Prince George's County


Forum Held on Making Md. Police Accountable

Political scientist Wilmer Leon moderated a panel Thursday night to discuss ways to make Maryland police officers more accountable for their actions during traffic stops.

Md. Officials to Give Update on Purple Line Project

The Maryland Transportation Administration will provide residents an update on Metro's Purple Line light-rail project next month.

Rushern Baker Endorses Glenn Ivey for Congress

Former Prince George's County State's Attorney Glenn Ivey received a major endorsement Friday morning in his bid for the 4th Congressional district: County Executive Rushern L. Baker III.

Black Boys Receive Mentorship, Support

A television star, politicians, government aides and educators assembled to discuss the importance of President Obama’s initiative to help the condition of young boys of color.

County District Council Rejects Wal-Mart Proposal

The Prince George's County District Council voted unanimously Tuesday against a proposed Wal-Mart which the company claimed would produce several hundred jobs.

Prince George's County Education Briefs: Hispanic Heritage Month

Officials for Prince George's County Public Schools take pride in celebrating events that showcase the history of Latinos while also honoring their contributions to America.

Prince George's to Host Community Development Workshop

The Prince George's County Department of Housing and Community Development will host a workshop next month regarding its annual program to benefit low- to moderate-income communities.

Prince George's, Montgomery Execs Showcase New Voting Machines

Prince George's County Executive Rushern L. Baker and Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett hosted a session Tuesday to showcase new voting machines scheduled to be used for next year's elections.

Prince George's Council Introduces Paid Sick Leave Legislation

Prince George’s County Council introduced legislation Tuesday for employers in the county to provide employees paid sick leave.

Prince George's County Education Briefs: New Student BOE Member

Members of the Prince George's Regional Association of Student Governments, representing more than 30 of the county's public secondary schools, have elected Ava Perry as the 2015-16 Student Member of the Board of Education.

Glenn Ivey Launches Congressional Bid to Replace Donna Edwards

Former Prince George's County State's Attorney Glenn Ivey has officially kicked off his bid to replace Donna Edwards in Maryland's 4th Congressional District.

James E. Proctor, 79, Longtime Md. Delegate, Dies

Maryland Del. James E. Proctor Jr., who represented the Southern portion of Prince George's County for 25 years, passed away Thursday. He was 79.

Thousands Attend Labor Day Festival

The annual Greenbelt Labor Day Festival out thousands of people last weekend around the Metropolitan area to scream on the carnival rides, eat jerk chicken and purchase used books sold for a minimal fee.

Prince George's County Education Briefs: New Athletic Facilities, Playgrounds

Thanks to the school system's Capital Improvement Program, students at 10 high schools are seeing several improvements this fall regarding athletics programs and provisions.

Prince George's County Summer Employment Showcase

As a close to the summer and a welcome to the new school year, the Prince George’s County Youth CareerConnect Program recently hosted its Summer Showcase at Bladensburg High School.