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Posted on: May 6, 2022

Fourth of July Parade

Fourth of July Fireworks

We're having a Fourth of July parade (on 7/4) on Rhode Island Avenue and we need you! 
We are looking for marching bands, military units, classic/custom vehicles, dogs/animals, equestrian groups, majorettes, fire/police vehicles, cheerlea...
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Posted on: May 4, 2022

Moving Out?

Green-Move-Out Dont-Dump - Donate!

Help others and keep reusuable goods out of the landfill. Here is a quick list of possible donation options where you can drop-off or schedule pickups (if available). Pitch in while you move-out!

Furniture, Clothing, Food & Item Donation

For items in go...

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Posted on: April 27, 2022

Friday Night LIVE!

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Friday Night LIVE!

1st event: May 13, 2022 at 6:30 pm

Feature performance by Laundry World.  Check out the City's Senior Committee's Livable Community Kick-Off, visit with College Park Arts Exchange, and more!

The City of ...

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Posted on: May 6, 2022

Bike to Work Day

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Bike to Work Day is an annual event held throughout the DC Metropolitan area to promote alternative commutes, environmental health, and bike safety in the community. Each year, the City’s pit stop attracts over 150 riders. 

This year’s event will ...

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Posted on: April 1, 2022

Advisory Board Volunteers Wanted

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Are you interested in serving on a City advisory board?

Serve your community, lend your talents, and meet your neighbors. The following advisory boards have vacancies:  

  • Advisory Planning Commission 
  • Airport Authority
  • Animal Welfare Committe...
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Posted on: November 5, 2021

Public Safety Community Meetings

Public Safety Community Meetings - August

Please join City Elected Officials, Police, Department of Public Services staff, and your neighbors from all around the City, for an informative monthly reoccurring meeting. This community meeting will discuss City-wide crime statistics, recent incidents ...

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Posted on: May 1, 2022

Children's Mental Health Matters!

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Children’s Mental Health Matters Week

May 1 - 7, 2022 is Children's Mental Health Awareness Week in Maryland. This week, we will be talking about the importance of being healthy not just in our bodies, but also in our minds. This means doing thing...

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Posted on: December 1, 2021

2021 ARPA Assistance Grants

ARPA Funding Awards

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 im...

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Posted on: May 6, 2022

Memorial Day Observance

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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 Rt. 1 and Greenbelt Rd. The program will include music, speakers, and wreath laying in fi...

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Posted on: April 13, 2022

New Store Coming to City Hall

Shop Made in Maryland store

Shop Made in Maryland Coming to City Hall

Brand new retailer, Shop Made in Maryland is coming to College Park’s City Hall. Located on the ground level of City Hall at 7401 Baltimore Avenue, Shop Made in Maryland will showcase local Maryland maker...

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Posted on: March 23, 2022

Celebrating Women's History Month

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In honor of Women’s History Month, the City honors those women who served or are currently serving on the City’s Mayor and Council. We thank them for their contributions to our City and look forward to the many years of continued femal...

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Posted on: February 11, 2022

Spring Clean-Up Saturdays

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Cleanup Saturdays & Shredding Event

April 2*, 9, 30, and May 21, 2022

7:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Department of Public Works, 9217 51st Avenue

*Shredding Event is on Saturday, April 2, 2022, from 8:00 – 12:00 p.m.

The City of College Park Public Works facility wi...

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Posted on: February 3, 2022

FREE-AT-HOME COVID-19 TEST KITS

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Limited Number of Free CoVid-19 AT-HOME TESTs for city residents

The City of College Park has begun distributing more than 1,000 at-home COVID-19 test kits to City residents starting in early February.  If you are a City resident and would like a ...
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Posted on: February 11, 2022

Bulk Trash Tonnage Reduced!

Bulk Trash Tonnage Reduction

As part of the City's 2021-2025 Strategic Plan, one of the objectives is to reduce the amount of trash that is sent to landfills. Since the implementation of City Ordinance 20-O-02 in 2020, the Department of Public Works has observed a measurable decrease...

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Posted on: February 9, 2022

Mayor Selected for the 2022 Just City Mayoral Fellowship & NLC Real Council

Mayor Patrick Wojahn - City Hall Ribbon Cutting

City of College Park Mayor Selected for the 2022 MICD Just City Mayoral Fellowship and the NLC Real Council Leadership

COLLEGE PARK, MD February 9, 2022 - The City of College Park is pleased to announce that Mayor Patrick L. Wojahn has been selected to joi...

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Posted on: January 28, 2022

PGCMA Job Opportunity

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The Prince George’s County Municipal Association (PGCMA) is hiring a part-time administrative assistant to help with updating the organization’s online presence and assist with handling administrative tasks.

PGCMA is an association of Prince Georg...

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Posted on: January 14, 2022

New COVID-19 Testing Site

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Additional COVID-19 Testing Site Opening in College Park--Starting Saturday January 15

Thanks to M-NCPPC, Express Healthcare will be able to expand its services to provide additional rapid and PCR testing in the community at: Wells Ice Rink5211 Ca...

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Posted on: January 5, 2022

FY22 Community Services Grant Application Package

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The deadline to submit an FY22 Community Services Grant Application is January 31, 2022.

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Posted on: January 4, 2022

Understanding Tax Assessments

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UNDERSTANDING YOUR PROPERTY TAX ASSESSMENT

Need help understanding your Personal Property Tax Assessment? Visit the County's website here to help explain your tax bill.

This handy guide from Prince George's County for the July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2...

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Posted on: December 31, 2021

Reporting Fireworks

Fourth of July Fireworks

If you see, hear, or suspect fireworks, please report  the location of fireworks violators to 9-1-1. Make sure to report the location where fireworks are being shot at the time. Police have to observe the activity to take action to stop it. Resid...

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Posted on: December 15, 2021

City of College Park, University of Maryland Dedicate New City Hall

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

College Park, MD – The City of College Park and University of Maryland celebrated the dedication of College Park’s new City Hall on December 14, 2021. The first collaborative project of its kind, the 95,000 square ...

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Posted on: November 5, 2021

New City Hall Opens December 6

City Hall October 2021

City Hall offices are moving. The departments of Administration, Finance, HR, Public Services, and Planning & Community Development will be moving into the new City Hall on December 2 and 3, 2021. Due to the move, these departments will be closed to t...
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Posted on: November 19, 2021

City Earns Perfect Score in the Municipal Equality Index

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We are very proud to announce that the City of College Park is a welcoming and inclusive home for everyone. The City earned perfect marks on the Human Right Campaign’s 2021 Municipal Equality Index (MEI) for the City’s laws, policies, ...
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Posted on: November 19, 2021

Preliminary Sector Plan

From Purple Line - Utility Relocation along Presidential Drive

From the Prince George’s County Planning Board of the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission:

This Sector Plan is the prop...

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