Prince George's County


Greenbelt Acquires Automated License Plate Reader

Thanks to a $49,000 grant from the Maryland Vehicle Theft Prevention Council, Greenbelt police will be deploying a portable automated license plate reader to help fight crime.

Girls Get Royal Treatment

They didn’t wear glass slippers or ride in golden carriages but dozens of youngsters received spa treatments befitting a princess during a gathering at a local salon.

P.G. County Women's Organization to Make Over Homeless Shelter

My Girlfriend's House, a Prince George’s County organization that works with at-risk middle and high school girls in the region, will complete their fourth Shelter Room Makeover renovation at a Hyattsville homeless shelter on Saturday, Sept. 6, providing new furniture, ...

Donna Edwards to Host P.G. County Job Fair

Dozens of employers will gather Thursday for a job fair at the Prince George's County Sports and Learning Complex Field House in Landover.

P.G. County Proposes Facelift at Watkins Regional Park

Officials with the Prince George's County Department of Parks and Recreation are crafting a proposal to refurbish Watkins Regional Park in Upper Marlboro.

P.G. County Receives $1M Grants for Energy Projects, Upgrades

A partnership involving the Prince George's County Office of Central Services (OCS) and the Department of the Environment has resulted in more than $1 million in grants for the county.

Democrats Push Middle-Class Agenda

Women succeeding in the workplace will help boost the middle class, a message Democrats hope will resonate with voters in the November elections.

P.G. County Moves Closer to Clinching FBI

Prince George's County inched closer to becoming the new home of the FBI after elected officials announced two locations in the county have been included on a short list of sites for the bureau's new base of operation.

Rushern Baker to Head County Executives of America

Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker III scored a major political and career victory recently when he was elected as the president of the County Executives of America.

P.G. County Voters Decry Term Limit Increase

The Prince George's County Council voted July 23 to ask residents to extend the terms from two to three for council members and the county executive. The question will be placed on the ballot in the November election.

Baker Lauds Opening of Metro Silver Line

Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker called Saturday's Phase 1 opening of the Metro Silver Line the dawn of a new day for public transportation and economic development in the Washington Metropolitan region.

P.G. County Seeks Foreign Investors

Prince George's County wants foreign investors from China to help increase economic development in low-income neighborhoods through a nationwide program previously used in the District.

P.G. County Council OKs MGM Casino at Harbor

A building plan for a $925 million MGM casino resort at the National Harbor in Prince George's County was approved Monday by the county council.

Owens Elected Chair of P.G. County DCC

The Prince George's County Democratic Central Committee has elected District 27's LaRhonda Owens as its new chair.

Chick-fil-A at P.G. Mall Stymied by Drive-Thru Regs

Plans to build a Chick-fila at the Mall in Prince Georges have stalled because the county's zoning law doesn't allow fast-food businesses to build drive-thru windows on the property along East West Highway in Hyattsville.