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So you want to be a doctor!  GMU Manassas campus gets $50,000 grant for med school feasibility study

Prince William County has awarded a $50,000 grant to kick-off a Medical School Feasibility and Planning Study by George Mason University. The Claude Moore Foundation has contributed $200,000 and the university will cover the remaining costs and conduct the study, with preliminary results anticipated in early fall. GMU already has a pre-med program with readily available laboratories and the classroom space needed to meet the goal of accreditation by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia in 2021, at the earliest.

PW Committee of 100 sets discussion of discretionary fund spending

Manassas VA council member Jonathan Way will moderate a panel discussion about the way public funds allocated to each magisterial district are spent when the Prince William Committee of 100 meets on Feb. 16 in Manassas.

Manassas City Council calls special meeting on city manager

Manassas City Council has called a special meeting for 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 31 to appoint an interim city manager

Purcell Rd. to be topic of Feb. 6 town meeting

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Marty Nohe
Prince William County VA Supervisor Marty Nohe has called a Feb. 6 town meeting to discuss the status of Purcell Road prior to a planning commission Feb. 15 work session.

VDOT to okay traffic signal for US 15 and Waverly Farm Rd.

Gainesville supervisor Peter Candland convinced the Virginia Department of Transportation to change its mind about when to install an important traffic signal in the Dominion Valley community in Haymarket VA.

Haymarket mayor Pam Stutz takes a pass on reelection campaign

Pam Stutz, mayor of the town of Haymarket, VA says it is time for someone else to come forward with new ideas

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Mayor Pam Stutz

PWC hailed as symbol of stability, growth, prosperity in annual address

Corey Stewart, chairman of the Prince William VA Board of County, applauds county growth and progress on a number of fronts in his annual State of the County message.

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Corey Stewart, chairman, Prince William Board of County Supervisors

Wellington Rd. project in Manassas done; four lanes now open

After 17 months and $6.1 million, a 4100-foot section of Wellington Rd in the City of Manassas VA has been widened to four lanes and is expected to ease traffic congestion.

Road work in PWC rolled on

In an effort to minimize congestion and increase safety on area roads, the Virginia Department of Transportation and the Prince William County transportation office work to improve roads and intersections. However, sometimes these changes take time and can impede traffic flow and add a few minutes, and perhaps a few headaches, to our commutes.

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