Prince George's County


Rushern Baker Completes Boston Marathon: 'Amazing'

Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker, who ran in the Boston Marathon earlier this week, said he was thrilled to have finished the grueling 26-mile race.

Prince George's Council Pushes Bill for Year-Round Food Trucks

Legislation has been introduced in Prince George's County to establish year-round food truck hubs.

Prince George's County Education Briefs: Summer Programs

Information on summer programs can now be obtained on the Prince George's County Public Schools website.

Baker Delivers 'State of Economy' Address

Prince George's County Executive Rushern L. Baker III delivered his 5th “State of the Economy” address — titled "Investing in Education: The Time is Now!" — to business leaders during a breakfast hosted by the Prince George's County Economic Development ...

Prince George's County to Hold Annual Mulch Giveaway

Prince George's County residents are invited Saturday to take advantage of free mulch provided by the county.

Prince George's County Education Briefs: School Calendar Adjustments

To make up for the seven days of school students have missed this year due to inclement weather, the 2014-15 school calendar has been adjusted to include classes on June 18, 19, 22, and 23.

Prince George's Residents Demand County to Clean Up Its Act

Southern Prince George’s County residents told officials they are fed up with the litter and trash that blanket the area and they are tired of hearing unfulfilled promises to clean it up.

Prince George's County Education Briefs: Scholar of the Week

Jared Dyer, a Frederick Douglass High School senior with a 4.12 grade point average, has been named Scholar of the Week.

Prince George's Council Member to Host Breakfast for Business Sector

Prince George's County Council member Todd Turner (D-District 4) will host a business breakfast briefing this week to connect county officials with Bowie Business Innovation Center companies currently engaged in the creation of new businesses.

Prince George's County Education Briefs: Maxwell Praises Budget Proposal

Schools CEO Kevin Maxwell has commended County Executive Rushern Baker’s budget proposal, saying he’s grateful for Baker’s bold commitment to public education.

Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker Proposes Tax Increase, Layoffs

Prince George's County could experience its first tax increase in more than 30 years and incorporate layoffs and furlough employees.

Exelon, Pepco Reach Merger Deal with Md. Counties

The Chicago-based Exelon Corporation and Pepco Holdings have reached an agreement with Montgomery and Prince George's counties regarding the two companies' merger proposal, which all sides say will create jobs and help meet the region's energy, environmental and economic policy ...

Prince George's County Education Briefs: Snow Day Accommodations

At the start of the academic year, the county's public schools calendar included four built-in snow days. But due to the particularly harsh weather in February, students and teachers have taken five snow days.

Prince George's County to Celebrate Women at Annual Luncheon

Prince George's County is recognizing March as Women's History Month by honoring women who work for or partner with the county government, as well as the impact they've had on their communities.

Nonprofit Teams with Bowie State Group to Help Underprivileged

Project Hygiene, a nonprofit organization that promotes health and wellness among underprivileged youth, has partnered with the Bowie State Graduate Student Association for the second annual "Women Give, Women Receive" campaign.