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Proposed psychiatric hospital rejected by state health commissioner

- A 40-bed mental health facility will not be built at Vint Hill. Virginia Health Commissioner Marissa J. Levine on April 24 denied a certificate of need application filed by the Healthcare Corporation of America for the facility.

Author speaks at Haymarket post

- Air Force veteran and author Robert Dorr (center) is pictured holding his recent book “Mission to Tokyo.” Dorr spoke about the book at the quarterly American Legion Post 1977 meeting on May 9 at Haymarket Town Hall. The book focuses on Operation Meetinghouse, a Tokyo firebombing mission held in March 1945 which was one of the most devastating bombing events in history.

Gravely’s Odyssey team to compete for world title

- After winning first place in the Region 12 competition on March 21 and again at the state finals on April 18, Samuel L. Gravely Elementary School's Odyssey of the Mind Team will now compete in the world finals. Their wins at the county and state level made them the only team from Prince William County to advance to the world competition this year.

Comstock rails against Metro funding cutback

- Prince William Rep. Rep. Barbara Comstock (R-10th) has said that a proposed cut in federal funding for the Metro rail system would seriously impair the system and harm development efforts for the region. In a briefing at the “Times” earlier this month, Comstock said she was working with the Northern Virginia congressional delegation to restore the funding.

A day in Nokesville

- Nokesville is a unique place in Prince William as essentially the last rural enclave left in the county. Each year, residents and visitors come together in the spring to celebrate the community's rural nature and spirit of camaraderie.

A day on the river

- Twelve boats, mainly fire and rescue boats, paraded down the Occoquan River as part of the Sail Occoquan boat parade and shore festival on Saturday. The event was intended to promoting safe boating on the river as the outdoor season begins.
Area Obituaries
  • Charles Alfred Ramey
  • Mary Magista Torelli
  • Helen Frances (Carter) Weatherholtz
  • Robert George Lawrence (Bob)
  • Charles Henry Conley Wight
  • Houston Edward McNeal
  • Raymond C. Hughes, Sr.
  • Upcoming Events
  • All Fauquier County Libraries Will Be Closed
  • Delaplane Strawberry Festival
  • Hunt Country Stable Tour
  • Memorial Day Weekend and 3rd Annual Rubber Duck Race at Three Fox Vineyards
  • Virginia Employment Commission will be at Mason Enterprise Center
  • More Local News

    Turning Washington Street into Main Street

    County opens another flag collection center

    Pedestrian struck by Freightliner in Woodbridge.

    Belvoir Federal gets new branch

    Verizon to buy AOL for $4.4 billion

    Student art honored in congressional competition

    Bill would provide college grants for high school students

    New shop opens in Manassas

    Governor signs cyber security directive

    Mission to Mars

    Manassas Park gets second chance to win a dog park

    EDITORIAL:Seriously, this is the best we can do?

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