Prince George's County


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.

Obie Patterson: Rushern Baker's Tax Increase Slap in Face

Prince George's County Executive Rushern L. Baker III's controversial measure that would undo a 30-plus-year freeze on property taxes has angered many, including some on the County Council.

Prince George's County Touts Retail Potential at Business Convention

A top official for the Prince George's County Economic Development Corporation (EDC) who led its business development team this week at an annual convention in Las Vegas said the team's main focus is attracting "quality retail businesses" to the county.

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

Tania Henry, a senior at Potomac High School in Oxon Hill, has been named the county's Scholar of the Week.

Community Celebrates Artistry of Rush Baker

Rush Baker, the son of Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker III, took another step toward establishing himself as an American painter of high regard with a recent exhibition of his works in D.C.

Prince George's County Officials Push for $20M in School Funding

Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker and the county council are strongly urging Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan for $20 million of state funding in support of county schools.

Dwan Jordon to Lead Collegiate Academy in D.C.

Officials at Friendship Public Charter School have appointed Dwan Jordon as principal of Friendship Collegiate Academy in Northeast.

Prince George's County Education Briefs: Academy Team Poised for Space Camp

The "Solar Phoenix" team from Prince George's County Public Schools' College Park Academy have been declared winners of the "Patriots Technology Training Center's Solar System Competition, Mission to Mars Countdown to Launch 2015."

Prince George's County Sees Spike in Sewer Connections' Cost

Homeowners in Prince George's County whose private septic system dies could pay an estimated $328,300 to remedy the situation.

Conversations Continue on Prince George's County Budget

Town hall-style meetings took place in various parts of Prince George's County last week to discuss the proposed $3.63 billion fiscal 2016 budget, featuring some spirited and civil debate.

Support for Donna Edwards Swells

One week after Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker endorsed her opponent Chris Van Hollen, county council members said they were standing behind Donna Edwards, lending their support to the congresswoman in the race for Maryland's senate.

Rushern Baker Completes Boston Marathon: 'Amazing'

Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker, who ran in the Boston Marathon earlier this week, said he was thrilled to have finished the grueling 26-mile race.

Prince George's Council Pushes Bill for Year-Round Food Trucks

Legislation has been introduced in Prince George's County to establish year-round food truck hubs.