Prince George's County News

Prince George's County News

Regional Group Eyes Development Opportunity in Pr. George’s County

As Prince George’s County continues its efforts to bring transit-oriented development (TOD) to the county, the Coalition for Smarter Growth – a regional nonprofit...

New Maryland Traffic Laws Take Effect October 1

Effective October 1, two traffic safety laws passed during this year’s Maryland General Assembly session will immediately alter motorists’ current driving habits. The one attracting...

Alternative School Set Up to Keep Kids in School

A new concept has been adopted in Prince George’s County to address the needs of students who need to learn in an alternative environment....

Metro, State Officials to Give Prince George’s First Major Transit Center

Officials from the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (Metro) and the Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) are about to give Prince George’s County the...

Franchot Defends Position, Slams Examiner

Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot to responded to a Washington Examiner story that gave the impression he thought the Purple Line might be a waste...

Capitol Heights Standoff Highlights County’s Recidivism Problem

When David E. Williams, a convicted felon, barricaded himself in a Capitol Heights home on Sept. 14, it once again highlighted a disturbing problem...

Green Party Candidate Tragically Killed in Accident

Green Party candidate Natasha Pettigrew died on Sept. 21 from injuries she suffered after being hit by a car in the early morning hours...

Annual Youth Conference at Bowie State Sept 25.

On Sept. 25, approximately 300 students, age 12 – 18, from across the region will converge at the Center for Learning and Technology at...

No Gains in Prince George’s Bus Driver Strike

As a bus driver strike enters its second week in Prince George’s County, several hotly contested issues argued by Veolia Transportation and the drivers...

Alsobrooks Endorsed by State’s Attorney and Women of Prince George’s

State’s Attorney candidate Angela Alsobrooks received two major endorsements this week from current State’s Attorney Glenn Ivey and also from a conglomerate of powerful...

Harrison says Compassion Should be a Requirement for Office

While candidates across Prince George’s campaign on improving the commercial tax base and making the school system more competitive with the county’s neighbors; Sydney...

County Executive Candidates Gear Up for the Home Stretch

The open Prince George’s County executive seat pits five challengers, with varying degrees of experience, against each other. The winner may be the person...