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Prince William County to begin work on developing Strategic Plan for 2025-28

“Our goal is to create a relevant plan that is inclusive and actionable with measurable outcomes and key performance indicators. We also want to focus on ownership as far as completion of tasks and projects associated with the plan,” said Kaye Wallace, the county’s Strategic Plan Coordinator.

New baseball stadium could be in offing for Prince William County

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P-Nats' batter at Pfitzner Stadium
Prince William County, Potomac Nationals baseball, the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) and PTC Roadside Development LLC, said July 17 that they have agreed to a framework for a public/private partnership that would bring a 6000-7000 seat state-of-the-art minor league baseball stadium to the county near Interstate 95 and US 1.

Emergency meeting of Haymarket council July 17

The Town of Haymarket VA has called an emergency meeting of the Town Council for tonight, July 17, to discuss the Virginia Retirement System.

Feds grant Virginia a waiver from NCLB

United States Secretary of Education Arne Duncan has approved the Virginia Board of Education’s application for a waiver from the No Child Left Behind benchmarks in reading and mathematics and the federal law’s mandate that all students, regardless of circumstance, achieve grade-level proficiency by 2014. Virginia will still hold schools "accountable for closing achievement gaps."

PWC Board spells out accountability, transparency for district tax funds

The Prince William VA Board of County Supervisors has adopted a set of guidelines for using the tax funds that are annually budgeted for operating each magisterial district's office.

Prince William County hikes land development fees

Prince William County VA has raised its fees for land development two percent across the board and has revised and added other fees. There are some exceptions. The new fees go into effect July 1.

Occoquan Town Council meeting to be held in conjunction with celestial event

Occoquan VA Town Council members and members of the public may be able to see some of the Transit of Venus, weather permitting, on June 5 when the council meets outdoors just across the Occoquan River in Fairfax County VA. Occoquan Mayor Earnie Porta plans to provide his personal telescope with sun filters for the community to use at the event beginning at about 6 p.m.

Firefighters rescue dog from Memorial Night house fire in Haymarket

Firefighters from Prince William County VA successfully extinguished a house fire in Haymarket and rescued the family's dog who was in the basement when the blaze erupted, late in the evening of Memorial Day Monday.

PWC School Board seat will be filled July 2; special election will be held in November

The School Board in Prince William County VA reveals the process for filling a board vacancy created by the resignation of Grant Lattin last week. Details are provided for the short term solution and the long-term resolution of the issue. A person must live in Occoquan District and be a registered voter to be eligible for the post, in either case.

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