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The Capital: “Latest Providence Point plan compromises on traffic, future development for Annapolis retirement community”

A long-planned and often fought-over proposal for an Annapolis retirement community along Forest Drive could finally be on its way to approval. Developers submitted plans offering compromises on four key areas of concerns raised by an opposition group, including traffic, forest conservation, stormwater management and future development.ADVERTISING On Thursday, National Lutheran Communities and Services submitted read on >

The Capital: “We must save the forest to save the Chesapeake”

By: Gerald Winegrad, Capital Gazette Columnist The destruction of the Chesapeake Bay ecosystem began more than 400 years ago with the clearing of forests and later, the filling and draining of wetlands. About 66% of our tidal and freshwater wetlands were destroyed, including thousands of acres drained with federal and state funds to create farmland. read on >

Capital LTE: “Providence Point must have adequate conservation easement”

Agreed that National Lutheran has done much to modify its proposal for Providence Point at Crystal Springs farm to comply with local requirements (The Capital, May 7). Since so much has been done to address the community’s concerns to preserve one of the last standing undisturbed woodlands on the South River, it would be unwise read on >

Capital Op-Ed: “Opposition to Providence Point remains despite progress”

By: Lauren Woodland, Communications Director, Stop Crystal Spring On May 4, National Lutheran Communities & Services (NLCS) filed plans for their senior development at Crystal Spring known as The Village at Providence Point. The plans include 303 senior housing units and 48 health care suites, a chapel, recreation facility and new roads. The project would read on >

New Crystal Spring Development Plans Would Allow More Development After 20 Years

For the last several months, we have had productive discussions with the developers of The Village at Providence Point senior development proposed for the Crystal Spring property. We have come a long way toward a resolution of our four major objections (extinguishing all future development on remaining undeveloped land; stormwater; forest clearing/reforestation; and traffic), but read on >

The Capital: “New Village at Providence Point plan addresses forest conservation, traffic, stormwater issues; easement still contested”

By: Brooks DuBose, Capital Gazette reporter Developers of a proposed retirement community on Spa Road submitted a revised site design plan to Annapolis Planning and Zoning Monday that includes several compromises negotiated with an environmental group that has fought the development for years. However, the leaders of that group, Stop Crystal Spring, say the plans read on >