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“HOT Money!” Lack of A/C shuts down County Finance Office in Manassas

It is too hot to work. The Prince William County Finance Office in Manassas had to be closed at 2 p.m. today, Monday, June 21, because the air conditioning system is broken, according to a statement issued by county officials.

Quarterly update on transportation projects in Prince William County

The Prince William County Department of Transportation (PWC-DOT) recently gave the Board of County Supervisors a quarterly update on the status of 18 transportation projects.

Prince William Area Agency on Aging receives national recognition

The National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a) has recognized Prince William Area Agency on Aging with an Achievement Award in the Home & Community-Based Services category for the Prince William Adult Day Health Care (ADHC) Program.

Doctor’s office notifies police of alleged rape of girl, 7, in Woodbridge

On Wednesday, June 16, 2021 detectives with the Special Victims Unit of the Prince William County Police Department began an investigation into a sexual assault that was reported to have occurred at a residence in the Woodbridge (22191) area of Prince William County between May 12 and June 12, 2021.

Two group exchange gunfire at housing complex in Woodbridge; child, 9, grazed by bullet

On Thursday, June 17, 2021, at 6:15 p.m., Prince William County Police officers responded to the Riverwood Apartments located in the 2700 block of Yosocomico Ln. in Woodbridge (22191) to investigate an initial report of shots fired. Residents reported to police that gunshots were heard before parties dispersed, leaving the area on foot and in vehicles.

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.

CDC temporarily bans importing dogs from most countries at high risk for canine rabies

The agency cited a 52 per cent increase in irregularities with rabies vaccination certificates for canine imports in 2020 compared to 2018 and 2019, and stated the measure is being taken “to ensure the health and safety of dogs imported into the United States and to protect the public’s health against the reintroduction of dog rabies.”

Agriculture is Virginia’s biggest industry and June 13-19 is Va. Agriculture Week

Governor Ralph Northam has issued a proclamation declaring June 13–19 as Virginia Agriculture Week to recognize and celebrate the many contributions of the Commonwealth’s agricultural community. The Governor, First Lady, and Northam Administration officials will visit sites throughout Virginia to highlight the economic impact of the agriculture industry and the role of farmers and agribusinesses.

Sentara revises visitor regulations for hospitals and emergency rooms

Effective Monday, June 14, non-COVID patients inside Sentara hospitals and emergency rooms are allowed two visitors (up from one visitor) if the positivity rate in that region is below 5 per cent for two consecutive weeks.

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