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  1. Possum Point residents fight Dominion coal ash 'cap in place' planRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Potomac Local

    Dumfries residents and local leaders spoke loud and clear: They don't want state regulators to allow Dominion Power to leave behind toxic coal ash at Possum Point. Virginia's Department of Environmental Quality held a two-and-a-half hour public hearing that began at 7 p.m. Thursday at Potomac Senior High School in Woodbridge.

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  2. Opponents of Dominion's coal ash plans blast utility, state regulators at public hearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Fauquier.com

    ... permanently bury about 4 million cubic yards of coal ash on the banks of the Potomac River and Quantico Creek near Dumfries. About 100 people turned out to a public hearing at Potomac Senior High School, where local elected officials and about 40 ...

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  3. Should Dominion be allowed to bury its coal ash?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Powhatan Today

    ... Dominion's plans to mostly "cap in place" 11 ash ponds at Bremo Bluff, Chesterfield, Chesapeake and Possum Point in Dumfries have moved steadily along since the utility rolled them out in the wake of new federal rules for coal ash disposal. The ...

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  4. Dumfries Library moving to Triangle Shopping CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | Potomac Local

    ... and was supportive of the decision, as it is in her district. Nevertheless, we are very excited about the new Dumfries location and all of the improvements in store for the community." Since 1984, the library has been located at 18007 Dumfries ...

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  5. Lady Patriots have game plan for growthRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Fauquier.com

    ... though she pointed out - with evident pride - that she leads the team in penalty minutes. Johnson, a 16-year-old Dumfries resident with designs on playing college hockey, noted how Mack and the Lady Pats have helped her game. "I've definitely gotten ...

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  6. Lidl plans to open 20 stores this summer; acquires property in Bristow, Dumfries, WoodbridgeRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 16 | Fauquier.com

    German grocery store giant Lidl this week announced plans to open 20 new stores this summer, and has acquired sites in Woodbridge, Bristow and Dumfries, according to the Washington Business Journal .

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  7. UPDATED: Coal ash bill clears House and SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | Fauquier.com

    Sen. Scott Surovell's bill to brakes on a controversial plan to permanently bury about 4 million cubic yards of coal ash at Possum Point power plant in Dumfries advanced in a Virginia House of Delegates subcommittee Monday evening.

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  8. Dominion plan to bury coal ash near Potomac River faces renewed oppositionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | The Washington Post

    Coal ash pond D at Possum Point Power Station in Dumfries, Va., shown in June, 2015. Ash Pond D is the only lined coal-ash pond at Possum Point Power Station.

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  9. Local documentary critical of Dominion's coal ash plansRead the original story

    Monday Feb 13 | Fauquier.com

    ... natural assets. That's how the two became interested in the ongoing controversy at the Possum Point power plant in Dumfries, where Dominion Virginia Power is seeking the state's permission to bury about 4 million cubic yards of coal ash, a toxic ...

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  10. Historic Barnes house in Prince William to host mid-restoration hard-hat toursRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | The Washington Post

    ... in 1893 by former slave Jennie Dean, she said. It could also include information about the history of the town of Dumfries as a Colonial port, for example, or about the legacy of the Marines as told at the National Museum of the Marine Corps. The ...

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  11. William A. MurphyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | Fauquier.com

    ... of his community, devoting himself to community service, volunteering and his catholic faith. He served on the Dumfries Zoning Board of Appeals for five years before being appointed to the Town Council two years ago. He was a member and usher at St. ...

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  12. Coal ash bill clears Senate, but faces challenges in the state HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | Fauquier.com

    ... permits to bury the ash in what many say are insufficiently lined ponds. The pond designated for closure at the Dumfries-area Possum Point plant, for example, has only a clay liner - not the type of synthetic liner that the Environmental Protection ...

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  13. Events in Prince William County for Thursday, Feb. 9 through Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | Fauquier.com

    ... Park Community Center, 99 Adams St., Manassas. 7-8:30 p.m. Math and Science Night: Snow date Thursday, February 16. Dumfries Elementary School, 3990 Cameron St., Dumfries. 6-7:30 p.m. A Treat for Your Sweet: Make a fleece scarf for your valentine or ...

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  14. William Murphy, Stars and Stripes' chief financial officer, dies at 56Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | Stars and Stripes

    William Aubrey "Bill" Murphy, chief financial officer for Stars and Stripes and a member of the town council in Dumfries, Va., died Friday, Feb. 3, 2017, at his home. He was 56. "Bill believed strongly in the mission to provide servicemen and women around the world with independent news and information," said Stars and Stripes Publisher Max Lederer.

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  15. 'Name the new elementary school the Betty D. Covington Elementary School'Read the original story

    Wednesday Feb 8 | Potomac Local

    ... William County Schools. In the last 54 years, Betty has been a teacher, and principal at Dale City, Kilby and Dumfries Elementary Schools. She has served with distinction on the School Board. I first met Betty in 2003 when we competed (along with ...

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  16. Woodbridge man wins $100,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | Potomac Local

    ... won $100,000 in the Virginia Lottery's Cash 5 game. He bought his ticket at the 7-Eleven at 17105 Old Stage Road in Dumfries for the February 1 day drawing. Although Mr. Barahona said he has no immediate plans for his winnings, it comes at a good ...

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  17. Condolences sent for Dumfries Councilman William MurphyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | Potomac Local

    Local leaders sent condolences for Dumfries Councilman William Murphy, who was found dead in his home on Friday, Feb. 3, 2017. "It is with a tremendously heavy heart that I received the sad news of the passing of Councilman William Murphy on Friday February 3, 2017.

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  18. Found photos illustrate Prince William County's pastRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | Potomac Local

    Pictured: NOVA Woodbridge Campus, Gordon Plaza at Route 123 and Horner Road in Woodbridge, Manassas Train Station in Old Town Manassas, Pilot House restaurant on Neabsco Creek , the old Holiday Inn in Dumfries. After a career in the Marines, Edward S. Stallknecht became a realtor based in Dumfries in the late 1960s through the mid-1980s.

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  19. Laura D. ConradRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 6 | Fredericksburg.com

    ... daughters Amber Nicole Conrad and Allyssa Lee Conrad; father Paul S. Wease of Winchester; mother Marcia Culp of Dumfries; brother Jeffrey Brian Wease of Woodbridge; sister Christie Lynn Mallon of Manassas; and many cousins, family and friends. A ...

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  20. New digs for Dumfries neighborhood libraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 6 | Fauquier.com

    After more than 30 years in the same spot, the Dumfries Neighborhood Library is bound for some new digs just across the street from its former location.

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