Local News & Announcements
- PBS Seeks PGC Residents for Documentary
Ark Media is seeking African American families from Prince George’s County, Maryland for a story about the Black Middle Class, as part of a four-hour PBS documentary series. Click on link in headline for more information . . .
- Prince George’s County is #1
County Named Leader in Waste Diversion and Recycling When it comes to waste diversion and recycling, Prince George’s is Maryland’s greenest County. The County now ranks No. 1 in the State for keeping trash out of its landfill and in second place for recycling. This is an all-time high for the County and a significant step towards its ultimate goal of zero waste.? Click on the link in the headline to read more . . .
- FY15 Budget Ordinance Amendment approved
On February 24, 2015, the Board of Town Commissioners approved Ordinance 2015-01 Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Amendment, to properly include funds received through a State grant. The ordinance becomes effective March 16, 2015. Click on link in headline for more information . . .
- UPPER MARLBORO PHOTO CONTEST
Do you have an old photograph taken in Upper Marlboro before 1945? If you do, then it might be worth some money to you if it is selected for the Upper Marlboro Photo Contest. Click on the link in the headline for more information & contest rules..
- “Landings” newsletter — February 2015
Open Link to read the Town’s newsletter forFebruary 2015.
- Emergency Ordinance passed
At their monthly Town Meeting on February 10, 2015, the Board of Town Commissioners passed an Emergency Ordinance . . . click on link in headline to read Ordinance 2015-02.
- January 2015 — Town Meeting minutes
Click on the link to read the approved minutes from the January 13 Town Meeting.
- Staff Favorites Adoption Event
Don’t spend your Valentine’s Day alone! Give a dog a loving home and receive a lifetime of unconditional love . . . Visit the Prince George’s County animal shelter to see the dogs that have been hit with Cupid’s bow and selected as “staff favorites.” Throughout the month of February, adoptions fees for these select dogs have been reduced to $125 (fee covers adoption spay/neuter surgery (if necessary), post-surgery pain medication and e-collar.) Click on link to view exceptionally cute picture of their “Valentine Poster Dog”
- PGC Primary Healthcare & New Regional Medical Center Meeting
Residents are invited to attend the upcoming Community-wide Meeting for the Primary Healthcare and New Regional Medical Center. The meeting will be held on March 7, 2015, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Prince George’s Community College Largo Student Center located at 301 Largo Road, Largo, MD 20774. Click on the link in headline for more info and to view the flyer invitation.
- Upper Marlboro gets wheels turning . . .
Accessibility study will offer recommendations in May —February 3, 2015 Gazette article by Kirsten Petersen /Staff writer— Walking and bicycling around town could become easier and safer for Upper Marlboro residents after an accessibility study is completed later this year . . . (click on headline to read the full article).