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Gone, but not forgotten, Ms. Janis Lomax, former City Clerk for Mount Rainier Maryland

As some of you are aware, Ms. Janis Lomax transitioned on September 27, 2016.   Ms. Lomax worked for the City of Mount Rainier for more...

Friday, November 10, 2017


1. No Recycling today because of Veterans Day tomorrow. City offices are closed. Police officers are on duty. Please call 301-985-6565 if you have a police emergency and need an officer to respond.
2. Veterans Day Champagne Brunch with WAFFLES Saturday, November 11, 2017, 11:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. City of Mount Rainier Police Department , 3249 Rhode Island Ave, Mt Rainier, MD 20712
3. There will be an Open House for the newly renovated Singer Building (Singer's Flats) on Thursday, November 16, 2017 for those interested in seeing what has been done at that location. (NOTE: Not fully ready for leasing waiting on gas, electric and water hookups, but ready for renters to sign up --
first come first serve) This project is being done by The Menkiti Group.
4. Collection for the Thanksgiving and Christmas Baskets is in full swing. Drop off can goods and non-perishable at the City of Mount Rainier police Department , 3249 Rhode Island Ave, Mt A few Rainier, MD 20712.
5. 23rd Mount Rainier Craft Fair is December 2, 2017 hosted at Joe's Movement Emporium,3309 Bunker Hill Rd, Mt Rainier, MD 20712 starting at 10:00 a.m.

Thursday, November 02, 2017

Veterans Day Champagne Brunch, November 11, 2017

KNOW ANY VETERANS IN MOUNT RAINIER? Please send me their names and contact information OR pass on the word -- Veterans' Day Champagne Brunch is November 11, 2017, City of Mount Rainier Police Department, 3249 Rhode Island Ave, Mt Rainier, MD 20712, 11:30 am until 1:30 pm.


If you are on FACEBOOK, please RSVP on the event calendar or send me an email -- mayormiles@gmail.com.

If you are a Mount Rainier Veteran, I look forward to seeing you at this event.

P.S. Spouses are welcome. ALSO, please RSVP so that I may order enough food. THANK YOU!

Wednesday, November 01, 2017

The Mayor's Halloween Bash in Photos

Thank you MRTV for capturing so many good photos of the Halloween BASH!  Please click on this link to enjoy the photos.


Saturday, October 28, 2017

Donation, financial and physical support NEEDED for upcoming holiday season. NO GIFT to small. Whatever you give will go to someone in need. Our window to help is short, and there is a lot of need in our community. Whatever YOU do to help WILL make a difference! Email me if you need more information or would like to donate. THANK YOU! THANK YOU!

I strongly believe that community events are good for a community.  It builds memories for the children, residents and visitors.  The following events are planned again for this year, and they are for the community – all ages, sizes, races, ethnic groups, religions, sexual preferences, family and friends.

The more often we come together in large small and large groups, the better we will understand each other or at least get to know each other.  I INVITE YOUR ATTENDANCE; ASK FOR YOUR HELP and SUPPORT; and LOOK FORWARD TO YOUR PARTICIPATION!

On October 31 -- The Halloween Bash -- Trick or Treaters invited -- the Bash starts at 6:00 pm and ends at 8:00 pm.

November 11 -- Veterans in Mount Rainier are appreciated -- brunch from 11:30 am until 1:30 p.m. Time to network, meet someone new and show our appreciation. ARE YOU A VET or DO YOU KNOW A VET LIVING IN MOUNT RAINIER? Call 301-985-6585 and give us their name.

November 21 - Thanksgiving Baskets donated to families I NEED CAN GOODS, TURKEYS, HAMS, CHICKENS, and all the trimmings for Thanksgiving dinner for our families in need.

December19 --Christmas Baskets donated to families I NEED CAN GOODS, TURKEYS, HAMS, CHICKENS, and all the trimmings for Thanksgiving dinner for our families in need.

Mount Rainier is a community that believes in helping each other to survive. Please help make the upcoming holiday season special for our neighbors and seniors.

You may drop off can goods, nonperishables to Mount Rainier Police Station.

LAST YEAR, you helped to provide 155 Thanksgiving Baskets and another 155 Christmas Baskets. WILL YOU HELP TO DO IT AGAIN? The schools are putting their list of families together NOW.

If you know a family that NEEDS Thanksgiving or Christmas joy, emails me at mayormiles@gmail.com.

THANK YOU in advance, and I look to seeing many of you over the next two months. 

Prince George’s County Public Schools Calendar for Holiday Closings
November 22-24
Wednesday - Friday
Holidays – Thanksgiving – Schools and Offices Closed
December 25-29
Monday - Friday
Winter Break & Christmas Holiday – Schools and Offices Closed
January 1
Winter Break – New Year’s Holiday – Schools and Offices Closed

Wednesday, October 25, 2017


IT"S Halloween time, and TIME FOR THE MAYOR'S Halloween Bash on TUESDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2017 from 6:00 p.m until 8:00 p.m.!

This year the MAYOR is giving away Halloween COSTUMES sizes small (about 16) medium (about 20) and large (about four). FIRST COME FIRST SERVED. The Mayor will be giving the costumes away on FRIDAYS, October 27, 2017 between the hours of 3:00 p.m. until they are GONE! 4517 30th Street, Mount Rainier, MD 20712. NO PHONE CALLS -- PLEASE.

Other HALLOWEEN items (spiders, and makeup kits) will also be given away.

Here are a few of the costumes (all are new and never worn) along with the makeup kits.