Menu

Bowie council votes on a new ice rink

  • Published in Local

PathBOWIE – Following an extensive and passionate public hearing on April 9, the Bowie city council voted to continue with planning a new two-sheet ice rink while investigating options to keep costs down and look for potential sites for new athletic courts.

Read more...

Primary Election Coverage: District 2 Candidates

  • Published in Local

D2Candace Hollingsworth courtesy photoD2Deni Taveras courtesy photoSEABROOK – In the race for Prince George’s County District 2 councilmember, Hyattsville Mayor Candace Hollingsworth is challenging incumbent Deni Taveras. Both candidates have filed as Democrats, so the June primary will likely determine the November victor of the position.

Read more...

Prince George’s County, NAACP sue the federal government

  • Published in Local

PG LogoWASHINGTON, D.C. – Prince George’s County as well as two county residents joined the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) and the Prince George’s branch of the NAACP in filing a lawsuit against the federal government on March 28. The suit alleges the federal Census Bureau is inadequately prepared to conduct the 2020 Census, which will result in the undercounting of communities of color.

Read more...

Regional Medical Center on track for 2021 grand opening

  • Published in Local

PGregionalmedicalcenterUPPER MARLBORO – Representatives from the University of Maryland Capital Region Health met with Prince George’s County Council for a checkup last week and gave an update on the status of the construction of the Regional Medical Center in Largo Town Center, as well as an overview of the technology and workflow enhancements the facility will utilize.

Read more...

County Council unanimously votes against pay raise

  • Published in Local

CountyCouncil2017UPPER MARLBORO – The Prince George’s County Council unanimously voted on March 20 to accept all the Compensation Review Board’s recommendations except the suggested one-time pay increase for county council members of $10,000 per annum to offset the loss of their automobile allowance. The approved recommendations include offering slightly higher salaries for the chair and vice-chair of the county council and adjusting the county council and county executive salaries based on cost-of-living changes.  

Read more...

Local business opens second location

  • Published in Local

LAUREL – The SharfPointers Driving Academy, Inc., also known as the SP Driving Academy, held a grand opening for their new location in Laurel on March 24. The small local business opened their first location in Lanham in late 2016.

Read more...
Subscribe to this RSS feed