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Author and Past President of National League of Cities Speaks at Chamber Lunch

By Helena Tavares Kennedy Prince William Chamber of Commerce joined up with Keep Prince William Beautiful to host a luncheon to hear author and past President of the National League of Cities, James C. Hunt, speak about his work with clean cities around the country and his latest book “The Amazing City: Seven Steps to an Amazing City.” The event …

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Project Recycle Runway

Provided by City of Manassas In honor of America Recycles Day, the City of Manassas is teaming up with the Martin K. Alloy Boys & Girls Club of Manassas, American Disposal Services and Savers for a special fashion show.  On Tuesday, Nov. 15 at 6:00 p. m., at the Martin K. Alloy Boys & Girls Club of Manassas, 9501 Dean …

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American Disposal Partners with Carton Recycling Nonprofit to Boost Carton Recycling

Provided by American Disposal Services American Disposal Services has partnered with carton recycling nonprofit, Carton Council, to launch an awareness campaign to increase recycling of food and beverage carton packaging throughout parts of the DC Metro area. The campaign aims to further boost Suburban Washington’s recycling rate by letting residents know that food and beverage cartons such as those used …

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Prince William Compost Awareness Day

Photos by Sacha Khan Saturday April 30, 2016 at the Prince William County Department of Public Works Balls Ford Road Yard Waste Compost Facility their 3rd annual compost awareness day took place. Activities included presentations by Lisa Ziegler, Gardener’s Workshop Farm, “From the Ground Up” and a gardening demo by Virginia Cooperative Extension Prince William Master Gardener, Amanda Caswell. Also part …

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Go Green for Veterans and Semper K9

Donate clothing and household goods through November 30th Manassas, Virginia- Community members are invited to donate gently-used clothing and household items at the Semper K9 Assistance Dogs first annual Donation Drive, to be held November 16th-30th at their facility on Van Doren Rd in Manassas. The drive’s goal is to raise $5,000 in funds to support of their program. The …

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Gifts of the Heart, A One-Day Free Pop-up Store, Draws Thousands

Story by Emma Young | Photos by Amanda Causey Baity Hundreds waited outside in the rain this morning for the doors to open at the 7th annual Gifts of the Heart, one of the largest service events held in Prince William County.  A pop-up one-day-only thrift store, Gifts of the Heart is set up overnight by volunteers from the Church …

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Mom’s Organic Market Opens in Woodbridge

By Emma Young MOM’s Organic Market of Woodbridge officially opened doors Friday September 11th to great success, according to company Founder and CEO, Scott Nash.  “We can tell by these first two hours,” said Nash, indicating the long, yet quick-moving check-out lines, “Woodbridge is a go. This is a great opening.” Success for this grocery store, whose direct competitors include …

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Back to School, Back to Work & Back to the City

By Roxy L. Rowton At this time of the season, we begin to turn our focus back to the city, back to the office, or back to school. Wherever we’re headed, there are probably mixed attitudes about the end of summer and the return to balancing the everyday routines and busy schedules of family and career. For me, autumn has …

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Gardening with Kids

Story and Photos by Amanda Causey Baity My family loves fresh veggies and fruits that we get from our local Farmers Markets. Upon moving to our new farm in Manassas, we decided that a garden was a must. Fortunately, there was already a large area completely fenced where we could get started. We have loved deciding what to plant and mapping out the area on …

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Service Authority Wins Prestigious Safety Award

Provided by the Prince William County Service Authority The Prince William County Service Authority is proud to announce that the H.L. Mooney Advanced Water Reclamation Facility has won the 2014 Water Environment Federation (WEF) George W. Burke Facility Safety Award. This national honor recognizes a municipal or industrial wastewater facility for establishing and maintaining an active and effective safety program. The award was established …

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