The Capital: “The legacy of Crystal Spring’s resistance continues”

By: Chase Cook, Capital Gazette reporter While the project’s size and scope may change, the resistance continues. At a public meeting hosted by the developer Thursday night, Annapolis residents continued to air grievances and concerns about a senior-living development along Forest Drive and Spa Road. That project is being proposed by National Lutheran Communities and read on >

Capital LTE: “On Crystal Spring site, we need to consider what’s best for everyone involved”

A new development plan has been proposed for the Crystal Spring site. The citizens of Annapolis and the surrounding community need to decide what they want to see happen on this piece of open, undeveloped farmland adjacent to the South River. There will be negative environmental impacts of every kind to the land, water and read on >

Capital LTE: “Whatever the name, the Crystal Spring plan remains a bad idea”

The column by John Frece (The Capital, March 8) was excellent in pointing out the major flaws in the proposed senior development at Crystal Spring. Like John and thousands of others, I must drive on Spa Road and onto Forest Drive every day. Like John, I ask that the mayor honor his pledge to stop read on >

Capital LTE: “Development at Crystal Spring poses threat to birds, other wildlife”

The column by John Frece on the development of Crystal Spring (“New Crystal Spring plan unacceptable,” The Capital, March 8) was one of the most compelling arguments I have seen regarding the environmental problems raised by the developer’s plans. The traffic congestion, pollutant loading and quality-of-life issues raised are reasons enough to abandon this development, read on >

Crystal Spring Development Update, March 2017

Many new details continue to emerge about the National Lutheran Communities and Services’ (NLCS) plan to develop a continuing care retirement community (CCRC) at Crystal Spring, which they are now calling Providence Point. While NLCS has said they will not formally submit their plan to the City until later this spring, they have published a sketch read on >

Capital Op-Ed: “New Crystal Spring plan unacceptable”

By: John Frece At the behest of Annapolis officials, Crystal Spring’s developers have changed the name of their development, but have not eliminated any of the major problems that made the original proposal so unacceptable. The new development, a senior living project called The Village at Providence Point, is still too large, would still cut read on >