Prince George's Headlines: Buzzard Contributes to Fatal Motorcycle Crash, Radiation Scare at NASA Goddard

This week's top Prince George's County news.


Speed, Buzzard Contributing Factors in Sunday's Motorcycle Fatality
David Christopher Norris, of Upper Marlboro, died Sunday after his motorcycle struck a buzzard causing him to veer off the road.

An engine at NASA Goddard overheated and smoked in a building containing radioactive material Thursday.

After six days, the Prince George's County District Council ended the evidentiary hearing for the Cafritz rezoning request. about 37 acres just south of College Park, in Riverdale Park, to Mixed-Use Town Center so that they can construct a Whole Foods Market, almost 1,000 residential units, and both retail and office space.

Budget Bombshell: Hyattsville Council Delays Final Fiscal Vote
A recently discovered discrepancy between budget measures grinds city budget approval to a halt while opening up debate about police staffing.

Riverdale Elementary is one of six Prince George's County Public Schools to be named to the State of Maryland’s top ten list in the 2012 Maryland Department of Education’s School Breakfast Contest. The school will receive a prize from the Mid-Atlantic Dairy Association.

In Bowie, Property Tax to Remain Unchanged
The city manager has recommended that the property tax rate stay at 40 cents per $100 of assessed value.


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