Prince George's County News

Prince George's County News

Legislator Travel Expenses Cost Maryland Taxpayers

A Fox 5 News report on the expenses of state legislators has triggered a strong reaction from many major players in Prince George’s County. According...

Despite Murders, Confidence in Chief Magaw Remains High

Prince George’s Police Department (PGPD) has had a very inauspicious beginning to 2011. Despite that, confidence remains high in Interim Police Chief Mark Magaw’s...

Prince George’s County reacts to news of Osama bin Laden’s death

The news came just a little before midnight on March 1: Osama bin Laden, the mastermind of the devastating terrorist attacks of Sept. 11,...

Maryland on Track to Comply with Federal Juvenile Detention Rules

ANNAPOLIS — After at least two years of noncompliance and threats of funding cuts from the U.S. Department of Justice, Maryland appears to be...

State, County and Developer Agree to Extend ICC

The state of Maryland, Prince George’s County and developers at Konterra Town Center have entered into an agreement to finish the last section of...

Foreclosure Continues Decline of Upper Marlboro Golf Course

Villages of Marlborough (VOM) residents were informed that Marlborough Country Club was foreclosed on last week in a continuing and frustrating saga. At a February...

County Officials Upbeat about Health care

Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker remains upbeat about the county’s health care woes, although budget constraints strangle nearly every facet of the county’s...

Bowie State MARC Station Targeted for Development

Plans to develop the area around the Bowie State University MARC train station are progressing as Prince George’s County officials have applied some pressure. Earlier...

Labor Department rules Pr. George’s Schools Messed Up

Prince George’s County Public Schools (PGCPS) is trying to fight back at a determination by the Department of Labor (DOL) that says the school...

Calvert County NAACP asks for Review of Liquor Board

Controversy over the liquor license application process in Calvert County has African-American officials in the county furious. The county’s branch of the NAACP is...

Pr. George’s Schools’ Busing Plan Change in Jeopardy

Prince George’s County Public Schools is still trying to figure out what it will do with its busing service after a letter from the...

Baker Calls Bowie Model for Economic Development

Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker had high praise for the City of Bowie in his April 7 State of the County address. Baker...