Fairwood petitions board for ‘promised’ elementary school

BOE buildingUPPER MARLBORO – While Prince George’s County Public Schools works toward addressing overcrowding in Northern County, residents of the Fairwood community in Bowie think the school system should take a deeper look at their request.


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.



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.