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Marine trash collection system wins award for PWC Department of Public Works

Micron Corporation, PWC Public Works and PWC Parks are sharing the American Public Works Association spotlight for a watershed restoration project along Neabsco Creek. Micron put up the funds to purchase and install an in-creek trash collection system known as a Bandalong. “Marine debris and trash in our waterways have been a growing environmental issue. People are looking for solutions other than volunteer cleanups,” PWC Environmental Specialist Tim Hughes said. “It’s much safer and easier. All the trash gets collected in the Bandalong.”

Civil rights restored to 800+ Virginians in time for Nov. 8 elections

Governor Glenn Youngkin announced that civil rights have been restored to more than 800 Virginians. Rights were restored for approved individuals last week in order to ensure those who are interested in voting in the November 8th election could register to do so before Monday's registration deadline.

33 small business owners successfully ‘Opened for Business’ in PWC during August

"The continued variety of new small business enterprise and entrepreneurs continues at-pace in Prince William County. Late summer marked a very busy period for small business owners and our team of Project Managers. In addition to completing projects, the team was also in high-demand for business consultations for future projects,” said Wade A. Hugh, Director of the Department of Development Services.

Lawson updates transportation projects in Brentsville District

For those of us living in, or traveling through, the Brentsville District, road construction seems to be everywhere we go. Despite the inconvenience these projects cause, the result is one that will ultimately improve our ability to move from one place to another.

PWC Board to hear only data center issue on Tuesday. Nov. 1

On Tuesday, November 1, 2022, the Prince William Board of County Supervisors' meeting will begin at 7:30 p.m. The only expected item on the agenda will be the public hearing on Comprehensive Plan Amendment #CPA2021-00007, PW Digital Gateway Plan, according to "PWC Alerts."

PW Republicans to host voter drive this Saturday, Oct. 15, for Latinos at Todos Market in Woodbridge

An in-person voter registration drive directed at Latino voters will be held on Saturday, Oct, 15 from noon to 4 p.m. at Todos Neighborhood Market, which is located at 16593 River Ridge Blvd, Woodbridge, VA.

PWC Landfill and Balls Ford Road Compost Facility to be closed on Sundays starting Nov. 6

Prince William County Department of Public Works reports it will be closing the county’s Solid Waste facilities on Sundays beginning Nov. 6, 2022. Sunday is the only day of the week that commercial refuse haulers, which bring in most of the disposal tonnage, do not collect residential routes and bring the collected waste to the County Landfill and Balls Ford Road Compost Facility. Closing to the public on Sundays also will give facility employees the opportunity to address deferred work and perform required maintenance and regulatory requirements.

PWC Businesses: Have you filed your Annual Recycling Report due by Oct. 15?

Have PWC businesses helped or hurt the recycling game since 2021? Filling out the 2022 recycling report will help the county see how it stacks up.

Ten new voting locations in Stafford County

New cards will be mailed out to voters during the third week of September with any changes.

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