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VDOT crew get roads prepped for Jan. 16-17 winter storm

As of Saturday, Jan. 15, 2022: at 11 a.m. VDOT Northern Virginia reports that its crews "are ready for snowfall and wintry precipitation that are forecast to significantly impact the region Sunday and Monday."

Nokesville and Evergreen trash service changing to self-serve

Trash and recycling collection staff at the Nokesville and Evergreen sites will no longer remove material from customers' vehicles. Residents should "come prepared to use this program on a self-serve basis," according to a county news release.

PWC supervisors earmark $930,000 toward master planning for new libraries and senior center

Current and forecasted population growth in the Woodbridge Magisterial District shows that the district needs a new library and that the senior center and Potomac Community Library are hard-pressed to meet current demand. Each project will receive $310,000 toward the in-house staffing, engineering, and architectural services needed to develop a master plan that will guide design, construction, and programming.

Updated Visitor Policy for all Sentara Hospitals

Effective Tuesday, July 6, Sentara will resume standard visitation policies for all Sentara hospitals and outpatient facilities, with some exceptions for COVID-19 positive patients and patients under investigation (PUI) for COVID-19. All visitors, including those who are under the age of 12, are allowed to visit at this time.

PWC libraries will be cooling centers July 6-7

Today and tomorrow, July 6th and 7th, due to the forecasted high temperature of 97 degrees with heat index values anticipated to be as high as 105 degrees, members of the public who need shelter from the heat can visit a Prince William County library.

“HOT Money!” Lack of A/C shuts down County Finance Office in Manassas

It is too hot to work. The Prince William County Finance Office in Manassas had to be closed at 2 p.m. yesterday, Monday, June 21, because the air conditioning system is broken, according to a statement issued by county officials. The closure continues today, June 22.

A bird mystery: VA officials working to discover why birds are dying in numbers

The Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources, DWR (formerly the Department of Game and Inland Fisheries, DGIF) is coordinating testing on a selection of deceased birds after the Northern Region area of Virginia began receiving an increase in the number of calls starting May 18 about sick/injured young birds, specifically Grackles and Blue Jays.

Mill at Occoquan public hearing June 15 at 7 p.m.

A revised proposal has been submitted by the applicant. In-person attendance at Occoquan Town Hall is limited and first come, first served; however, the public may register in advance to participate remotely via Zoom.

Va. Dept. of Corrections preps inmate facilities for summer temperatures

Virginia Department of Corrections says it has been making its annual preparations to keep staff and inmates safe during the extreme temperatures that can occur during Virginia’s summer months, according to a news release.

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