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Free Microchip Clinic Tomorrow at the Farmers Market

What: Free Microchip Clinic When: Saturday, June 10 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. WhereL Hollywood Farmers Market – 9801 Rhode Island Ave On June 10, the City of College Park Animal Control and City Animal Welfare Committee will offer FREE microchipping for dogs and cats for City residents (or only $20 for non-residents). Microchipping […]

Friday June 9th, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Free Microchip Clinic Tomorrow at the Farmers Market

SMARTLEAF Compost and Wood Mulch are available!

Does your garden need a little tender loving care? Maybe it’s time to replenish your tired soil with compost! Does your flower beds dry out too quickly, or are you tired of pulling weeds? We have wood mulch to help conserve soil moisture and inhibit weed growth. Both may be picked-up at DPW Monday-Friday from […]

Sunday May 28th, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on SMARTLEAF Compost and Wood Mulch are available!

Free City Resident Tennis Lessons at the College Park Tennis Center

Back in October last year, the Mayor and City Council voted to approve a $10,000 contribution to the Junior Tennis Champions Center. As part of the proposal, between January 1, 2017 through December 31, 2017, College Park residents will receive several benefits including: Six free group lessons for adults and juniors. 25% off membership dues. 25% […]

Thursday May 4th, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Free City Resident Tennis Lessons at the College Park Tennis Center

College Park 5K – Saturday, May 6, 2017

When: Saturday, May 6, 2017 Where: Race Starts from College Park City Hall, 4500 Knox Road Next Saturday, May 6, 2017, the College Park Community Foundation (CPCF) will be hosting the Fourth Annual College Park 5K. Runners and families will make their way around a five-kilometer (3.1 mile) course around downtown College Park, Calvert Hills, […]

Friday April 28th, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on College Park 5K – Saturday, May 6, 2017

Shooting Kills One at Camden Apartment

According to WUSA9 news, one man is dead an another is injured after a shooting in College Park yesterday. The shooting happened at the Camden apartment complex in the 9600 block of Milestone Way, near the IKEA store. Police say one man was pronounced dead at the scene and the other was transported to a […]

Monday March 27th, 2017 in Police, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Shooting Kills One at Camden Apartment

Gateway Park Construction to Start Soon

This project has been stalled due to difficulty reaching agreement on land acquisition with one property owner and obtaining a public use easement from another property owner. We now have one property under contract to purchase and expect the signed easement shortly (all issues have been resolved) for the other property. The design plans and […]

Friday March 10th, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Gateway Park Construction to Start Soon

City to Host Public Forum about Leasing the Calvert Road School Site to the University of Maryland

PUBLIC FORUM Proposal to Lease the Calvert Road School Site to the University of Maryland for a Child Day Care Program and Community Meeting Space Tuesday, March 14, 2017 2nd Floor Council Chambers 4500 Knox Road, College Park, MD 20740 7:30 p.m. The College Park City Council will hold a Public Forum on March 14, […]

Thursday March 2nd, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on City to Host Public Forum about Leasing the Calvert Road School Site to the University of Maryland

Another Business May Soon Replace College Park REI

Thank you all for your support in our effort to keep REI in College Park. Unfortunately, as some of you’ve already heard REI has confirmed that they’ll move to their new location in DC. They also haven’t renewed their lease with the shopping complex owner, the “Carrolton Enterprises”. Based on my conversation with the Carrolton, […]

Thursday December 15th, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Another Business May Soon Replace College Park REI

City Mulls Rule to Enforce No Thru Truck Signs in Neighborhood Streets

Several complaints have been received from a resident along Cheyenne Place with respect to through truck traffic and resulting damage. After receiving complaints from residents, we’ve made a request to install No Through Trucks signs on Cheyenne Place, Cree Lane, and Delaware Street to prevent large scale trucks from driving on certain residential streets. Per […]

Friday July 1st, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on City Mulls Rule to Enforce No Thru Truck Signs in Neighborhood Streets

Maryland Primary Election Information – You Can Now Vote Early!

The Maryland Primaries will take place on Tuesday, April 26, 2016, from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., however, you can vote early at the Primaries now through Thursday, April 21, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. In College Park, you can vote early at the College Park Community Center. Here is the address: College […]

Saturday April 16th, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Maryland Primary Election Information – You Can Now Vote Early!

Warming Center around the Area

This weekend will be extremely cold, with temperatures in the teens and wind chills below zero. Please see the information below regarding Warming Centers in the County for this weekend. 1) For general daytime warming centers, please visit the below link for locations and contact information. Please note that these facilities will be open all […]

Saturday February 13th, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Warming Center around the Area

Hollywood Streetscape Project’s Design Phase to Start Soon

Good news. We’ve secured enough funds to start the Hollywood commercial district streetscape project’s design phase soon. The project, termed as the Hollywood Commercial Revitalization C.I.P. project, currently has the required funding of $300,000. This includes City funding of $100,000 (transfers in FY10 of $25,000, FY12 of $25,000, FY16 of $50,000). Developer contribution from Greenbelt […]

Friday October 23rd, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Hollywood Streetscape Project’s Design Phase to Start Soon

Blood Drive September 28th.

Saturday September 12th, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Blood Drive September 28th.

Sheriff’s Office Warns Against Phone Scams

I’ve received the following message from our Sheriff’s office warning our residents against phone scams impersonating Chief Assistant Sheriff Darrin Palmer. (WARNING: DO NOT GIVE CALLERS YOUR MONEY) Upper Marlboro, MD… The Sheriff’s Office is continuing to hear from citizens and residents that they are receiving calls from scam callers who claim to be from the […]

Thursday August 27th, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Sheriff’s Office Warns Against Phone Scams

Reviving College Park’s YouthWorks Program

Recently, I came to know that the youth / teens program that used to connect College Park’s youth seeking temporary work has not been active anymore.  The  program was mainly run by the staff working at the Youth and Family services. According our staff, the program an for about 15 years, but has been inactive in […]

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Sunday August 23rd, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Reviving College Park’s YouthWorks Program