Prince George's County


Rushern Baker Visits The Informer

Prince George's County Executive Rushern L. Baker III visited The Washington Informer on July 29, to discuss all things Prince George's.

Brandywine Home for $9M Fire Station

Prince George's County officials, firefighters and dozens of other supporters attended a ribbon-cutting ceremony on July 29 at a brand-new $9 million fire station in Brandywine.

New Police Station in Fort Washington to Open This Year

Prince George's County Executive Rushern L. Baker III has reversed course on postponing the opening a police station in Fort Washington, deciding instead to open it on time, but with a few restrictions.

Ambulatory Center to Replace Struggling Laurel Regional Hospital

Laurel Regional Hospital will be transformed into a $24 million ambulatory care center in three years, following several years of declining admissions and millions of dollars in losses.

FAME Gives Young Musicians a Platform

At the 11th annual Foundation for the Advancement of Music and Education Anniversary and Awards Celebration on July 23 at the Newton White Mansion in Mitchellville, Maryland, students testified how a local music organization in Prince George's County has helped ...

Nine Seek Maryland Congressional Seat

Nine Democratic candidates are vying for one seat in the April 2016 primary to represent Maryland's 4th Congressional district.

Alvin Thornton Officially Makes Bid for Congress

Alvin Thornton, who's credited with creating a formula that increased public education funding throughout Maryland, formally announced his bid for Congress Tuesday night at the Glenarden Municipal Center in Glenarden.

Prince George's County to Host Program on Procurement

The Prince George's County Office of Central Services' Supplier Development and Diversity Division will host an event Tuesday for small-, minority- and veteran-owned businesses on procurement opportunities within the county schools system.

Regional Hospital Step Closer to Approval

The Prince George's County District Council made no decision Monday on a proposed regional hospital project that would house 231 beds, cancer and trauma centers and a behavioral health services.

Jones: Central Services Vital to Prince George's Co. Workings

The police department and law office are essential agencies in Prince George's County, but Roland L. Jones will calmly say there's another office even more vital.

Prince George's County Returning To China for Business Mission

Prince George's County Economic Development Corporation hosted a breakfast meeting of more than 60 business owners, convincing them of the benefits of doing business with the world’s largest economy.

Prince George's County Education Briefs: Immersion School Renamed for Maya Angelou

The names of two French immersion programs in Temple Hills have been changed in honor of a poet and an educator.

School Renovation Continues

A little known fact within the multitude of benefits the community will reap from the $1.25 billion MGM National Harbor Casino Resort project – the company will pour more than $4 million into renovating the vacant Thomas Addison Elementary School ...

Prince George's Councilman Named to Transit Commission

Prince George's County Councilman Todd Turner has been unanimously confirmed by the council as a member of the Washington Suburban Transit Commission.

Md., Prince George's County to Hold Forum on Zoning Ordinance

The Maryland-National Park and Planning Commission and the Prince George's County Planning Department will host a brainstorming session Saturday on rewriting and updating the zoning ordinance and subdivision regulations.