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Via Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission: As a precaution, the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) has issued a Boil Water Advisory (BWA) for customers served by WSSC in a large portion of Prince George’s County south of Central Avenue and Route 202 (Landover Road). To view the area impacted and determine affected customers click on Boiled […]

VIA THE GAZETTE: County health officials and the University of Maryland, College Park’s School of Public Health launched an outreach effort Tuesday at the University of Maryland, College Park that they hope will address high rates of HIV, AIDS and other health ailments in Prince George’s County. The university’s new Prevention Research Center will team […]

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VIA WJLA: A former Prince George’s County police officer and another man have been indicted for conspiracy to commit bank larceny and attempted robbery. A federal grand jury indicted 41-year-old, former Prince George’s County police officer Eddie Lee Smith, Jr. of Fort Washington, Maryland, and 53-year-old Earl Blake of Capitol Heights, Maryland. According to court […]

Prince George’s County Public Schools encourages parents and community members to get involved in the education process! Kick off the school year on August 24 by being a role model in the lives of children. Escort children to school that day, meet them at school as they exit their bus, or visit them in class. […]

(Landover, MD) — A teenager is under arrest in connection with a pair of recent sexual assaults along Brightseat Road in Landover. Prince George’s County Police say they took 18-year-old Jose Herrara into custody at his home on Brightseat Road last Monday morning. Herrara is accused of attacking a total of three women during incidents […]

(Upper Marlboro, MD) — Prince George’s County Public Schools officials are pointing to results from recent standardized tests and Adequate Yearly Progress reports as proof of improvement in the schools. Board of Education Chair Verjeana Jacobs says she is particularly pleased by a ten-point jump in Grade Eight reading achievement in the Maryland School Assessment […]