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Posted on: July 1, 2022

Music on the Square is Back, with More Bands Than Ever!

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Market Square is about to rock out to live music once again! 

Every Wednesday from July 20 to Aug. 31, the public is invited to come out and enjoy live music on Market Square from 6 to 8 p.m. Enjoy a different band each week, accompanied by a diff...

Read on for the band and food truck lineup...

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Posted on: June 22, 2022

Mark Your Calendars: National Night Out 2022 is Aug. 2

National Night Out

If it’s summer in U.P., that means National Night Out is just around the corner!

It may still be a month or so away, but it’s not too early to start thinking about how you will celebrate this annual night of community connections and commitment to safe and...

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Posted on: June 22, 2022

Soak UP the Sun

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If you’ve waited all winter for the sun to come out, don’t waste a minute sitting inside when you can enjoy many of U.P.’s outdoor spaces, including:

  • Market Square: Grab a doubledip cone, sip a cold drink, enjoy the sunshine a...
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Posted on: June 22, 2022

Report Fireworks Violations Online


With Independence Day only two weeks away, residents are reminded that legal fireworks can only be discharged in University Place on July 4 from 9 a.m. to midnight. Only hand-held and groundbased sparking devices which are non-aerial and non-explosive are...

Read more on how to report a violation...

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Posted on: May 18, 2022

Join Conversations on Improving Public Safety

University Place Police Car

With a force of just 16 commissioned officers, the U.P. Police Department has an officer-to-resident ratio of 0.45 per 1,000 citizens. This places University Place last out of 218 jurisdictions in the state of Washington on this metric. The state officer-...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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