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Curbside Food Scrap Collection Starts November 15

Great news! The curbside collection of food scraps will begin Tuesday, November 15th. This new voluntary program will divert organic materials, that are not waste, out of our landfill and will reduce harmful greenhouse gases emitted from organic decomposition in landfills, which contributes to climate change. Residents can sign up on a rolling basis – […]

Wednesday November 2nd, 2022 in Announcements, Environment | No Comments »

Not Too Late to Ask for Funding for North College Park Community Center

If you haven’t had a chance to ask the M-NCPPC to fund the design and construction of the North College Park Community Center, you’ve until next Tuesday, November 1st, to do so. A community center in north College Park will add a fantastic amenity for our residents of all ages. Our residents pay a lot […]

Sunday October 30th, 2022 in Announcements | Comments Off on Not Too Late to Ask for Funding for North College Park Community Center

City Plans to Host about 20 Events Next Year

The primary purpose of City hosted events is to build community through inclusive activities that appeal to a wide range of residents and community interests. This year saw the addition of the successful and popular Friday Night Live concert series held at City Hall Plaza from May through September. Another new event, the Classic Rock […]

Saturday October 29th, 2022 in Announcements | Comments Off on City Plans to Host about 20 Events Next Year

Latest Status of City’s Capital Projects

The following City of College Park projects are funded through grants and the general fund. Detailed information about them can be found on the City’s website – www.collegeparkmd.gov/252/Projects. Hollywood Streetscape Project under construction 75% complete. Milling of roadway completed, with asphalt paving scheduled to begin November 2. Rhode Island Avenue Bike Lanes Design plans and […]

Friday October 28th, 2022 in Announcements | Comments Off on Latest Status of City’s Capital Projects

In Pictures – Trader Joe’s Grand Opening

Thursday October 27th, 2022 in Announcements | Comments Off on In Pictures – Trader Joe’s Grand Opening

Make a Difference in Your Neighborhood at the Good Neighbor Day 2022

Many local projects are waiting for you to register at the upcoming Good Neighbor Day on November 12, 2022. Here are a few projects in north College Park. Please see below the project descriptions and the links the registration link to volunteer. 1. Beautify Hollywood Elementary School 9811 49th Ave. College Park, Maryland 20740 Trim […]

Monday October 24th, 2022 in Announcements, Good Neighbor Day | Comments Off on Make a Difference in Your Neighborhood at the Good Neighbor Day 2022

MoM’s Denim Recycle Drive Oct 21-Nov 7

Accepted items: All types of denim, including colored, embellished, and printed; all articles are included as well – pants, jackets, shirts, skirts, etc. Best practices for recycling: Please only bring clean, dry denim for recycling. What happens to the waste: Denim collected at MOM’s is sent to Cyntex Co and recycled into Thermal Insulation to […]

Sunday October 23rd, 2022 in Announcements | Comments Off on MoM’s Denim Recycle Drive Oct 21-Nov 7

Pumpkin Carving Contest

Join the City of College Park 2022 Pumpkin Carving Challenge!  Residents have from Oct.10 through Oct. 31st  to carve their best Jack-O-Lanterns and submit their entries online. To make a submission, fill out this form completely. Please take two photos of your work- one while it’s being carved with all your helpers in the photos and the […]

Saturday October 22nd, 2022 in Announcements | Comments Off on Pumpkin Carving Contest

Good Neighbor Day – Sat. Nov. 12 from 8:30 to 12 – Register Now – Need YOU!

The 2022 Good Neighbor Day Registration is waiting for you to sign up! This year’s experience includes: Record breaking options 40 service projects addressing sustainability, food insecurity, education, social justice, and the aging population. We also have 6 workshops including an exciting board game and a thought provoking exhibit from the Smithsonian National Museum of […]

Thursday October 20th, 2022 in Announcements | Comments Off on Good Neighbor Day – Sat. Nov. 12 from 8:30 to 12 – Register Now – Need YOU!

Council to Consider Additional Maps Next Week

At last night’s meeting, the City Council approved a resolution requesting the Redistricting Commission (RDC)  to draft a modified map or maps, using 2023 population data, that meet the five percent maximum variance in population; and up to a 7.5 percent maximum variation in the sum of population and actual voters, and prioritizes retaining the […]

Wednesday October 12th, 2022 in Announcements, Redistricting | Comments Off on Council to Consider Additional Maps Next Week

City is Prepared with Emergencies – Here is How

At tonight’s meeting, Staff of the Prince George’s County Office of Homeland Security, Emergency Management Division presented the Council with an overview of County emergency responsibilities and resources. Following the presentation and discussion, the City Manager and Public Services Director will discuss recent City incident response and the use of external resources such as Federal […]

Tuesday October 11th, 2022 in Announcements | Comments Off on City is Prepared with Emergencies – Here is How

$14 million Raised for City’s Affordable Housing

The Trust is excited to share that the Trust has raised nearly $14 million from various funding sources to start the project. The Housing Trust was established based on College Park City-University Partnership’s strategic plan and aligned with College Park’s strategic objective to foster and sustain an affordable and stable city. The Neighborhood Preservation and Development […]

Monday October 3rd, 2022 in Announcements | Comments Off on $14 million Raised for City’s Affordable Housing

Redistricting Faces Challenges in Keeping Neighborhoods Together

Competing requirements are challenging City’s redistricting efforts to keep the neighborhood together. Reapportionment Criteria in Section C2‐2 of the City Charter requires that the reappropriation should be based on (a) population, which includes residents counted in the federal census and (b) actual Voters, which may include residents who voted in either: the immediately preceding statewide […]

Wednesday September 28th, 2022 in Announcements | 2 Comments »

Share Your Thoughts on the Planning, Parks, and Recreation Budget

The Prince George’s County Planning Board of The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission (M-NCPPC) will hold its 2022 Budget Forums virtually this fall, to solicit comments on the Commission’s budget for planning, parks, and recreation in Prince George’s County for the next fiscal year, which begins July 1, 2023. The virtual public forums will […]

Tuesday September 27th, 2022 in Announcements, M-NCPPC | Comments Off on Share Your Thoughts on the Planning, Parks, and Recreation Budget

Free Household Hazardous Waste and Electronics Recycling Disposal Day – This Saturday

Wednesday September 21st, 2022 in Announcements | Comments Off on Free Household Hazardous Waste and Electronics Recycling Disposal Day – This Saturday