Prince George’s County News

  • Opera: Romeo and Juliet

    The Maryland Lyric Opera presents Roméo et Juliette, Charles Gounod’s grand opera and the most famous of the operatic treatments of this iconic tragedy by William Shakespeare. The show will occur at Kay Theatre in the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center at the University of Maryland, College ...

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  • Purple and Red Lines Move Forward

    Development of the beleaguered Purple and Red metrorail lines of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transportation Authority received a much-needed financial boost with line-item injections of $100 million in federal funds to support each construction project. U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski ...

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  • Rules Breaking Dentist Blazes Own Path

    Dr. Maurice Miles is a singularity in his chosen field of dentistry but that hasn’t stopped him from seeking to make change. “When friends and colleagues say I’m breaking all the rules, I say only because no one else has tried,” he told the AFRO. A native of Jamaica, Miles is one of the few ...

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  • The Fit Father’s Day Event

    Rain or Shine this event is free and open to the public.The  2nd annunal Fit Father’s Day event is about the importance of living a healthy lifestyle. This great community event is celebrating Father’s Day on June 21 at 10am until noon at the Silver Spring Civic Center at Veterans ...

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  • Local Community Pairs with Police in Crime Walk

    Forty participants and members of the Prince George’s County police department participated on June 6 in the 8th Annual Crime Walk in the Surratts-Garden Community in Clinton. The community houses 303 homes and continues to have a good relationship with the police to deter crime. “The reason ...

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  • American Film Institute Film Festival

    The American Film Institute will hold its AFI DOCS 2015 Film Festival, a five day international documentary film festival, from June 17 to June 21. The festival takes place at landmark venues in the city and at the AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center, 8633 Colesville Road in Silver Spring, ...

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  • New Laurel Library to Offer High-Tech Learning Tools

    Prince George’s County Memorial Library System held a ground-breaking ceremony recently for its new 31,000-square-foot Laurel Library building, almost twice the size of the original structure. The new building will replace the current building at 507 Seventh St. in Laurel, and both parents and ...

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