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Volunteers needed for 11th annual Occoquan River Cleanup this coming Saturday, Sept. 12

This Saturday, Sept. 12, is the date for the 11th Annual Occoquan River Cleanup sponsored by the Prince William Trails and Streams Coalition. The cleanup will run from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and will range along the length of the Occoquan River from Cedar Run/Broad Run, through Lake Jackson, and from the base of the Lake Jackson Dam to Hooes Run and the Town of Occoquan.

PWC to receive $110 million for three transportation projects - one in Dumfries, two in Woodbridge

Three transportation projects in eastern Prince William that county officials say will significantly impact mobility are slated to receive a total of $110 million in funding from Northern Virginia Transportation Authority as part of NVTA's 2020-2025 Six Year Program.

Dominion Energy says it is ready to help should the storm cause power outages

Here’s how you can be ready for any storm:

Occoquan Mayor advises residents to take precautions in advance of potential hurricane

What is often completely unpredictable is flash flooding associated with two of the perennial streams that flow through Town, Ballywhack Creek and Boundary Branch. In the past floodwaters have sometimes surged down Center and and Union Street, stranding cars and carrying substantial debris. Prince William County Emergency Operations Center is currently predicting substantial rainfall on Sunday and Monday. While we are hopeful that this will not result in flooding, we are urging everyone to take relevant precautions.

Time for a new refrigerator? Save 6% sales tax during Virginia’s Sales Tax Holiday Aug. 7-9

Northern Virginia Electric Cooperative encourages Virginians who need a new refrigerator to purchase one marked with the ENERGY STAR label during the commonwealth's Sales Tax Holiday, Aug. 7-9. Northern Virginians will save the state 6% sales tax. Eligible models must cost $2,500 or less.

Va. utility non-disconnect policy ends June 15; Dominion asks SCC to extend to Oct. 14

Dominion Energy Virginia is asking State Corporation Commission regulators to OK a four-month extension of its “no disconnection” policy. The electric utility is expanding assistance to Virginia customers facing hardship, offering a more generous payment plan and new direct assistance, while the pandemic continues to impact millions of Americans across the country.

Speak for the trees and celebrate Earth Day

Today marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, and while COVID-19 has everything locked down, there are still things people can do to celebrate the day.

Va. Cooperative Extension offers gardening advice remotely via Zoom starting April 23

Are you thinking about starting a garden but are unsure where to start? Virginia Cooperative Extension says it can help remotely.

Balls Ford Rd. Compost Facility closed April 22 for paving

The Balls Ford Road Compost Facility, located at 13000 Balls Ford Road, Manassas, and operated by Prince William County's Solid Waste Division, will be closed tomorrow, Wednesday, April 22, for paving of the entrance and convenience center.

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