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UPDATE: Police Arrest 15-Year-Old for Woodbridge Double Homicide

Upon preforming the welfare check, two adult men were located unresponsive, both suffering from apparent gunshot wounds.

UPDATED: Washington Commanders Purchase Land in Prince William County

The Washington Commanders NFL Football team purchased 200 acres of land in Prince William County for new football stadium, according to ESPN.

NPCA: Proposed Data Centers in Northern Virginia Threaten National Parks, Drinking Water

The National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA) and CEA Engineers release analysis showing negative impacts data centers could have on waterways and national parks in Prince William County.

Governor Glenn Youngkin Announces Violent Crime Task Force

RICHMOND, VA – Governor Glenn Youngkin today formally announced the creation of a task force of executive branch and office of the Attorney General officials to better align strategies to …

Local Businesses Host 'Best Teacher Contest' 2021-22

Bill DePugh, a Northern Virginia Real Estate Agent with Century 21 New Millennium, thinks it is time to recognize teachers who have made a positive impact.

Local Education News

Virtual Hockey Program Teaches Bristow Run Students STEM

Washington Capitals and Everfi, sponsored the event utilizing the Everfi’s Future Goals program, a hockey-themed STEM curriculum.

Teachables Honors Exceptional Teachers of 2022

Teachables in Bristow is celebrating teachers, this Teacher Appreciation Week, by honoring seven local teachers as 'Teachables' Annual Teachers of the Year for 2022.'

Prince William School Board Hears Presentation on Changing School Bell Schedules

The Prince William County School Board revisited the issue of changing school start and dismissal times at its April 20 meeting.

VDOE Connects Schools to Virginia Food Through Pilot Procurement Program

The Virginia Department of Education is partnering with regional food hubs to deliver nearly $2.2 million worth of locally produced and grown food products to school nutrition programs in the commonwealth.
Lifestyle

Flags for Heroes Walk & Ceremony

Purchase a flag to sponsor a hero

Overcoming Obstacles for Self Empowerment

Beth Douglas of EatFitLife advises on how to stay focused on your goals regardless of obstacles.

Clean House with Affordable Cleaning Services

Surprise your loved ones with a freshly cleaned house. 

5 Steps to Detoxify Your Body Naturally

(Family Features) According to Ayurvedic practices, an ancient Indian science focused on whole-body healing and health optimization, it may be beneficial to detoxify. Consider these steps toward detoxification from the experts at Buddha Teas.

6 Foods with Important Nutrients for Infants

(Family Features) From birth and beyond, proper nutrition is fundamental for continued health. Consider these sources of important nutrients.
Hot Topics
Food

Chef-Worthy Summer Classics

(Family Features) Steak enthusiasts and burger lovers alike can show off their summer cooking skills with these recipes for Southwest Steaks with Creamy Peppercorn Sauce and Parmesan-Herb Fries and Fried Lobster Po Boy Cheeseburgers.

Health

Ready to walk down the aisle? Beauty tips for everyone in the wedding party

(BPT) - There are many moving pieces and details involved with planning a wedding, and while the happy couple runs the show, the wedding party also has responsibilities and is in the …

Money Matters

Grocery Store Savings Hacks

(Family Features) As people continue to eat more meals at home, shoppers everywhere are feeling the pinch of increasing prices on nearly every item at the grocery store. As you look for ways to save at the grocery store, consider these tactics.

Pets

5 Healthy Habits to Help Reduce Stress

(Family Features) While some stress is unavoidable and can be good for you, constant or chronic stress can have real consequences for your mental and physical health. Consider these tips for reducing stress and cultivating a positive mindset to improve health and well-being.

Home improvement

How to live BIG in your backyard this summer

(BPT) - The sun is shining, a warm breeze is blowing and you’re itching to get outside. You finally step out the door, and what do you see? A vast, empty space with untapped potential. When it …

Travel

Ready for a summer getaway? 3 tips for planning a family vacation

(BPT) - Summer vacations are an excellent opportunity to unwind, bond with your family and make memories. Summer is also one of the most popular times to travel, so it’s time to start planning …

Green Living

Spring clean your office: 5 tips for organizing your space and stocking greener products

(BPT) - Sponsored by Office DepotSpring has arrived, which means it's time to clean and tidy up your living spaces, including your office. Whether you work from home or commute to the office, a clean …

Education

3 Fun, Easy Ways to Keep Kids Learning During Summer

(Family Features) It can be easy to forget how much children learn through play, but they have a natural sense of curiosity. Consider these three tips to help your family incorporate learning classroom concepts in summer fun.

Community
Virginia tackles skyrocketing fatal drug overdoses
RICHMOND, Va. -- Opioid overdoses led to more than 9,900 emergency room visits in Virginia in 2020, a roughly 30% increase from 2019, according to the Virginia Department of Health.
Senate Kaine, Congressman Wittman Address US's Baby Formula Shortage Crisis
Senator Tim Kaine announced the Biden Administration has taken steps to increase production and availability of baby food formula in the United States.
Danica Roem to Run for Virginia Senate in 2023
Virginia Del. Danica Roem- D of the 13th District announced her 2023 run for the Virginia Senate, this morning. She hopes to represent the newly formed 30th district that includes Manassas, Manassas …
Do the math: Buying a home now is possible
(BPT) - With record low housing supply and high inflation contributing to skyrocketing home prices, the barriers to owning a home may seem insurmountable. But buying a home in a sustainable, …
Four essentials every backyard ‘Staycation Station’ needs this summer
(BPT) - Picture this: You’re floating in the pool, enjoying some relief from the heat while lunch is sizzling on the grill. You hear soft music, the gentle sound of sprinklers splashing and …
New Resident at Carried to Full Term Moms & Babies Gets a Fresh Start
Last week, Miss Greene, 22, of Georgia, was homeless and pregnant. Today, she has a home, a support network, and a path towards independent motherhood.
Opinion
Do you want a congressman or a campaigner? One solves problems, the other is a complainer... My name is Jeff Mayhugh, and I am running for congress in the 10th district.
Mary Zalaskus of Gainesville believes Prince William County's millennial Rural Crescent land-use policy has failed not only the county's rural landowners but the entire county.
"The BOCS is crowing that they have killed the Bi-County Parkway (BCP) but the applicant’s submission and existing VDOT plans tell another story. "
I was extremely disappointed to read Dr. [Babur] Lateef’s letter to the editor of Inside NOVA endorsing the Prince William Digital Gateway proposal.
Virginia Governor Youngkin has established a tip line to report teachers. Please report your PWCS teachers now!
LOCAL BUSINESS HIGHLIGHT

BLACK CAT WAX Celebrates Three Years!

Black Cat Wax, a full-body waxing studio for women & men in Gainesville, is known for its exceptional guest service. Denise Coleman and her team pride themselves on providing a quick and easy body hair removal experience

Where Would You Like To Read Bristow Beat?

You probably have your favorite way of reading Bristow Beat. And while there is no wrong way to read Bristow Beat online, you may not know that we have a presence on many social media platforms such …

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