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Prince George’s Co. adds financial literacy to graduation requirements

Prince George’s County nonprofit offers $200 gift card to qualified laid off workers during COVID-19

Prince George’s Co. moves coronavirus testing site from FedEx Field to Cheverly Health Center

 

This week the Board of Education for Prince George’s County, Maryland, passed a resolution adding a course in financial literacy to graduation requirements.


 May 27, 2020  

Prince George’s Co. moves coronavirus testing site from FedEx Field to Cheverly Health Center

Prince George’s County nonprofit offers $200 gift card to qualified laid off workers during COVID-19

Prince George’s Co. moves coronavirus testing site from FedEx Field to Cheverly Health Center

 Starting Monday, the Cheverly Health Center is open for testing, by appointment only, from Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Appointments can be booked by calling (301) 883-6627.

The site will be set up to accommodate drive-through and foot traffic.

 May 24, 2020 

Prince George’s County nonprofit offers $200 gift card to qualified laid off workers during COVID-19

Prince George’s County nonprofit offers $200 gift card to qualified laid off workers during COVID-19

Prince George’s County nonprofit offers $200 gift card to qualified laid off workers during COVID-19

Prince George’s County helps the out of work

The nonprofit group known as Employ Prince George’s is offering some money as a temporary relief to those who need it the most.


 Anyone who has been laid off and is making $19 an hour or less will qualify for this help. 

May 23, 2020

DC, Prince George’s County working to stop COVID-19 spread in African-American communities

DC, Prince George’s County working to stop COVID-19 spread in African-American communities

Prince George’s County nonprofit offers $200 gift card to qualified laid off workers during COVID-19

 

In Prince George’s County, it’s nearly 75 percent. And that raises a question – is enough being done to inform the community?

In Prince George’s County, there have been 99 deaths linked to the coronavirus so far.

May 22, 2020

University of Maryland announces class of 2020 graduation plan

DC, Prince George’s County working to stop COVID-19 spread in African-American communities

Montgomery County considers new financial assistance for renters

 “During these challenging and uncertain times, it is a great honor to address the Spring 2020 graduates of the University of Maryland, College Park,” Hoyer said. “I know this year’s celebrations will look a bit different, but I look forward to joining together with the UMD family to recognize the achievements of our graduates and wish them well as they enter the next phase of their lives.” 

May 22, 2020

Montgomery County considers new financial assistance for renters

DC, Prince George’s County working to stop COVID-19 spread in African-American communities

Montgomery County considers new financial assistance for renters


“They’re fearful of having to pay rent, given some of them have lost their jobs,” Glass said Tuesday. “The last thing we want anyone to worry about is losing their home.”

May 21, 2020

Montgomery Co. Council approves $5M aid for retail shops, restaurants

Will The Purple Line Steer Prince George’s County Office Development In The Right Direction?

Georgetown University is building more student housing — but not in Georgetown

 The Montgomery County, Maryland, council voted unanimously Tuesday to approve $5 million in emergency aid to retail shops and restaurants that have been hit financially hard by the coronavirus pandemic. 

May 20, 2020

Georgetown University is building more student housing — but not in Georgetown

Will The Purple Line Steer Prince George’s County Office Development In The Right Direction?

Georgetown University is building more student housing — but not in Georgetown

Georgetown University, anchor of the riverfront D.C. neighborhood that shares its name, is quietly expanding in the city’s core with plans for an 11-story student residence hall and new academic and policy enterprises a few blocks from the Capitol.

November 29, 2019

Will The Purple Line Steer Prince George’s County Office Development In The Right Direction?

Will The Purple Line Steer Prince George’s County Office Development In The Right Direction?

Will The Purple Line Steer Prince George’s County Office Development In The Right Direction?

The Greater Washington, D.C., area is one of the top office markets in the nation. An influx of young working professionals and federal government contractors has made the market ripe for office construction. As of Q2, there are over 10K SF of office development under construction, surging ahead of every major U.S. office market but New York, JLL reported. 


Google to acquire Fitbit, valuing the smartwatch maker at about $2.1 billion

Amazon Backs Out Of 4M SF Facility, Says It’s ‘No Longer Exploring’ Business In Prince George’s Coun

Will The Purple Line Steer Prince George’s County Office Development In The Right Direction?

Google parent company Alphabet will buy Fitbit, putting the tech giant head to head with Apple in the fitness tracking space. The deal values Fitbit around $2.1 billion at a fully diluted equity value, according to Friday’s announcement.

November 1, 2019

Amazon Backs Out Of 4M SF Facility, Says It’s ‘No Longer Exploring’ Business In Prince George’s Coun

Amazon Backs Out Of 4M SF Facility, Says It’s ‘No Longer Exploring’ Business In Prince George’s Coun

Amazon Backs Out Of 4M SF Facility, Says It’s ‘No Longer Exploring’ Business In Prince George’s Coun

Amazon spokesperson Rachael Lighty confirmed to Bisnow the company had introductory meetings and worked with local officials on a preliminary process, but ultimately decided not to pursue the Westphalia project. She also said it isn't looking at any additional locations in the county. 

August 26, 2019

This is what we have been missing’: Award-winning Ivy City Smokehouse wants to open in Prince George

Amazon Backs Out Of 4M SF Facility, Says It’s ‘No Longer Exploring’ Business In Prince George’s Coun

Amazon Backs Out Of 4M SF Facility, Says It’s ‘No Longer Exploring’ Business In Prince George’s Coun

Prince George’s County Executive Angela D. Alsobrooks has focused in her first year in office on attracting businesses to the county’s inner-Beltway strip malls and improving their appearance. So when she stood alongside the owners of the Ivy City Smokehouse in the District to announce a second location in the county, she was all smiles.

August 23

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