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Author Archive: Stacy Shaw

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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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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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VDOT Celebrates Opening of Route 29 Interchange

VDOT Celebrates Opening of Route 29 Interchange

| July 9, 2015 | 0 Comments | News

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) celebrated the opening of their Route 29/Interstate 66 interchange in Gainesville with a ceremony and ribbon-cutting Thursday morning.

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Serving Our Willing Warrior Retreat Opens at Bull Run

Serving Our Willing Warrior Retreat Opens at Bull Run

| July 6, 2015 | 0 Comments | Community

This Independence Day the community came together to celebrate veterans and the community volunteers that helped make the Willing Warrior Retreat at Bull Run a reality.

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Local Officer Wins Overall Motorcycle Novice Award at World Games

Local Officer Wins Overall Motorcycle Novice Award at World Games

| July 5, 2015 | 0 Comments | Community

Prince William Officer Justin Bonner won a gold medal in the Cone Course Novice Division and was also awarded the “Todd Ricks Award,” as overall motorcycle winner in the World Police and Fire Game.

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Cinder Block Thrown Through Bristow Truck Window; ‘Medical Air gun’ Missing

Cinder Block Thrown Through Bristow Truck Window; ‘Medical Air gun’ Missing

| July 2, 2015 | 0 Comments | News

Dunbarton is a gated 55+ community in Bristow, but that did not deter someone from taking “a great big cinder block” and throwing it through the window of a truck parked at a residence on Forman Drive.

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Dominion Power Eliminates Three Routes from Consideration

Dominion Power Eliminates Three Routes from Consideration

| June 29, 2015 | 0 Comments | News

Dominion Power recently announced they have eliminated three routes from consideration for their Haymarket/Gainesville high voltage transmission lines.

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More PWCS Students Opted Out of SOLs than last year

More PWCS Students Opted Out of SOLs than last year

| June 29, 2015 | 0 Comments | Education

This year, the number of Prince William County students who opted out of the SOLs more than doubled, increasing by approximately 50 students.

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NWS Confirms Tornado in Bristow, Manassas Saturday

NWS Confirms Tornado in Bristow, Manassas Saturday

| June 23, 2015 | 0 Comments | News

The National Weather Service confirmed that it was in fact a tornado in Bristow.

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UPDATED: Hertiage Hunt Blaze Caused by Lightning During Storm

UPDATED: Hertiage Hunt Blaze Caused by Lightning During Storm

| June 20, 2015 | 0 Comments | News

Lightning was the likely cause of a house fire Saturday evening in Gainesville’s Heritage Hunt community.

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