Advisory committee OKs plan, agreement for Taylor project
The David Taylor Redevelopment Advisory Committee voted 15-6 to adopt a redevelopment plan and developers agreement for the former David Taylor Research Center on the Severn River near Annapolis.
The committee, which has been meeting for months to review the documents, made several minor corrections and amendments to the plan at its meeting Thursday night.
The redevelopment plan and developers agreement are expected to be presented to the County Council next month. Negotiations to transfer the 46-acre site from the Navy to developers Annapolis Partners LLC are being concluded.
Annapolis man charged in attempted murder
An Annapolis man was charged with trying to kill his wife by forcing their car off the road, police said.
William Elmer Hall III, 37, of the 1200 block of Tyler Ave. was charged with attempted murder and related offenses Thursday night.
Police said Hall and his wife had been discussing their separation and pending divorce as they drove down Forest Drive. The wife told officers that her husband grabbed the steering wheel and said he was going to kill them both, according to police. The vehicle went off the road and flipped. The couple was not injured in the crash, police said.
Hall was being held without bail at the county jail in Annapolis last week.
Police warn residents about rash of break-ins
Annapolis police are warning residents who live near the library on West Street that three houses were broken into last week on North Southwood Avenue.
The burglar tends to creep around occupied homes early in the morning while the residents are asleep, looking for access through windows, police said. Lawn furniture and ladders have been found propped against windows.
Officer Hal Dalton, a city police spokesman, said residents should pay particular attention to unusual noises, such as dogs barking, and should report any suspicious activity to police.
Development team named for senior housing plans
Community Preservation and Development Corp. and Northern Real Estate of Washington have been named the development team to build senior housing on the site of Wiley H. Bates High School in Annapolis, county officials said.
County officials said they expect the developers, who were chosen over three other candidates, to submit final plans by the end of the year for the portion of the building that will be used for affordable senior housing.