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Jacobs Seeks to Attract New Commercial Interests to Brentsville

Jacobs Seeks to Attract New Commercial Interests to Brentsville

Scott Jacobs of Nokesville has declared his candidacy to become the new Brentsville Supervisor.

Police Search for Suspect in Attempted Burglary of Bristow Animal Hospital

Police Search for Suspect in Attempted Burglary of Bristow Animal Hospital

Prince William County Police responded to Caring Hands Animal Hospital, located 12733 Braemar Village Plaza in Bristow, to investigate an attempted burglary April 22.

Education

Boundary Recommendations for 12th PWCS High School Affect Western End Schools

Boundary Recommendations for 12th PWCS High School Affect Western End Schools

Prince William County Schools boundary recommendations for the 12th High School would affect some western Prince William neighborhoods and students at Brentsville, Patriot and Battlefield.

School Board Decides on New High School, Middle School Designs

School Board Decides on New High School, Middle School Designs

Following the new middle school discussion, the School Board decided to build the new western end high school using the Freedom/Battlefield High School prototype design.

Arts & Entertainment

MOVIE REVIEW: Transcendence May be one to Pass over

MOVIE REVIEW: Transcendence May be one to Pass over

“Transcendence” and Good Friday seemed to go together in this biblical version of the birth, death and resurrection of artificial intelligence (AI). Even though I love science fiction, this may be one you want to pass over.

Wolf Trap Announces Second Round of 2014 Summer Concerts

Wolf Trap Announces Second Round of 2014 Summer Concerts

Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts revealed 22 more artists that will be coming to the Filene Center as part of its 2014 summer season.

Business

NVBIA Parade of Homes to Include Pighini Custom Builders in Nokesville

NVBIA Parade of Homes to Include Pighini Custom Builders in Nokesville

The Northern Virginia Building Industry Association (NVBIA) “Parade of Homes” is April 26 and 27.

Bristow Man Launches Gardening Content, eCommerce Site ‘Blooming Secrets’

Bristow Man Launches Gardening Content, eCommerce Site ‘Blooming Secrets’

Bloomingsecrets.com, is a gardening website for gardeners of varying experience levels.

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Boundary Recommendations for 12th PWCS High School Affect Western End Schools

Boundary Recommendations for 12th PWCS High School Affect Western End Schools

| April 25, 2014 | 0 Comments | Education

Prince William County Schools boundary recommendations for the 12th High School would affect some western Prince William neighborhoods and students at Brentsville, Patriot and Battlefield.

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Jacobs Seeks to Attract New Commercial Interests to Brentsville

Jacobs Seeks to Attract New Commercial Interests to Brentsville

| April 24, 2014 | 0 Comments | News

Scott Jacobs of Nokesville has declared his candidacy to become the new Brentsville Supervisor.

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School Board Decides on New High School, Middle School Designs

School Board Decides on New High School, Middle School Designs

| April 24, 2014 | 0 Comments | Education

Following the new middle school discussion, the School Board decided to build the new western end high school using the Freedom/Battlefield High School prototype design.

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Police Search for Suspect in Attempted Burglary of Bristow Animal Hospital

Police Search for Suspect in Attempted Burglary of Bristow Animal Hospital

| April 24, 2014 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William County Police responded to Caring Hands Animal Hospital, located 12733 Braemar Village Plaza in Bristow, to investigate an attempted burglary April 22.

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Prince William Supervisors Recommend Tax Rate of 1.148

Prince William Supervisors Recommend Tax Rate of 1.148

| April 23, 2014 | 1 Comment | News

The Board of County Supervisors recommended a tax rate of 1.148, or an average tax bill increase of 4.5 percent for the coming year. This is still lower than the 5.5 percent average tax bill increase as per the 1.158 advertised tax rate.

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Promenade at Virginia Gateway Debuts Several New Retailers

Promenade at Virginia Gateway Debuts Several New Retailers

| April 23, 2014 | 0 Comments | News

White House Black Market, LOFT, Francesca’s Collections, Soma Intimates, IT’SUGAR and Pinkberry will open April 26–27.

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Red Flag Warning in Effect until Wednesday Evening

Red Flag Warning in Effect until Wednesday Evening

| April 23, 2014 | 0 Comments | News

The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning for Northern Virginia from 11 a.m. until 8 p.m. Wednesday for strong gusty northwest winds, low humidity and dry air.

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Despite Cost, Residents Prefer Patriot Prototype Design for 13th High School

Despite Cost, Residents Prefer Patriot Prototype Design for 13th High School

| April 23, 2014 | 0 Comments | News

If residents could choose what the 13th high school in Prince William County will look like, it would be Patriot High School.

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Patriot High School to Host Autism Run

Patriot High School to Host Autism Run

April is Autism Awareness month, and in recognition, this Saturday, April 26, at 7 a.m., Patriot High School will host a 5K run at its location on Kettle Run Road in Nokesville.

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NVBIA Parade of Homes to Include Pighini Custom Builders in Nokesville

NVBIA Parade of Homes to Include Pighini Custom Builders in Nokesville

| April 22, 2014 | 0 Comments | Bristow Biz

The Northern Virginia Building Industry Association (NVBIA) “Parade of Homes” is April 26 and 27.

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Gainesville Day Care Staff Member Terminated for Milk Mix-Up

Gainesville Day Care Staff Member Terminated for Milk Mix-Up

| April 22, 2014 | 0 Comments | News

Willowcreek Academy day care center in Gainesville terminated the employment of a staff member because an infant had been given the wrong bottle of milk.

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El Tio Spirit Night Supports Boy’s Dream of Studying Abroad

El Tio Spirit Night Supports Boy’s Dream of Studying Abroad

| April 21, 2014 | 0 Comments | Thought for Food

El Tio Tex-Mex Grill at the Virginia Gateway Center in Gainesville will hold a spirit-night Wednsday, April 23 from 5 p.m. to closing to benefit a student who would like to study abroad.

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UPDATED: Trash Truck Accident Closes Part of Devlin Road

UPDATED: Trash Truck Accident Closes Part of Devlin Road

| April 21, 2014 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William County Police are warning residents to avoid Devlin Road due to a crash involving a trash truck.

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Lawson Vows to Listen to Brentsville Constituents

Lawson Vows to Listen to Brentsville Constituents

| April 21, 2014 | 0 Comments | News

Republican Jeanine Lawson of Bristow is running for Brentsville District Supervisor for a second time. She wants Brentsville residents to know she plans on listening to their concerns and being a leader they can trust.

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Restaurant Inspections: Health Inspectors Cite Bristow Foster’s Grille for Health Code Violations

Restaurant Inspections: Health Inspectors Cite Bristow Foster’s Grille for Health Code Violations

| April 21, 2014 | 0 Comments | Thought for Food

Foster’s Grille in Bristow received a visit from the Prince William Health District April 9 for a routine inspection; the restaurant was cited for repeated violations of the health code.

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SURVEY: Choose Which High School You Want to Build in Bristow

SURVEY: Choose Which High School You Want to Build in Bristow

| April 20, 2014 | 0 Comments | News

The Prince William County School Board is about to choose which prototype design they will use to construct the proposed 13th High School in Bristow. Which one do you think they should choose?

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MOVIE REVIEW: Transcendence May be one to Pass over

MOVIE REVIEW: Transcendence May be one to Pass over

“Transcendence” and Good Friday seemed to go together in this biblical version of the birth, death and resurrection of artificial intelligence (AI). Even though I love science fiction, this may be one you want to pass over.

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Stores, Restaurants Open on Easter Sunday

Stores, Restaurants Open on Easter Sunday

| April 20, 2014 | 0 Comments | News

If you need to make a last minute run to the store for chocolate bunnies, peeps, or ingredients for your Easter dinner, many local supermarkets and drug stores are open April 20.

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LETTER: Thank you Nokesville Volunteer Fire Department

LETTER: Thank you Nokesville Volunteer Fire Department

| April 19, 2014 | 0 Comments | Opinions

Yesterday while traveling west on Linton Hall Road, some debris or something was in the road, punctured my tire and one of my tires immediately blew and went flat.

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Wolf Trap Announces Second Round of 2014 Summer Concerts

Wolf Trap Announces Second Round of 2014 Summer Concerts

Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts revealed 22 more artists that will be coming to the Filene Center as part of its 2014 summer season.

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Developer’s Proffers Add Fields, Fix Road Curve in Gainesville

Developer’s Proffers Add Fields, Fix Road Curve in Gainesville

| April 17, 2014 | 0 Comments | News

Excited by the promise of new fields, trails and the correction of a deadly road curve in Gainesville, neighbors rally behind new development.

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Disney’s “Little Mermaid, Jr.” Takes Gainesville by Storm

Disney’s “Little Mermaid, Jr.” Takes Gainesville by Storm

| April 16, 2014 | 0 Comments | News

Gainesville Middle School took audiences on an underwater adventure late March presenting the Disney musical, “The Little Mermaid, Jr.”

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UPDATED: NWS Issues New Freeze Watch for Thursday Morning

UPDATED: NWS Issues New Freeze Watch for Thursday Morning

| April 16, 2014 | 0 Comments | News

The National Weather Service has issued a Freeze Watch for the area from 3 a.m. to 9 a.m. Wednesday morning.

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Gainesville Vehicle Stop Leads to 3 Narcotics Arrests

Gainesville Vehicle Stop Leads to 3 Narcotics Arrests

| April 16, 2014 | 0 Comments | News

Following the conclusion of an investigation into the suspected distribution of heroin and prescription pills, detectives from the Prince William-Manassas-Manassas Park Narcotics Task Force made three arrests.

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UPDATED: Police Warn of High Water Areas

UPDATED: Police Warn of High Water Areas

| April 15, 2014 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William County police are urging residents to use caution in several high water areas in the western end of the county.

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WEATHER BEAT: Rain Likely Tuesday; Easter Looks Dry and Mild

WEATHER BEAT: Rain Likely Tuesday; Easter Looks Dry and Mild

| April 15, 2014 | 0 Comments | Weather

I hope you enjoyed the weekend weather; Mother Nature is about to bring us yet another dose of cold air.

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DAY CARE INSPECTIONS: KinderCare Learning Center at Sudley Manor Cited for Improper Storage of Hazardous Materials

DAY CARE INSPECTIONS: KinderCare Learning Center at Sudley Manor Cited for Improper Storage of Hazardous Materials

| April 15, 2014 | 0 Comments | Education

The Virginia Department of Social Services inspected the KinderCare Learning Center at Sudley Manor Mar. 27. The agency noted violations in the storage of hazardous materials.

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Bad Company, Lynyrd Skynyrd Return to Bristow this Summer

Bad Company, Lynyrd Skynyrd Return to Bristow this Summer

| April 14, 2014 | 0 Comments | News

Rock legends Bad Company and Lynyrd Skynyrd will once again bring their co-headlining tour to Jiffy Lube Live in Bristow July 19.

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La Tagliatella Decides Against Promenade at Virginia Gateway Location

La Tagliatella Decides Against Promenade at Virginia Gateway Location

| April 14, 2014 | 1 Comment | News

Residents who were looking forward to the opening of a new Italian-themed restaurant in the area will be disappointed to learn La Tagliatella will not open a location at the Promenade at Virginia Gateway in Gainesville.

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Haymarket Earth Day Celebration Pleases Attendees of All Ages

Haymarket Earth Day Celebration Pleases Attendees of All Ages

Haymarket’s Earth Day and Spring Celebration organized by Spend The Day in Haymarket attracted a crowd for retail, food and entertainment on Washington Street.

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