Top Maryland Headlines: House of Cards in MD, First Lady Inspires
By Patch Staff It was a big week for Maryland, with a visit by the first lady and a heads up for a sixth casino in the state.
Sat May 18, 2013
Double Homicide in Laurel, Firefighters Rescue Dog, FLOTUS in College Park
The suspect, 59-year-old Ronnie Lee Rainey, was taken into custody after briefly barricading himself in his home.
Thu May 16, 2013
Police: Bowie Man Flees Officers, Crashes Stolen Car, Ditches Drugs, Turns Up at Walmart
A Bowie man is facing numerous charges after he allegedly led police on a high-speed chase through Bowie last week, crashed a stolen car, and then fled on foot before finally being located by officers in Wal Mart later that same day.
What's the Going Rate For a Lawn Service in Bowie?
This week: How much do lawn services cost? How much do you pay for your lawn service? And what does that cover - just mowing, or does it cover weeding, pruning, planting? Please share in the comments below - we promise we won't judge you! And if you've got a lawn service you love, tell us that too.
Wed May 15, 2013
Being bilingual pays off for Bowie police
A growing population of non-English speakers in Bowie has the city police department offering financial incentives to officers who are fluent in a foreign language.
Tue May 14, 2013
Police: Sword-Shaped Letter Opener Used in Assault
A Bowie man was charged with first degree assault last week after he attempted to stab another man with a sword-shaped letter opener, according to police.
Bowie Becomes Eighth Certified Sustainable Community in Maryland
The City of Bowie has become a bit greener, thanks to the hard work of residents and city employees.
PGPD Announces Its Youngest Pilot-in-Command
Cpl. Ben Conner is Prince George's County police's newest Pilot-in-Command and he's only 30.
Mon May 13, 2013
BSU Student Overcomes Adversity, Graduates with Perfect GPA
After take a year off to save for college so as not to burden her ill father with hefty tuition payments, accounting major Audrey Marie Lugmayer will graduate from Bowie State University on Friday with a perfect 4.0 GPA.
Car Crash Closes Part of Route 301 in Bowie
A car on Route 301 south in Bowie crashed into the back of a tractor trailer Monday afternoon, temporarily closing down all southbound lanes of the road, according to Prince George's County Fire Department spokesman Mark Brady.
Jobs in Bowie: Project Engineer, Senior Network Engineer, Sheet Metal Mechanic
Looking for a job close to home? Here are the latest openings in Bowie. To see more information on each job, or to apply, click on the link.
Sat May 11, 2013
Fri May 10, 2013
Prince Georgea s police boost car seat inspections to harness child safety
Lisa Gottman, 44, of Bowie, has her car seat inspected May 8 by Prince George's County Police and technicians from Maryland Kids in Safety Seats, a statewide nonprofit designed to reduce injuries and deaths of children riding in vehicles through safety education.
When Are Cicadas Hatching in Bowie?
Within the next few weeks, hordes of insects will awaken from a 17-year slumber, crawl out of the earth, shed their skins, and set the entire East Coast abuzz in an plague-like event enthusiasts have dubbed the "Cicadapocalypse" after the bugs' name, cicadas.
Thu May 09, 2013
The Baltimore Sun
When a dedicated director taps Cole Porter's genius, 'You Never Know'
Thanks to the tenacity of a director and a talented cast, fans of Cole Porter can get to know the composer's 1937 musical, "You Never Know," currently getting first-rate treatment at Prince George's Little Theatre at the Bowie Playhouse.
Mother's Day is the Second Busiest Holiday of the Year for Florists
Mother's Day is May 12 and besides the brunch reservations and jewelry, people will be scrambling to buy their No.
Need City Services in Bowie? There's an App for That
Have discolored water, an animal control issue, or want to request additional police patrols in your neighborhood, but don't have time to call City Hall ? No worries-there's an app for that.
Mother's Day Weekend Car Seat Check in Bowie
The Prince George's County Police Department is hosting its second car seat check in Bowie this week, after technicians found 100 percent of seats installed incorrectly during a check in Oxon Hill in April.
Wed May 08, 2013
Where to Grab Mother's Day Brunch in Prince George's County
This Sunday, May 12 is Mother's Day. If your mom enjoys a good Eggs Benedict, fruit salad, or other scrumptious brunch fare, you're in luck: there are plenty of good options in Prince George's County.