Twenty plus vendors will feature fashions, custom-made jewelry, gourmet foods, holiday decor, children's gifts and more at the Hilton Garden Inn.
Wednesday, December 5, 2012
Friday, November 30, 2012
The Greenbelt Police report an armed robbery on the 9300 bock of Edmonston Road in Greenbelt, MD.
A man and woman were robbed at gunpoint at 3:25 a.m. Wednesday, according to Greenbelt Police. Two male suspects approached the couple at the 9300 block of Edmonston Road and allegedly displayed a handgun, then took the victims' property, according to police. The suspects are described as males, 20 to 30 years old, and wearing all black clothing. Anyone with information on the incident may contact the Greenbelt Police Department's Criminal Investigations Unit at (240) 542-2133
Monday, November 19, 2012
Police are asking anyone who has has come in contact with or who knows the whereabouts of Rodman Alexis Gomez to contact them.
The Greenbelt Police Department is in need of the public's help to find Rodman Alexis Gomez, 26, of 6140 Springhill Terrace. Gomez was identified as the suspect in a Nov. 2 incident where a man exposed his genitals to an 11-year-old girl in Greenbelt West, according to the police. Officers responded to a report of an indecent exposure incident in the 6100 block of Springhill Terrace at about 5 p.m. on Nov. 2, police said. At the time, they believed the suspect may have lived in the vicinity. On Nov. 13, they obtained an arrest warrant for Gomez from the District Court for Prince George’s County and charged him with one count of indecent exposure. The Greenbelt Police Department says its attempts to locate the suspect have been unsuccessful…
City Manager Michael McLaughlin says William Bowman "Bo" Furguson's work for Greenbelt was 'outstanding.'
It was news, but no shock, to City Manager Michael McLaughlin when he heard that Greenbelt's former intern turned management analyst had been hired as new deputy city manager for Durham, NC. "He was outstanding," McLaughlin said, "That's terrific news." Reaching back more than a decade, McLaughlin had no trouble recalling details about William Bowman "Bo" Ferguson. Greenbelt was fortunate enough to get him as an intern while he was getting his master's degree at the University of Kansas in public administration, McLaughlin said. Afterward, he stayed on a couple of years, McLaughlin added, saying he was impressed by Ferguson's analytical abilities and familiarity with technology. "He was an incredible self-starter," McLaughlin recalled. …
Friday, November 16, 2012
Greenbelt is set to have three community visioning sessions Saturday.
Greenbelt City Council plans to be present at the city’s three community visioning sessions being held from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, but their focus will be on citizens, according to council. Councilmember Roberts told his colleagues at council's regular meeting Monday that he felt they should be invisible and not try to influence the outcomes. Councilmember Edward Putens clarified that members of council would attend the sessions to help with the introductions then step aside. The visioning events aim to provide residents with a chance to express their views on Greenbelt and how to make it the best community it can be, according to an event flyer. “We would urge all residents to come to one of those sessions and join in and …
Thursday, November 15, 2012
The market officially closes this Sunday, but will have a holiday market in December.
The Greenbelt Farmers Market will celebrate the end of its season on Sunday at the last regular market of the year, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. in the Roosevelt Center parking lot in Greenbelt, MD. Sunday's Market Offerings Include For a list vendors, see the Greenbelt Farmers Market website. Participants vary by week. The market asks that people who enjoyed this year's market season consider making a tax deductible donation to support next season's market. Second Annual Holiday Market Sunday will see the last market of the regular season, but market fans take note that there will be a second annual holiday market from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 16, in the Roosevelt Center parking lot, where market-goers can can stock up on foods, …
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Metrowide sellers received 96 percent of their asking price, on average, according to the Washington Business Journal.
Prince George's County housing prices showed the best year-over-year increase in the Washington metro region, according to listings Service MRIS, Washington Business Journal reports. Prince George's County still has the lowest housing sales prices in the region, but the median sales price was up 20 percent from last year at this time to $180,000. The data shows on average, metrowide sellers got 96 percent of their asking price. It also shows houses on average are spending 54 days on the market before selling, down from 78 days a year ago, according to the Business Journal report. Take a look at prices for homes for sale in Greenbelt, Maryland. Greenbelt Homes, Inc. (GHI) shows 53 units for sale, ranging from a one-bedroom frame on 8 …
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
NASA Goddard extends its registration deadline through Tuesday for Reaching for the Stars: Space Exploration and Humanity's Quest to Understand Everything program.
Monday, November 12, 2012
Pearlman and Greenbelt are as inseparable as Sherlock Holmes and London, says Mishkan Torah—as it prepares to celebrate them together in a gala birthday bash.
Sunday, November 11, 2012
Get a jump on early holiday shopping.