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Most businesses in Prince William County must file Recycling Report by Oct.15

Businesses in Prince William County must now complete and file an annual recycling report with the Department of Public Works by Oct. 15 each year. Code changes that took effect in January 2021 moved the reporting deadline from Feb. 15 to Oct. 15. Homes businesses and businesses based in incorporated towns are exempt.

Register now for Oct. 9 Fix-It Fair at Central Library

Fix-It events give community residents an opportunity to bring salvageable items such as jewelry, clothing, small furniture, appliances and bicycles for repair and subsequent reuse. The event also gives fixers the opportunity to share their skills and that helps encourage reuse and repair of serviceable items.

Virginians are urged to prepare for brunt of hurricane season and check for flood insurance coverage

The Atlantic hurricane season continues through Nov. 30. Conditions still exist for an above-average hurricane season, according to the annual mid-season update from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Climate Prediction Center, a division of the National Weather Service. There’s still time to obtain flood insurance coverage before the end of the season, says the Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) that oversees flood protection in Virginia.

Annual tribute to fallen law enforcement officers on Oct. 6

This annual event – which is free and open to the public and is sponsored by the Prince William County Citizen Police Academy Alumni Association – will honor the lives and service of 18 men and women who lived, or served, in Prince William County and died in the line of duty.

PW School Board to consider changes to “citizens time” policies

Prince William County School Board proposes to add 30 minutes to citizens' time, to eliminate signs mostly and to limit each speaker to two minutes.

PWC Planning Commission moves location, changes citizen comment rules for next two meetings

The location for the Prince William County Planning Commission meetings scheduled for Aug. 25 and Sept. 1, 2021 have been moved from the board chambers at McCoart Center to the Ferlazzo Building, and neither remote nor virtual Public Comment will be available, "due to off-site limitations."

Warrior Challenge Course at Locust Shade Park in PWC closed for repairs

Warrior Challenge Course at Prince William County's Locust Shade Park in Triangle has been temporarily closed due to an unforeseen complication.

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.

Grand opening of Warrior Challenge Course at Locust Shade Park in PWC

This ninja warrior-style outdoor obstacle course is located 1.5 miles from Marine Corp Base Quantico. Seth Hendler-Voss, Director of Prince William County Parks, Recreation & Tourism, said "the project removed existing barriers to accessibility at the park and complements MCBQ’s portfolio of high-quality recreation resources with a collection of unique fitness amenities that are presently not offered for Marine families.”

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