Prince George’s County Animal Management Division has a Foster Program to help meet the needs of animals that are too young or immature for adoption, injured or recovering from surgery, and/or require other “special needs” due to illness or pregnancy or just in need of a second chance!   Animal Services Facility 3750 Brown Station Road Upper Marlboro, MD 20772 (301) 780-7200.

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2015 Centenarian Flyer

The M-NCPPC, Dept. of Parks and Recreation in Prince George’s County is looking for County residents who are 90 years of age or more to invite them to a special Centenarian Celebration being held in May.  Special recognition will be given to Centenarians – residents who are 100 years of age or more.

We need your help identifying Prince George’s County residents ages 90 & older. If you know someone who resides in the county, and is 90 years old or older (as of January 1, 2015), please share the information with us. Your help is greatly appreciated! Please forward this information to us no later than February 27, 2015 by ONE of the means listed below:

(a) Send an e-mail to (subject: Centenarian); OR

(b) Complete the form (see back of flyer) and mail it to: Laurel-Beltsville Senior Activity Center, 7120 Contee Road, Laurel, MD 20707, Attn: Centenarian Coordinator.

For more on the Department of Parks and Recreation, visit and stay connected on and The Maryland National-Capital Park and Planning Commission, Department of Parks and Recreation encourages and supports the participation of individuals with disabilities in all programs and services.

Our next monthly Board of Commissioners Work Session will be held on Thursday, January 29 at the Town Hall starting at 9:15 a.m.  The meeting agenda consists of current business items up for Board discussion. The meeting is open to the public, and time is allotted at the end of the agenda for visitors wanting to participate. Please note that our monthly Work Sessions are typically the 4th Tuesday of each month, but that scheduling conflicts with other important meetings has prompted this date change for this month only.

Click on the link to read the approved minutes from the December 2014 Town Meeting.


The Board of Town Commissioners passed Ordinance 2014-03 at their January 13 Town Hall Meeting making Pratt Street a one-way street eastbound from Main Street to Judges Drive. In order to allow time to install the correct signage and street markings, the start of the one-way will be on April 6, 2015. Click on the link below to view the ordinance.

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Open Link to read the Town’s newsletter for January 2015.



Our next monthly Town Meeting will be held on Tuesday, January 13 at the Town Hall starting at 7:30 p.m. The meeting is open to the public, and time is allotted at the end of the agenda for public comment.

The Town apologizes profusely that none of the recycling was picked-up on Friday, January 2 as posted in our newsletter and on our website.   As of this writing (Monday @ 11:00 a.m.), we have arranged for BATES Trucking Company to pick-up TODAY (Monday, January 5) starting around 12 noon.   We realize the inconvenience this has been to our residents.  Given the short notice, we also realize many of you may not be able to place items out in time. However, there will be the usual weekly pick-up this coming Thursday, January 8 as well.

In observance of the New Year’s Day Holiday, the Town Offices will be closed this Thursday & Friday, January 1 & January 2 and will reopen on Monday, January 5 at 9:00 a.m.


Holiday Recycle Pick-up Schedule

Normally, the Town’s recycling service picks up every Thursday. Below, are the adjustments made to the schedule, due to this year’s observed holidays . . .

  • Household Recycling will be picked-up FRIDAY (the day after Christmas Day) December 26, 2014
  • Household Recycling will be picked-up FRIDAY (the day after New Years Day) January 2, 2015