Category: Announcements

Council to Explore a More Active Role in Improving COVID Issues

Recently, the County Executive for Prince George’s County issued Executive Orders, that are currently more restrictive than the Governor’s. Under the Governor’s Orders and the County Executive’s Orders, it is the County Health Officer that issues directives with respect to the COVID-19 restrictions and enforces the Restrictions. The current Order from the Governor requires use […]

Tuesday August 4th, 2020 in Announcements | No Comments »

I-495 & I-270 Managed Lanes Study DEIS Public Hearings

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and the Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) have completed the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) and Draft Section 4(f) Evaluation for the I-495 & I-270 Managed Lanes Study. Six Joint Public Hearings will be conducted to hear testimony on the DEIS and the Joint Federal/State Application […]

Statewide Mask Order Expands Tomorrow, Friday, July 31.

Effective this Friday, July 31 at 5 p.m., the State of Maryland is expanding the current statewide masking order requiring the wearing of masks or face coverings in the public spaces of all businesses across the state. Face coverings will also be required at outdoor public areas whenever it is not possible to maintain physical […]

Thursday July 30th, 2020 in Announcements, COVID-19 | No Comments »

Grab N Go Senior Meals

Reminder: Due to the crisis facing our community with COVID-19, the Department of Family Services, Division of Senior and Disability Services, in collaboration with M-NCPPC, Department of Parks and Recreation, Prince George’s County, is coordinating “Grab and Go” meals for seniors (over 60s)tomorrow from 12 pm – 2 pm. Debido a la crisis que enfrenta […]

Wednesday July 29th, 2020 in Announcements, COVID-19 | No Comments »

College Park Meals on Wheels Needs Help in Relocating to a Larger Space

After operating out of the College Park United Methodist Church since 1974 without interruption, College Park Meal on Wheels (MoW) is looking for a new space. Since the pandemic started, the number of residents they serve has nearly tripled, amounting to about 150 clients. The MoW clients need their help more than ever, and more […]

Monday July 27th, 2020 in Announcements | No Comments »

City Announces the Jack Perry Award, 2020

In February 2013, the College Park City Council established an award in recognition of Councilman John Edward “Jack” Perry. Councilman Perry served on the College Park City Council from 1979 to 1983 and from 1989 to 2011, for a total of 26 years. From the time he moved to College Park’s Berwyn neighborhood in 1969, until […]

Saturday July 25th, 2020 in Announcements | No Comments »

Virtual Memorial Service For Tom Johnson: Today, Friday, July 24th at 8pm

Recently, the Hollywood, College Park community lost an active resident Tom Johnson. Tom has been the Hollywood Elementary School PTA president for more than three years. He was always energetic, positive, and care for others. Please join Tom’s family in celebrating his life this Friday evening, July 24th at 8 PM eastern. The service will […]

Friday July 24th, 2020 in Announcements | No Comments »

Save Water and Win!

At the last City Council meeting, the Council adopted a resolution to support the City’s annual Participation in the Mayor’s Challenge for Water Conservation. A volunteering component of the Challenge offers residents the opportunity to participate in the Challenge safely from their home with hands-on, do-it-yourself projects around the house and in the community that […]

Thursday July 23rd, 2020 in Announcements | No Comments »

Council Okays New College Park Marriott

At last week’s City Council meeting, the Council supported the approval of Detailed Site Plan 18047 with conditions in accordance with a few staff recommendations. The Applicant, New County Hotel, LLC (Republic Properties), is requesting Detailed Site Plan (DSP) review to construct a 5-story Marriott Residence Inn with 161 hotel rooms, 6,800 square feet of […]

Monday July 20th, 2020 in Announcements | No Comments »

Tired of Being Bit by Mosquitoes in Your Yard?

Would you like to trap and kill those pesky mosquitoes without harming bees or birds? There is a solution, and for a limited time, it’s free. The City of College Park Committee for a Better Environment has purchased 48 GAT traps. These traps are designed to attract and capture mosquitoes without any toxic chemicals. They are used […]

Saturday July 18th, 2020 in Announcements, Environment | No Comments »

Town Hall – Should the County Change the Charter?

Please join this virtual meeting to hear 4 County Council members about the proposed County bill CB-48-2020. Here is the Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/8087145270?pwd=dlhIZElBR2plLzlyOTIzN0NhUlkrUT09#success

Thursday July 16th, 2020 in Announcements, County | No Comments »

Canceled – This Year’s College Park Day Event

At last night’s City Council meeting, the Council decided to cancel College Park Day 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Council also authorized staff to explore other event options that could enable residents to celebrate in a safe manner. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many City events have been canceled: Brunch with Bunny, Spring […]

Wednesday July 15th, 2020 in Announcements, CollegeParkDay | No Comments »

County Food Distribution location this Weekend

Capital Area Food Bank – July 17: The Prince George’s County Friday grocery distributions continue, and please see below the flyers

Tuesday July 14th, 2020 in Announcements | No Comments »

City Installs Banners, Publishes Web page Supporting Black Lives

Last week, the City installed several banners at the City Hall, Duvall Field, and the Public Works building supporting Black Lives. Please see them below. The City has also published its Black Lives Matter webpage at https://www.collegeparkmd.gov/blacklivesmatter.  The page features the City’s resolution supporting Black Lives, the June 30 Virtual Forum, and the proclamation for Juneteenth.  The design echoes the […]

Sunday July 12th, 2020 in Announcements | No Comments »

Community – Police Meeting – 7:30 PM, Monday, July 13, 2020

Please come meet with College Park Contract Police Officers, Prince George’s County Community Police Officer, and your neighbors at our virtual Community – Police Meeting, at 7:30 PM, Monday, July 13, 2020. This is an excellent opportunity to bring your concerns directly to the Police to discuss Crime and Safety in the Neighborhood. All College […]

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