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Posted on: September 8, 2020

Community Outreach Grants Can Support Programs for Underserved Residents

Community Outreach Grants are awarded in areas of social services, senior citizens, and mental health. Please note that this year, we are also highlighting projects that include a social justice component. Individuals, groups and/or organizations which pr...

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Posted on: June 29, 2020

Bowie Faces of Kindness Nominations

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To honor individuals, businesses, and organizations who have engaged the community and performed extraordinary acts of kindness to make life better during the pandemic, the City of Bowie announces the Bowie Faces of Kindness Award.

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Posted on: September 24, 2020

Daily COVID-19 Snapshot for September 24

PG Exec says metrics not quite good enough for Stg 3 of Reopening. Virtual meeting tonight on physical therapy/rehab facility in Melford. COVID testing @ Senior Center 9/25, 9-11am. 9/24 case #s: Bowie: 1,972 (+5) PG: 28,887 (+103) MD: 121,800 (+503).

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Posted on: September 8, 2020

City offers Education Grants to Support Student Learning Experiences

This year, $15,000 is available to fund Education Grants. The grants would be awarded to successful applicants through a competitive selection process, in amounts ranging from $100 - $1,000. They will be awarded to teachers, parent groups, and other inter...

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Posted on: September 24, 2020

City Invites Comment on FY 2020 Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER)

In accordance with guidelines established by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), notice is hereby given that the City of Bowie, as an entitlement participant in the federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program, solicits...

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Posted on: September 21, 2020

City Invites Comments on Analysis of Impediments Report at Public Hearing

Online Public Hearing - September 24, 6 p.m.

The City of Bowie, in conjunction with Prince George’s County, have prepared the joint 2020-2025 Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice (AI) consistent with the five-year submission requirement...

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Posted on: August 27, 2020

Apply for a Single Family Housing Rehab Grant

The Single Family Housing Rehabilitation Program is a federally-funded grant program that provides financial assistance to single-family homeowners with limited financial means. The purpose of the grant is to provide energy efficiency related upgrades and...

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Posted on: August 27, 2020

Compost Bins Now Available

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City residents (residency verification) can now purchase a large, backyard compost bin for $20 payable by cash or check at City Hall (Monday through Friday from 8:30am - 5:00pm. Each bin holds about 80 gallons and measures 33 inches high by 31 inches wide...

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Posted on: September 24, 2020

Daily COVID-19 Snapshot for September 24

PG Exec says metrics not quite good enough for Stg 3 of Reopening. Virtual meeting tonight on physical therapy/rehab facility in Melford. COVID testing @ Senior Center 9/25, 9-11am. 9/24 case #s: Bowie: 1,972 (+5) PG: 28,887 (+103) MD: 121,800 (+503).

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Posted on: September 21, 2020

Pop-up COVID Testing Site in Bowie This Friday

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Do you need a COVID-19 test?

The Prince George’s County Health Department will be offering tests at the Bowie Senior Center on Friday, 9/25 from 9 - 11 a.m.

Drive -through Pop Up Clinic (walk ups also permitted)

Friday, September 24Hours: 9 - 11 a....

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Posted on: September 17, 2020

New Physical Therapy / Rehabilitation Center Proposed for Melford

Encompass Health has submitted a Detailed Site Plan application that proposes the construction a one-story/61,809 sq. ft., 60-bed physical therapy/rehabilitation center in the Melford development. The site of the proposed development is located at 5081 Ho...

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Posted on: September 21, 2020

City Invites Comments on Analysis of Impediments Report at Public Hearing & by Email

Online Public Hearing - September 24, 6 p.m.

The City of Bowie, in conjunction with Prince George’s County, have prepared the joint 2020-2025 Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice (AI) consistent with the five-year submission requirement of the U....

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Posted on: September 21, 2020

Fall Fire Hydrant Flushing

Hydrant flushing will begin on Monday, September 28, 2020 and will take place Monday through Friday from approximately 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. 

Some discoloration of your water may occur and clothes washing is discouraged.  If your clothes be...

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Posted on: September 22, 2020

Old Bowie/Huntington Virtual Town Hall Meeting - September 29

Residents of Old Bowie/Huntington: do you have questions or comments about local issues such as crime, traffic, economic development, etc. ? Please join the virtual Town Hall meeting to get your questions answered and share your thoughts about your commun...

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Posted on: September 8, 2020

Bowie Offers Grants to Support Residents

The City is currently offering grants under three different City programs:

1. Single Family Housing Rehabilitation Grants to help fix up homes - income restrictions apply

2. Education Grants to support programs to enhance student learning - teacher...

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Posted on: June 29, 2020

Bowie Faces of Kindness Nominations

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Whether it’s the neighbor making masks for seniors, the people delivering groceries to vulnerable residents, or the volunteers cooking and delivering meals to essential workers or neighbors who can’t leave their homes, we see the faces...

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Posted on: September 4, 2020

Bowie News for September

Read the Bowie News Flash for September for the latest on upcoming virtual meetings, city grant programs, a Chalk Art project this weekend, COVID info and more. Also meet our Bowie Faces of Kindness Honorees in the

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Posted on: August 27, 2020

Apply for a Single Family Housing Rehab Grant

The Single Family Housing Rehabilitation Program is a federally-funded grant program that provides financial assistance to single-family homeowners with limited financial means. The purpose of the grant is to provide energy efficiency related upgrades and...

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Posted on: July 8, 2020

City of Bowie Museums Temporarily Closed

The City of Bowie Museums are closed to the public due to COVID-19. This includes Belair Mansion, Belair Stable, Old Town Bowie Welcome Center and the Bowie Railroad Museum. Please check back periodically to view changes in City Museum’s status.

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Posted on: July 30, 2020

Permits limited to groups of up to 50; Masks required.

Due to Governor Hogan's new mask order (effective July 31, 2020), we can only allow groups of 50 or less to rent the picnic pavilions. All members of your party are required to wear a mask unless they are in the process of consuming food or a beverage.

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Posted on: July 30, 2020

Picnic reservations open to Bowie residents

Due to the Coronavirus outbreak, the City of Bowie is only making picnic reservations for Bowie residents. Please call 301-809-3002 for more information.

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Posted on: September 17, 2020

New Physical Therapy / Rehabilitation Center Proposed for Melford

Encompass Health has submitted a Detailed Site Plan application that proposes the construction a one-story/61,809 sq. ft., 60-bed physical therapy/rehabilitation center in the Melford development. The site of the proposed development is located at 5081 Ho...

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Posted on: September 24, 2020

Unscheduled Mosquito Spraying Tonight

On September 24, 2020, the Maryland Department of Agriculture will be conducting mosquito spraying the in areas within a ¾ mile radius of Old Annapolis Road and Spring Meadows Drive.  This unscheduled spraying is in response to a mosqu...

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Posted on: September 21, 2020

Fall Fire Hydrant Flushing

Hydrant flushing will begin on Monday, September 28, 2020 and will take place Monday through Friday from approximately 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. 

Some discoloration of your water may occur and clothes washing is discouraged.  If your clothes be...

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Posted on: September 21, 2020

Bowie International Festival 2020 Canceled Due to COVID-19

Due to gathering limits to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, the International Festival is canceled. Instead, we'll showcase performances on this website and on our government channel on Oct 3. We'll also have children's activities to do at home.

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Posted on: September 24, 2020

Apply Now for Fall 2020 Virtual & School-based Groups

Now accepting applications for these Fall 2020 Virtual and School-based groups:

  • Boys High School support group
  • Girls Middle School support group
  • Parent Support and Well Being group 

Register here for these groups.

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