Prince George's County


Prince George's County Power Plant Sold

PSEG Power, a New Jersey-based energy company, announced Wednesday that they've acquired a huge energy plant that's planned for an old gravel mine in Prince George's County.

Annual Cookout Celebrates Fathers

The "J-Raz Father's Day Cookout," a free event that celebrates fathers in the Washington D.C. and Baltimore City areas, takes place Sunday at Roseryville State Park in Upper Marlboro.

Prince George's County Education Briefs: Four-Day Work Schedule

Prince George’s County Public Schools will begin its four-day workweek schedule on Monday, June 22 and end the week of Aug. 7.

Jazz Fest Returns to Prince George's County

The annual Lake Arbor Jazz Festival, which has quickly become one of the area's premier community-based jazz showcases, returns next month to Prince George's County for its sixth year.

Cooling Stations Open in Prince George's County

Summer is still a week or so away, but Prince George's County have already begun staging community centers and other facilities around the county as cooling stations to help residents beat the heat as temperatures spike.

Prince George's County Displays Unique Energy-Saving Home

The Redevelopment Authority of Prince George's County, which recently completed renovation of the county's first Net Zero Energy house following nine months of highly-detailed efforts, will showcase the house Saturday during the 2015 Housing Fair.

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

Edem Kudzi, a senior at Suitland Senior High School, joins the roster of students honored as Scholar of the Week.

Rushern Baker Vetoes Prince George's Budget

Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker vetoed Tuesday a measure passed by the county council that would raise property taxes by 1.5 percent to fund parks and recreation.

Girl Entrepreneurs Receive Life Lessons

Sixteen African-American girls in the Greater Washington Area have received a real boost in making their entrepreneurial ambitions come true thanks to an all-encompassing mentorship program called "Girlpreneur."

Prince George's County Education Briefs: Deerfield Run's Outstanding Teacher

Takisha Webb, a fourth-grade science teacher at Deerfield Run Elementary School in Laurel, has been named a recipient of the 2015 Christa McAuliffe Outstanding Teacher Award.

Prince George's County to Host Annual Housing Fair

The Prince George's County Department of Housing and Community Development will host the 2015 Housing Fair on Saturday at the Sports and Learning Complex in Landover.

Prince George's Council Adopts New Budget

Prince George's County residents won't have to suffer a major property tax hike and they will not have to dig too deep into their pockets for telephone usage.

Decision Day Nears for Prince George's Council on Baker Tax Proposal

Under water, overtaxed and overextended were just some of the adjectives used by residents who continue to voice concern over Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker's proposed 15 percent property tax increase.

Prince George's County Education Briefs: Students Graduate from PGCC 'Middle College'

Prince George's Community College recently reached a major milestone, having announced its first-ever "Middle College" graduation involving the Academy of Health Sciences.

Prince George's County Education Briefs: Education Funding Cut

Gov. Larry Hogan announced recently that he won't restore $68 million in education funds in accordance with his fiscal 2016 budget.