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Prince George’s County Municipal Association (PGCMA) is an association of Prince George’s County elected and appointed municipal leaders working together to benefit the residents of our 27 municipalities, Prince George’s County, and the State of Maryland.

PGCMA is one of nine regional chapter of the Maryland Municipal League, created for the purpose of facilitating communication and cooperation within the League and between municipalities and other levels of state and local government. Chapters are governed by bylaws approved and recognized by the Board of Directors. Chapter membership is open to all League member municipalities within the chapter area.

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BRENTWOOD COUNCIL LOOKS TO ‘RETURN HOME’ IN FIREHOUSE RENOVATION

UPPER MARLBORO – History may repeat itself in the town of Brentwood as the municipality looks to convert its unused firehouse into its new town center – where council meetings were once held. The plan would also return the current city building to its original use as a parks and recreation building. “The vision has …

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RENT STABILITY TALKS BEGIN IN HYATTSVILLE

HYATTSVILLE – As Hyattsville housing prices rise and the city continues to catch eyes in the housing market, some on the city council hope to address rising rent and housing costs before lower-income residents are priced out of the area. On Monday, the council took a first look at a few proposed changes and possible …

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BOWIE RESIDENTS NOT OKAY WITH PROPOSED MAGLEV TRAIN

BOWIE – Residents and officials in Bowie are emphatic: they do not want a high-speed train line cutting through their city. On July 10, the Bowie City Council hosted a special meeting to hear from representatives of Baltimore Washington Rapid Rail (BWRR), the private company involved in the proposal to construct a high-speed commuter rail …

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The Trolley Trail gap – a half mile can make a difference

Posted on July 15, 2017 in Business, Government, Hyattsville, Lifestyle, Most Recent Print Edition, Print Edition A rendering of Rhode Island Avenue plus the proposed Hyattsville trolley Trail extension. Courtesy of Washington Area Bicyclist Association. BY DANA PATTERSON — Currently, there is no safe, pedestrian- and bike-friendly connection between the south end of the Trolley Trail in Hyattsville and the Northwest Branch Trail …

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