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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.

Turning Washington Street into Main Street

- Washington Street is Haymarket's “Main Street” and Denise Hall is working to make it a place people enjoy visiting and doing business. The street is a work in progress in terms of growth. It has a mix of older businesses and newer ones with some undeveloped land next to the Fauquier Bank near U.S. 15.

County opens another flag collection center

- Local Boy Scouts, Prince William County Solid Waste Division and Keep Prince William Beautiful will celebrate the grand opening of another American Flag Collection Center in Prince William County on June 6. The flag collection service will be available for citizens and businesses to retire American flags with respect at the waste facility at 13000 Balls Ford Road in Manassas.

Pedestrian struck by Freightliner in Woodbridge.

- On May 22 at 4:15 a.m., investigators from the Crash Investigation Unit responded to the area of Jefferson Davis Hwy. and the Prince William Pkwy. in Woodbridge to investigate a vehicle crash involving a pedestrian.
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

    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?

    CORRECTION:

    Conference 8 track and field scores

    Bobcat girls, boys run the table in Conference 8 track

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