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William J. Ford

Reporter

William J. Ford has worked as a newspaper reporter for more than 20 years. Most recently, he spent seven years covering Prince George’s County, some Maryland politics and other local news in the D.C. area for the Washington Informer. While at the paper, William received reporting awards from the Maryland-Delaware-D.C. Press Association and was finalist for beat reporting in 2021 and a 2019 award winner for beat reporting from the D.C. chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists. William previously worked as a correspondent for Diverse: Issues in Higher Education magazine and for nearly 10 years covering municipalities and other local news for The Morning Call newspaper in Allentown, Pennsylvania.

Applicants looking to serve on a Prince George’s County police accountability board summarized professional, personal backgrounds.

The Legislative Black Caucus of Maryland will have new leaders after Dels. Darryl Barnes and Benjamin Brooks say they are giving up their caucus jobs.

Heather Mizeur returns to her old stomping grounds next week for a fundraiser.

Police Accountability

The council plans to approve five members to the board and County Executive Angela Alsobrooks (D) will name the other five, along with the board chair.

Mental health remains a challenge among America’s youth detailed in 2022 Kids Count Data Book from the Annie E. Casey Foundation.

District 30 Democratic Club host abortion discussion mixing history, support for procedure simply deemed as ‘health care.’

A judge scheduled a hearing for November to review allegations against Prince George’s County school board chair Juanita Miller.

David Harrington, former mayor, county official and state senator who later became a business community advocate, died at the age of 68.

School desk with school accessory and yellow backpack

A draft to implement Maryland’s multi-billion education reform plan that lawmakers approved last year is scheduled for release next month.

A portrait of the late Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) was unveiled Wednesday where it will hang in the U.S. House Government Oversight and Reform…