METRO SERIES: WMATA’s problems meeting FTA grant, procurement standards continue on

Metro LogoWASHINGTON D.C. – The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) once again finds itself in trouble with the federal government – this time for allegedly dodging Federal Transit Administration (FTA) procurement regulations.


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.