Category: Announcements

College Park on Social Media: Please Help Like (and Follow) Us!

As you know, our social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter and Instagram) are alive and running! Social media is a fantastic way to get the word out quickly and effectively to residents about news and happenings, so I encourage all to follow or like and to spread the word. The City is utilizing its email, website […]

Thursday July 21st, 2016 in Announcements | No Comments »

New Home Buyers Can Now Have Easy Access to Two Home Owner Programs in College Park

At last Tuesday’s Council meeting, the City Council adopted a resolution to amend the City’s homeownership grant program so that qualified homebuyers can easily use both the City and the CPCUP programs, while still protecting the City in case of a violation of the terms. Currently, the City’s Homeownership Grant provides $5,000 to homebuyers of […]

Saturday July 16th, 2016 in Announcements | No Comments »

The City of College Park Goes Social!

At last night’s City Council meeting, at the City Council meeting, the City launched its three new social media accounts! This means College Park has now have official Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages. Be sure to like or follow us for the most up-to-date news, community information, events, development and more in College Park! Facebook.com/collegeparkmd […]

Wednesday July 13th, 2016 in Announcements | No Comments »

Cooling Center to Open at College Park Community Center

College Park Community Center has been designated as one of County’s several “Cooling Centers. In partnership with Prince George’s County emergency management, designated M-NCPPC Department of Parks and Recreation facilities will offer a cooling area with seating any time temperatures reach 90 degrees or higher. The following M-NCPPC facilities will be open from 10 am – 8 pm Monday […]

Friday July 8th, 2016 in Announcements, Community | No Comments »

Police Seeks Suspects in College Park Commercial Armed Robbery Incident

Please see the Crime Solver’s Flyer below in reference to a commercial armed robbery that occurred on 06/23/16 in College Park. Investigators are still attempting to identify the suspect.

Thursday July 7th, 2016 in Announcements, Law enorcements | No Comments »

New Rule will Limit Drastic Changes to the Volunteer Fire Service in County

The Prince George’s County Fire and EMS Department has issued a general order change, which will make drastic changes to the Volunteer Service in Prince George County. It will also limit what Volunteer Chiefs are able to do as Volunteers. The new order is scheduled to go in effect tomorrow. The Fire Chief at the […]

Thursday June 30th, 2016 in Announcements | No Comments »

Summer Camps at the College Park Community Center

The Maryland National Capital Park and Planning Commission along with the Prince George’s Department of Parks and Recreation are offering a variety of fun and engaging summer day camps for children 6 to 16! From Modeling Academy, to Basketball camp to Explorers camp, our youngest residents are sure to have tons of fun. Each camp […]

Wednesday June 29th, 2016 in Announcements | No Comments »

Pet Microchipping Clinic at Farmers Markets this Weekend

Hollywood Farmers Market, Saturday from 9:00am to 1:00pm Downtown Farmers Market, Sunday from 10:00am to 2:00pm This Saturday and Sunday at the Hollywood and Downtown Farmers Markets, College Park Animal Control will be offering FREE microchipping for dogs and cats for City residents (or only $20 for non-residents). Microchipping is a quick and pretty painless […]

Thursday June 23rd, 2016 in Announcements, Farmer's Market | No Comments »

City Prepares for Independence Day Celebration

When: Monday, July 4, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. Where: University of Maryland, Lot 1 The City of College Park and the University of Maryland are once again breaking out the red, white and blue for a fabulous Independence Day celebration! Come out and enjoy The Nightlife Band at 7:00 p.m. Fireworks Extravaganza will then entertain […]

Wednesday June 22nd, 2016 in Announcements | No Comments »

Group to Hold Discussion on the Book “The Whistleblower” Today

What: Book Club Discussion Where: College Park Community Library, 9704 Rhode Island Ave When: 7:00 – 8:30 pm Who: The College Park Arts Exchange Photography Club & Book Club The College Park Arts Exchange holds these monthly discussions about non-fiction books by women. This month, join for a discussion of The Whistleblower by Kathryn Bolkovac, […]

Tuesday June 21st, 2016 in Announcements, Art | No Comments »

Berwyn Bridge to Open Tomorrow

What: Berwyn Bridge Re-Opening Ceremony When: Saturday, June 18, 2016 10:00 a.m. Where: Entrances of the Berwyn Bridge (in front of both entrances) Join us on Saturday, June 18 at 10:00 a.m., when the City of College Park and the Town of Berwyn Heights will be hosting the Berwyn Bridge Re-Opening Ceremony. With the bridge’s […]

Friday June 17th, 2016 in Announcements | No Comments »

Pollinator Workshop Cancelled

The Pollinator workshop that the Committee for a Better Environment (CBE) planned on this Thursday at 6:30pm (at the City Hall) has been cancelled. Sorry for any inconvenience this may have caused.

Tuesday June 14th, 2016 in Announcements | No Comments »

Community Cleanup Roundup – Thank you

A big THANK YOU to everyone who came to last weekend’s community cleanup. We had a great turnout, and we covered several of our neighborhood streets. They include Edgewood rd, Rhode Island Ave, Niagara Rd, Nantucket Rd, 47th Place, Muskogee St, Hollywood Rd, Narragansett Pkwy, Mineola Rd, Laguna Rd and Mangum Rd. We also took […]

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Monday June 13th, 2016 in Announcements | No Comments »