Prince George's County


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.

Prince George's Police Officer's Good Deed for Woman, Baby Goes Viral

Prince George's County Cpl. Che Atkinson's kind deed for a woman and her 1-year-old daughter has made worldwide news.

Rep. Donna Edwards to Host Annual Job Fair

Rep. Donna Edwards (D-Maryland) will host her annual job fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Prince George's County Sports and Learning Complex in Hyattsville.

Officials Discuss Housing in Prince George's County

Sen. Ben Cardin led a discussion last week at the Prince George's County Department of Housing and Community Development office in Largo to receive input from state, county and housing officials on how the federal government can help improve the ...

Prince George's County Education Briefs: Businesses Donate School Supplies

Several local businesses, including Educational Systems Federal Credit Union, Office Depot and Staples, recently donated enough supplies to benefit more than 12,000 students and teachers this school year.

Prince George's Co. Teams with Maryland for Anti-Litter Project

Prince George's County is partnering with the Maryland State Administration and the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission to launch Clean Sweep, an anti-litter initiative to beautify the county and meet a federal mandate to reduce the litter load on ...

Prince George's County Fair Moving to Rosecroft

After 32 consecutive years of hosting Maryland's longest-running fair at the Show Place Arena and Prince George's Equestrian Center complex in Upper Marlboro, the corn dogs, petting zoo and other attractions of the county fair will relocate to Rosecroft Raceway ...

School Meal Prices Going Up in Prince George's

The price of meals in Prince George's County schools will increase this year.