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Prince William School Board Will Hold Budget Public Hearing, Wednesday

Prince William School Board Will Hold Budget Public Hearing, Wednesday

The Prince William County School Board will conduct a public hearing on the Superintendent’s proposed budget for FY 2022 at 6 p.m. on February 24, 2021 at the Edward L. Kelly Leadership Center. It will be followed by a budget work session.

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Memorial GoFundMe Raises Funds for Family of PWCS Employee Flor de Luz Cervantes

Memorial GoFundMe Raises Funds for Family of PWCS Employee Flor de Luz Cervantes

| February 24, 2021 | 0 Comments | Education

Cervantes was the Woodbridge Middle School nutrition worker who died of COVID-19 on Feb. 21.

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Governor Northam Increases Capacity Limits for Outdoor Sports and Entertainment Venues

Governor Northam Increases Capacity Limits for Outdoor Sports and Entertainment Venues

~ Indoor capacity limits to remain in place, overnight summer camps can open May 1 with mitigation measures ~

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2nd Prince William Schools Employee Dies of COVID-19

2nd Prince William Schools Employee Dies of COVID-19

| February 23, 2021 | 0 Comments | Education

Prince William County Schools announced Monday that a second employee has died of COVID-19.

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Police Investigate Larceny by Auto in Bristow Neighborhood

Police Investigate Larceny by Auto in Bristow Neighborhood

| February 22, 2021 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William Police responded to a vandalism/ vehicle larceny call Feb. 22, at 2:28 a.m., at a residence in the 13400 block of Dodsworth Drive in Bristow.

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Call Prince William Health District if Overdue for 2nd Vaccine Dose

Call Prince William Health District if Overdue for 2nd Vaccine Dose

If you are due or overdue for your second dose of Moderna, you should call the call center as soon as possible to set up your second dose appointment.

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Abolition of Death Penalty Heads to Governor Northam’s Desk

Abolition of Death Penalty Heads to Governor Northam’s Desk

The Virginia Senate has passed HB 2263 and SB 1165. These bills abolish the death penalty in Virginia, and head to the desk of Governor Ralph Northam for his signature.

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VDOT Announces I-66 Lane Closures Week of Feb. 21

VDOT Announces I-66 Lane Closures Week of Feb. 21

I–66 Outside the Beltway Project Lane Closures and Traffic Changes Week of February 21, 2021 Transform 66 Outside the Beltway Project construction continues throughout the corridor during daytime and overnight hours as weather conditions allow. I-66 East and West will be reduced to one travel lane in each direction at Route 50 during the overnight hours Friday, February 19; Sunday, February 21; […]

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PWEA Seeks Reversal of School Board's Return to In-Person Learning Plan

PWEA Seeks Reversal of School Board's Return to In-Person Learning Plan

The Board of Directors of the Prince William  Education Association Board has sent a letter to the Prince William School Board, criticizing board members for choosing their own return to school building schedule rather than heeding the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools. The PWEA Board further requested that the school board reverse course to […]

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Quantico Noise Alerts Schedule for Dates in February

Quantico Noise Alerts Schedule for Dates in February

| February 18, 2021 | 0 Comments | News

Training Advisory for February 12 through February 28, 2021 Marine Corps Base Quantico (MCBQ) has provided military, federal, state and local organizations robust training services since 1917. Today, 54 ranges support live-fire and demolition training for more than 40 Federal organizations, the Department of Defense, and multiple regional and local law enforcement agencies. Very loud noise and noticeable ground […]

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UPDATED: Va State Troopers Respond to Hundreds of Traffic Crashes, Thursday

UPDATED: Va State Troopers Respond to Hundreds of Traffic Crashes, Thursday

| February 18, 2021 | 0 Comments | News

UPDATED, FEB. 18 At 4:36 p.m., using data as recent as 4 p.m., Thursday.  All available Virginia State Police troopers will continue to work through the evening and overnight. Temperatures will start dropping within the hour, and more freezing rain and snow are in the forecast for tonight through Friday morning. Thus, state police is […]

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Prince William School Board Confirms School Return Dates

Prince William School Board Confirms School Return Dates

| February 18, 2021 | 0 Comments | Education

The Prince William County School Board voted 6-3, Thursday morning, to adhere to its Return to School (Building) plan proposed on Jan. 12, thereby, over-riding objections by the superintendent. “This is essentially holding to the plan that we approved a month ago; this is the plan that the public has been aware of,” said Chairman […]

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Expected Hazardous Weather Cancels PWHD COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics, Thursday

Expected Hazardous Weather Cancels PWHD COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics, Thursday

Thursday, February 18, Prince William Health District (PWHD) COVID vaccination clinics at Potomac Middle School and Manassas Mall are canceled due to expected ice and snow. If you had a confirmed appointment at Potomac Middle School 3130 Panther Pride Drive, Dumfries, VA 22026, or at the Manassas Mall, 8300 Sudley Rd, Manassas, VA 20109 your appointment has been canceled. Please check your […]

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UVA Health Signs Letter of Intent to Fully Acquire Novant Health UVA Health System

UVA Health Signs Letter of Intent to Fully Acquire Novant Health UVA Health System

| February 17, 2021 | 0 Comments | Bristow Biz

Novant Health and UVA Health are in discussions for UVA Health to acquire full ownership of Novant Health UVA Health System, a Northern Virginia regional health system owned by the two institutions under a joint operating company. Currently, Novant Health has 60% ownership and UVA Health has 40% ownership of the joint operating company. Under this proposed new arrangement, UVA Health would have 100% ownership of all of the facilities and assets currently part of the joint […]

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Governor Northam Unveils Statewide COVID-19 Vaccine Pre-Registration System

Governor Northam Unveils Statewide COVID-19 Vaccine Pre-Registration System

| February 17, 2021 | 0 Comments | News

RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam today invited Virginians to pre-register for the COVID-19 vaccine online at vaccinate.virginia.gov or by calling 877-VAX-IN-VA. The Commonwealth’s new, centralized system allows individuals to easily pre-register for the free vaccine, confirm that they are on the wait list, and learn more about Virginia’s vaccination program. “Virginians have questions about the COVID-19 vaccines, and these […]

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Prince William School Board Will Decide Whether to Approve Return to Building Plan

Prince William School Board Will Decide Whether to Approve Return to Building Plan

| February 17, 2021 | 0 Comments | Education

The Prince William School Board must decide whether it will adhere to its previously proposed return to building dates for 4th-12th grade students at tonight’s meeting. The decision comes during a time of seemingly contradictory guidelines coming from the state and federal government. As of today, return to in-school dates are set for Feb. 25 […]

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Prince William Health District Provides Updated Vaccination Info

Prince William Health District Provides Updated Vaccination Info

Information Update, Monday, Feb. 15, 2021 PWHD Vaccination Waitlist: PWHD Vaccine Waitlist is Now a Statewide Pre-registration System: As the Virginia Department of Health transitions to this new centralized pre-registration vaccination system, the Prince William Health District (PWHD) Waitlist Form was deactivated on 5 p.m. on Friday, February 12. If you previously registered for the vaccine […]

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Virginia Launches Central Pre-Registration Website for COVID-19 Vaccine Today

Virginia Launches Central Pre-Registration Website for COVID-19 Vaccine Today

(RICHMOND, Va.) – The Virginia Department of Health today launched a new, centralized website that allows Virginians to easily pre-register for the COVID-19 vaccine. This ‘one-stop-shop’ website allows individuals to pre-register online, check that they are pre-registered, and access additional information on Virginia’s vaccination roll-out. Virginians who have previously pre-registered through their local health district […]

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Freezing Roads Cause Hundreds of Accidents, Disable Vehicles in Virginia

Freezing Roads Cause Hundreds of Accidents, Disable Vehicles in Virginia

| February 14, 2021 | 0 Comments | News

Saturday, State Police advised Virginians to avoid travel overnight due to slick conditions and the increased potential for fallen trees, power lines, etc. Roads continue to be slick Sunday morning in some places. From 12 a.m. Saturday (Feb. 13) through 9 p.m. Saturday (Feb. 13), Virginia State Police have responded to a total of 195 disabled vehicles […]

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Historic Manassas Annual Restaurant Week set for Feb 14 – 28

Historic Manassas Annual Restaurant Week set for Feb 14 – 28

MANASSAS, Va. – Despite continued restrictions on indoor dining in the state of Virginia due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Historic Manassas, Inc., will host its annual Restaurant Week from Feb. 14 to Feb. 28. Diners can enjoy two courses for $25 or three courses for $35 at several City of Manassas restaurants, including: Crossroads Tabletop Tavern, […]

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Prince William Health District Details Transition to Statewide Vaccination Pre-Registration System

Prince William Health District Details Transition to Statewide Vaccination Pre-Registration System

A new Statewide Vaccine Pre-Registration System will open the week of February 15, 2021. As the Virginia Department of Health transitions to this new centralized COVID-19 vaccination pre-registration system, the Prince William Health District (PWHD) Waitlist Form will be removed permanently at 5 p.m. on Friday, February 12, 2021. At 8 a.m. on Tuesday, February […]

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Virginia Dept. of Health to Transition to Statewide Vaccination Registration System

Virginia Dept. of Health to Transition to Statewide Vaccination Registration System

Virginia Department of Health Prepares for Launch of Statewide Pre-Registration System With Updates to Local Health District Websites (Richmond, Va.) — The Virginia Department of Health has directed local health districts to close their vaccination pre-registration forms Friday evening, in preparation to shift to a statewide system next week. During this time, existing waiting lists will […]

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Free COVID-19 Testing Sites in Prince William District from Feb 15 – 20

Free COVID-19 Testing Sites in Prince William District from Feb 15 – 20

PRINCE WILLIAM COUNTY, VA – Free COVID-19 testing is available for anyone who lives or works in Prince William County, the City of Manassas or the City of Manassas Park. Participants must provide their full name, telephone number, and a home or work address in Prince William County, the City of Manassas, or the City of Manassas […]

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UPDATE: Missing Endangered Girl out of Woodbridge Has Been Located

UPDATE: Missing Endangered Girl out of Woodbridge Has Been Located

| February 10, 2021 | 0 Comments | News

UPDATE, Feb. 11, 2021: Michelle Nicole Marin Parada, who was reported as missing and endangered earlier today, has been located and is safe. She left the Woodbridge area of Prince William County on the evening of February 7 and traveled to the Alexandria area. She was last seen leaving a residence in Alexandria on February 8. UPDATE: Some information […]

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CVS Pharmacy, Gainesville to Offer COVID-19 Vaccines to Seniors

CVS Pharmacy, Gainesville to Offer COVID-19 Vaccines to Seniors

| February 9, 2021 | 0 Comments | News

CVS Pharmacies will begin offering the COVID-19 vaccine to people 65-years or older at stores around the country, this week, including in Gainesville, Virginia. Other Northern Virginia locations include Alexandria, Fairfax, Fredericksburg, Leesburg, Stafford and Warrenton. People can try to schedule their appointments now. All appointments must be scheduled online at CVS.com or the CVS app. […]

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Governor Northam Calls on School Divisions to Safely Return Students to Classrooms Statewide

Governor Northam Calls on School Divisions to Safely Return Students to Classrooms Statewide

Sets expectation: provide in-person options by March 15 in accordance with health guidance, expand summer learning

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Prince William, Other School Division Websites Are Temporarily Down

Prince William, Other School Division Websites Are Temporarily Down

All PWCS websites are currently down due to a vendor error impacting multiple school divisions.

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Northam to Make Announcement Regarding Summer Schooling

Northam to Make Announcement Regarding Summer Schooling

| February 4, 2021 | 0 Comments | Education

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is expected to announce a plan to extend school into this summer at a media conference, Friday at 11 a.m.

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Prince William County Health District Announces COVID Testing Schedule for Feb. 8-13

Prince William County Health District Announces COVID Testing Schedule for Feb. 8-13

ree COVID-19 testing is available for anyone who lives or works in Prince William County, the City of Manassas, or the City of Manassas Park.

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PWCS Superintendent Presents Six Priorities for FY 2022 Budget

PWCS Superintendent Presents Six Priorities for FY 2022 Budget

Superintendent Dr. Steven Walts presents an abbreviated outline of the priorities he is proposing for Prince William County Schools 2021-22 budget.

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Update of Virginia COVID-19 Regulations, Vaccination

Update of Virginia COVID-19 Regulations, Vaccination

Gov. Northam announced on Jan. 27 that Virginia’s current COVID-19 regulations, which were set to expire on Jan. 31, will continue through Feb. 28.

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Newsham Sworn-in as Fifth Police Chief for Prince William County

Newsham Sworn-in as Fifth Police Chief for Prince William County

Peter J. Newsham was sworn-in as Prince William County’s new police chief.

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Old Town Manassas Ends 2020 Strong According to Market Report

Old Town Manassas Ends 2020 Strong According to Market Report

Downtown continues to serve as an economic engine for the City of Manassas. It is the “Historic Heart” that helps drive our “Modern Beat” and is a bellwether for the overall health and vitality of our economy. That’s why we track the economic activity in this district very closely. Recently, we released city-wide economic trends for 2020. This […]

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PWCS Trains Students to be First Responders

PWCS Trains Students to be First Responders

Posted on 01/28/2021 Firefighting is one of the School Division’s newest Career and Technical Education (CTE) course offerings. The class allows students to earn Firefighter I and II certifications. Prince William County Fire and Rescue System (PWC FRS) Lieutenant Estee Warring earned her firefighter certification as a member of a volunteer fire department while still […]

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UPDATED: Prince William Health District to Receive Additional Vaccines Next Week for Second Doses

UPDATED: Prince William Health District to Receive Additional Vaccines Next Week for Second Doses

All vaccinations are by appointment only.

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Novant Health UVA Health System Will Vaccinate Public School Staff of Prince William Health District

Novant Health UVA Health System Will Vaccinate Public School Staff of Prince William Health District

MANASSAS, Va., Jan. 28, 2021 – Novant Health UVA Health System, Prince William County Public Schools, Manassas City Public Schools and Manassas Park City Schools today announced that the health system will vaccinate employees of the three area public school districts. Starting in February, Novant Health UVA Health System anticipates receiving a weekly allotment of […]

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PWCS: Next Week’s Grocery Kit to Be Distributed this Friday

PWCS: Next Week’s Grocery Kit to Be Distributed this Friday

Dear PWCS Community: In anticipation of the potential inclement weather on Monday, February 1 and Tuesday, February 2, we will be moving Grocery Kit distribution to TOMORROW, Friday, January 29, from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Kit contents will vary. Please visit pwcsnutrition.com to find a site near you. Prince William County Schools Office of Communication Avec cela, […]

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PWCS Will Begin Scheduling Vaccinations for Its Non-High Risk Employees

PWCS Will Begin Scheduling Vaccinations for Its Non-High Risk Employees

Today, Prince William County Schools will start offering COVID-19 vaccination appointments to in-school teachers and employees who do not fall within Tier 1 high-risk health status or higher-risk occupations.

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INOVA Cancels Its First Dose COVID-19 Vaccine Appointments

INOVA Cancels Its First Dose COVID-19 Vaccine Appointments

| January 26, 2021 | 0 Comments | News

Due to a limited supply of the COVID-19 vaccine this week, Inova has canceled its first dose appointments beginning January 26, 2021 and for the foreseeable future.

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PWCS Abruptly Revises 2-Hour Delay for High Schools

PWCS Abruptly Revises 2-Hour Delay for High Schools

| January 26, 2021 | 0 Comments | Education

The Prince William County School High School schedule will begin at approximately 10:30 a.m. for virtual students, today, despite a 2-hour delay.

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VDH Discovers More Contagious COVID-19 Strain in Northern Virginia

VDH Discovers More Contagious COVID-19 Strain in Northern Virginia

The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) today announced that the first case of the SARS-CoV-2 variant B.1.1.7 has been identified in a sample from an adult resident of Northern Virginia.

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Prince William Health District: COVID-19 Vaccine Information Update

Prince William Health District: COVID-19 Vaccine Information Update

The pace of incoming doses is not expected to increase until March.

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Five New Alternates Join PRTC Board

Five New Alternates Join PRTC Board

, | January 25, 2021 | 0 Comments | Bristow Biz

The Potomac and Rappahannock Transportation Commission (PRTC) is pleased to announce the appointment of five new alternates to the Board of Commissioners, which oversees all aspects of the OmniRide services.

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New You Med Spa Was Designed with Health & Safety in Mind

New You Med Spa Was Designed with Health & Safety in Mind

| January 24, 2021 | 0 Comments | Bristow Biz

NYMS is dedicated to safety just as much as it is to relaxation and rejuvenation.

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Prince William Health District Clinic Efficiently Administers Vaccinations Despite Setbacks

Prince William Health District Clinic Efficiently Administers Vaccinations Despite Setbacks

| January 22, 2021 | 0 Comments | News

The COVID-19 vaccination process was running smoothly for the Prince William Health District at George Mason University’s Manassas Campus’s Beacon Hill Building, Jan. 20. This is despite Virginia receiving only 1/5 of expected vaccinations this week. The Prince William Health District moved its operation to the new larger location Tuesday to provide COVID-19 vaccination more […]

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NOVANT Offers Vaccinations to PWCS Tier 1 Employees this Weekend

NOVANT Offers Vaccinations to PWCS Tier 1 Employees this Weekend

Prince William County Public Schools (PWCS) has been working to secure vaccinations for School Division staff through the Prince William Health District, INOVA, and Novant UVA Health System. Late last Friday night, PWCS was notified of 100 available vaccinations at INOVA Fairfax. This past Saturday and Sunday, these vaccinations were administered to Tier 1 employees […]

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Police Investigate Crash Involving Death of 13-Year-Old Haymarket Pedestrian

Police Investigate Crash Involving Death of 13-Year-Old Haymarket Pedestrian

| January 19, 2021 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William Police are investigating the death of a 13-year-old Haymarket boy who was struck on James Madison Highway.

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Prince William Health District Provides Updates on Vaccine Appointments, Waitlists, Limited Supply

Prince William Health District Provides Updates on Vaccine Appointments, Waitlists, Limited Supply

Unfortunately, the Virginia Department of Health was notified Friday, Jan. 15, that their order for more vaccines from the federal government would not be filled at this time.

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Bristow Woman Dies in Single-Vehicle Crash

Bristow Woman Dies in Single-Vehicle Crash

| January 17, 2021 | 0 Comments | News

Nicole Alloua Gnangni Felix, 58, of Bristow, was pronounced as a result of a vehicle crash Sunday morning.

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Prince William School Board Member Suggests Schools Close to Vaccinate Teachers

Prince William School Board Member Suggests Schools Close to Vaccinate Teachers

| January 16, 2021 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William School Board member Lillie Jessie is advocating that the Superintendent close schools until nurses can vaccinate the staff of PWCS.

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