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Nokesville Man Charged with Indecent Exposure

Nokesville Man Charged with Indecent Exposure

Prince William County Police charged Paul Arthur Cocca, 64, of Nokesville with indecent exposure March 3, following reports that the suspect was sitting outside of a Woodbridge salon exposing himself to employees through a window.

City of Manassas Declares Snow Emergency

City of Manassas Declares Snow Emergency

This means that cars parked along designated snow emergency routes are subject to towing and fines.

Education

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Schools Don’t Have Paper, Toilet Paper

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Schools Don’t Have Paper, Toilet Paper

A mother shares that her daughter’s high school limits toilet paper in student bathrooms and the amount of paper teachers can use for student assignments.

PWCS Provides List of Programs including Costs, Benefits

PWCS Provides List of Programs including Costs, Benefits

The PWCS website recently posted a list of strategic programs that could possibly be eliminated.

Arts & Entertainment

Glenkirk Talent Show Returns After One Year Hiatus

Glenkirk Talent Show Returns After One Year Hiatus

Glenkirk Elementary School got a taste of Hollywood Thursday night when their PTO hosted a “Glenkirk’s Got Talent” Show, to a sold out crowd in the school’s gymnasium.

Third Annual Nokesville Christmas Parade Planned for Saturday

Third Annual Nokesville Christmas Parade Planned for Saturday

The Third Annual Nokesville Christmas Parade begins this Saturday at 4 p.m. along Fitzwater Drive.

Business

Commuting to Tysons is Easy with PRTC

Commuting to Tysons is Easy with PRTC

The Potomac and Rappahannock Transportation Commission (PRTC) offers two separate commuter bus lines with direct service to the Tysons Corner Metrorail Station where passengers can shop or hop onto Metro.

PW Chamber of Commerce Asks Supervisors to Reconsider Tax Rate

PW Chamber of Commerce Asks Supervisors to Reconsider Tax Rate

The Prince William Chamber of Commerce has written a letter to the County Board of Supervisors asking them to adopt a higher residential property tax rate that is not based upon the consumer price index (CPI-U).

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Nokesville Man Charged with Indecent Exposure

Nokesville Man Charged with Indecent Exposure

| March 5, 2015 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William County Police charged Paul Arthur Cocca, 64, of Nokesville with indecent exposure March 3, following reports that the suspect was sitting outside of a Woodbridge salon exposing himself to employees through a window.

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City of Manassas Declares Snow Emergency

City of Manassas Declares Snow Emergency

| March 4, 2015 | 0 Comments | News

This means that cars parked along designated snow emergency routes are subject to towing and fines.

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Prince William Supervisors Advertise Real Estate Tax Increase of 3.88%

Prince William Supervisors Advertise Real Estate Tax Increase of 3.88%

| March 4, 2015 | 0 Comments | News

The Prince William Board of County Supervisors set their advertised real estate tax rate at 1.122 per $100 of assessed value for Fiscal Year 2016 (FY16).

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WEATHER BEAT: Significant Snow Likely Thursday

WEATHER BEAT: Significant Snow Likely Thursday

| March 4, 2015 | 0 Comments | Weather

It’s the winter that keeps on giving. After 13 inches of snow last month, we could be looking at close to that amount again this month.

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Police Investigate Gainesville Burglary

Police Investigate Gainesville Burglary

| March 4, 2015 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William County Police investigated a burglary in the 14800 block of Cartagena Drive in Gainesville March 2.

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UPDATED: NWS Upgrades Winter Storm Watch to Warning for Thursday

UPDATED: NWS Upgrades Winter Storm Watch to Warning for Thursday

| March 3, 2015 | 0 Comments | Weather

The National Weather Service has upgraded the Winter Weather Watch to a Warning, with 4-8 inches of snow expected to fall and a trace of ice in the area from midnight to 9 p.m. Thursday.

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Schools Don’t Have Paper, Toilet Paper

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Schools Don’t Have Paper, Toilet Paper

| March 3, 2015 | 0 Comments | Education

A mother shares that her daughter’s high school limits toilet paper in student bathrooms and the amount of paper teachers can use for student assignments.

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Commuting to Tysons is Easy with PRTC

Commuting to Tysons is Easy with PRTC

| March 3, 2015 | 0 Comments | Bristow Biz

The Potomac and Rappahannock Transportation Commission (PRTC) offers two separate commuter bus lines with direct service to the Tysons Corner Metrorail Station where passengers can shop or hop onto Metro.

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Prince William Chamber of Commerce to Present Valor Awards to Local Heroes

Prince William Chamber of Commerce to Present Valor Awards to Local Heroes

| March 3, 2015 | 0 Comments | Community

This year, for the first time, the public is invited to attend.

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VDOT Warns Tuesday Evening Commute will be ‘Long, Difficult’

VDOT Warns Tuesday Evening Commute will be ‘Long, Difficult’

| March 3, 2015 | 0 Comments | News

The Virginia Department of Transportation said residents will face a hazardous commute Tuesday evening as sleet and freezing rain are forecast for the area.

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UPDATED: PWCS Prepares for Potentially Dangerous Weather; Early Dismissals Possible

UPDATED: PWCS Prepares for Potentially Dangerous Weather; Early Dismissals Possible

| March 3, 2015 | 0 Comments | Weather

Ahead of a weather advisory calling for a potentially dangerous mix of snow and freezing rain Tuesday afternoon, Prince William County Schools announced they will adjust dismissal times for students if necessary.

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WEATHER BEAT: Winter Weather Sticks Around this Week

WEATHER BEAT: Winter Weather Sticks Around this Week

| March 3, 2015 | 0 Comments | Weather

We’ve got sleet/freezing rain Tuesday and more the potential for more snow Thursday.

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Police Charge Man in Chemical Attack on 64-year-old Woman

Police Charge Man in Chemical Attack on 64-year-old Woman

| March 3, 2015 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William County Police charged Mario Roberto Martel-Carbajal, 29, with robbery, malicious wounding and grand larceny following an alleged attack Feb. 27 on a 64-year-old Manassas Park woman, who was looking to sell him jewelry.

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Prince William Requires 3.8 Tax Increase to Fund Priorities

Prince William Requires 3.8 Tax Increase to Fund Priorities

| March 2, 2015 | 0 Comments | News

The supervisors realized that they would need to raise real estate taxes 3.8 percent in Fiscal Year 2016 (FY16) to include all the programs they consider necessary.

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UPDATE: March 2 Brentsville Town Hall Meeting Cancelled

UPDATE: March 2 Brentsville Town Hall Meeting Cancelled

| March 2, 2015 | 0 Comments | News

Due to the weather-related closing of Prince William County schools, the March 2 Brentsville District Town Hall meeting has been cancelled.

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Restaurant Inspections: Tuscani Italian Grill Cited for 16 Health Code Violations

Restaurant Inspections: Tuscani Italian Grill Cited for 16 Health Code Violations

| March 2, 2015 | 0 Comments | Thought for Food

The Prince William Health District cited local Italian restaurant Tuscani Italian Grill for 16 violations of the health code.

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VDOTS Warns of Icy Conditions for Monday Commute

VDOTS Warns of Icy Conditions for Monday Commute

| March 1, 2015 | 0 Comments | Weather

After the rain ends overnight, the Virginia Department of Transportation crews will continue to treat area roads with salt and sand into the Monday morning rush hour.

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Prince William Office of Elections Releases List of Candidates for Local Elections

Prince William Office of Elections Releases List of Candidates for Local Elections

| March 1, 2015 | 0 Comments | News

The Prince William Office of Elections has released its list of candidates who have filed to run for various local elections.

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BUSY IN BRISTOW: An Odyssey to Remember

BUSY IN BRISTOW: An Odyssey to Remember

Parents never expect when they buy their first minivan that they are indeed embarking on an Odyssey.

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UPDATED: Winter Weather Advisory Upgraded to Warning; Schools Cancel Sunday Activities

UPDATED: Winter Weather Advisory Upgraded to Warning; Schools Cancel Sunday Activities

| February 28, 2015 | 0 Comments | Weather

As freezing rain continues to fall throughout the area, the National Weather Service has upgraded the Winter Storm Advisory to a Winter Storm Watch.

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Restaurant Inspections: Pizza NY Margherita Cited for 12 Health Code Violations

Restaurant Inspections: Pizza NY Margherita Cited for 12 Health Code Violations

| February 27, 2015 | 0 Comments | Thought for Food

Popular Gainesville restaurant Pizza NY Margherita was cited for 12 violations of the health code during a routine inspection Feb. 4 for issues ranging from food storage to temperature issues.

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Manassas Man Charged with Sexually Assaulting Minor in 2013

Manassas Man Charged with Sexually Assaulting Minor in 2013

| February 26, 2015 | 0 Comments | News

Detectives from the Special Victims Unit charged Rodney Eugene Thompson, 38, of Manassas with Aggravated Sexual Battery Feb. 25, following an investigation of an incident that occurred in 2013.

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Brookfield Homes Withdraws Birkwood at Braemar Application

Brookfield Homes Withdraws Birkwood at Braemar Application

| February 25, 2015 | 0 Comments | News

When Brentsville’s Supervisor denied a deferral of the public hearing, Brookfield Homes pulled their application for Birkwood at Braemar.

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NWS Issues Winter Weather Advisory; 1-2 Inches of Snow Possible

NWS Issues Winter Weather Advisory; 1-2 Inches of Snow Possible

| February 25, 2015 | 0 Comments | Weather

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for D.C. suburbs for midnight until noon Thursday, but forecasters suggest that residents might not see much accumulation.

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PW Chamber of Commerce Asks Supervisors to Reconsider Tax Rate

PW Chamber of Commerce Asks Supervisors to Reconsider Tax Rate

| February 25, 2015 | 0 Comments | Bristow Biz

The Prince William Chamber of Commerce has written a letter to the County Board of Supervisors asking them to adopt a higher residential property tax rate that is not based upon the consumer price index (CPI-U).

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PWCS Provides List of Programs including Costs, Benefits

PWCS Provides List of Programs including Costs, Benefits

| February 24, 2015 | 0 Comments | Education

The PWCS website recently posted a list of strategic programs that could possibly be eliminated.

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Superintendent Presents Unbalanced Budget

Superintendent Presents Unbalanced Budget

| February 24, 2015 | 0 Comments | News

At the request of the School Board, PWCS Superintendent Steven Walts presented an unbalanced budget with a shortfall of $17.5 million.

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Proposed State Budget Includes Teacher, Police Raises

Proposed State Budget Includes Teacher, Police Raises

Virginia teachers, state troopers and other state employees would all receive pay raises thanks to a state budget agreement moving toward approval in the General Assembly.

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PWC Gets $1.5 Million to Study Gainesville, Haymarket VRE Extension

PWC Gets $1.5 Million to Study Gainesville, Haymarket VRE Extension

| February 24, 2015 | 1 Comment | News

The Northern Virginia Transportation Authority awarded Prince William County a $1.5 million grant to study the feasibility of bringing the Virginia Railway Express (VRE) to Gainesville and Haymarket.

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Podiatrist joins the Blue Ridge Orthopaedic & Spine Center

Podiatrist joins the Blue Ridge Orthopaedic & Spine Center

| February 23, 2015 | 0 Comments | Bristow Biz

Blue Ridge Orthopaedic & Spine Center is pleased to introduce Podiatrist, Dr. Yevgeny Kats to you as the newest member of our family.

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