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PEPCO Donating Free Smoke Alarm To Prince Georgians Just In Time For Spring

Spring is just around the corner and Prince Georgians are encouraged to prepare for Daylight Savings Time, by making the necessary time adjustments. The local EMS and Fire department has taken it upon themselves to utilize this special time to … Continue reading

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Prince George’s County Citizen Engagement And Stormwater Management Project Receive $2.05 Million In Grants

Twenty-three recipients were chosen by the Prince George’s County Department of the Environment and the Chesapeake Bay Trust to receive grants for citizen engagement and stormwater management projects. The groups include Prince George’s County school, non-profit and faith-based organizations and … Continue reading

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Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III Pushes Back Against Governor’s Proposal To Increase Funding For Private School Vouchers

County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III joined Maryland State Educators Association on February 28 to oppose Governor Larry Hogan’s proposal to increase funding for private school vouchers, County Executive Rushern Baker joined former NAACP President Ben Jealous, Maryland PTA, Baltimore … Continue reading

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Prince George’s County Department Of Family Services To Host Domestic Violence Community Symposium

The Prince George’s County Department of Family, Domestic Violence and Human Trafficking Division is scheduled to host a Red Flags of Domestic Violence Community Symposium on March 1, 2017. The event is free to Prince Georgians and everyone is encouraged … Continue reading

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County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III Renews Prince George’s County Public Schools CEO Dr. Kevin M. Maxwell’s Contract

The Prince George’s County public school system saw academic gains over the last four years. This prompted County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III to renew PGCPS Chief Executive Officer Dr. Kevin M. Maxwell’s contract. Baker made the announcement Friday, along … Continue reading

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Juvenile Judge In Prince George’s County Reassigned

Herman C. Dawson, chief juvenile judge in Prince George’s County, extreme measures of discipline is drawing a lot of criticism among attorneys, families and Maryland’s second-highest court. Dawson has been reassigned due to his penchant for committing delinquent youths to … Continue reading

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The Annual Point-In-Time Homeless Count In Prince George’s County Is Scheduled For January 25, 2017

More than 200 volunteers and Prince George’s County Department of Social Services staff are scheduled to participate in the annual Point-In-Time (PIT) on January 25, 2017. The event is part of a nationwide effort to identify the individuals living homeless … Continue reading

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New Home Ownership Program Launched In Prince George’s County By Housing & Community Development And Redevelopment Authority

The Department of Housing and Community Development and Redevelopment Authority will launch a new ownership program on Monday, January 9, 2017. The new program, Pathway to Purchase, will provide first-time homebuyers with the opportunity to receive up to $10,000 in … Continue reading

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Prince Georgians Encouraged To Recycle Their Christmas Trees

Prince George’s County Department of the Environment (DoE) announces Christmas tree recycling services for all county residents. The service is provided for free of charge and scheduled to run from December 26, 2016 through January 30, 2017. All residents are … Continue reading

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Dulaney High School Students Have An Opportunity To Join A HVAC Program

Many high school students know nothing about power tools, let alone HVAC systems. There are 104 Dulaney High School students currently enrolled in the HVAC program, a two-year course of study, offered at a non-technical school. It is the only … Continue reading

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