Archive for January, 2012
Bonnie and Richard Keller of Bristow are the founders of Reptile Rescue, Inc., a nonprofit organization which shelters, cares for and adopts out reptiles, such as turtles and tortoises, lizards and snakes, as pets.
On the afternoon of Sunday, Jan 29 Sameer Patel, one of three developers of the Bristow Commons and proprietor of the Bristow Montessori School, sat down with Bristow business leaders and community members to discuss their vision for retail growth in Bristow Commons and by extension Bristow. “You’re creating a community,” Patel told the group. [...]
The thermometer read 46 degrees in Bristow, but people were not focused on the cold. They came to Bristow Commons on Devlin Road to enjoy the outdoor markets, sample some cider, beef sliders, kettle popcorn and hopefully buy those and other tasty delights produced locally, following a sustainable agricultural model.
Write by the Rails, a networking group for Prince William County writers, hosted a book signing Friday from noon to 6 p.m. at Emoni’s Dessert Bar and Café’ in Dumfries where authors Steve Clapp, Carol Covin and Katherine Goddardt signed and sold copies of their recently published books. Cindy Brookshire, cofounder of the Manassas [...]
Firestone Complete Auto Care Centers’ plan to open in mid-Feb. might have been too optimistic.
Yes, there was a time when film did not forcibly shove junk into your face or crowd your ears with high volume rumbles and electronic soundtracks. The Artist takes us back to a time when the entire film industry completely changed its technological foundations almost overnight, effectively leaving behind thousands of talents who either resisted the change or were unable to assimilate into sound production. While the film got the basic aspects of the film down perfectly, it scrapes the bottom of the barrel.
Security measures were initiated at 12:30 p.m. on Jan. 27 at Brentsville District High and Nokesville Elementary School after a school resource officer reported a suspicious individual carrying a gun was spotted within the vicinity of Brentsville District High School.
In response to a second accident involving a truck and a Norfolk Southern train, the Virginia Department of Transportation has installed a portable message sign on southbound Route 29 in Gainesville.
Citing competition from SR 234 Business and Braemar Village Plaza, Miller and Smith deem the construction of an 85,000 sq. ft. retail center at Victory Lakes opened-ended.