019 rezoning was legal.
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.”
The Hyattsville City Council turns its attention to national politics at its Tuesday meeting, considering two measures focused on the attempted Jan. 6, 2021, insurrection at the Capitol. The first would condemn President Trump and the attempted insurrection, while the second calls on Maryland legislators to study extremism in state police forces and to grant greater power to local officials dealing with “domestic terror” threats.