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Mark Pollinator Week: One of every three bites of food you eat is made possible by pollinators

Honey bees are invaluable to the health of the U.S. agricultural economy as they enable the production of at least 90 commercially grown crops in the nation. In Virginia, honeybees are essential pollinators for about one-third of the state’s fruit and vegetable crops. That is why Governor Ralph S. Northam declared June 17-23 as Virginia Pollinator Week. Without adequate pollination, Virginia could experience a significant reduction in its harvest of apples, alfalfa, berries,cucumbers, melons, squash, peaches and pumpkins.”

VDOT to close Rt. 15 in Haymarket at night May 15 and May 16

Route 15 (James Madison Highway) between Route 234 (Sudley Road) and Logmill Road (Route 701) will have overnight mobile lane closures Wednesday, May 15 and Thursday, May 16 so rumble strips can be installed along the shoulders, according to the Virginia Department of Transportation.

Single lane reopening May 14 on northbound George Washington Memorial Parkway

At about 1 p.m. on Tuesday, May 14, the National Park Service will reopen one northbound lane of the George Washington Memorial Parkway from Virginia Route 123, Chain Bridge Road, to I-495, the Capital Beltway. Drivers should expect delays and watch for workers in the road.

Virginia offers new ways to get people out of their cars and to their destinations

Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation (DRPT), in partnership with five Virginia commuter assistance programs, is launching a new ride matching and commuter rewards service available to those who travel within the Commonwealth at commuteva.org.

Public info meeting April 17 on Bull Run Mt. water system at Evergreen CC

Prince William County Service Authority will hold a public information meeting about the Bull Run Mountain and Evergreen Drinking Water Supply Project on Wednesday, April 17, at 7 p.m.

Special meeting of PW Board of County Supervisors about personal property tax hike on April 17

Pursuant to the Prince William Board of County Supervisors’ Rules of Procedure, Chairman Stewart directed the Clerk to the Board of County Supervisors to call a special meeting Wednesday, April 17, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. The Special Meeting will be held in the Board Chambers located at 1 County Complex Court, Prince William, Virginia, 22192.

April 23 talk at Freedom Museum on electric aviation without a pilot in your personal air vehicle

At the Freedom Museum on April 23, at 7:30 p.m., travel into a new world via an overview of electric aircraft and its commercial application; a discussion of aviation project management and particularly how it relates to military aviation.

Suspect who took SUV with sleeping child inside Saturday afternoon in Woodbridge eludes police

The victim, a 31-year-old woman, reported to police that she had left her sleeping 2-year-old child in her unsecured, running vehicle just outside a business in the above area. After being in the store briefly, the victim observed her vehicle, a Toyota SUV, being driven away with her child still inside.

Town Hall meeting tonight, April 8, at Reagan Middle School

Gainesville Supervisor Pete Candland will be hosting a town hall tonight at Reagan Middle School at 6:30pm.

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