STOP CRYSTAL SPRING TAKES ACTION TO APPEAL DEPARTMENT OF AGING APPROVAL

On March 15, we appealed the decision of the Maryland Department of Aging (MDoA) that wrongfully approved the economic viability of a yet-to-be-approved (by the City of Annapolis) senior living development plan at Crystal Spring, now called The Village at Providence Point. Two appellants living adjacent to the property joined us in contesting this decision. read on >

You’re Invited: Soul of Annapolis Encore Presentation on April 6

Dear Friends of Crystal Spring, Gerald Winegrad, our leader in our successful efforts (so far) to protect the forests, fields, and wetlands at Crystal Spring and save us from the traffic nightmare, will be performing at The Bates Legacy Center (1101 Smithville Street) on Saturday, April 6, at 2 p.m. in a show he researched read on >

Newly Filed Plans are an Epic Disappointment – Read our Letter to the Developers

On January 22, 2019, Crystal Spring developers National Lutheran Communities and Services (NLCS) filed plans with the City of Annapolis for their senior community Providence Point. We were extremely disappointed to find that the new filing made no changes whatsoever to address our four major concerns.  The project remains at a 35 acre footprint with read on >

JANUARY 3 – PUBLIC MEETING ON NEW DEVELOPMENT PLANS

Crystal Spring developers National Lutheran Communities and Services (NLCS) will hold a public meeting on January 3 at 7:00 p.m. at St. Martin’s Lutheran Church (1120 Spa Road). Since their last formal plan was rejected by the City in August 2017, National Lutheran Communities and Services (NLCS), has been meeting with city planning staff and read on >

ACTION NEEDED: Express Input on Legislative Items Before the City Council

Please help us by sending a note to the Mayor and Council through our website on these two legislative issues: 1. Oppose R-49-18 to Reduce the Fee-in-Lieu of Replanting: This legislation threatens our ability to make sure the Crystal Spring developers are forced to replant trees cleared acre for acre. On November 19, we helped read on >

Local State and County Candidates’ Positions on Crystal Spring and Responsible Growth

Early voting for the General Election begins on October 25th and runs through November 1. Vote from 10 am to 8 pm at any early voting center in the county, including the Pip Moyer Recreation Center in Annapolis and the Edgewater Community Library–click here to see the full list. You may also vote on Election read on >

You’re Invited: Candidates Forum on the Environment and Development

Please join us for a Candidates Forum on the Environment and Development on Tuesday, October 23, from 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm at Bay Ridge Christian Church (1071 Bay Ridge Road). We are honored to partner with the Annapolis Neck Peninsula Federation as one of fifteen sponsor organizations for this important night. This is a read on >