Prince George's County


Prince George's School Board Relinquishes Control of Head Start

The Prince George's County school board voted Thursday to relinquish control of its Head Start program in the wake of a federal report that teachers and staff abused and neglected children.

Prince George's Business Owners to Join Baker on Cuba Trip

Prince George's County Economic Development Corporation led an information session Wednesday to outline County Executive Rushern L. Baker's upcoming business exploratory mission to Cuba.

Prince George's School Board Members Call for Chair's Resignation Amid Abuse Claims

Several Prince George's County school board members are calling for the board chairman and vice chairwoman's resignation for not immediately informing them of the school system potentially losing $6.3 million in federal funding for the Head Start program amid recent ...

Students in DMV Head Back to School

Roughly 130,000 students returned Tuesday for the first of day school in Prince George's County, which has the second-biggest public schools system in the state and one of the 25 largest in the nation.

Bacteria in Water Led to Outbreak at Prince George's Hospital, Officials Say

The water system at Prince George's Hospital Center was the source of a potentially dangerous bacteria discovered nearly two weeks ago near a neonatal intensive care unit, authorities said Friday.

Prince George's May Lose Head Start Program Amid Abuse Claims

Prince George's County Public Schools' Head Start program is in jeopardy after federal authorities cut $6.3 million in funding because of allegations of child humiliation, neglect and abuse at several schools.

BBQ Sauces, Desserts Showcased in Prince George's Food Festival

Homemade barbecue sauce, very vanilla cupcakes and crab cakes took their places among other delectable cuisines at the fourth annual Taste Prince George's Food and Wine Festival in Upper Marlboro.

Prince George's Co. EDC: Veterans Wanted

The Prince George's County Economic Development Corporation wants businesses to hire unemployed veterans — about 500 of them.

Free Immunizations Offered as School Deadline Nears

Roughly 6,000 kindergartners, seventh-graders and repeating ninth-grade students in Prince George's County are still on file as not being vaccinated.

Bacteria Detected in Other Parts of Prince George's Hospital

Prince George's Hospital officials found potentially deadly bacteria in a patient care area, but not in the neonatal intensive care unit from which nine infants were removed last week, according to a hospital statement Tuesday.

Prince George's Co. Student Interns Pioneer New Frontiers

Officials from the Prince George's County Economic Development Corporation, NASA Goddard Space Center and the U.S. Department of Labor gathered Friday in the county to hear to from a trio of Fairmount Heights High students who interned this summer at ...

EDC'S 'Kidpreneur Day' Empowers Rising Stars

More than 100 young entrepreneurs were given the unique opportunity this month to start and enhance their businesses at the Prince George's County Economic Development Corporation's first annual "KidPreneur Day."

Prince George's Will Manage Health Care Enrollment

Prince George's County residents still without health care coverage could receive some in the near future, thanks to a $1.6 million grant.

Bacteria Found in Neonatal Unit at P.G. Hospital

Nine babies at Prince George's Hospital Center have been transferred to Children's Hospital in D.C. after officials determined three of them are infected with potentially deadly bacteria.

Md. Interns Get Political, Professional Experience at DNC

Eight high school and college students interning for the Maryland delegation at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia got to witness history.