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Officials: Explosion at Landfill a “Unique Occurrence,” School Worries Unfounded

Officials: Explosion at Landfill a “Unique Occurrence,” School Worries Unfounded

When a barrel containing chemicals exploded, fears arose that a new high school being built next door may be too close for comfort.

Gainesville Man Accused of Strangling 25-Year-Old Woman

Gainesville Man Accused of Strangling 25-Year-Old Woman

Prince William County Police charged Renier Alexander Zilleruelo, 29, of Gainesville with strangulation and assault & battery after he allegedly attacked a 25-year-old Haymarket woman.

Education

UPDATE: Public Meeting Date Set for PWCS Proposes Bus Transport Center

UPDATE: Public Meeting Date Set for PWCS Proposes Bus Transport Center

Prince William County Public Schools (PWCS) has set a date of September 25 for a a public meeting to discuss the proposed new bus transportation center on the western end of the county. The meeting will be held at Bull Run Middle School, and will run from 7 to 9 p.m.

PWCS Clarifies Immunization Requirements for Students

PWCS Clarifies Immunization Requirements for Students

Phil Kavits, Director of Communication Services for Prince William County Schools, shared with Bristow Beat the answer to commonly asked questions about school immunizations.

Arts & Entertainment

Jimmy Buffett Brings the Beach to Bristow

Jimmy Buffett Brings the Beach to Bristow

The Jimmy Buffett show at Jiffy Lube Live in Bristow had no pyrotechnics, no crowd-surfing and no light show, still thousands traveled from all over the country to attend Bristow’s biggest beach party.

LINKIN PARK, Thirty Seconds to Mars, AFI Carnivores Tour at Jiffy Lube Offered Something to Sink Your Teeth Into

LINKIN PARK, Thirty Seconds to Mars, AFI Carnivores Tour at Jiffy Lube Offered Something to Sink Your Teeth Into

Mike Shinoda, of LINKIN PARK, said in a recent interview that the his named Carnivores Tour is about “an appetite for something visceral and substantive. I feel that’s exactly the hunger this tour will feed.”

Business

Old Bust Head Brewing Company Celebrates Grand Opening

Old Bust Head Brewing Company Celebrates Grand Opening

Local craft brewery Old Bust Head, located on Vint Hill Road in Warrenton, will be celebrating the grand Opening of its taproom and brewhouse August 15-17.

Kiddie Academy of Gainesville Holds Carnival to Raise Money for American Cancer Society

Kiddie Academy of Gainesville Holds Carnival to Raise Money for American Cancer Society

Local day care center Kiddie Academy of Gainesville will hold a summer carnival to help raise money for the American Cancer Society Aug. 16, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

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UPDATE: Public Meeting Date Set for PWCS Proposes Bus Transport Center

UPDATE: Public Meeting Date Set for PWCS Proposes Bus Transport Center

| August 22, 2014 | 0 Comments | Education

Prince William County Public Schools (PWCS) has set a date of September 25 for a a public meeting to discuss the proposed new bus transportation center on the western end of the county. The meeting will be held at Bull Run Middle School, and will run from 7 to 9 p.m.

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Officials: Explosion at Landfill a “Unique Occurrence,” School Worries Unfounded

Officials: Explosion at Landfill a “Unique Occurrence,” School Worries Unfounded

| August 22, 2014 | 0 Comments | News

When a barrel containing chemicals exploded, fears arose that a new high school being built next door may be too close for comfort.

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Gainesville Man Accused of Strangling 25-Year-Old Woman

Gainesville Man Accused of Strangling 25-Year-Old Woman

| August 22, 2014 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William County Police charged Renier Alexander Zilleruelo, 29, of Gainesville with strangulation and assault & battery after he allegedly attacked a 25-year-old Haymarket woman.

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UPDATED: Public Hearing on Birkwood at Braemar Residential Community Scheduled for September

UPDATED: Public Hearing on Birkwood at Braemar Residential Community Scheduled for September

| August 22, 2014 | 0 Comments | News

Chairman Corey Steward announced that the public hearing on the Birkwood at Braemar project will be held in late September.

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PWCS Clarifies Immunization Requirements for Students

PWCS Clarifies Immunization Requirements for Students

| August 21, 2014 | 0 Comments | Education

Phil Kavits, Director of Communication Services for Prince William County Schools, shared with Bristow Beat the answer to commonly asked questions about school immunizations.

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Police Say Manassas Man Sexually Assaulted 6-Year-Old Girl

Police Say Manassas Man Sexually Assaulted 6-Year-Old Girl

| August 21, 2014 | 0 Comments | News

Detectives from the Special Victims Unit investigated a sexual assault Aug. 18, which occurred at a residence in the 7400 block of Albemarle Drive in Manassas.

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Man Arrested for Skipping Out on Restaurant Bill, Assaulting Officer

Man Arrested for Skipping Out on Restaurant Bill, Assaulting Officer

| August 20, 2014 | 0 Comments | News

Following his arrest for defrauding a Manassas restaurant and resisting arrest, Jeffrey Michael Simpson, 29, of no fixed address, kicked an officer in the chest, while attempting to escape custody.

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VDOE Immunization Mandate Will Have Little Affect on PWCS

VDOE Immunization Mandate Will Have Little Affect on PWCS

| August 20, 2014 | 0 Comments | Education

Phil Kavits, Director of Communication Services for Prince William County Schools, explains there is not an influx of students who will receive late immunizations this school year.

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Opening of The Nokesville School Celebrated with Ribbon Cutting

Opening of The Nokesville School Celebrated with Ribbon Cutting

| August 19, 2014 | 0 Comments | Education

Prince William elected officials assembled Monday, with teachers and community members, inside The Nokesville School’s gymnasium to celebrate the opening of the new K-8 school.

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Jimmy Buffett Brings the Beach to Bristow

Jimmy Buffett Brings the Beach to Bristow

The Jimmy Buffett show at Jiffy Lube Live in Bristow had no pyrotechnics, no crowd-surfing and no light show, still thousands traveled from all over the country to attend Bristow’s biggest beach party.

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Gaming Console Stolen from Bristow Residence

Gaming Console Stolen from Bristow Residence

| August 19, 2014 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William County Police are searching for suspects in burglary in the 11700 block of Dawkins Ridge Lane in Bristow.

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WEATHER BEAT: Below Average Temps Continue; Daily Chances For Showers and Storms Thru Thursday

WEATHER BEAT: Below Average Temps Continue; Daily Chances For Showers and Storms Thru Thursday

| August 19, 2014 | 0 Comments | Weather

For the last 25 days, Dulles Airport has recorded a high temperature that was below the average high for that date. Over the past 30 days, we’ve only reached 90 degrees three times.

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UPDATED: Oddball Comedy Festival Bristow Date Cancelled

UPDATED: Oddball Comedy Festival Bristow Date Cancelled

| August 18, 2014 | 0 Comments | News

Live Nation announced Monday that the Funny Or Die Presents Oddball Comedy & Curiosity Festival’s Aug.21 stop at Jiffy Lube Live has been canceled due to scheduling conflicts.

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VDOE Memo Said Schools Must Enroll Unaccompanied Immigrant Children even without Vaccinations

VDOE Memo Said Schools Must Enroll Unaccompanied Immigrant Children even without Vaccinations

| August 18, 2014 | 0 Comments | Education

Some Prince William residents have expressed concern over a Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) memo requiring that unaccompanied alien children be enrolled in school even without receiving immunization.

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VDOE Memo Regarding Unaccompanied Minors, Says Consider them Homeless

VDOE Memo Regarding Unaccompanied Minors, Says Consider them Homeless

| August 18, 2014 | 0 Comments | Education

The Virginia Department of Education issued a memo on July 25, regarding how school divisions should enroll unaccompanied minors. Here is that document.

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DAY CARE INSPECTIONS: Montessori School of Gainesville Cited for Teacher Training, Record-Keeping Violations

DAY CARE INSPECTIONS: Montessori School of Gainesville Cited for Teacher Training, Record-Keeping Violations

| August 18, 2014 | 0 Comments | Education

The Virginia Department of Social Services inspected the Montessori School of Gainesville July 28. The agency noted violations in record-keeping, teacher training and cleanliness.

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LINKIN PARK, Thirty Seconds to Mars, AFI Carnivores Tour at Jiffy Lube Offered Something to Sink Your Teeth Into

LINKIN PARK, Thirty Seconds to Mars, AFI Carnivores Tour at Jiffy Lube Offered Something to Sink Your Teeth Into

Mike Shinoda, of LINKIN PARK, said in a recent interview that the his named Carnivores Tour is about “an appetite for something visceral and substantive. I feel that’s exactly the hunger this tour will feed.”

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MOVIE REVIEW: Guardians of the Galaxy Worth Watching

MOVIE REVIEW: Guardians of the Galaxy Worth Watching

The dang thing is just so entertaining. These guys can guard my galaxy anytime.

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Old Bust Head Brewing Company Celebrates Grand Opening

Old Bust Head Brewing Company Celebrates Grand Opening

| August 15, 2014 | 0 Comments | Bristow Biz

Local craft brewery Old Bust Head, located on Vint Hill Road in Warrenton, will be celebrating the grand Opening of its taproom and brewhouse August 15-17.

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Write by the Rails Founder Katherine Gotthardt Named to Northern VA Poetry Post

Write by the Rails Founder Katherine Gotthardt Named to Northern VA Poetry Post

The Poetry Society of Virginia has appointed Bristow poet Katherine M. Gotthardt Vice President of the Society’s Northern Region.

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New Gainesville Principal Returns Home to Middle School

New Gainesville Principal Returns Home to Middle School

| August 15, 2014 | 0 Comments | Education

New Gainesville Middle School Principal Catherine Porter-Lucas is excited about her new position in which she is returning to work with middle school students.

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Resident Asks Chairman Why He Wasn’t Informed About Proposed Mosque

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Resident Asks Chairman Why He Wasn’t Informed About Proposed Mosque

| August 14, 2014 | 0 Comments | News

Schaeffer Lane resident asks BOCS Chairman Corey Stewart why he was not informed about the ADAMS mosque proposed to be build on Vint Hill Road in Nokesville.

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Police Say Gainesville Woman Stabs Two with Kitchen Knife

Police Say Gainesville Woman Stabs Two with Kitchen Knife

| August 14, 2014 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William County Police charged Nicole Jane Little, 32, of Gainesville Aug. 12 with malicious wounding, domestic assault & battery and resisting arrest following a stabbing incident in a residence located in the 4500 block of Logmill Road in Gainesville.

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Kiddie Academy of Gainesville Holds Carnival to Raise Money for American Cancer Society

Kiddie Academy of Gainesville Holds Carnival to Raise Money for American Cancer Society

| August 13, 2014 | 0 Comments | Bristow Biz

Local day care center Kiddie Academy of Gainesville will hold a summer carnival to help raise money for the American Cancer Society Aug. 16, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

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Residents Raise Concerns Over Proposed Nokesville Mosque Traffic

Residents Raise Concerns Over Proposed Nokesville Mosque Traffic

| August 12, 2014 | 0 Comments | News

At the info meeting on the proposed ADAMS Greater Gainesville Mosque, Nokesville neighbors voiced their concerns about traffic the center would generate.

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Manassas City Elementary Principal Loses Job for Falsifying Credentials

Manassas City Elementary Principal Loses Job for Falsifying Credentials

| August 12, 2014 | 0 Comments | Education

Jennie Dean Principal resigns his position after being confronted by the school for falsifying his credentials. Incident prompts Manassas City Public Schools to adopt more stringent hiring practices.

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Police Report Road Closures in Western Prince William

Police Report Road Closures in Western Prince William

| August 12, 2014 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William County Police is reporting the following road closures and advisories in western Prince William County due to flooding.

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Meeting to Discuss Nokesville Mosque Planned for Tuesday

Meeting to Discuss Nokesville Mosque Planned for Tuesday

| August 12, 2014 | 0 Comments | News

The All Dulles Area Muslim Society (ADAMS) will hold a public meeting, Aug. 12 at the Nokesville Volunteer Fire Department to discuss a new mosque they plan to be build in Nokesville.

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Nokesville Man Wanted for Domestic Assault

Nokesville Man Wanted for Domestic Assault

| August 12, 2014 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William Police are looking for Reeve Howard Helbert, 35, of Nokesville, who is wanted for aggravated malicious wounding in a domestic assault that occurred at his residence, the 10500 block of Deville Drive in Nokesville, Aug. 9.

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Kings of Leon Cancel Bristow Concert Following Tour Bus Accident

Kings of Leon Cancel Bristow Concert Following Tour Bus Accident

Kings of Leon drummer Nathan Followill’s tour bus accident over the weekend will force the band to cancel a number of shows including the Aug. 15 concert at Jiffy Lube Live.

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