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Tomorrow: Community Meeting on Climate Action Plan

The next virtual community meeting for the Climate Action Plan will take place tomorrow, on August 19th from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM. This is a great opportunity to provide your input to the Department of Environment to influence the focus on the County’s Climate Action Plan. Click the link here to watch recordings from the […]

Wednesday August 18th, 2021 in Announcements | Comments Off on Tomorrow: Community Meeting on Climate Action Plan

City Plans Fall Street Tree Plantings

The City is planning its fall tree plantings. The program provides for street tree planting in the right-of-way area, which includes the grass strip between the curb and sidewalk. College Park residents interested in requesting a tree can contact Brenda Alexander at 240-487-3590 or horticulturist@collegeparkmd.gov. The location will be inspected to determine if it is suitable.

Sunday August 15th, 2021 in Announcements | Comments Off on City Plans Fall Street Tree Plantings

Summer Reading Program to Continue this Week

The 2021 Summer Reading Program was originally planned as a day camp that would provide in-person reading instruction to elementary school children from College Park. Unfortunately, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the regular program is unable to operate this summer. In lieu of the day camp, the 2021 Summer Reading Program will continue to support […]

Friday August 13th, 2021 in Announcements | Comments Off on Summer Reading Program to Continue this Week

Free School Supplies, Backpacks Giveaway

Thursday August 12th, 2021 in Announcements | Comments Off on Free School Supplies, Backpacks Giveaway

Prince George’s County to Reinstitute Indoor Public Mask Mandate

Due to a continued rise in COVID-19 metrics, Prince George’s County will reinstitute an indoor public mask mandate beginning Sunday, August 8 at 5:00 PM. All residents and visitors over the age of 5 will be required to wear masks in all indoor public venues and businesses in Prince George’s County, even if they are […]

Sunday August 8th, 2021 in Announcements, COVID-19 | Comments Off on Prince George’s County to Reinstitute Indoor Public Mask Mandate

Community Forum on Preserving and Enhancing Tree Canopy in College Park

Trees offer so many benefits to our community. Unfortunately, College Park’s tree canopy is going down at an alarming rate. Between 2009 and 2018, we lost about 37,000 trees in College Park. As part of the recent 5-years Strategic Plan, the City Council has decided to reverse this course and increase City’s tree canopy coverage […]

Friday August 6th, 2021 in Announcements, Tree Canopy | Comments Off on Community Forum on Preserving and Enhancing Tree Canopy in College Park

Council Discusses Decennial Redistricting

At last night’s worksession, the College Park City Council kicked off a discussion about the decennial redistricting of College Park. This year, the census redistricting data will be released in August and then in September, with different formats. In general, the redistricting process could involve the following steps, and could take 9 months: (a) Discuss […]

Thursday August 5th, 2021 in Announcements, City Council | Comments Off on Council Discusses Decennial Redistricting

Stuff the Bus – School Bus Drive

County DPW&T’s Stuff the Bus School Supply Drive will be accepting school supplies for students Monday through Friday from 10AM – 2PM now through Monday, August 16, at 9400 Peppercorn Place in Largo. Please spread the word.

Wednesday July 28th, 2021 in Announcements, Education | Comments Off on Stuff the Bus – School Bus Drive

Update on the Rhode Island / Greenbelt Road Intersection Improvement Project

In case you’re interested in knowing the latest update on Greenbelt Road at Rhode Island Avenue project, here is what is happening. The bike lane striping across Greenbelt Road is incomplete and there is a low spot in the crown of the road as you can see in the photograph. Staff spoke with the current […]

Tuesday July 27th, 2021 in Announcements | Comments Off on Update on the Rhode Island / Greenbelt Road Intersection Improvement Project

Planning Board Reverses Votes to Approve Beltway Expansion

Last week, the regional Transportation Planning Board (TPB) voted to include the toll lanes project in its long-range transportation plan. The vote on Wednesday reversed a decision in June to remove the toll lanes from the TPB plan. There are many more challenges ahead for MDOT before ground can be broken on this project. Critics […]

Saturday July 24th, 2021 in Announcements | Comments Off on Planning Board Reverses Votes to Approve Beltway Expansion

College Park Announces National Night Out 2021

National Night Out Tuesday, August 3, 2021 Various Times and Locations Come and join the various neighborhood events at Berwyn Neighborhood Park, College Park Woods Park, Lakeland Community Park, Cherry Hill Neighborhood Park, and Duvall Field for National Night Out this year! More information coming soon.

Monday July 19th, 2021 in Announcements | Comments Off on College Park Announces National Night Out 2021

Community Meeting: Cherry Hill Road Median

Community Meeting: Cherry Hill Road Median On Monday, July 19, 2021 from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m., Prince George’s County is hosting a community meeting to discuss the median option along Cherry Hill Road at the Shopping Center. The project is to address the following issues: Left turning traffic from eastbound Cherry Hill into the easternmost College Park Market […]

Sunday July 18th, 2021 in Announcements | Comments Off on Community Meeting: Cherry Hill Road Median

Today: College Park Aviation Campus Friday Night Film

July 16, 2021 at 4:00 p.m. Start your weekend with the College Park Aviation Museum and Airport! Bring the whole family and come out for a night of food, games, and a movie on the Aviation Campus. While you wait for the movie to start, visit the Museum at a special rate of $2 per […]

Friday July 16th, 2021 in Announcements | Comments Off on Today: College Park Aviation Campus Friday Night Film

City Announces College Park Day this Year

College Park Day Saturday, October 9, 2021 | 12:00 – 6:00 p.m. Save the date. We hope you plan to join us! For more information, visit www.collegeparkday.org.

Thursday July 15th, 2021 in Announcements | Comments Off on City Announces College Park Day this Year

Night at the Movies Friday, July 30, 2021

Night at the Movies Friday, July 30, 2021 | 8:00 p.m. Duvall Field Come and join us for a fun and free Night at the Movies on July 30 at Duvall Field (9100 Rhode Island Avenue)! Bring your picnic baskets, lawn chairs and blankets and enjoy a movie with the whole family under the stars. […]

Tuesday July 13th, 2021 in Announcements | Comments Off on Night at the Movies Friday, July 30, 2021