Prince George's County News

    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 the Intercounty Connector (ICC). The agreement was four years in...

    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 this month the County Council established the Bowie State MARC...

    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 system erred in compensating teachers in its H-1B temporary foreign...

    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 upset over language in the license application process it believes...

    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 Maryland attorney general’s office said it was illegal to ask...

    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 says the economic development experienced should be the model for...

    Instead of Fighting for Funding, Nonprofits Fight Each Other

    A fight for more funding for the county’s nonprofits has turned into a power struggle of just who is in control of the county’s nonprofits. Sandy Pruitt, leader of People for Change of Prince George’s...

    Lawmakers Look for More Reports from DJS

    ANNAPOLIS — In an attempt to fix the state's most troubled agency without spending more money, lawmakers are asking the Department of Juvenile Services for reports rather than policy changes. A bill that would have...

    Pr. George’s Corrections Dept. Touts Barber Program

    There aren’t many positive things coming out of the Prince George’s Department of Corrections (DOC). But its barber school, which is helping to reduce recidivism, is proving to be an exception. “We don’t blow our...

    Bowie Hires New Police Chief

    The city of Bowie ended its four-month-long search for a new police chief when it took the interim tag off John Nesky’s title. Nesky, a 20-year veteran of law enforcement and the city’s first...

    County Officials Continue Fight for Reform

    On the heels of the indictments of former Prince George’s County Executive Jack Johnson and his wife, Councilwoman Leslie Johnson, D-Dist. 6, county officials continue to work towards reforming the government through several methods....

    Md. Couple Caught in Fraud Scheme

    Mortgage fraud wasn’t the only deceptive practice plaguing Marylanders. Lamondes Williams, 51, of Baltimore along with Erica Brown, 28, of Laurel, Md., are accused of falsely promising people with bad credit to rent vehicles...

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