Category: Announcements

Vaccine Outreach Team to Go Door to Door

A Prince George’s vaccine outreach team is going door to door in several communities, while also calling and texting residents across the County. If they knock on your door or reach out, please answer. Canvassers will be knocking doors every day from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. They are helping residents schedule appointments for COVID-19 […]

Saturday May 8th, 2021 in Announcements | No Comments »

Greenbelt and College Park Stations will be Closed for Repairs During this Summer

WMATA’S SUMMER 2021 PLATFORM IMPROVEMENT PROJECT. Starting Saturday, May 29, Metro’s Greenbelt, College Park-U of MD, Prince George’s Plaza and West Hyattsville stations will be closed for the Platform Improvement Project. Along with rebuilt platforms, the stations are receiving: -Slip resistant tiles -Improved lighting – More and larger next train signs (PIDS) -New platform shelters […]

Saturday May 8th, 2021 in Announcements | No Comments »

2021 Youth Summer Camp Scholarships

The City is moving forward with offering our annual summer camp scholarships. Youth (rising K-12) who reside in the City of College Park are eligible to apply. Scholarships are granted up to a maximum of $400 per student. Applications are due by Friday, May 21, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. Notifications will be sent on Tuesday, June […]

Friday May 7th, 2021 in Announcements | No Comments »

Community Meeting on How to Protect Your Home and Vehicles

Though most of our residents generally feel safe in College Park’s neighborhoods, crimes like theft, house break-ins, car thefts, car vandalism are continuing to happen. Please join this community meeting to learn how we can secure our homes, vehicles, and other properties and make our neighborhoods even safer. You’ll get an opportunity to share your […]

Thursday May 6th, 2021 in Announcements | No Comments »

Restaurant Assistance Grants

The Economic Development Corporation is now accepting applications for the Restaurant Assistance Grant program. This program provides $12,000 grants to support Prince George’s County-based restaurants and food establishments. Learn more and apply: https://www.pgcedc.com/restaurantassistance

Wednesday May 5th, 2021 in Announcements, COVID-19 | No Comments »

College Park Announces a New City Manager

The City of College Park’s Mayor and Council announced during tonight’s Council Meeting that Natasha S. Hampton has been selected as College Park’s new City Manager. Ms. Hampton’s tenure with the City starts on June 1, 2021. She will be the first woman and first person of color to serve as the City’s chief executive. […]

Tuesday May 4th, 2021 in Announcements | No Comments »

Council Looks to Change Rules Requiring Notice Before Allowing Prohibited Vehicles to Park on City Streets

Recently, based on residents’ input, I’ve requested the Council to consider changing City’s Parking code requiring the City to give notice to neighbors on a residential block, when a request is made to park a prohibited vehicle. Currently, the City Code prohibits certain types of vehicles from parking on residential streets between the hours of […]

Sunday May 2nd, 2021 in Announcements, Parking | No Comments »

College Park Receives State’s Assisstance for Several Projects

At the last week’s City Council meeting, City’s lobbyist told us that, City received a range of funding from the 90-day MD State’s legislative session These investments include: $8.9 million for the continued reconstruction of U.S. Route One and $6.1 million for modernization and expansion of MD Route 175 in Odenton. $800,000 to improve the […]

Saturday May 1st, 2021 in Announcements, Council | No Comments »

Today: Arbor Day 2021 Celebration

Join the City of College Park in celebrating Arbor Day as we plant an evergreen tree in James Adams Park in the Lakeland Community. Registration for this event is required. All state, county, and CDC COVID-19 guidelines must be adhered to, including but not limited to, face coverings and distancing of 6 ft. from others […]

Friday April 30th, 2021 in Announcements | No Comments »

Tree Giveaway Day – Saturday, May 1, 2021

Join your neighbors on Saturday, May 1 from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the College Park Airport (1909 Corporal Frank Scott Drive) as MNCPP-C, Department of Parks and Recreation, Prince George’s County gives away trees to the community. As a part of its conservation commitment, College Park Airport and College Park Aviation Museum are […]

Sunday April 25th, 2021 in Announcements, Environment | 4 Comments »

Safeway to Offer COVID Vaccines at the UMD Campus

Starting tomorrow, Monday to Wednesday, April 26-28, 2021, Safeway Pharmacy will be providing Pfizer vaccinations at the Samuel Riggs IV Alumni Center on the College Park campus. Here is the vaccine appointment link. Please share this with your friends and neighbors. The UMD vaccine site location is: Samuel Riggs IV Alumni Center 7801 Alumni Drive […]

Sunday April 25th, 2021 in Announcements, COVID-19 | No Comments »

Beltsville Garden Club Plant Sale

Beltsville Garden Club will be hosting this great plant sale, next Saturday, 8 am – 12 noon.

Saturday April 24th, 2021 in Announcements | No Comments »

Last April Cleanup Saturdays is Tomorrow

April Cleanup Saturdays April 24 from 7:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Department of Public Works, 9217 51st Avenue Our last spring cleanup day is next Saturday! For details see below under events or visit: https://www.collegeparkmd.gov/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=236

Friday April 23rd, 2021 in Announcements, Public Works | No Comments »

Green/Yellow Line Riders asked to Plan Ahead for Track Work in May

Metro is reminding Green and Yellow line customers to plan ahead for scheduled track work May 1 through May 9. That will require free shuttle buses to replace trains at four stations over one weekend and the weeklong closure of West Hyattsville. The work will occur during the previously scheduled May 1-2 weekend shutdowns of […]

Thursday April 22nd, 2021 in Announcements, WMATA | No Comments »