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Northbound GW Parkway to remain closed over weekend due to sinkhole repair

Northbound George Washington Memorial Parkway will remain closed through the weekend as road crews and engineers work to fully assess the extent of the sinkhole and repair the road, according to a news release from National Park Service, which is in charge of the road.

Those spring chicks are so cute! Think you want to raise chickens? Here’s what you need to know

In four to five weeks, those little chicks will become full-grown chickens that require housing, feed, water and protection from predators. They also need good biosecurity to keep the birds and their owners healthy and disease-free. Biosecurity is a program designed to prevent the introduction and transmission of diseases into a flock or herd.

Veteran’s home in Alexandria to be weatherized tomorrow by Dominion volunteers and contractors

Dominion Energy employee volunteers and contractors tomorrow, March 7, will weatherize the Alexandria home of Steve Pagach, a Vietnam-era veteran. The project is part of the EnergyShare Weatherization program.

Va. Science Museum to have presence in Northern Virginia

Developed in partnership with the Fairfax-based Children’s Science Center, the new regional science center will be an extension of the Science Museum of Virginia

Freedom science teacher Jennifer Boyko, DCCA’s High School Teacher of Year

The Dale City Civic Association's High School Teacher of the Year was Jennifer Boyko, science teacher at Freedom High School. Boyko views teaching as the honor of influencing lives beyond a subject by modeling the importance of healthy communication, empathy, passion, and compassion.

David G. Brickley Youth Environmental Conservation Award goes to Aimen Khan, senior at Freedom High

Aimen Khan is the winner of the David G. Brickley Youth Environmental Conservation Award presented annually by the Dale City Civic Association. Currently, she is conducting research on invasive species, air quality, and energy sources in the Dale City area. She hopes her research will assist in the building of a local green house.

Serious legal consequences if animals left outside in extreme cold without adequate shelter and care

Virginia pet owners and law enforcement are reminded that animals cannot be left out in the cold without adequate shelter and care, and that there can be serious legal consequences, including charges of animal cruelty, if an animal is left in the cold without adequate shelter.

PWC businesses need to file annual recycling report by Feb. 15

All non-residential properties located in Prince William County are required to file an annual recycling report with the Department of Public Works by Feb. 15 about trash and recycling services for the property.

Supervisors return “Reserve at Long Forest” to PWC Planning Commission for future study

PWC Planning Commission will re-review development plans for Reserve at Long Forest. Item off agenda for Jan. 22 supervisors' meeting.

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