Category: Announcements

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 […]

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

College Park Students Win Big in “If I were a Mayor, I would..” Essay Contest

Fourth grade students across the City participated in this year’s Maryland Municipal League’s If I Were Mayor, I Would… essay contest. The City is very proud to announce that it had four MML Outstanding Essayists and six School Outstanding Essayists. The distribution of participation certificates to all participating fourth graders from Hollywood, Paint Branch, Al […]

Wednesday June 8th, 2016 in Announcements, School | No Comments »

City Set to Launch Council Internship Program

Last year, the City Council approved $5000 for a Council Internship program in its FY16 budget. The idea was to help one or more City Council members in doing project(s) of their choice. Council members may have ideas about running small projects, however they often do not have the necessary time to devote to those […]

Saturday June 4th, 2016 in Announcements | No Comments »

Compost and Wood Mulch for all Your Gardening Projects.

Because of our cool, wet spring, we still have SMARTLEAF® Compost and *Wood Mulch to beautify your gardens. It is available for pickup or delivery. Products may be picked up at Department of Public Works, 9217 51st Avenue, College Park, MD 20740 from 8:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., Monday […]

Thursday June 2nd, 2016 in Announcements | No Comments »

City Announces New Services at Davis Hall

Today, the City has announced that it will provide new services at its Davis Hall location to better serve the residents of College Park. Starting on June 6, 2016, the following services will be provided to the public at the Davis Hall lobby window: · Payment and processing for all parking zone permits · Payment […]

Wednesday June 1st, 2016 in Announcements | No Comments »

RESCHEDULED: Community Cleanup – June 11, 2016

Due to rain, we had to reschedule our May Cleanup event in Hollywood on June 11. Please mark your calendar and spread the word.

Tuesday May 31st, 2016 in Announcements | No Comments »

Trash Pickup, Office Closure This Week

All City Offices will be closed tomorrow, Monday, May 30, 2016 for the Memorial Day holiday. The City will be holding our annual Memorial Day Ceremony to honor our fallen service men and women, and we encourage all to attend. For details, please see below. Due to the holiday, the refuse and recycling schedule will […]

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Sunday May 29th, 2016 in Announcements, Public Works | No Comments »