UPDATED: College Park non-citizen voting does not pass after all

CPvoteCOLLEGE PARK – After four long hours in an over-packed room in College Park, the College Park City Council finally came to a decision for Charter Resolution 17-CR-02, which would allow non-citizens to vote in city elections and authorize a supplemental voter list.

After a 4-3-1 vote, the verdict was “yes” in favor of passing 17-CR-02. However, city officials announced on Friday- three days after Tuesday's split vote- that the measure did not pass after all.



METRO SERIES: Revenue drop, pension liabilities harming system

Metro LogoWASHINGTON, D.C. - With ridership continuing to decline, revenues from fares also decreasing despite rate increases and at least a half a dozen pending lawsuits with claims of $1 million or more, Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) trains continue to chug along thanks to an influx of government money.


PGCPS celebrates new dual enrollment programs

PTechAnnouncementUPPER MARLBORO – More than 60 students in Prince George’s County Public Schools (PGCPS) are on track to graduate with more than just a high school diploma thanks to two additional dual enrollment programs added this school year.


Board of education discusses bylaws, passes CMIT charter

PGCPS logoUPPER MARLBORO – A short agenda did not keep dialogue brief at the second Prince George’s County Board of Education meeting of the school year, after the board voted against the chair to have open discussion on new business items.


Concert to benefit future Prince George’s County domestic violence survivor shelter

pgcconcert priceGERMANTOWN – When Pamela Price’s phone rings, many callers on the other end of the line do not know where to turn to for rental assistance, free back-to-school supplies, help with food or other critical needs.