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Upcoming winter weather about like last winter, the experts say at VDOT annual snow meeting

According to Lauren Mollerup, the district maintenance engineer for VDOT, this winter looks like it's shaping up to mirror last year's weather. "We're likely to have a winter, according to the National Weather Service, similar to what we had last year."

Take the “I recycle” pledge in Prince William County on Nov. 15 and possibly win a prize

Prince William area residents can sign the recycling pledge at the library, or visit and take the pledge on line by November 20.

Broadband Task Force to work on rural broadband access issues Oct. 30

Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-1) along with Federal Communications Commission Chairman, Ajit Pai, will hold a Broadband Task Force Meeting to resolve rural broadband access issues in the First District of Virginia on Monday, Oct. 30, from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Northern Neck Electrical Cooperative, 173 Pine Street, Warsaw, Virginia 22572.

You think you know how to drive during deer season?  Here are 6 good tips

Fall is the breeding season for deer. Consequently, they are more active now than at any other time of the year. In addition to more deer activity, motorists will soon be commuting in the dark, increasing the likelihood of encountering a deer on the road.

Occoquan Regional Park closed for construction; FOTO volunteers should pick another site Oct. 14

Friends of the Occoquan (FOTO) will hold the fall Occoquan River cleanup on Saturday, Oct. 14.**We are in need of boaters to help assist along the waterways at the various sites. Contact FOTO at 703-624-7124 if you can help us out!**

Marsteller students and staff return to building; smoke blamed on malfunctioning copy machine

Staff and students have returned to the building at Marsteller Middle School in Bristow Oct. 10 following a precautionary evacuation.

Autonomous car software firm to invest $3.8 million to expand R&D near Charlottesville

Governor Terry McAuliffe has announced that Perrone Robotics, a developer of autonomous car software, will invest $3.8 million to expand its research and development operation in Albemarle County to add to its test track and facilities.

Boeing to acquire Aurora Flight Sciences in Manassas to advance Autonomous Technology Capabilities

Boeing [NYSE: BA] plans to acquire Aurora Flight Sciences Corporation, a world-class innovator, developer and manufacturer of advanced aerospace platforms under an agreement signed by the companies, according to a news release. Aurora, headquartered at Manassas Airport, specializes in autonomous systems technologies to enable advanced robotic aircraft for future aerospace applications and vehicles.

Town meeting Oct. 11 on Fact, Fiction and Future of Rural Crescent

A Brentsville District Town Hall Meeting on "The Rural Crescent - Fact, Fiction and the Future will be held by Supervisor Jeanine Lawson and Delegate Rich Anderson on Wednesday, Oct. 11 at 7 p.m. at Brentsville District High School, 12109 Aden Rd., Nokesville, VA 20181.

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