Prince George's County


Officials Celebrate Approval of Prince George's $543M Hospital Project

Maryland politicos and medical officials proclaimed Friday as one of the biggest moments in Prince George's County history, the cause for celebration being the official approval of a $543 million state-of-the-art hospital proposal.

State Gives OK for Prince George's Hospital Project

Prince George's County's proposed state-of-the-art hospital was finally green-lighted Thursday by state officials, the culmination of several years worth of meetings, red tape and number-crunching.

Prince George's County Education Briefs: TV Show Helps with Homework

Prince George's County Public Schools' "Count on Us" is a two-hour call-in TV show that provides mathematical instruction to elementary and middle school students seeking homework help.

Prince George's Museum Showcases African-American Art, Culture

North Brentwood, a small Maryland town founded in 1924, proclaims itself as the first African-American incorporated town in Prince George's County. Unbeknownst to some visitors, the town of less than 600 people also has a 5,000-square-foot structure known as the ...

Prince George's Explores Investment Opportunities with Liberia

A fruitful return is the anticipated outcome of a recent meeting between Prince George's County officials and the delegation of 10 government and business leaders from Liberia who are looking to share investment opportunities with the county, specifically its vast ...

Prince George's Residents Hear Traffic Plan for Casino Resort

Residents in the southern part of Prince George's County can expect upwards of 25,000 people pouring into the MGM National Harbor casino resort when it officially opens on Dec. 8 — a likely traffic nightmare that county officials are already ...

Baker Resists Call to Fire Schools Chief Amid Scandals

The Prince George's County NAACP branch held a press conference Wednesday in Largo to call for County Executive Rushern L. Baker III to remove public schools CEO Kevin Maxwell immediately.

Prince George's Requests Millions for Revamping of Libraries

Prince George's County officials are proposing to borrow $60.7 million to build and renovate several libraries.

Prince George's High School Teacher Arrested for Trying to Kiss a Student

A 66-year-old foreign language teacher at DuVal High School in Lanham was arrested Monday for allegedly asking a 16-year-old student for a kiss.

Proposal to Expand Prince George's Council Mulled at Forum

Opponents of expanding Prince George's County Council say it's an unpopular waste of time and money, but proponents say two additional members would improve business relationships in the region, make the county more competitive and help fund countywide projects quicker.

Protesters Rail Against Prince George's High Foreclosure Rate

A handful of demonstrators rallied Wednesday across the street from the Prince George's County Courthouse in Upper Marlboro to protest foreclosures in the jurisdiction, which has one of the state's top five highest foreclosure rate

Prince George's Voters Asked for Nearly $500M for Infrastructure, Public Safety

Prince George's County will have five questions on the general election ballot asking voters to borrow nearly $500 million to renovate, repair and construct new buildings.

Housing Group Adds Prince George's to Amended Suit

Nearly a dozen housing advocacy groups recently filed a complaint against Bank of America for unkempt foreclosed properties in predominately black and Latino neighborhoods and regions, one of which is Prince George's County.

Prince George's Hospital Plan One Step Closer to Approval

The approval for Prince George's County to construct a state-of-the-art medical center in Largo could become a reality later this month.

MGM National Harbor Sets Official Opening Date

MGM officials announced Monday the much-anticipated $1.4 billion casino resort in Maryland's National Harbor will open Dec. 8.