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Government shutdown wreaking havoc with Metro finances and safety

Following inquiries by Virginia and Maryland’s Senators, the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) disclosed today, Jan.17, that it is losing, on average, $400,000 each weekday during the government shutdown. In response, the Senators issued the following statement:

US Navy Cruisers in concert at PWC plaza Saturday

A picnic supper, a blanket to sit upon and a canopy of stars can set the stage to enjoy a free concert Saturday evening at 7 at the Sean Connaughton Community Plaza at the Prince William County VA county complex.

PWC Police Beat 6/11/12

Prince William County Police Department's crime report for Monday, June 11, 2012 updates information regarding a Saturday night fatality in Manassas, VA in the vicinity of Dumfries Rd., Brentsville Rd. and Prince William Parkway and reports six home burglaries, with three showing no evidence of forced entry.

Visit Manassas Battlefield and 396 other national parks free on June 9

All national parks will observe National Get Outdoors Day this Saturday, June 9, with a free entry day to these facilities. The day raises awareness about the importance of physical activity outside and highlights the splendor of national parks. Take a walking tour and talk with a ranger at the battlefield Saturday.

PWC Board spells out accountability, transparency for district tax funds

The Prince William VA Board of County Supervisors has adopted a set of guidelines for using the tax funds that are annually budgeted for operating each magisterial district's office.

Prince William County hikes land development fees

Prince William County VA has raised its fees for land development two percent across the board and has revised and added other fees. There are some exceptions. The new fees go into effect July 1.

Adult, pet safely exit Woodbridge house fire

A previously damaged and repaired electrical cord caused a house fire in Woodbridge VA June 4. Smoke was billowing when firefighters arrived. An adult and a pet had safely evacuated the house, according to fire officials.

Manassas City Police Beat 6/5/12

Manassas VA City Police Department's crime report for Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Occoquan Town Council meeting to be held in conjunction with celestial event

Occoquan VA Town Council members and members of the public may be able to see some of the Transit of Venus, weather permitting, on June 5 when the council meets outdoors just across the Occoquan River in Fairfax County VA. Occoquan Mayor Earnie Porta plans to provide his personal telescope with sun filters for the community to use at the event beginning at about 6 p.m.
Today's Obituaries

Deanna “Dee” Schaeffer, 81, retired librarian for Occoquan and McAuliffe elementary schools

Deanna Schaeffer, who served as a school librarian in Prince William County Public Schools for 22 years, passed away on Dec. 16, 2018. She was 81.

Martha Cannon, retired math teacher from Osbourn Park HS, math sub Stonewall Jackson HS

A memorial service for retired OPHS math teacher Martha Cannon will be held at 2 p.m., on Saturday, January 5, at the Manassas Baptist Church.

Archie E. Schiff, 107, formerly of Pottsville, Pa., baseball player, veteran, business owner

Archie E. Schiff, 107, of Manassas, VA and formerly of Pottsville, PA, died Dec. 7, 2018. He was especially proud of the years he spent playing minor league baseball for the Pottsville team and sharing stories of all of the changes he had witnessed in his 107 years.
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