Capital Op-Ed: “More development means more taxes and more pollution”

By: Gerald Winegrad Recent Capital articles on the proposed city property tax increase have promoted the need for new development to increase the city tax base. Other stories note news on bay grass increases and also the decline of the blue crab population. How do these articles intersect? Any argument that increasing residential development results read on >

Capital LTE: “Annapolis’ suburban sprawl is not smart growth”

The letter headlined “Smart growth” (The Capital, Jan. 5) should have been headlined “Support costly suburban sprawl.” What is planned on the edge of Annapolis at developments such as Crystal Spring and Parkside Preserve at Quiet Waters Park is anything but smart growth. As I pointed out in guest column (The Capital, April 20), the read on >