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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.

Manassas gets favorable interest rate on bonds for new Baldwin School

After a competitive bid process that attracted 11 bidders, the city’s new general obligation bonds were awarded to PNC Capital Markets at a true interest cost of 2.73%. The $37,342,000 in bonds will be used to build the new Baldwin Elementary School. Repayment of these bonds plus interest will be completed in 2035.

Social Security to resume mailing statements

Carolyn W. Colvin, Acting Commissioner of Social Security, today, Sept. 17, announced the agency will resume the periodic mailing of Social Security Statements--once every five years for most workers--while encouraging each prson to create a secure my Social Security account to immediately access his or her Statement online, anytime.

Prince William residents generally satisfied with county government, survey shows

According to the results of a recent survey, county residents enjoy a high quality of life, receive effective and efficient services from their government, feel safe in their communities and receive high value for their tax dollars. Survey results remained on par with the last survey conducted in 2012.

Lawsuit alleges Va. Retirement System was misled on purchases of securities

Virginia Attorney General Mark R. Herring Sept. 16 announced a lawsuit against 13 banks for alleged fraud against Virginia taxpayers during the height of the real estate bubble, according to a news release from his office.

Prince William County maintains its AAA bond ratings

Prince William County reports it remains one of only 38 counties in the nation to carry three AAA bond ratings following a recent review in preparation for the county's $89 million bond sale scheduled for late September through the Virginia Public School Authority (VPSA).

Road work continues at Manassas National Battlefield Park

Work to repair and resurface park roads and parking areas will continue at Manassas National Battlefield Park during the week of September 15. The work will be undertaken during non rush-hours, from 9:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M.

Virginia budget update from Delegate Anderson

On September 18 and 19, members of the State Senate and House of Delegates return to Richmond to tackle three issues: Medicaid, judicial appointments, and the two-year state budget that took effect on July 1.

Scammers are at it again—NOVEC tells consumers to beware

NOVEC warns all consumers of the type of scams being used on customers. Be especially alert to anyone who claims to represent NOVEC and directs you to pay bills with a specific prepaid debit card. Any Co-op consumer who receives a suspicious call should report it to his or her local police and to NOVEC at 703-335-0500 or toll-free 1-888-335-0500.

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