Prince George’s County News

  • Pr. George’s to Employ over 2,000 Youth this Summer

    Given the dearth of employment and social outlets facing Prince George’s youth this summer, the county has announced a program that will employ nearly 2,200 young residents. The job program is a part of an initiative created by the Maryland National Capital Park and Planning Commission ...

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  • Pr. George’s Native Writes Herself on Stage

    When Mychea Writes began writing her first book in 2007, she never thought she’d be preparing to see it brought to life on stage. Now the Landover Hills native has taken a lifelong love of storytelling and is running with it. Her love for writing was cultivated from a young age with the ...

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  • Pepco Fights Criticism as It Awaits PSC Rulings

    Pepco, like the rest of the region, is patiently awaiting the findings of the Public Service Commission (PSC) hearings on the utility company’s service reliability. In the meantime, leadership at the company is trying it’s best to reassure customers know that it is striving to ...

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  • Prince George’s Police Plan Holiday DUI Checkpoint

    PALMER PARK, Md. (AP) — Police in Prince George's County will be on the lookout this holiday weekend for drunken drivers. The police will be conducting a sobriety checkpoint on Friday from 9 p.m. to 3 a.m. They say the checkpoint will be done in the central portion of the county to ...

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  • Approved Budget Cuts Hundreds of Teachers

    The Prince George’s County Board of Education approved a 1.6 billion budget early June 21that will cost hundreds of teachers their jobs. “Our school district is in a very delicate fiscal situation. We have had to make difficult choices and our board has had to make tough ...

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  • Accountability Board Gives Recommendations to Council

    The Prince George’s Accountability, Compliance and Integrity Advisory Board (ACI Board) has submitted its final report to the Prince George’s County Council for review. “On behalf of Vice-Chair Eric Olson and the entire Prince George’s County Council, I want to first ...

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  • Upper Marlboro Couple Charged with Forced Servitude

    The U.S. Attorney’s Office has charged an Upper Marlboro couple with forced labor in the case of an illegal Filipino woman, who was allegedly lured to America and coerced into working for them without pay. “Human trafficking robs victims of their freedom and dignity and it will not ...

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