Prince George's County


Prince George's Co. Proposes New Zoning Districts

To make it easier for residents, developers and entrepreneurs who wish to conduct business in Prince George’s County, officials propose new zoning districts that would better outline residential, industrial and commercial areas.

MGM Celebrates Final Stages of Casino Construction at National Harbor

MGM officials hoisted a tree and popped a bottle of champagne Wednesday at Maryland's National Harbor to celebrate the final construction stages of its casino resort opening later this year.

Hundreds Attend Anti-Violence Rally at FedEx Field

Hundreds participated Monday in the Stop the Violence march around FedEx Field in Landover, with its message of peace particularly resonating on the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr.

Prince George's County Council Holds Annual Retreat

Prince George’s County Council held its annual retreat in Maryland’s state capitol to prepare and review this year’s legislative priorities that focus on economic development, zoning and other topics.

Redskins' Larry Brown Addresses Business Owners at EDC Breakfast

More than 100 small-business owners from Prince George's County were treated Monday with advice from legendary Washington Redskins running back Larry Brown on growing a successful business.

Prince George's County Education Briefs: Charter School Lottery Opens

Online applications are currently being accepted for the 2016-17 charter school lottery.

Official: Decision on FBI Headquarters Location Could Be Made by Fall

A decision on whether Maryland or Virginia houses the FBI headquarters could be made by this fall, a Prince George's County official said Wednesday during the county council's annual retreat.

Leadership Changes Ahead in Prince George's Co.

Prince George's County will undergo some leadership changes in 2016.

Prince George's Co. Faces Possible $73M Shortfall

Prince George's County faces another significant deficit in next fiscal year's budget, but officials wouldn't say whether residents could receive a tax increase as a result.

Economic Group Launches Anti-Poverty Initiative in Prince George's Co.

Economic Development Corporation President and CEO Jim Coleman announced Monday a new initiative aiming to decrease Prince George's County's poverty rate during a job fair for MGM and Whiting Turner at EDC headquarters in Largo, Maryland.

Prince George's Offers Free Pickup for Christmas Trees, Holiday Recyclables

Prince George's County residents looking to get rid of their Christmas trees can have them picked up and recycled for free.

Van Hollen: 'I Can Deliver Results'

Although Rep. Chris Van Hollen hasn't represented Prince George’s County since his district was realigned five years ago, he's received plenty of support in the Democratic primary race for Senate.

Donna Edwards: 'I Am Going to Win'

Rep. Donna Edwards exudes confidence that she'll be the first Black woman elected to represent her state in the Senate and the first in more than two decades.

Prince George's Co. Police Chief Set to Retire

Prince George's County Police Chief Mark Magaw plans to announce Friday his retirement, according to a high-ranking county official who spoke on condition of anonymity.

GSA Begins Hearings on Greenbelt FBI Project

Traffic and environmental impact and zoning laws were some of the concerns raised Tuesday at a public hearing on the General Services Administration's proposal to relocate the FBI headquarters to Greenbelt, Maryland, one of three D.C.-area locations in consideration.