Prince George's County


Prince George's IT Program Cited for National Award

Prince George's County's information technology development program has been nationally recognized for its efforts in employing and training residents in the field.

Prince George's County Voters to Use Paper Ballots

Prince George's County voters will use a pen or pencil on paper ballots to select candidates beginning in the April 2016 primary.

Prince George's, D.C. Study Affordable Housing

After studies revealed that one-third of households in the Washington, D.C., that earn between 30 percent and 50 percent of the area's median income are spending more than half their incomes on rent, Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker and ...

Prince George's Co. Accepting Applications For Education Board Seat

Prince George's County Executive Rushern L. Baker III announced Monday that the county is accepting applications from residents interested in serving as an at-large member of the board of education.

Prince George's Lawmaker Lauds Supreme Court Ruling on Obamacare

Prince George's County Council Chairman Mel Franklin called the Supreme Court's ruling Thursday to leave President Obama's signature health care law largely intact a "huge victory for the working families."

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

Glory Ekhator, who recently graduated from Gwynn Park High School in Brandywine, has also been named a Scholar of the Week.

Prince George's Economic Team Shares Marketing Strategy

The top official for the Prince George's County Economic Development Corporation testified Sunday before the county's Planning, Zoning and Economic Development Committee on his development marketing strategy, also using the opportunity to provide an update on the Economic Development Incentive ...

Rushern Baker Backs Off Threat to Sue County Council

There will be no protracted legal battle over Prince George's County Council's $2.95 billion budget after all.

Rushern Baker: South Carolina Massacre 'Act of Pure Hatred'

Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker said the shooting massacre at a historic black church in Charleston, South Carolina, was "an act of pure hatred."

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.