Prince George's County


Reps. Hoyer, Scott Push for Workplace Fairness at Forum

Democratic Reps. Steny Hoyer of Maryland and Bobby Scott of Virginia held a forum Monday at Bowie City Hall on prohibiting workplace discrimination.

Prince George's Youth Prepare For Summer-Jobs Program

Prince George's County held the orientation for its "Youth@Work" summer-jobs program Thursday at Prince George's Community College's student center in Largo.

Prince George's Expands Neighborhood-Improvement Program

Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker and dozens of county officials and residents celebrated not only the success of the Transforming Neighborhoods Initiative program, but also its expansion into three more communities.

Hogan: Yes to Prince George's County Road Projects, No to Trump

While Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan visited Prince George's County to talk about millions of dollars in road projects, the Republican leader also made another statement involving the presidential race.

Officials Celebrate Opening of MGM Employment Center

MGM and local officials celebrated the grand opening of the company's National Harbor employment center Monday, with the casino scheduled to open later this year at the Prince George's County resort.

11-Year-Old Pastry Chef Among Business Owners at EDC Summit

Eleven-year-old pastry chef Gabrielle Williams was among the small-business owners at the Prince George's County Economic Development Corporation-sponsored Small Business and Job Seekers Summit last weekend at the community outreach center of Union Bethel AME Church in Brandywine.

Prince George's Council Presses Metro For Solutions in SafeTrack Update

Metro officials briefed the Prince George's County Council Monday at the county's administration building in Upper Marlboro on the transit agency's ongoing SafeTrack maintenance project, with county representatives demanding answers on ways to improve the 40-year-old system.

Prince George's Co. Makes Bus Adjustments for Metro's SafeTrack Project

Prince George's County officials presented a plan Thursday outside the New Carrollton Metro station to help residents avoid relying on rail service slowed by the transit agency's now-underway massive maintenance project.

Prince George's Mulls Revamp of Outdated Zoning Laws

County residents offered comments and heard about the proposal officials said will make it easier to comprehend and outline the county's zoning districts at a handful of public sessions this week.

Prince George's Co. Students Get Systemwide Library Access

Prince George's County's schools and library systems announced Wednesday at the Largo-Kettering Library a partnership allowing all 126,000 public school students to not only check out books at any of the county's 19 libraries, but also have access to the ...

P.G. Schools Transfer Period Ends Friday

Parents seeking to transfer their children for the 2016-17 school year in Prince George's County have until Friday.

MGM National Harbor Welcomes Pappas Crabcakes, Shake Shack

Renowned Maryland-based Pappas Crabcakes and Danny Meyer's Shake Shack will join MGM National Market, the casino resort's lineup of casual restaurants, at National Harbor in Oxon Hill.

Maryland Man Indicted for Deadly Shooting Rampage

The former Federal Protective Service employee who killed three people — including his estranged wife — in a two-day shooting rampage in suburban D.C. last month was indicted Thursday in Montgomery County Court in Rockville.

Prince George's Schools Task Force Tackles Student Safety

After months of anticipation, a student safety task force created by Prince George's County Public Schools released its report Tuesday for the system to improve current policies, procedures, processes and practices designed to safeguard and protect students.

Prince George's Council OKs Fiscal 2017 Budget; No Tax Increase

After last year's budget hassle that ultimately resulted in a tax hike for Prince George's County residents, the county council adopted the fiscal 2017 budget Thursday without incident — and without a tax increase.