Prince George's County News

Prince George's County News

County Officials Taking School Safety Seriously

Prince George’s County is making safety a priority this school year as it revamps its in-school security program and makes the streets outside of...

STEM-Based Extended Day Program Comes to Bowie School

A unique program has come to Northview Elementary School in Bowie that will give its extended day students an opportunity to get a leg...

Non-Profit Provides Job Security for Disabled Amid Financial Crisis

When Maryland Community Connection (MCC) began, the non-profit was just an “informal group run”—as they called it—that gave children and adults with development disabilities...

Crowded District 6 Field Meets for Forum

Eleven candidates for the vacant District 6 Prince George’s County Council position squared off at a candidate’s forum on Aug. 18 with several different...

Casino Gambling Being Explored Again

Casino gambling may once again be on the table as officials in the county have softened on their stance given the state of the...

Mom of Two Opens Gallery of Food in Upper Marlboro

Alexis Streets said she was always a creative person, but never really pursued it. Now the mother of two has her creative juices flowing...

Messy Fight over Jericho Continues

The fight over control of Jericho City of Praise and its entities continues as the son of the late Right Rev. Betty Peebles and...

Redistricting Commission Makes Preliminary Recommendations

The Prince George’s County Redistricting Commission has made recommendations for changes to the councilmanic districts in Prince George’s County that effectively merge the entire...

U.S. Debt Crisis Inflames County’s Mortgage Woes

As the economic picture continues to worsen, Prince George’s County continues to lead Maryland in foreclosure properties. With close to 625 foreclosure properties and a...

County Uses New Dance Hall Bill to Close Nightclub

Prince George’s County had its first opportunity to test its new bill as Music Sports and Games Bar and Café has been closed after...

Call Her ‘Liberal’ as long as You Call Her a ‘Fighter’

U.S. Rep Donna Edwards, D-Md., has been as vocal as any other member of Congress during her tenure. And while many say she’s emerging...

Judge Denies Request to Dismiss Bribery Charges

BALTIMORE (AP) — A federal judge on Aug. 5 denied a request by a Maryland state senator's attorneys to dismiss bribery charges against the...