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Weatherize your home for free!

Thursday, April 17 2014

Weatherize your home for free!!

Would you like to save money on your energy bills? Would you like to make your home more comfortable? If you answered yes to either of these questions, please apply for the weatherization grant! There are income requirements for homeowners and you need to submit some paperwork, but the benefits are worth a little effort. Over the past two years, the Municipal Collaboration has helped about 150 homeowners in Prince George’s County. Contact the Town Hall to get the paperwork to get started.

For more information, contact:

Alison Miller – (301)908-4079 English speakers

Monica Buitrago – (240)630-4160 Spanish speakers

 

Public Signing Ceremony - CH Metro

Wednesday, April 16 2014

TRANSIT DISTRICT GATEWAY RENAISSANCE PROJECT

MEDIA ADVISORY

CAPITOL HEIGHTS, MD: The Town of Capitol Heights Mayor and Council are honored to announce an established public-private partnership with Donatelli Development for the Transit District Gateway Renaissance Project at Davey Street, Chamber Avenue and Capitol Heights Boulevard, adjacent to the Capitol Heights Metro Station. A public signing ceremony will be held on Thursday, May 1, 2014 at 3:00 PM at the project site located across from the Capitol Heights Metro Station. This event recognizes the future development initiative as well as the stakeholders that helped marshal this immense partnership opportunity.

Together, the Town and Donatelli Development will bring to fruition a comprehensive transit oriented development master plan for two adjacent two acre parcels located within the Capitol Heights Metro transit redevelopment district. The future development envisions a proposed mixed-use/mixed-tenure, multifamily mid-rise, and townhome project containing luminous ground level retail and structured parking within a walkable and livable neighborhood environment.

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Leadership Camp Press Release

Wednesday, April 16 2014

TOWN OPENS REGISTRATION FOR FREE SUMMER LEADERSHIP CAMP

Capitol Heights, MD - The Town will offer the opportunity for a limited number of children ages 7-14 to attend a free summer camp. Preference will be given to Town residents. The week long summer camp will be offered from Monday, July28th through Friday, August 1 from 9 am to 4:30 pm. Lunch will be provided to participants in the program. For more information please click the following links.

Summer Camp Press Release

Summer Camp Application

Business Owners Forum

Monday, April 14 2014

Maldon & Maldon, LLC is hosting the Town of Capitol Heights Business Owners' Forum. The Business Forum will showcase several local businesses in Capitol Heights; attendees should come expecting to sample some delicious food, enjoy a time of gathering with local business owners, and listen to live music from local artist. This event is on Friday, May 2, 2014 between 7pm-9pm at 1101 Brooke Rd. Capitol Heights, MD 20743 (Small businesses interested in a display space should contact Shawn Maldon at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it )

Candidate Debate Forum

Monday, April 14 2014

Maldon & Maldon, LLC is hosting the Town of Capitol Heights Candidate Debate Forum. The Debate is scheduled for Tuesday, April 29, 2014 between 7pm-9pm at 6 Capitol Heights Blvd. Capitol Heights, MD 20743. American Sign Language Interpreters will be on site for members of the Deaf community. Light refreshments will be provided.

JOB FAIR-Monday April 14, 2014

Monday, April 07 2014

Prince Georges County Transforming Neighborhoods Initiative will host a Job Fair  Monday, April 14, 2014 from 10am-3pm at Drew Freeman Middle School located: 2600 Brooks Drive Suitland, MD 20706

Who will be there?

  • Career placement specialist to assist you in revising your resume.
  • County hiring officials.
  • Private employers seeking qualified applicants.

Who should be there?

  • Active job applicants.
  • Job seekers requiring expungement support.

For more information contact Ms. Elise Jacobs at (301)793-1219

Absentee Ballot Request

Thursday, April 03 2014

For registered Town voters who are unable to come out to the Polls on Monday, May 5, 2014. The Town has developed an absentee ballot request form that can be mailed to the Town Hall at 1 Capitol Heights Blvd, Capitol Heights MD 20743 or drop off the form in person to Town Hall.

Absentee Ballot Request

 

If you have any questions please contact Christopher Quintyne at (301)420-3000

MBM Gala Honors Press Release

Wednesday, April 02 2014

Maryland Black Mayors Recognizes Rising Stars, Community Leaders at Honors Gala

Upper Marlboro, Md. — The Maryland Black Mayors Inc. (MBM Inc.) awarded academic scholarships to (8) students from member represented municipalities in Maryland at the MBM “Red Carpet” Honors Gala held March 28 at Camelot by Martin’s.

In partnership with the Empowerment Institute Inc., a nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering youths throughout the state of Maryland, nearly $20,000 was raised in support of higher education and future Maryland Black Mayors Inc. community activities.

“We could not be more delighted by the tremendous show of support for the 2014 MBM Honors fundraising gala,” said Capitol Heights Mayor Kito James, President of Maryland Black Mayors Inc. “A diverse body of attendees including elected officials, business and nonprofit leaders and community members allowed MBM Inc. to support the higher education aspirations of Maryland students. It was truly a magical evening of fellowship"

Please click the following link to view the complete MBM Gala  Honors Press Release

Board Meeting Invite

Wednesday, April 02 2014

You are cordially invited to a Prince George’s County Memorial Library System Board  of Trustees Meeting. Come and share your comments with the Board and the Library Director. All are welcome!

When: Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at 7:30 pm

Where: Spauldings Branch Library

5811 Old Silver Hill Road

District Heights, MD 20747

(301) 817--3750

Please click the link for more information.

Capitol Heights Day 2014

Monday, March 31 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

March 31, 2014

CONTACT:

Michelle Bailey-Hedgepeth, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

(301) 336-0626

THE TOWN OF CAPITOL HEIGHTS CELEBRATES IT’S FOUNDING ON JUNE 13-14, 2014

Capitol Heights, MD – The Town of Capitol Heights takes great pleasure in celebrating its 23rd Annual Capitol Heights Day. This year, the Town will be celebrating with a myriad of events including an Awards Banquet and Parade/Picnic Celebration.

Every year since 1991, the Mayor, Council and staff have taken enormous pride in hosting this event to give the community an opportunity to meet new friends, enjoy good food, and to just mingle and exchange ideas, and offer suggestions on building our community into a township in which we can be proud to be residents.

 

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