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Pollinator Week 2022: June 20 – 26

Pollinator week celebrates the importance of native pollinators for our food security and environment. This is also a time to recognize the vulnerability of many native pollinators that has resulted from development, pesticides, and climate change, and to learn new ways that we can be proactive, throughout the year, in helping our local pollinators thrive. […]

Saturday June 4th, 2022 in Announcements | No Comments »

Hollywood Pharmacy Closes its Door

Sad news. After serving the community for 17 years, the Hollywood Pharmacy at the corner of Rhode Island Ave and Edgewood Rd closes its door today. Records are being transferred to Walgreens Pharmacy Store #19851, 10456 Baltimore Ave., Beltsville.

Thursday June 2nd, 2022 in Announcements | No Comments »

Mosquitoes Spraying – Tonight

Weather permitting, the Maryland Department of Agriculture (MDA) will spray for mosquitoes tonight in section 6 and possibly section 2 if conditions are met. Wednesday evening is the designated day and time for spraying of adult mosquitoes in College Park. MDA trucks have flashing lights to alert residents that spraying is taking place. If you […]

Wednesday June 1st, 2022 in Announcements | No Comments »

$5 Friday Act Adoptions: May – October

Monday May 30th, 2022 in Announcements | Comments Off on $5 Friday Act Adoptions: May – October

Temporary Lane Closures on Route 1 Baltimore Avenue

New: On April 28, 2022, crews continue utility relocations at the intersection of Baltimore Avenue (US Route 1) and Rossborough Lane through June, weather permitting. Temporary lane closures on Baltimore Avenue (US Route 1) may occur between 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. on weekdays and weekends. Work Zone Safety Reminder: As work increases along the […]

Sunday May 29th, 2022 in Announcements | Comments Off on Temporary Lane Closures on Route 1 Baltimore Avenue

COVID-19 At-Home Test Kit Distribution

Limited Number of Free COVID-19 At-Home Test Kits Available for City Residents The City of College Park is distributing more than 1,000 at-home COVID-19 test kits to City residents. If you are a City resident and would like a FREE COVID-19 At-Home Test Kit, you must fill out the reservation request form here. More details […]

Saturday May 28th, 2022 in Announcements | Comments Off on COVID-19 At-Home Test Kit Distribution

Tomorrow at the Hollywood Farmers Market

Please see below tomorrow’s farmers market newsletter.. Here are a few things we have coming up tomorrow at the Hollywood Farmers Market!  Locally farmed meats for grill season from the Waltz Family Farm. Freshly roasted coffee from Alcoba Coffee. Fresh local vegetables from Blue Berwyn and Backyard Boogie. Backyard Boogie’s kitchen has returned with a […]

Friday May 27th, 2022 in Announcements | Comments Off on Tomorrow at the Hollywood Farmers Market

3D Design & Printing Summer Program

2022 3D Design & Printing Summer Program The free 3D Design & Printing Summer Program is a 1-week in-person summer camp at the University of Maryland College Park that provides students with the opportunity to learn about science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) through a variety of hands-on projects. The camp will specifically use Tinkercad […]

Thursday May 26th, 2022 in Announcements | Comments Off on 3D Design & Printing Summer Program

No Mow April 2022 Survey

Did you participate in the City’s No-Mow April? If not, why? We want to hear from you about the City’s new No-Mow April initiative whether you participated or not! Take this short survey to share your thoughts on it. Feedback from the survey will help guide the future development of this initiative. The survey closes […]

Wednesday May 25th, 2022 in Announcements | Comments Off on No Mow April 2022 Survey

City offices Closed Memorial Day

All City of College Park offices will be closed Monday, May 30 in observance of Memorial Day. Refuse and recycling will occur one day later than normal during this holiday week: Monday collections will occur Tuesday, May 31 Tuesday collections will occur Wednesday, June 1 Wednesday collections will occur Thursday, June 2 Special collections for […]

Tuesday May 24th, 2022 in Announcements | Comments Off on City offices Closed Memorial Day

City to Observe Memorial Day at College Park Veterans Memorial

Monday, May 30, 2022,  11 am , College Park Veterans Memorial The City of College Park will hold its annual 2022 Memorial Day observance, Monday, May 30 at 11:00 a.m. at the College Park Veterans Memorial at the intersection of Baltimore Ave. and Greenbelt Rd. The program will include music, speakers, and wreath-laying in fitting […]

Saturday May 21st, 2022 in Announcements | Comments Off on City to Observe Memorial Day at College Park Veterans Memorial

Bike to Work Day is this Friday

Bike to Work Day is next Friday, May 20 from 6:30 am to 8:30am at our City Hall plaza! Register at https://www.biketoworkmetrodc.org/register for our pit stop to get a free t-shirt! The City wll have some goodies so come and bike by!

Tuesday May 17th, 2022 in Announcements | Comments Off on Bike to Work Day is this Friday

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 […]

Monday May 16th, 2022 in Announcements, Development, North College Park Community Center | Comments Off on North College Park Community Center Study Kicks Off with Community Forum

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 | Comments Off on Help Us Maintain Our Voter Rolls

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 | Comments Off on This Saturday – Book Sale! The Hollywood Elementary School PTA