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IKEA Launches Fourth Season of “IKEA Home Tour”

Provided by IKEA IKEA has launched the fourth season of its successful “IKEA Home Tour.” This fall, a team of IKEA design experts, the “Home Tour Squad,” will hit the road again to help Americans tackle their everyday furnishing and design challenges based on their personal needs and dreams. The Squad will travel to four markets: Philadelphia, the New York/New …

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Donate, Don’t Dump

Provided by Prince William County The Donation Place—at the Prince William County Landfill Complex—is open for business and is now accepting donations such as small appliances, dishes, bed and bath items, small furniture, clothing and shoes. The Prince William County Solid Waste Division has formed a partnership with Savers which operates a second-hand store at Festival Plaza in Woodbridge. According to its website, “The …

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Aerial Imagery of the County is Now Available Online

Provided by Prince William County Prince William County’s Geographic Information Systems Office gathers its aerial imagery by contracting pilots to fly over the county every two years and take pictures of the ground. The photos are then used in conjunction with overlays, or layers, that show parcel boundaries, street addresses, and past and present building locations, among other things. Before …

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VDOT Finishes Divergent Diamond Intersection

Provided by Prince William County The last of the orange and white traffic barrels have been moved and the finishing touches at the diverging diamond intersection at Interstate 66 and U.S. 15 are now done. Officials from Prince William County, the Virginia Department of Transportation, or VDOT, and the Town of Haymarket recently cut a ribbon for the diverging diamond …

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MySchoolBucks, Your System for Managing School Meal Accounts

Provided by Prince William County Schools (PWCS) Parents are reminded that their students’ accounts for school meals are managed by MySchoolBucks.com. MySchoolBucks is a convenient online prepayment option for school meal purchases. If you have an account from last year, your user name and password has remained the same. Transaction fees charged by MySchoolBucks will remain the same this year at …

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Public is Invited to Ceremony to Remember Those Lost on 9/11

Provided by Prince William County The 22 Prince William County residents who lost their lives at the Pentagon and at the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001, will be honored and remembered during a ceremony on Monday, Sept. 11, 2017, at 9:00 a. m. The public is invited to attend the ceremony, which will be held at the Liberty …

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I-66/Route 15 Diverging-Diamond Interchange Complete

Provided by Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) The Virginia Department of Transportation, Town of Haymarket and Prince William County celebrated the completion of Northern Virginia’s first diverging-diamond interchange (DDI) this morning at I-66 and Route 15 that will relieve congestion, enhance safety, operations and capacity, as well as accommodate forecasted traffic demand in the area. The DDI’s innovative design shifts …

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School Board to Resume Meetings Beginning September 6

Provided by Prince William County Schools (PWCS) The Prince William County School Board will hold its first meeting of the 2017-18 school year on Wednesday, September 6. See schedule for School Board meetings. School Board meetings are on the first and third Wednesday at 7:00 p. m. at the Edward L. Kelly Leadership Center, 14715 Bristow Rd., Manassas, VA 20112. Board members have …

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School Meal Prices Rise Five Cents in 2017-18

Provided by Prince William County Schools (PWCS) PWCS School Food and Nutrition Services staff are ready to serve 20,000 breakfasts and 55,000 lunches on the first day of school, August 28. This year, students and staff will see an increase in the price of school meals by five cents. The nickel increase is due to federal directives related to the …

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Real Estate Team to Donate $5K to Local Charity

Provided by AJ Team Realty Keller Williams AJ Team of Keller Williams Realty announced that voting is ongoing in their 100th Home Sale Local Charity Program. Because one of the team’s Core Values is to Be A Blessing, the team will donate $5,000 of the proceeds from their 100th home sold to one of the top three nominated charities: Action …

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