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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.”

Suspect enters guilty plea to first degree murder at PW Circuit Court arraignment Jan. 23

Amy Ashworth, Commonwealth’s Attorney for Prince William County, has announced the successful prosecution in the Prince William County Circuit Court, of Adrian Kendall Bryant arising from the July 21, 2021, murder of a 17-year-old juvenile in Woodbridge, Va. The case had been set for a jury trial beginning Jan. 23, 2023.

PWC Police Crime Report: Jan. 18, 2023 - Suspect arrested in April 2022 indecent exposure

Prince William County Police report updates, incidents and arrests.

Feds to give PWC $10 million+ for critical infrastructure and community support projects

Congressional representatives deliver &10 million in federal funds for six projects in Prince William County.

Prince William County to acquire Elite Shooting Sports in Manassas to advance police training

Prince William Board of County Supervisors has approved a contract to acquire Elite Shooting Sports, at 7751 Doane Drive in Manassas to expand training for the PWC Police Department. The owner of the current facility is seeking to retire and signed the contract with the County for purchase, estimated at $22 million, about $6 million less than the estimated cost of a new facility.

Crime Report: Jan. 17, 2023 - Suspects arrive in 1 vehicle, leave in 4 vehicles reported stolen

Prince William County Police report recent incidents and arrests.

PWC to earmark $2.7 million for help with rent through Human Services Alliance of Greater PW

Prince William County government will partner with the Human Services Alliance of Greater Prince William to allocate $2.7 million of the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding for area housing rental assistance.

Three upcoming job fairs at Fauquier Health

One virtual and two in-person job fairs will be held during January at the Fauquier Hospital in Warrenton.

Hospitalizations on rise as toddlers mistaking edible marijuana products for candy

The overall number of calls to the poison center for accidental consumption of marijuana edibles among children has increased sharply in recent years, and likely represent only a fraction of the cases occurring, say UVa Health officials. Children who accidentally consume marijuana edibles can experience markedly rapid heart rates, low blood pressure, vomiting, confusion, hallucinations, profound sedation and seizures.

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