Category: Announcements

Congratulations, POSH Cycling and Fitness!

Congratulations to Posh Cycling & Fitness in north College Park for getting College Park’s 2019 Business of the year award! The award was announced at last night’s City Council meeting On September 23rd, the subcommittee met to score the nominations using the criteria described in the program guidelines. After determining the three businesses with the […]

Wednesday October 16th, 2019 in Announcements, Business | No Comments »

Police Walk and Talk in Hollywood

A big THANK YOU to our police officers and the neighbors who attended last Thursday’s Walk and Talk with Police event. We covered quite a few homes in the Hollywood neighborhood and discussed the public safety concerns the neighbors brought to us. We hope to have similar Walks in the future. Please let me know […]

Sunday October 13th, 2019 in Announcements | No Comments »

Business Recognition Award Voting Ends Today

If you haven’t already, voting ends today! College Park’s growing and vibrant business community is full of unsung heroes who provide well-paying jobs for our residents, develop creative solutions to everyday problems, and take care of the community that they call home. The City has been collecting nominations for Business of the Year all summer […]

Friday October 11th, 2019 in Announcements, Business | No Comments »

City Announces 2019 Community Survey

The City has once again partnered with the National Research Center (NRC) to conduct a comprehensive community survey. This upcoming City of College Park Community Survey will again measure residents’ attitudes and opinions on City services like refuse and recycling collection, City facilities and parks, City events, and economic development. This will be the second […]

Wednesday October 9th, 2019 in Announcements | No Comments »

Public Works Fall Cleanup Days are Here

The Department of Public Works Fall Cleanup Days is upon us. On October 12, and 26 from 7:30 am to noon, the Department will be open for City residents to drop-off bulky trash, electronics for recycling, brush, and yard trim. FREE Smartleaf® Compost. City residents may pick up free Smartleaf® screened compost during the two […]

Monday October 7th, 2019 in Announcements | No Comments »

Police Community Meeting, This Thursday, @MoM’s, @7pm

Have questions about a crime that you or someone you know experienced recently? Want to learn some helpful tips about protecting you and your family from crimes in the future? Bring your questions to the police officers who work hard to protect us every day in the neighborhood. Please join them and meet other neighbors […]

Tuesday October 1st, 2019 in Announcements, Public Safety | No Comments »

The Unruly Social Gathering Ordinance, Explained

Recently there’s been a lot of press and discussion about the Unruly Social Gathering Ordinance that was passed this week. To help clear up any confusion or incorrect information about the ordinance, here is an explanation of it with some FAQs. [City of College Park]

Saturday September 28th, 2019 in Announcements | No Comments »

Today – Traffic Alert

Today Friday, September 27, 2019 at 8:00 p.m., the University of Maryland will play Penn State at Maryland Stadium in College Park. This sold-out game is one of the most anticipated and talked about football matches this fall. The University of Maryland will not hold classes on campus after 12:00 p.m. and will provide administrative […]

Friday September 27th, 2019 in Announcements | No Comments »

Hollywood Residents Tom and Doris Davis to Receive 2019 Jack Perry Award

At this week’s meeting, the City Council will present this year’s Jack Perry Award to Hollywood residents Blaine “Tom” Davis and Doris Davis. Like Jack, they have served their community embodying the qualities Jack lived each and every day. Doris and Tom Davis moved to College Park 51 years ago and for 49 of those […]

Sunday September 22nd, 2019 in Announcements | No Comments »

Car Free Day – This Weekend

In the Washington, DC metropolitan area, Car Free Day 2019 will be celebrated: Saturday, September 21 through Monday, September 23, 2019. Bike, Bus, Rideshare, Train, or Walk One, Two, or all Three Days. Take the pledge, even if you’re already car free. Car Free Day is a worldwide event that encourages greener methods of travel; […]

Friday September 20th, 2019 in Announcements | 1 Comment »

Forum on Possible relocation to the Beltsville Agricultural Research Center

Please join Councilmember Dernoga and Federal Representatives on 10/1 for a meeting to discuss the possible relocation of the United States Bureau of Engraving and Printing to the Beltsville Agricultural Research Center. Please see the attached for details.

Thursday September 19th, 2019 in Announcements | Comments Off on Forum on Possible relocation to the Beltsville Agricultural Research Center

College Park Day 2019

Join your friends, neighbors and the entire The City of College Park, MD community at the 10th Annual College Park Day Festival on Saturday, October 5 at the College Park Aviation Museum and the Field of Firsts Foundation This FREE event is fun for the whole family with live music, awesome kids zones, delicious food […]

Friday September 13th, 2019 in Announcements, CollegeParkDay | Comments Off on College Park Day 2019

City to Celebrate College Park Poet Whittemore Today

Today, the City will be unveiling a commemorative marker honoring former U.S. Poet Laureate Reed Whittemore, who was a longtime Calvert Hills resident and professor. Whittemore served as the US Poet Laureate twice over, and accomplished many other literary benchmarks, such as serving as the literary editor at the New Republic magazine and founding the […]

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Wednesday September 11th, 2019 in Announcements | Comments Off on City to Celebrate College Park Poet Whittemore Today