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UPDATE: Brentsville Town Hall Meeting Rescheduled at new Location

UPDATE: Brentsville Town Hall Meeting Rescheduled at new Location

The Brentsville District Town Hall meeting has been rescheduled for Monday, March 2 beginning at 7:30 p.m. at a new location.

Manassas Man Charged with Sexually Assaulting Minor in 2013

Manassas Man Charged with Sexually Assaulting Minor in 2013

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.

Education

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.

PWCS Suspends Outerwear Policy During Extreme Cold for Students in Trailers

PWCS Suspends Outerwear Policy During Extreme Cold for Students in Trailers

During the coldest days of the year, Prince William parents can expect their children’s schools will bend the rules, allowing students to wear coats or jackets during passing times, which take them outside of the main school building.

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

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).

Podiatrist joins the Blue Ridge Orthopaedic & Spine Center

Podiatrist joins the Blue Ridge Orthopaedic & Spine Center

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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UPDATE: Brentsville Town Hall Meeting Rescheduled at new Location

UPDATE: Brentsville Town Hall Meeting Rescheduled at new Location

| February 27, 2015 | 0 Comments | News

The Brentsville District Town Hall meeting has been rescheduled for Monday, March 2 beginning at 7:30 p.m. at a new location.

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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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BUSY IN BRISTOW: Cabin Fever, ‘Calgon … Take Me Away!’

BUSY IN BRISTOW: Cabin Fever, ‘Calgon … Take Me Away!’

| February 23, 2015 | 0 Comments | Busy in Bristow

During cabin fever moms fantasize about escaping to a tropic island, knowing none of that is realistic.

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VDOT Makes Progress on Local Roads; Warns of Changing Road Conditions

VDOT Makes Progress on Local Roads; Warns of Changing Road Conditions

| February 22, 2015 | 0 Comments | News

Following a very messy Saturday storm, the Virginia Department of Transportation urges drivers to be alert to the changing road conditions across the region Sunday as snow begins to melt.

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WEATHER BEAT: More Winter Weather this Weekend

WEATHER BEAT: More Winter Weather this Weekend

| February 21, 2015 | 0 Comments | Weather

Old Man Winter is at it again! In case we weren’t satisfied with the four inches of snow that refuses to melt or the arctic air that refuses to show us some mercy, he’s going to deliver us a little more winter weather.

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NWS Issues Winter Weather Advisory for Weekend, VDOT Prepping for Wintery Mix

NWS Issues Winter Weather Advisory for Weekend, VDOT Prepping for Wintery Mix

| February 20, 2015 | 0 Comments | Weather

Residents will see a mixed bag this weekend.

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PWCS Suspends Outerwear Policy During Extreme Cold for Students in Trailers

PWCS Suspends Outerwear Policy During Extreme Cold for Students in Trailers

| February 20, 2015 | 0 Comments | Education

During the coldest days of the year, Prince William parents can expect their children’s schools will bend the rules, allowing students to wear coats or jackets during passing times, which take them outside of the main school building.

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Supervisors Briefed on Sheltering of Homeless, during Weather Emergency

Supervisors Briefed on Sheltering of Homeless, during Weather Emergency

| February 20, 2015 | 0 Comments | News

County staff briefs supervisors on the status of homeless individuals during this week’s weather emergency.

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Manassas DMV to Close Friday, Saturday; Mobile Office to Open

Manassas DMV to Close Friday, Saturday; Mobile Office to Open

| February 19, 2015 | 0 Comments | News

Manassas Customer Service Center will be closed Friday and Saturday, Feb. 20 and 21, due to water damage.

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Qarni Opposes Use of Public Funds to Establish Virginia Charter Schools, Fund Private Education

Qarni Opposes Use of Public Funds to Establish Virginia Charter Schools, Fund Private Education

| February 19, 2015 | 0 Comments | Education

Democratic Candidate for State Senate Atif Qarni (29th District) commented that he opposes Senator Obenshain’s proposed Constitutional Amendment to make it easer to establish charter schools in the state.

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PWC Current Budget Proposal Would Require Painful Cuts

PWC Current Budget Proposal Would Require Painful Cuts

| February 18, 2015 | 0 Comments | News

The preliminary Prince William County tax budget, based on 1.3 percent property tax increase, would require layoffs, salary freezes, program eliminations and delays on delivery of youth fields.

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VDOT Warns of Difficult Wednesday P.M. Commute; Winter Weather Advisory Issued

VDOT Warns of Difficult Wednesday P.M. Commute; Winter Weather Advisory Issued

| February 18, 2015 | 0 Comments | Weather

The Virginia Department of Transportation warns residents to expect slippery roads and low visibility Wednesday evening when snow squalls with heavy bands of snow could quickly cover roads, reduce visibility and make driving treacherous in the area.

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‘Tebow Bill’ Passes; Home-Schooled Students Can Participate in Extracurricular Activities

‘Tebow Bill’ Passes; Home-Schooled Students Can Participate in Extracurricular Activities

| February 18, 2015 | 0 Comments | News

RICHMOND – The Senate passed a bill on Tuesday that would allow home-schooled students to participate in extracurricular activities such as sports, debate and band at their local public school.

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WEATHER BEAT: More Snow and Frigid Temps on the Way

WEATHER BEAT: More Snow and Frigid Temps on the Way

| February 18, 2015 | 0 Comments | Weather

What if I were to tell you that the coldest air of the season still has yet to arrive despite several days of frigid temperatures? It’s true, and there’s plenty where that came from.

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VDOT Makes Progress on Local Roads

VDOT Makes Progress on Local Roads

| February 17, 2015 | 0 Comments | News

The Virginia Department of Transportation continues to focus on neighborhoods and preparing for an overnight refreeze on county roads.

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VDOT Urges Residents to Stay Off Roads Tuesday Morning

VDOT Urges Residents to Stay Off Roads Tuesday Morning

| February 17, 2015 | 0 Comments | News

The Virginia Department of Transportation is asking motorists to delay travel in Fairfax, Loudoun, Prince William and Arlington counties this morning so crews can work to clear and treat snow covered roads.

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Dangerous Cold Follows Snow

Dangerous Cold Follows Snow

| February 17, 2015 | 0 Comments | Weather

As the snow tapers off Tuesday morning, the next weather threat comes in the form of an “exceptionally cold airmass” that will engulf the area Thursday, potentially bringing low temperatures below zero degrees.

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Governor Calls for State of Emergency

Governor Calls for State of Emergency

| February 16, 2015 | 0 Comments | News

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe called a State of Emergency for the entire Commonwealth to go into effect as of 3 p.m., Feb. 16.

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WEATHER BEAT: Snowstorm Could Drop Half a Foot or More Monday into Tuesday

WEATHER BEAT: Snowstorm Could Drop Half a Foot or More Monday into Tuesday

| February 16, 2015 | 0 Comments | Weather

Here we go again! With all this cold air we’ve been suffering in, we deserve a good snowfall as our reward. I know what you’re thinking; I’ll believe it when I see it. Yes, I’m on the same boat as you guys, but the latest models have me excited. I have a strong feeling that this is our storm!

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Restaurant Inspections: China Jade of Gainesville Cited for Multiple Repeat Violations

Restaurant Inspections: China Jade of Gainesville Cited for Multiple Repeat Violations

| February 16, 2015 | 0 Comments | News, Thought for Food

The Prince William Health District cited Gainesville restaurant China Jade for 15 violations of the health code, 12 of which were repeat violations for food storage and cleanliness issues.

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UPDATED: Winter Storm Watch Upgraded to Warning

UPDATED: Winter Storm Watch Upgraded to Warning

| February 15, 2015 | 0 Comments | Weather

The National Weather Service has upgraded the Winter Storm Watch to a Warning from 6 p.m. Monday to noon Tuesday.

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