Prince George's County News

Prince George's County News

Metro’s Performance in Prince George’s Angers Some Residents

Prince George’s residents are becoming increasingly frustrated with Metro service. Increasing prices, service delays and other issues have residents wondering if using the service...

Maryland HBCU Digitizes Half-Century of Memories

The University of Maryland Eastern Shore’s Frederick Douglass Library has digitized a half-century of The Hawk yearbooks – from the first volume in 1959...

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...

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...

PG Teacher Finalist for Maryland Teacher of the Year

Tiffany Doster, a fifth-grade teacher at Barack Obama Elementary School in Upper Marlboro, has been named one of seven finalists for the 2010-2011 Maryland...