Capital LTE: “The facts on Providence Point”

Developers of the Village at Providence Point pledged a public relations campaign to counter opposition to their development that would strip 30 forested acres, increase stormwater pollution and add traffic to Forest Drive with 500 new residents. The Rev. Jon Diefenthaler, a Lutheran minister from Columbia, sent in a letter supporting this development (The Capital, read on >

Capital LTE: “Tierney should reconsider position on adequate facilities bill”

I am a city resident, a life-long Annapolis resident and the father of a student in her first year at Hillsmere Elementary School. I graduated from Annapolis High and believe in our public schools. That’s why I am so concerned over the City Council’s delaying again and trying to defeat a reasonable school overcrowding bill. read on >

Capital LTE: “Providence Point plan ignores community feedback”

The National Lutheran senior living development planned for the Crystal Spring property along Forest Drive seems to be conflicted at best and an environmental catastrophe in the making. In the most recent proposal, none of the community’s concerns was addressed. But the company’s own website states the contrary: “The latest site plan balances community feedback read on >

Capital Op-Ed: “Providence Point is in for an unnecessary fight”

By: John Frece It is hard to overstate how disappointed and betrayed those of us who have worked to improve the proposed Providence Point development feel after the developers’ uncaring refusal to make any of the important changes we suggested. We foolishly thought they were operating in good faith, only to see a submission to read on >

Capital LTE: “Elly Tierney’s betrayal on adequate public facilities”

Alderwoman Elly Tierney’s guest column on why she will renege on her pledge to vote for a school overcrowding law paralleling the county law is sadly full of deceit (The Capital, Feb. 16). Campaigning against incumbent Alderman Joe Budge in 2017, she pledged in writing that if elected, she would support and work to enact read on >

Capital Gazette: “The Villages of Providence Point development proposes zero tree replanting. Here’s why.”

By: Danielle Ohl, Capital Gazette reporter The Annapolis City Council in November passed a law to protect the city’s trees. For every tree cut own, a tree would have to be replanted. So, it’s come as a shock to some — including the law’s lead sponsor Alderman Rob Savidge — that the first planned development read on >