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Rats are on the move in College Park

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Published on: Wednesday, December 01, 2010 By Katelin Wangberg, The Prince George’s Sentinel College Park has received an increase in the number of rat complaints to its animal control officer, yet the rat population is down according to the city’s consultation with a rat expert. The city typically spends $20,000 annually on rat control, but […]

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College Park cameras capture nearly 1,500 lead-foot drivers in one week

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Published on: Wednesday, December 01, 2010 By Katelin Wangberg, The Prince George’s Sentinel College Park’s new speed cameras have been taking pictures since Nov. 15, resulting in a high number of citations reported at last week’s city council meeting. As of last Tuesday, there were 1,498 citations from speed cameras located at Paint Branch Parkway, […]

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County liquor board revokes College Park bar’s license

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Published on: Wednesday, November 10, 2010 By Katelin Wangberg, The Prince George’s Sentinel Prince George’s County Board of License Commissioners voted 4-0 last Wednesday to revoke the liquor license of a College Park bar connected to last month’s stabbing of four patrons. Last week’s public hearing addressed a sting operation Sept. 23 at the Thirsty […]

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College Park supports county’s storm water management bill

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Published on: Wednesday, October 20, 2010 By Katelin Wangberg, The Prince George’s Sentinel College Park City Council unanimously approved a letter to County Council Vice Chairman Tom Dernoga in support of Water Quality Resources and Grading Code County Bill, CB-80-2010. This bill would create more strict regulations of storm water management in Prince George’s County […]

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College Park City Council requests a liquor licensing hearing for Thirsty Turtle

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Published on: Thursday, October 14, 2010 By Katelin Wangberg, The Prince George’s Sentinel College Park City Council voted 4-3 Tuesday in favor of supporting a letter to the Board of License Commissioners requesting an expedited hearing on liquor licensing for the Thirsty Turtle. University of Maryland Director of Public Safety Chief David Mitchell requested council […]

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College Park considers supporting county’s Clean Water Bill

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Published on: Monday, October 11, 2010 By Katelin Wangberg, The Prince George’s Sentinel College Park City Council is considering whether to support Prince George’s County’s Clean Water Bill. Council Bill-80 will create more strict regulations of storm water management in Prince George’s County than is currently required by the state. Terry Schum, College Park planning […]

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Crime rates decline in College Park

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Published on: Wednesday, September 29, 2010 By Katelin Wangberg, The Prince George’s Sentinel Despite a recent string of citizen robberies in College Park, police agencies report the city’s overall crime rates declined, following the countywide trend. While the decrease is slight, and in some cases the rate is flat, Maj. Robert Liberati, Prince George’s County […]

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UMD Robotics Day attracts large turnout

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Published on: Wednesday, September 15, 2010 By Katelin Wangberg, The Prince George’s Sentinel From robots designed to mimic the movements of animals to robots made for space exploration to micro robotics that will be able to diagnose malignant cells in the human body before there are physical systems, Robotics Day at the University of Maryland […]

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College Park weighs in on UMD updates

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Published on: Wednesday, September 15, 2010 By Katelin Wangberg, The Prince George’s Sentinel Every five years, the University of Maryland updates its Facilities Master Plan, and once every decade, the plan undergoes a major update. This year marks a major update. Members of the Facilities Master Plan Steering Committee met with the College Park City […]

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