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North College Park Community Center Study Kicks Off with Community Forum

Thank you to all who attended last week’s community meeting to gather input about the proposed north College Park Community Center. We had a very good turnout with several elected officials. The community discussed 9 potential sites and the amenities they want to see in the center. The M-NCPPC will be hosting one more community […]

Help Us Maintain Our Voter Rolls

Because the state primary is approaching, residents of the City will soon be receiving a lot of election mail including voter notification cards. This is a perfect time to remind our residents about the important role they can play in maintaining our voter rolls. The announcement below reminds residents that if they receive a piece […]

Friday May 13th, 2022 in Announcements, Election | No Comments »

This Saturday – Book Sale! The Hollywood Elementary School PTA

Book Sale! The Hollywood Elementary School PTA is having its first book sale fundraiser this Saturday, May 14, at the Hollywood Farmers Market! The PTA will have books in multiple languages, for all ages! Come support your local school!

Thursday May 12th, 2022 in Announcements | No Comments »

Popular College Park Parade will Return this Summer

Rebranded as the July 4th Independence Day parade, the popular College Park parade on Rhode Island Avenue will return this summer. It will be held on Monday, July 4, 2022, at 11:00 a.m. There used to be a big parade along Rhode Island Avenue each spring to initiate the Boys & Girls Club season.  Community […]

Wednesday May 11th, 2022 in Announcements | 3 Comments »

Greenbelt Road Corridor Plan Ready for Public Comments

The City of Greenbelt has recently shared the Draft Greenbelt Road Corridor Plan, which is now available for a public comment period beginning on May 10 and ending on May 31, 2022. This draft plan aims to create a cohesive vision for the future of the corridor and identifies short- and long-term recommendations. You can […]

Tuesday May 10th, 2022 in Announcements | No Comments »

Police Unity Tour – This Thursday

The weather looks great. According to Jamie Lark, the President of the Citizens Police Alumni Association,a nd a College Park resident, said they will be providing snacks and beverages for the riders while they take a break. She is asking bring your friends, signs, noise makers, etc

Tuesday May 10th, 2022 in Announcements | No Comments »

Let us Know What You Think about the New City Budget

At tomorrow’s meeting, the Council will host a Public hearing about the new FY23 City budget. For FY2023, the budget proposes reducing the real estate property tax rate to 30.18 cents per $100 of assessed value. The total General Fund proposed budget of $30.46 million. The budget includes an increase in personnel costs of $1.1 […]

Monday May 9th, 2022 in Announcements, Budget | No Comments »

Tomorrow May 7 is Refugee Day! – from 1 – 4 PM

Tomorrow May 7 from 1 – 4 PM is Refugee Day! Join our new friends and neighbors @ Cambridge Community Center for food, sports, games, and more! The purpose of UMD Refugee Day is to welcome and celebrate the arrival of new friends and neighbors who have been displaced by crises in their home countries […]

Friday May 6th, 2022 in Announcements | No Comments »

Hollywood Farmers Market 2022 Season Starts TOMORROW – Saturday, May 7

OPENING DAY!!! Finally, the 2022 season of the Hollywood Farmers Market will open this Saturday. This has been a long wait. Hollywood Farmers Market opens Saturday, May 7th from 9 am-1 pm. You’ll find a great variety of farm-fresh Veggies, Fruits, Meats, Baked Goods, Cheeses, Eggs, Hot Foods, Honey, Coffee, Herbs, Veggie & Bedding Plants, […]

Friday May 6th, 2022 in Announcements | No Comments »

Children’s Mental Health Week: May 1-7

May 1 – 7, 2022 is Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week in Maryland. This week, the City will be talking about the importance of being healthy not just in our bodies, but also in our minds. This means doing things to help ourselves and others feel better when we are feeling scared, angry, sad, embarrassed, […]

Wednesday May 4th, 2022 in Announcements | No Comments »

Resources for Senior Living

May is Older Americans Month Every May, the Administration for Community Living leads the nation’s observance of Older Americans Month. This year’s focus will be on aging in place. In other words, planning for seniors to stay in their homes and live in their communities as long as possible. Visit the ACL website: bit.ly/OAM2022Theme. This year’s […]

Monday May 2nd, 2022 in Announcements | No Comments »

Council to Discuss Possible Amendments to Tree Canopy Protection Ordinance

At the City Council Worksession on April 19, 2022, the Council reviewed Tree Protection Ordinance 21-O-09 and discussed options to move forward to approve the Ordinance. The Mayor and Council indicated they were leaning towards approval of an Ordinance but continued to have reservations with Ordinance 21-O-09 as drafted. At next week’s meeting, the Council […]

Sunday May 1st, 2022 in Announcements | No Comments »

How Has City Helped Residents and Businesses During Pandemic

In March 2021, the U.S. Congress passed the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA). ARPA provides funding for many programs and services to residents and small businesses of College Park. The graph below will illustrate some of the uses and positive impacts of ARPA funding in our community. [City of College Park]

Saturday April 30th, 2022 in Announcements | No Comments »

RESCHEDULED: Community Forum on North College Park Community Center Feasibility Study

RESCHEDULED: Please join PG Parks for a virtual community meeting on the North College Park Community Center Feasibility Study. The meeting has been rescheduled for Thursday, May 12, 2022 from 6:30 – 8:00pm; register here: https://bit.ly/CommunityMeeting20740. More information about the North College Park Community Center Feasibility Study, along with the survey link, can be found […]

Friday April 29th, 2022 in Announcements | No Comments »