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Posted on: June 14, 2019

Mosquito Workshop


All You Ever Wanted To Know About Asian Tiger MosquitoesA Hands-On Workshop Presented by Maryland Department of Agriculture (MDA)

Mosquito Control staff from MDA will be presenting a workshop in College Park about the Asian tiger mosquito, our imported con...

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Calendar Event News
Posted on: June 5, 2019

Independence Day Celebration

Fourth of July Fireworks

The City of College Park and the University of Maryland are once again breaking out the red, white and blue for a fabulous Independence Day celebration!A FREE concert and fireworks spectacular are on tap for Thursday, July 4, 2019 at the University of Mar...

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Facebook Event News
Posted on: May 14, 2019

mBike Ends this August

mBike in North Hollywood

The City of College Park, the University of Maryland and Town of University Park’s bike share program, mBike, will end this summer, with the last day of operations on August 31, 2019.  With our three-year contract coming to an end, we were unable...

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Posted on: May 8, 2019

City Announces New Director of Youth, Family & Senior Services

YFS Building

For Immediate Release:

COLLEGE PARK, MD May 8, 2019 - City Manager Scott Somers has announced the appointment of Kiaisha L. Barber as the Director of the City’s Youth, Family and Senior Services Department full-time effective June 17, 2019. &...

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Posted on: May 2, 2019

Farmers Markets Return!

Downtown Farmers Market - produce

With beautiful flowers, warmer temperatures, and more outdoor activities comes another spring favorite - the College Park Farmers Markets!  

On May 4 and 5, 2019 the Hollywood and Downtown Farmers Markets respectively return to begin their seasons...

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Posted on: April 26, 2019

City Awarded Tree City USA

Tree City USA - Arbor Day 2019

On April 26, 2019 during the City's Arbor Day celebration, the City of College Park was awarded as a Tree City USA for the 30th consecutive year!  Forest Ranger Laura Donaldson of the Maryland Department of Natural Resources - Forest Service, ann...

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2019 Arbor Day Video News
Posted on: February 4, 2019

Economic Development News


The April Business Beat and Development Update are out now! 

See which businesses have opened and which are coming soon (hint: it's a lot) in the Business Beat.

Updates as to what's under construction or proposed in the City are available in the De...

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City Economic Development News
Posted on: April 1, 2019

Food Scrap Drop-Off Program

Dropping Food Scraps into Food Scrap Bin

In honor of Earth Month, the Department of Public Works is pleased to announce the April start of the brand-new Food Scrap Drop-off Program!

Beginning April 1, City residents can drop off food scraps at Davis Hall (9217 51st Avenue) in the designated food ...

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Posted on: March 8, 2019

Proposed Operating Budget

FY20 Proposed Budget Cover

The FY2020 City of College Park Proposed Operating Budget with 5-Year Capital Improvement Program (CIP) is available here.

Copies will be available for inspection in the City Hall lobby; Davis Hall reception; and Youth, Family & Senior Services buildin...

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City Budget News
Posted on: January 31, 2019

Spencer Harris Awards

2018 Spencer Harris Award Winner Rodney

You probably have seen them vacuuming leaves around your house, plowing snow in your neighborhood, mulching your local playground, or whisking your refuse and recycling away every week.  

The City's Department of Public Works crews are the City em...

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Photos News
Posted on: January 11, 2019

New City Apparel

City Apparel - Aviation shirt

The City's brand new apparel and merchandise has launched!  Check out the Aviation, I ❤ College Park, Lake Artemesia, Trolley Trail and other collections. 

See the online store here:

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Visit our Store News
Posted on: August 9, 2018

Press Release

DPW Snow Removal Trucks



COLLEGE PARK, MD September 19, 2018 - City Manager Scott Somers has announced the appointment of Francesco “Frank” Pacifico as the new Assistant Direct...

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