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Breakfast programs at 93 Prince William County schools bring gold award from state

PWCS reports that it is the only school division in the state that attained the gold award for increased participation in their school breakfast programs.

Virginia’ weights and measures inspectors protect consumers and sellers

The VDACS Office of Weights and Measures is responsible for the inspection of all commercially used weighing and measuring devices in the Commonwealth. The office administers the state’s laws and regulations designed to maintain the integrity of transactions between buyers and sellers and prevent unfair competition in the marketplace.

13 pallets of Virginia’s most requested food - peanut butter - donated to food banks

In honor of March being National Peanut Month, the Virginia Peanut Board and Virginia Peanut Growers Association are again teaming with Peanut Proud to contribute peanut butter to the Federation of Virginia Food Banks, a partner state association of Feeding America.

Snow and freezing rain will impact roads in Northern Virginia today, March 3

Crews will be on the roads today to treat roads and plow where snow accumulates. Crews first focus on interstates and primary routes, roads with vital emergency and public facilities, then lower-volume routes and neighborhood streets. Road conditions may vary and deteriorate through the day as bands move through and precipitation alternates between snow and freezing rain.

Va. Dept. of Transportation issues alert: Snow in forecast

VDOT asks that drivers be alert for up to several inches of snow and sleet that will impact roads tonight through Friday morning, as well as potential for wintry weekend weather.

Some 32 road, bus and rail projects in process in Prince William County

Some 32 Prince William County, Virginia Dept. of Transportation, and Virginia Railway Express projects are in the pipeline or are under construction, according to a quarterly report issued by Prince William County.

“Amanda’s Law,” named for PWC resident, tightens penalties on dealers of Schedule I or II drugs

Delegate Hugo’s opioid crisis bill HB 2528 "Amanda's Law," passed Va. Senate Feb. 20 and awaits governor's signature. If signed into law, HB 2528 would punish those who are responsible for deaths caused by Schedule I and Schedule II drugs.

VDOT issues winter storm road advisories

VDOT asks that drivers plan travel around a winter storm that will bringing accumulating snow and a mix of frozen precipitation to the region throughout the day Wednesday, Feb. 20. Avoid travel during the storm for safety, and after the storm until road conditions improve.

Virginia taxpayers will get tax cuts with passage and signing of HB 2529, Del. Hugo reports

After passing the legislature, HB 2529 was signed into law by the governor, giving nearly $1 billion back to Virginia taxpayers, reports Del. Tim Hugo, who represents part of Prince William County. This is about $400 per family.

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