Prince George’s Rising is a countywide newsletter designed to empower communities with key information and issues of concern. Councilman Mel Franklin serves the residents of District 9 on the Prince George’s County Council.  Click on the link below to access this very informative bi-weekly newsletter . . . . 

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happy-memorial-day-clipart-memorial-day-flagTown Memorial Day Ceremony

Monday, May 29th10:00 a.m.

at the Town Hall—14211 School Lane

Be sure NOT to miss the Town’s Annual Memorial Day Ceremony this year.

Come and hear guest speakers share their fascinating stories of their tours of duty while in the military. Below is the agenda:

  • Welcome & Introduction of Guests: President James Storey- Oath of Allegiance
  • Presentation of Colors:  Dr. Henry A. Wise, Jr. High School’s Air Force Junior ROTC.
  • National Anthem
  • Placement of Wreath: Police Chief Calvin Washington (U.S. Navy vet)
  • Guest Speaker:  U.S. Marine Corps (ret.) Jim Benson- History of 20-21st Century Warfare
  • Speaker: President James Storey (U.S. Air Force ret.)-  An Odyssey; Tomb of the Unknown Soldier 
  • Taps: John Roberts (Trumpet, FDHS Band)
  • Retirement of the Colors / “God Bless America”: end of Formal Ceremony
  • Social Hour inside Town Hall: Light Refreshments

We will also have music, delicious food & beverages—and of course, good old fashioned comradery with new and old friends. So please, drop by and join us—as we honor those who served, and are currently serving, in the United States Armed Forces.

The Town Office will be CLOSED for business on Memorial Day and repon on Tuesday May 31st at 9am.


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It’s that time of year again! The Show Place Arena will be hosting many area High School Graduations over the next few weeks. Please expect heavy traffic volume and delays throughout Downtown Upper Marlboro and in particular the below intersections as attendees are released:

  • MD Route 4 (Pennsylvania Ave) at Water Street Interchange
  • Main Street / Route 202 Intersection

Please consider entering Town though alternative routes such as Old Crain Highway or Rt 725 Old Marlboro Pike. Please see the below graduation schedule:

The Upper Marlboro Board of Town Commissioners will be holding their next Work Session on MONDAY May 22, 2017 at 9:15 a.m. at the Town Hall: 14211 School Lane Upper Marlboro, MD 20772.  The meeting is open to the public. 

Meeting Agenda: WS-agenda_052217


All meetings are subject to closure in accordance with the State Open Meetings Act—House Bill 217

Click on the link below to read the approved meeting minutes from the April 2017 Regular Town Meeting & Board Work Session . . .

April 11, 2017 Town Meeting: TM-minutes_041117_Apprvd

April 25, 2017 Board Worksession: WS-minutes_042517_Apprvd

Click on link below to find the May 2017 issue of the Landings newsletter . . .


Click on the link below to read the approved meeting minutes from the March 2017 Regular Town Meeting & Board Work Session . . .Please note at this time the March 2017 Town Meeting Minutes posted here a unofficial. Signed Town Meeting minutes will be posted next week.

March 14, 2017 Town Meeting: TM-minutes_031417_Apprvd

March 28, 2017 Board Worksession: WS-minutes_032817_Apprvd

Click on link below to find the April 2017 issue of the Landings newsletter . . .


Have you checked out the Town’s updated Cable Access Channel? Residents who get Verizon TV service can tune to Channel 19 to view the Town’s Cable Access channel that now not only includes a slideshow highlighting Town Services and sites around Town, but now also includes a documentary that gives the history of the County Courthouse and the Town itself. The Board of Town Commissioners are looking into the possibility of broadcasting Town Meetings live through the Channel and online. Have any comments/suggestions for the Channel? Email or call Town Hall at 301-627-6905.

Click on the link below to read the approved meeting minutes from the February 2017 Regular Town Meeting & Board Work Session . . .