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The City of Mount Rainier, population 8,498, is located 4 miles from downtown Washington D.C. and is the historic Route 1 gateway community from Prince George’s County to D.C. at the District’s northeastern boundary. Mount Rainier is primarily a residential community, with a vibrant pedestrian friendly business district and home of the Gateway Arts District.  See all we have to offer!

City News

  • 01.30.2015 Mayor and Council Meeting

    AGENDA MAYOR AND COUNCIL MEETING TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2015 COUNCIL CHAMBERS, SECOND LEVEL CITYHALL 7:00PM   Swearing-in of Ward 1Council member Jacqlyn Riposo to fill the seat formerly held by Jimmy Tarlau   Update on Streetsense Project                      Juan P... More info »

  • 01.30.2015 TREE PRUNING DEMONSTRATION SATURDAY JANUARY 31 2015 1PM CITY HALL

      Tree Pruning Demonstration. Sponsored by the Mount Rainier Tree Commission. Learn about the proper way to prune trees.  1 pm. Sat. Jan. 31, City Hall Plaza

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Alerts / Updates

  • 01.25.2015 Weather Advisory Information

    It’s that time of year when residents should be attuned to weather alerts and when listening to be advised of the buzzwords and what they really mean:   Freezing rain – rain that freezes when it hits the ground, creating a coating of ice on roads and walkways. Ha... More info »

  • 01.08.2015 Mount Rainier receives grant towards Demolition project

    January 2015, For Immediate Release, City of Mount Rainier receives 2015 Strategic Demolition and Smart Growth Fund Award Mount Rainier, MD ----- On December the 17, Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development (MDHCD) announced the award of $7.5 million through the Strategic Demolition... More info »

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