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Posted on: May 13, 2019

Proposed Zoning Changes Would Allow for Residential Housing at Airport and at Mill Branch Crossing

Public Hearings at June 3, 2019 City Council Meeting on Two Zoning Text Amendments

Mill Branch Crossing

The property owner of the undeveloped Mill Branch Crossing development is requesting City Council support for a proposed Zoning Ordinance text amendment ...

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Posted on: May 21, 2019

Traffic Calming Measures Being Added to Belair Drive

Traffic Calming Measures for Belair Drive 

Workers will be installing traffic calming measures to reduce speeds and hopefully to discourage some cut through traffic from MD 450 and MD 3. The Belair Drive work will be done in two phases. The first ...

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Posted on: May 20, 2019

Bowie's Memorial Parade is Saturday, May 25, 11 a.m.

Don't miss one of Bowie's most enjoyable family events -- the Memorial Parade to honor those who have served in the Armed Forces! The parade steps off from Belair Annex at 11 a.m. and arrives at the reviewing stand on Stonybrook Dr. at about 11:45 a.m.

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Posted on: May 21, 2019

"Belair at Bowie" Exhibit Opening and Dessert Reception June 7

Join us at Kenhill Community Center on Friday, June 7 at 7 p.m. for the opening reception of the "Belair at Bowie" exhibit.  Whether you are learning this homegrown story for the first time or want to walk down memory lane, this exhibit...

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Posted on: May 17, 2019

Scam Alert - Solicitation and Donation Scams/Thefts

Scam Alert

Scam and Fraud Alerts from the Bowie Police Department

- Never let strangers into your home; and 
- Be aware of which organizations are asking for donations under false pretenses
These are the two bottom lines from Bowie Police Department after last...
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Posted on: May 2, 2019

Stakeholders Meeting on New Apartment Projects at Melford - May 28

The City has scheduled several public meetings for the next phases of multi-family apartment development at Melford Village.

Two site plans are proposed: 

  1. 436 multi-family apartments in nine buildings (in a project called Melford Mansions) ...
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Posted on: May 1, 2019

May is another busy month in Bowie!

The Bowie Farmers' Market opens 5/17. Heritage Day is 5/19. Our annual parade is 5/25, Summer concerts start up for the season on 5/26. Read about all this and more in the May issue of the

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Posted on: May 14, 2019

Join Bowie Police at the Law Enforcement Torch Run 5K on June 6

2019 Law Enforcement Torch Run - Special Olympics

The Bowie Police Department is proud to again host the Law Enforcement Torch Run. This year's event takes place on Thursday, June 6, 2019. The starting line this year is located at 6908 Laurel Bowie Road (Bowie Plaza) and the race begins at 9 a.m. The reg...

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Posted on: April 17, 2019

Free Home Energy Audits

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Learn ways to improve your homes energy efficiency and safety with our Energy Audit Program! This program is limited each year to the first 100 participants. Simply go online to and fill out an application to get started. The City ...

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Posted on: March 13, 2019

Street Sweeping Schedule

Winter weather and windy conditions can leave streets not looking their best. Leaves, branches and blowing trash often end up on our roadways and after the winter, there is often a residue of salt and sand that has been left behind. Aside from aesthetics,...

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