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A bird mystery: VA officials working to discover why birds are dying in numbers

The Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources, DWR (formerly the Department of Game and Inland Fisheries, DGIF) is coordinating testing on a selection of deceased birds after the Northern Region area of Virginia began receiving an increase in the number of calls starting May 18 about sick/injured young birds, specifically Grackles and Blue Jays.

Notorious Pest Spotted Lanternfly detected in Prince William County

The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS) reports it has detected Spotted Lanternfly (SLF) (Lycorma delicatula) in Prince William County, Virginia, according to Michael Wallace, public information officer. The isolated SLF detection included egg masses and nymphs at one site within the county. SLF has also been found in the city of Winchester and the counties of Clarke, Frederick and Warren, which are all included in Virginia’s SLF quarantine. At this time, Prince William County has not been included in the SLF quarantine.

PWC to get $91 million in federal COVID Relief funds

“We welcome the $7.2 billion in relief for Virginia and are pleased the Biden Administration has listened to our calls to give states, localities, and tribes significant flexibility in determining how best to use these emergency funds,” said the Senators. “These funds will allow the Commonwealth and localities to recover from the economic harm of COVID, promote public health, invest in broadband, make up for lost revenue, and address many of the other impacts of the pandemic."

CVS pharmacies at 342 Virginia locations now accepting walk-in COVID-19 appointments

CVS Health announced on Wednesday, May 5, that it is now accepting walk-in COVID-19 appointments at CVS Pharmacy locations across the country, including 342 locations in Virginia, with no appointment necessary.

People no longer have to pre-register with State of Va. to get COVID-19 vaccine

PWC Police make 4th arrest in April 2 murder at Manassas Mall

Today, April 29, the remaining suspect sought in connection to the April 2 fatal shooting that occurred outside of the Manassas Mall located on Sudley Rd in the Manassas area of Prince William County, was arrested, according to a report from First Sgt. Jonathan Perok, spokesman for the Prince William County Police Department.

War College historian to critique high command at May 6 talk

National Museum of the Civil War Soldier in Petersburg will host historian Dr. Christian B. Keller talking about his new book on Generals Stonewall Jackson and Robert E. Lee whose styles, friendship and faith made them so successful in battle.

One adult and two juvenile suspects arrested in April 2 fatal shooting in Manassas Mall parking lot

On April 20, homicide detectives from the Prince William County Police Department identified the suspects sought in connection with the fatal shooting that occurred on April 2 outside of the Manassas Mall located on Sudley Rd in the Manassas area of Prince William County.

$15,000 reward offered for information in case of April 2 murder at Manassas Mall

Prince William County Police Department is offering a $10,000 reward and Northern Virginia Safe Streets/HIDTA Task Force is offering a $5000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspects involved in the shooting that occurred outside Manassas Mall on April 2.

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