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Jacquemin Family Foundation makes $1 million pledge to support Hylton Center

John Jacquemin and his wife, Tracie Jacquemin, have made a $1 million five-year pledge from the Jacquemin Family Foundation to support the Hylton Performing Arts Center’s building fund and the center’s permanent endowment in Prince William County.

Police called to scene of a home invasion and a 7-Eleven robbery

Early this morning, Friday, Dec. 3, 2021at 5:54AM, Prince William County Police officers responded to a residence located in the 7100 block of Token Valley Rd. in Manassas (20112) to investigate a home invasion.

Bank held up in Manassas

Manassas City Police Department is reporting a robbery at the BB&T Bank at 10040 Dumfries Road, Manassas, on Nov. 30 about 2:38 p.m.

Prince William County approves grants to bolster hospitality and retail businesses

Prince William Board of County Supervisors has approved the Lift Up Lodging and Restore Retail grant programs from the Prince William County Department of Economic Development (PWCDED). The $10 million grant program, which will launch by Dec. 31, aims to cushion the ongoing crunch felt by hotels, restaurants, event spaces, and storefront retail businesses.

Bull Run Library closing for six months of renovations

After 27 years of service to the public, Bull Run Regional Library in Manassas will close Dec. 13 for about six months of renovations costing about $1 million.

Future of Transit: Nov. 16 virtual town hall to focus on “Springfield to Quantico” findings

Event sign-up is free, and available at occoq.org/drpt.th. During registration, attendees may submit questions and ideas in advance. There will also be a moderated chat available during the livestream. DRPT is accepting public comment on the study through Nov. 17: drpt.virginia.gov/transit/springfield-to-quantico.

Va. Board of Education ups staffing ratios in revising Standards of Quality

The 2021 prescriptions build upon the board’s work during the 2019 SOQ review cycle and represent evidence-based proposals to create a stronger system of support for students, teachers and support staff, and are designed to align additional state resources with areas of need, a news release stated.

Rep. Connolly’s annual Senior Issues Forum via Zoom set for Oct. 29

Congressman Gerald Connolly (D-11), who represents part of the Prince William County area, will virtually host his annual Senior Issues Forum via Zoom on Friday, Oct. 29, at 3 p.m.

Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits to increase 5.9 percent in 2022

The 5.9 percent cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) will begin with benefits payable to more than 64 million Social Security beneficiaries in January 2022.

Governor Youngkin announces additional key administration appointments

“This group of talented individuals will help me build on our Day One initiatives to restore excellence in education, make our communities safer, and open Virginia for business. We share a common vision that government should work for the people, and together we will implement an agenda that serves all Virginians,” said the Governor.

AARP urges passage of Senate Bill 376 to lower prescription drug costs in Virginia

Governor declares state of emergency in advance of winter weather expected this week

Bishop Burbidge to lead Jan. 21 March for Life in DC

Suspect charged in Jan. 17 homicide

Broadband expansion in Stafford

Suspects arrested in weekend shootings

Murder victim identified; police looking for Bristow man, 18

Dr. McDade issues letter on mask wearing at PWC Schools

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