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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.

Social Security asset reserves projected to be depleted in 2034

The combined asset reserves of the Old-Age and Survivors Insurance and Disability Insurance (OASI and DI) Trust Funds are projected to become depleted in 2034, one year earlier than projected last year.

Regional pesticide collection Sept. 10 at James Long Park in Haymarket

Anyone wanting to dispose of unwanted pesticides must complete and submit a brochure ahead of time and bring the unwanted items on the day of the event either to the Fairfax or Prince William locations. https://www.vdacs.virginia.gov/pdf/pesticide-collection-brochure.pdf

$5000 reward offered for information about Aug. 27 shooting in Freedom High School parking lot

Detectives with the Prince William County Police Department's Violent Crimes Bureau are continuing to solicit information from anyone in attendance at the football game at Freedom High School at 15201 Neabsco Mills Rd in Woodbridge (22191) on the evening of Aug. 27. Police found two injured teens in the achool parking lot.

PWC Police investigate shooting incident at Freedom High School parking lot

First Sgt. Jonathan Perok, public information officer, said the investigation revealed that shots were fired in the school's parking lot following a football game that ended due to rain.

Spill of unknown chemical in Manassas sends 15 to hospital

Prince William Fire and Rescue Crews arrived shortly after a 6:20 AM dispatch for a reported chemical spill in the 7500 block of Notes Drive, Manassas, with several employees reporting difficulty breathing, according to Matt Smolsky, Assistant Chief.

Two trapped on mobile power lift into high-tension electrical lines in eastern PWC

Matt Smolsky, Assistant Chief of Prince William County Fire & Rescue, reports that emergency units were dispatched at 1:27 p.m. and are standing by to assist two victims trapped on a mobile power lift into high-tension electrical lines. There were power outages in eastern Prince William. Later, at 5:19 p.m., Smolsky reported that the two victims, identified as a man and a women, had been rescued, one at 4:43 p.m. Tuesday, and one at 5:01p.m. and were taken to Sentara Medical Center in Woodbridge. At 11:09 p.m. Tuesday evening, Smolsky said The male victim of today’s incident has passed as a result of his injuries. The female victim reported no injuries but was transported for evaluation. He added that the victim’s death is considered an "unattended death" and the Prince William Police Department will now be the lead agency.

20th anniversary of 9-11 to be remembered Sept. 7 with four moments of silence

National nonprofit Wreaths Across America (WAA) has issued a news release urging all Americans to join together on Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2021, in waving the American flag in remembrance of the 20th Anniversary of September 11th.

Staffing process to begin for Puller Veterans Care Center

Construction on the Puller Veterans Care Center at Vint Hill, close to Gainesville but located in neighboring Fauquier County, is proceeding on time and on budget, according to Steven J. Combs, Chief Deputy Commissioner for the Virginia Department of Veterans Services, who is overseeing the project, aided by two project managers, one of whom is on site every day.

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