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Resigning PGCPS CEO Maxwell receives controversial $790K severance package

18-07-2018 Hits:415 Local Nancy Vu and José Umaña - avatar Nancy Vu and José Umaña

UPPER MARLBORO – Former Prince George’s County Public Schools (PGCPS) Chief Executive Officer Kevin Maxwell will receive a $790,000 severance package after a lengthy debate in the Board of Education’s...

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County Council invites comment on dated Zoning Ordinance Rewrite

18-07-2018 Hits:256 Local Jessica Ricks  - avatar Jessica Ricks

UPPER MARLBORO — The County Council sitting as the Committee of the Whole met to take feedback from the public on the Zoning Ordinance and Subdivision Regulations Rewrite on July...

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Upper Marlboro opens $2.2 million work release center

18-07-2018 Hits:1031 Local José Umaña  - avatar José Umaña

UPPER MARLBORO – After a six-year wait, the Department of Corrections, together with County Executive Rushern L. Baker III, unveiled the new Community Release Center on Brown Station Road in...

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State News

County residents and businesses are 'Caught in the Web'

18-07-2018 Hits:499 State José Umaña  - avatar José Umaña

SEABROOK – Three local businesses and three county individuals, who collectively owe the state of Maryland a combined $2.7 million in unpaid taxes were named in the “Caught in the...

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Governor Hogan signs contract for unique Maryland all-payer model

18-07-2018 Hits:338 State José Umaña  - avatar José Umaña

ANNAPOLIS – Maryland Governor Larry Hogan signed a new healthcare contract in conjunction with the federal government that will create fixed payments for health care providers with the goal of...

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NAACP calls for answers amid MVA voter registration error

11-07-2018 Hits:238 State Jessica Ricks - avatar Jessica Ricks

GLEN BURNIE — Following the voter registration error at the Motor Vehicle Administration (MVA) during the primary elections, the Maryland State Conference of the National Association for the Advancement of...

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Crime

Officer on leave after killing burglary suspect

15-05-2018 Hits:7591 Crime Jim Davis - avatar Jim Davis

CLINTON – A Prince George's County police officer has been placed on administrative leave after shooting and killing a man in his 20's May 14 during a robbery at a...

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Shooting at Seabrook-based church

15-05-2018 Hits:8149 Crime Jim Davis - avatar Jim Davis

SEABROOK – An early Sunday morning shooting at a Seabrook church has left a man in critical condition.

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House fire claims the life of county resident

15-05-2018 Hits:7681 Crime Jim Davis - avatar Jim Davis

BELTSVILLE – An early Saturday morning house fire on May 12 in Beltsville has taken the life of a mother of three children.

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Sports

Kingfish Swim Club finishes Swim League undefeated

20-07-2018 Hits:451 Sports José Umaña, Photos by Micheal Smith - avatar José Umaña, Photos by Micheal Smith

UPPER MARLBORO – One week before participating in the divisional competitions, the Kingfish Swim Club ended their league season on their home pool in a positive note, defeating local rivals...

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This week in photos

18-07-2018 Hits:96 Sports Sentinel Staff - avatar Sentinel Staff

Our Prince George's Sentinel photographers captured some powerful images this week. Don't forget to come back every week and look at some of our other galleries and here are some of...

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Divas come up short in WFA Conference Championship

18-07-2018 Hits:270 Sports Courtney Jacobs, photo by Michael Smith - avatar Courtney Jacobs, photo by Michael Smith

LANDOVER - The D.C. Divas and Boston Renegades rivalry continued on July 14 in Landover, MD at The Prince George's Sports & Learning Complex during the Women's Football Alliance (WFA)...

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Entertainment

'Ain't Too Proud: The Life and Times of the Temptations' features superb music and a top-notch cast

18-07-2018 Hits:182 Entertainment Edith Billups - avatar Edith Billups

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The hottest theater ticket in town may be the smash hit, Hamilton, playing at the Kennedy Center, but the second hottest is definitely for a show just...

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'On the Town' is a musical experience with moxie

18-07-2018 Hits:648 Entertainment Mark Dreisonstok, courtesy photo - avatar Mark Dreisonstok, courtesy photo

OLNEY – The year 2018 marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of American composer and conductor Leonard Bernstein. The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center at the University of Maryland...

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A stunning 'Mamma Mia!' at Toby's Dinner Theatre

11-07-2018 Hits:2021 Entertainment Mark Dreisonstok, courtesy photo - avatar Mark Dreisonstok, courtesy photo

COLUMBIA – I must admit that I went to see Toby’s Dinner Theatre’s production of “Mamma Mia!” in Columbia with some trepidation. On the one hand, my prior experiences with...

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