Prince George's County News

Prince George's County News

Banks Face Abandoned Property Fee

A bill being discussed in the Maryland Senate could place accountability for the state of foreclosed properties on the owners – the banks. The bill,...

Proposed Brandywine Development Stirs Trouble

A proposed development in Brandywine is receiving a great deal of scrutiny as residents attempt to deal with growth issues and whether rules are...

Residents Still Not Happy about Golf Courses

Hercules Pitts, owner of Lake Arbor Golf Club and Marlborough Country Club, finally faced the community at a Feb. 17 meeting, but not many...

Developer for New Carrollton Station Chosen

The Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) and Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (Metro) has selected Forest City Washington to develop the land around the...

Jack Johnson Formally Indicted

Former Prince George’s County Executive Jack Johnson was indicted on federal bribery, extortion and witness and evidence tampering charges on Feb. 14. According to the...

Study: WSSC Failed in Awarding Minority Contracts

The Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) recently released a report saying it has failed in awarding contracts to minority owned business (MBE). The study, done...

Rushern Baker: Still Going Forward Strong

Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker waited 8 years to be elected to the position and after two tumultuous months on the job, he’s...

Prince George’s County School Budget Hits Crisis Level

The Prince George’s County Public Schools budget situation has hit a crisis level as a severe deficit is threatening over 1,000 jobs within the...

Central Ave Development Plan to Change Face of Busy Corridor

The Prince George’s County Planning Department (PG Planning) is undergoing a process to improve Central Avenue between the Capitol Heights and Addison Road Metro...

Settlement Impacts Pr. George’s SWAT Tactics

Prince George’s County and Berwyn Heights Mayor Cheye Calvo have reached a settlement in a suit over the unlawful shooting of Calvo’s two dogs...

Another Crisis at the Top of Forest Heights Leadership

Once again, the town of Forest Heights has disciplined its chief executive over improprieties in office. According to reports, Mayor Andrea McCutcheon has been...

County Accountability Task Force has Tough Task

With Prince George’s County being placed under the microscope after the Jack Johnson scandal, county officials sought to find a way to clean up...