Dr. Henry A. Wise Jr. High School will be having their annual Homecoming Parade this Saturday, October 25 from 10 a.m to 12 noon.
Parade starts and ends at the Board of Education and travels a loop through School Lane, down Old Crain Hwy, along Main Street and Governor Oden Bowie Drive over to Elm Street, then down Old Marlboro Pike and heading back up Old Crain to the School Board. Expect road closures during the parade event.
The Board of Town Commissioners will hold their monthly Work Session on Tuesday, October 28 at 9:15 a.m. Board discussions, meeting is open to the public.
Click on the link to read the approved minutes from the September 2014 Town Meeting.
November’s Regular Town Meeting was rescheduled due to the Veterans’ Day holiday. The Board of Commissioners will hold their November Town Meeting on Monday, Nov. 10, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. (normally, the monthly Town Meetings are held on the 2nd Tuesday of every month at 7:30 p.m.)
At Town Hall starting at 9:00 a.m. Meeting will also include discussion about new historic signage in Town. The meeting is open to the public. Residents of the Town and surrounding area are encouraged to bring items of historical interest (such as letters, drawings and photos) to be scanned for the Town’s Archives. Contributors will receive a copy of the scans on a CD free of charge. The TUMHC also conducts Oral History interviews to chronicle the stories of people and events from our Town’s past—You can interview at this meeting, or schedule an interview for a later date that’s more convenient. You can always contact the TUMHC on their website at: http://www.tumhc.com/ where you can also see many images already in the Town’s Archives.
Due to a lack of a quorum at the Town Meeting on Tuesday, October 14, the Board of Town Commissioners have rescheduled the monthly Town Meeting for Monday, October 20, at 8:00 am at the Town Hall. Click on the link below to view the agenda.
Open Link to read the Town’s newsletter for October 2014.
The 9th meeting of the Town of Upper Marlboro Sustainable Communities Workgroup (SCW) will take place at 8:00 a.m., on Thursday, October 16, 2014 at the Town Hall. Agenda items include: DOE presentation on Stormwater Initiatives; The Facade Improvement Program (FIP); and, draft Design Guidelines. This meeting is open to the public.
You can find out more information about “Sustainable Communities” at the State’s website
The Sheriff’s Office is hosting and launching the Purple Light Nights project in Maryland. The month of October is Domestic Violence Awareness month and our goal is to raise awareness and a unified voice in our community against domestic violence. The “Purple Light Nights” lighting ceremony ( 2014_PurpleLights_Flyer ) will be held at 7:00 pm on Thursday, October 9 in front of the courthouse and the lights will be strung from Main Street down toward the clock out back of the CAB building. Be sure to pick up your “Purple Porch Light” at this ceremony (donated by sponsors Home Depot and Walmart). We would also like to invite the business owners along Main Street to participate by decorating their store fronts with Purple lights too. If you have any questions contact DFC. R. Dennis #452 of the Prince George’s County Office of the Sheriff at: 301-780-2773. Or, email to: Rcdennis@co.pg.md.us. More info about “Purple Light Nights” can be found at: http://www.purplelightnights.org/
The Board of Town Commissioners will be holding their regular monthly Town Meeting on Tuesday, October 14, at 7:30 pm at the Town Hall. The October Landings newsletter will feature a summary of the Agenda items and will be posted on this site by Friday, October 10.