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VDOT Announces Emergency Roadway Repairs on I-66, Major Delays Expected During Morning Commute

VDOT Announces Emergency Roadway Repairs on I-66, Major Delays Expected During Morning Commute

The Virginia Department of Transportation announced that crews need to close a lane of I-66 between Nutley Street and I-495 for emergency roadway repair.

Thief Snatches Money, Watch, Shoes from Bristow Home

Thief Snatches Money, Watch, Shoes from Bristow Home

Prince William County Police responded to the 9800 block of Maitland Loop in Bristow Sunday for reports of a burglary.

Education

OP/ED: How to Fix Crowding? Start with Middle School

OP/ED: How to Fix Crowding? Start with Middle School

Candidate for school board chairman, Tim Singstock, thinks we need to look at the actual numbers and get real about reducing class sizes in Prince William County.

LIVE & LEARN: Wait! Who’s My Administrator?

LIVE & LEARN: Wait! Who’s My Administrator?

Columnist Riley O’Casey asks why Prince William County Schools couldn’t have reassigned administrators before the children left for the summer.

Arts & Entertainment

VIDEO: Mix-up at Jimmy Buffett Concert Leaves Some Parrotheads Marooned

VIDEO: Mix-up at Jimmy Buffett Concert Leaves Some Parrotheads Marooned

Some Parrotheads didn’t get to party at the June 20 Jimmy Buffett concert at Jiffy Lube Live in Bristow.

Van Halen Announces Bristow Concert

Van Halen Announces Bristow Concert

Powerhouse rockers Van Halen are bringing their hits (and antics) to Jiffy Lube Live Saturday, Aug, 29 in support of their upcoming Tokyo Dome Live in Concert

Business

RESTAURANT INSPECTIONS: Carini’s Pizzeria Cited for 11 Health Code Violations

RESTAURANT INSPECTIONS: Carini’s Pizzeria Cited for 11 Health Code Violations

During a routine inspection June 23, the Prince William Health District cited Carini’s Pizzeria, located at 13065 Fitzwater Drive in Nokesvile, for 11 violations including sanitary and equipment issues.

Award-Winning Bakery, Simply Desserts, to Open at Promenade at Va. Gateway

Award-Winning Bakery, Simply Desserts, to Open at Promenade at Va. Gateway

For a long time western Prince William residents have asked for a small, independently owned bakery. The wait is nearly over; the award-winning cake shop and bakery Simply Desserts will open at the the Promenade at Virginia Gateway in Gainesville this winter.

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VDOT Announces Emergency Roadway Repairs on I-66, Major Delays Expected During Morning Commute

VDOT Announces Emergency Roadway Repairs on I-66, Major Delays Expected During Morning Commute

| July 29, 2015 | 0 Comments | News

The Virginia Department of Transportation announced that crews need to close a lane of I-66 between Nutley Street and I-495 for emergency roadway repair.

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Thief Snatches Money, Watch, Shoes from Bristow Home

Thief Snatches Money, Watch, Shoes from Bristow Home

| July 29, 2015 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William County Police responded to the 9800 block of Maitland Loop in Bristow Sunday for reports of a burglary.

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Pro Golfer Asks for Help in Locating Missing Father

Pro Golfer Asks for Help in Locating Missing Father

| July 28, 2015 | 0 Comments | News

PGA Golfer Billy Hurley III is using the publicity surrounding the Quicken Loans Tournament in Gainesville to help locate his missing father, William Hurley II.

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EXTENDED FEATURE: Chapel Springs’ Hosts Series on Strengthening Marriages

EXTENDED FEATURE: Chapel Springs’ Hosts Series on Strengthening Marriages

| July 28, 2015 | 0 Comments | News

Chapel Springs Church in Bristow wants to do more than save marriages; they want to help them thrive.

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Agencies Prepare for Increased Traffic from Quicken Loans National Tournament

Agencies Prepare for Increased Traffic from Quicken Loans National Tournament

| July 28, 2015 | 0 Comments | News

With the Quicken Loans National golf tournament at the Robert Trent Jones Golf Club this week will come thousands of spectators to the event.

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Gainesville Woman Allegedly Attacked by Reckless Driver

Gainesville Woman Allegedly Attacked by Reckless Driver

| July 28, 2015 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William County Police charged Elizabeth Gissell Calquin-Osses, 34, of Gainesville with malicious wounding and reckless driving, following an alleged July 24 attack on an 18-year-old woman also of Gainesville.

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Local Teen Represents U.S. at Taekwondo Cadet World Championship

Local Teen Represents U.S. at Taekwondo Cadet World Championship

| July 27, 2015 | 0 Comments | News

Reigning U.S. Taekwondo National Champion Julian Kim of Haymarket has made a name for himself as a teen Taekwondo athlete; the modest 13-year-old brought home the gold medal after competing in the 2015 Taekwondo Cadet National Championship in July.

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RESTAURANT INSPECTIONS: Carini’s Pizzeria Cited for 11 Health Code Violations

RESTAURANT INSPECTIONS: Carini’s Pizzeria Cited for 11 Health Code Violations

| July 27, 2015 | 0 Comments | Bristow Biz

During a routine inspection June 23, the Prince William Health District cited Carini’s Pizzeria, located at 13065 Fitzwater Drive in Nokesvile, for 11 violations including sanitary and equipment issues.

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Police Charge Manassas Man in Attempted Abduction of 13-Year-Old Girl

Police Charge Manassas Man in Attempted Abduction of 13-Year-Old Girl

| July 24, 2015 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William County Police charged Dennis Alexander Marroquin, 35, of Manassas with malicious wounding and assault & battery following the alleged abduction of a 13-year-old female juvenile of Manassas June 24.

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Award-Winning Bakery, Simply Desserts, to Open at Promenade at Va. Gateway

Award-Winning Bakery, Simply Desserts, to Open at Promenade at Va. Gateway

| July 24, 2015 | 0 Comments | Bristow Biz

For a long time western Prince William residents have asked for a small, independently owned bakery. The wait is nearly over; the award-winning cake shop and bakery Simply Desserts will open at the the Promenade at Virginia Gateway in Gainesville this winter.

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OP/ED: How to Fix Crowding? Start with Middle School

OP/ED: How to Fix Crowding? Start with Middle School

| July 23, 2015 | 0 Comments | Education

Candidate for school board chairman, Tim Singstock, thinks we need to look at the actual numbers and get real about reducing class sizes in Prince William County.

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UPDATED: Gainesville Man Found Safe

UPDATED: Gainesville Man Found Safe

| July 23, 2015 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William Police announced Mohsan Mahmood of Gainesville was located and is safe.

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BARN, Inc. Transitions local Families into Permanent Homes

BARN, Inc. Transitions local Families into Permanent Homes

| July 23, 2015 | 0 Comments | Community

Transitional Housing BARN, Inc. in Bristow serves western Prince William, providing homes for homeless families and assisting them in transitioning to more permanent homes.

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Service Authority Seeks to Improve Water Quality in PWC

Service Authority Seeks to Improve Water Quality in PWC

| July 22, 2015 | 0 Comments | News

The more drinking water moves, the healthier it is for consumption.

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Thieves Steal Money, Credit Cards from Car in Gainesville Community

Thieves Steal Money, Credit Cards from Car in Gainesville Community

| July 22, 2015 | 0 Comments | News

A Bridlewood resident reported that someone entered her car overnight and stole credit cards and $60 cash.

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BROF Raises Money for 21 Local Organizations

BROF Raises Money for 21 Local Organizations

| July 20, 2015 | 0 Comments | News

The Blue Ridge Orthopedic and Spine Center’s waiting room transformed into a welcoming reception room for Blue Ridge Orthopedic Foundation’s annual “Cocktail Reception and Check Presentation” held July 17. During the reception, 21 non-profit organizations received financial donations raised by BROF.

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UPDATED: NWS Issues Heat Advisory, Air Quality Alert for Monday

UPDATED: NWS Issues Heat Advisory, Air Quality Alert for Monday

| July 20, 2015 | 0 Comments | News

The National Weather Service has issued a new Heat Advisory for Monday from 12 p.m. until 8 p.m. due to Heat Index Values that could reach 109 and temperatures in the upper 90s.

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RESTAURANT INSPECTIONS: AKA Sushi Cited for Sanitary, Food Storage Violations

RESTAURANT INSPECTIONS: AKA Sushi Cited for Sanitary, Food Storage Violations

| July 20, 2015 | 0 Comments | News

The Prince William Health District cited AKA Sushi, located at 10474 Bristow Center Drive, for 10 violations of the health code June 4.

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LIVE & LEARN: Wait! Who’s My Administrator?

LIVE & LEARN: Wait! Who’s My Administrator?

| July 19, 2015 | 0 Comments | Education

Columnist Riley O’Casey asks why Prince William County Schools couldn’t have reassigned administrators before the children left for the summer.

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WEATHER BEAT: Heatwave Arrives This Weekend

WEATHER BEAT: Heatwave Arrives This Weekend

| July 18, 2015 | 0 Comments | Weather

So far this summer, June has been the hottest month, but an upcoming heatwave could give June a run for its money.

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Route 28/Nokesville Road Closures Continue this Weekend

Route 28/Nokesville Road Closures Continue this Weekend

| July 17, 2015 | 0 Comments | News

Once again, the Virginia Department of Transportation is warning residents that Route 28/Nokesville Road will be closed between Aden Road and Battalion Square overnight Friday and Sunday so crews can continue storm sewer line work for the $69.9 million Route 28 widening project.

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VDOT Says Gainesville Interchange Not Finished

VDOT Says Gainesville Interchange Not Finished

| July 17, 2015 | 0 Comments | News

The Virginia Department of Transportation celebrated the completion of the $230 million Linton Hall/Route 29 Interchange project in Gainesville last Thursday, but they admit they still have work to do.

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Police Offer Residents Opportunity to Ride-Along

Police Offer Residents Opportunity to Ride-Along

| July 16, 2015 | 0 Comments | News

The Prince William County Police Department offers individuals the opportunity to ride-along during a normal tour of duty and experience the officer’s day-to-day duties and responsibilities.

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Police Investigate Assault, Armed Robbery of Bristow Man

Police Investigate Assault, Armed Robbery of Bristow Man

| July 16, 2015 | 0 Comments | News

A 24-year-old Bristow man was attacked and robbed July 13 by three unknown males while walking in the vicinity of Irongate Way and Community Drive in Manassas.

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New Primrose School of Bristow Hosts Grand Opening Event

New Primrose School of Bristow Hosts Grand Opening Event

| July 15, 2015 | 0 Comments | Bristow Biz

Primrose Schools Franchise Owners Tom and Vikki Cheng will host a grand opening event for local families to celebrate the new Primrose School of Bristow on Saturday, July 18, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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WEATHER BEAT: Mid-Summer Outlook Features Cooler Temps

WEATHER BEAT: Mid-Summer Outlook Features Cooler Temps

| July 15, 2015 | 0 Comments | Weather

So far this summer we have dealt with some pretty hot temperatures; although, definitely not the hottest summer on record. So far, we have seen fifteen days with temperatures at or above 90 degrees, ten of which happened in June. With that said, what does this mean for the remainder of summer.

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Online Hoax Riles Up Local Teens

Online Hoax Riles Up Local Teens

| July 15, 2015 | 0 Comments | News

Local teen girls recently took to social media to express their concern regarding the marketing efforts of a company, who they feared was a front for a sex trafficking ring.

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KINDERCARE: Day Care Staff Member Resigned, Not Fired

KINDERCARE: Day Care Staff Member Resigned, Not Fired

| July 15, 2015 | 0 Comments | News

Following an incident last month involving a teacher who inappropriately disciplined a 19-month-old child at the KinderCare Learning Center at Sudley Manor in Manassas, the staff member resigned and was not fired as as initially reported.

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Severe Thunderstorms Possible Tuesday; NWS Issues Flash Flood Watch

Severe Thunderstorms Possible Tuesday; NWS Issues Flash Flood Watch

| July 14, 2015 | 0 Comments | Weather

The National Weather Service is warning residents of the possibility of severe thunderstorms Tuesday afternoon and evening.

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Artemis VESS Brings Innovative 24/7 Pet Care to Bristow

Artemis VESS Brings Innovative 24/7 Pet Care to Bristow

| July 14, 2015 | 0 Comments | Bristow Biz

Bristow has a new 24-hour emergency animal clinic and it’s quite different than others in the area.

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