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No kidding, county uses goats to clean up vegetation

- In a pilot program to determine whether goats can effectively bring properties with overgrown yards into compliance, the Prince William County Department of Public Works recently hired a herd of them to do the work of tidying up a cited property in the Triangle area.

Accident results in one cyclists death, two critically injured

- One bicyclist is dead and two are still in critical condition after an accident at today's 2015 World Police & Fire Games. On July 2 at 12:20 p.m., investigators from the Crash Investigation Unit responded to Prince William Forest Park located in Triangle to investigate a crash involving multiple bicyclists participating in an event for the 2015 World Police & Fire Games.

Federal report cites ‘serious safety lapses’ at Metro

- The Federal Transit Administration has released a damning report of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (Metro), citing “serious safety lapses” and a lack of right-of-way access to perform inspections, testing and maintenance activities. The report led federal lawmakers from the region to call for rolling heads at WMATA, the second-largest heavy rail system in the U.S.

Movies at sunset

- The Manassas Campus of Northern Virginia Community College will present a series of movies on Saturday evenings at the Mary Louise Jackson Amphitheater, 6901 Sudley Road in Manassas.

Gainesville interchange project wrapping up

- Travelers who faced construction barrels, lane shifts, detours and work crews to watch out for over the past four years during construction of a new interchange in Gainesville will be happy to know that the end is in sight. Though some finishing touches at the interchange for U.S. 29 and Linton Hall Road at I-66 will continue, the Virginia Department of Transportation plans to hold a ceremonial ribbon cutting ceremony on July 9.

VA Shamrocks look locally for newest talent

- Since spring and summer in 2014, Prince William County has made a name for itself collectively with one of the most elite travel softball programs in Northern Virginia. That's when the Virginia Shamrocks developed a 16U team coached by long-time area travel baseball and softball coach Troy Toureau, best known for his work developing players with the Gainesville Cannons.
Area Obituaries
  • Jaclyn Kelly Beach
  • Ismael Mendez
  • Jeannette M. Funk
  • Betty Ann Kershner
  • Betty Ann Kershner
  • Alby Bonard Conner, III
  • Michael Douglas Sheffield
  • Upcoming Events
  • Celebrate America (Warrenton and John Marshall Libraries)
  • Book Cellar Open (John Barton Payne Building)
  • Sunset Hills Vineyard presents Pete Lapp
  • Tennessee Mafia Jug Band performance at The State Theatre of Culpeper
  • Warrenton Town Limits - A Hometown Celebration
  • More Local News

    Comstock hacked in two separate incidents

    Occoquan becomes PW’s bellwether for 2015

    Townsend makes education top campaign priority

    Lingamfelter points to record, seniority in re-elect bid

    After two losses, P-Nats bounce back

    As BD AD retires, former director’s son takes over

    Happy birthday, America—let’s celebrate

    New exhibit to open in Occoquan

    LETTER:Time to relieve the old guard

    Gala planned to honor Colgan

    COLUMN:Is that an injured bird in the yard?

    Patriot seniors named Apple scholars

    Prince William Guide



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