Franchot tours county sites funded through Board of Public Works

Comptroller VisitBLADENSBURG – Maryland’s top fiscal officer spent some time immersed in history on Monday.

Comptroller Peter Franchot toured through Prince George’s County on April 25, visiting three sites that received state funding approved by the state Board of Public Works (BPW), of which he is a member.


Education the topic of town hall meeting

TownHall 01UPPER MARLBORO – Both the county council and county board of education know the public has a lot of opinions about Prince George’s County Public Schools (PGCPS) and they want to tap into that rich resource of ideas.


House of Delegates recognizes positive rap platform where local youth shine

DrewPRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY – Displaying high school pride through writing positive rap verses, and performing clean lyrics while using local high school locations as a backdrop, became fashionable for youth in Prince George’s County.


Hyattsville: Month in Review

HyattsvilleMunicipalBuildingKeeping Up With the Audits

The city’s 2014 audit is completed and in the final draft, according to Hyattsville Treasurer Ron Brooks. Brooks said he is also in the process of writing up new policy on how the city should handle deferred revenues and how to account for them in the financial management system.


Young flimmakers watch their work on the silver screen

FilmFest 01SILVER SPRING – The work of students from elementary, middle and high schools in Prince George’s County Public Schools (PGCPS) made it to the big screen on April 20, as more than 500 students participated in the 4th Annual PGCPS Film Festival.


What's going on in Greenbelt

greenbeltA Golden Month

The council issued a proclamation naming May “Older Americans Month” in the city. Events will include Rita’s Italian Ice Day, a free produce giveaway and potentially coordination with the Old Greenbelt Theatre and the Golden Age Club to bring the city’s various groups for older Americans together to celebrate.

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