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Keep Manassas Beautiful Affiliate of Keep America Beautiful Keep Manassas Beautiful Affiliate of Keep America Beautiful
At a recent City Council Meeting, the City of Manassas received it’s certificate of affiliation from the national nonprofit Keep America Beautiful.
City of Manassas Wins Virginia Recycling Association Award City of Manassas Wins Virginia Recycling Association Award
The City of Manassas Refuse and Recycling program has received the Virginia Recycling Association’s award for the second year.
Upcoming Events at the Manassas Museum Upcoming Events at the Manassas Museum
The Manassas Museum offers great free programs for residents and visitors including these events in November/December 2017.
Expedia Names the City of Manassas as one of America’s most tourist-friendly cities Expedia Names the City of Manassas as one of America’s most tourist-friendly cities
Expedia.com, a major travel websites, named the City of Manassas one of America’s most tourist-friendly cities.
World War I Exhibit World War I Exhibit
There's a new Manassas Museum exhibit, The Forgotten World War, opening on Oct. 6 at the Manassas Museum.
October Events at the Manassas Museum October Events at the Manassas Museum
October 2017 ... Events at the Manassas Museum.
Tourism Revenue Reached $68 Million  in the City of Manassas in 2016 Tourism Revenue Reached $68 Million in the City of Manassas in 2016
Tourism revenue for the City of Manassas reached $68,000,000. Local tourism-supported jobs totaled 580 while local tourism-related taxes were $1,800,000, a 3.5% increase.
Let's Talk, Manassas Let's Talk, Manassas
The City of Manassas has launched a new online engagement website: www.LetstalkManassas.org.
Making it Easier to Pay Online Making it Easier to Pay Online
Residents can now pay personal property and real estate taxes in one place, by using the new Self Service Portal available through the City’s website.
"A Peculiar Perspective" Exhibit at The Hall
Civil War Weekend Canceled Civil War Weekend Canceled
City of Manassas Recycling Rate Increases to 47.2% City of Manassas Recycling Rate Increases to 47.2%
According to the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ), the City of Manassas recycling rate in 2016 of 47.2%.
Local Photographer on Exhibit at The Hall Local Photographer on Exhibit at The Hall
Today through Aug. 31, Christine Grubbs, a local photographer, is displaying her art in The Hall at City Hall.
Community Meeting on Alternate Fire & Rescue Station Location Community Meeting on Alternate Fire & Rescue Station Location
On Wednesday, July 19, at 7 p.m. at City Hall, the City of Manassas is asking residents for their thoughts and attendance at a community meeting on an alternate location for the new City of Manassas Fire & Rescue Station 21.
Fire & Rescue Responder of the Year Fire & Rescue Responder of the Year
The Manassas Rotary Club honored Firefighter/EMT Brad Fairbanks as the City of Manassas Fire & Rescue Department’s Responder of the Year.
June events at the Manassas Museum June events at the Manassas Museum
The Manassas Museum offers great free programs for residents and visitors. Below are these events.
Cynthia Schoeppel on Exhibit in The Hall Cynthia Schoeppel on Exhibit in The Hall
Local artist Cynthia Schoeppel is displaying her artistic creations in The Hall at City Hall.
Fire on Poe Drive Fire on Poe Drive
On Sunday May 21, at approximately 12:15 a.m., the City Of Manassas Fire and Rescue Department along with units from Manassas Park and Prince William County Department of Fire & Rescue responded to the 10300 block of Poe Drive for a two-alarm structure fire.
Fire on Nash Drive Fire on Nash Drive
City of Manassas Fire & Rescue units were called to a two alarm fire in the 9300 block of Nash Drive in the Sumner Lake area of Manassas.
City of Manassas to Refund Taxes to Businesses City of Manassas to Refund Taxes to Businesses
After extensive research by City staff, it was noted that the City Adopted Business Personal Property Tax Rate for the last three years did not adhere to state statutes.
Osbourn Art in The Hall Osbourn Art in The Hall
Osbourn High School student art is on exhibit now through May 22, 2017 at The Hall at City Hall.
Bretton Woods Drive Fire Incident Bretton Woods Drive Fire Incident
On April 19 at 5:04 p.m. City of Manassas Fire and Rescue units were called to the 8700 block of Bretton Woods Drive in Manassas for a structure fire.
Manassas Reads 2017 Manassas Reads 2017
On Saturday, May 6, 2017 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. the City of Manassas, Manassas City Public Schools and the Prince William Public Library System will host Manassas Reads.
Manassas Airshow 2017 Manassas Airshow 2017
On Saturday, May 6 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. the Manassas Airport Regional Business Alliance (MARBA) will host the 2017 Manassas Leaseweb Airshow at the Manassas Regional Airport.
Operation Staying Alive Operation Staying Alive
The City’s Fire & Rescue Department has created this event in an effort teach as many people as possible how to save a life by using hands only CPR.
2017 Earth Day Poster Contest Winners Selected 2017 Earth Day Poster Contest Winners Selected
For the last several years, the City of Manassas has held an Earth Day poster contest for all Manassas City Public School students in grades 1-6.
City of Manassas Public Safety Recognized for Valor City of Manassas Public Safety Recognized for Valor
At the Prince William Chamber of Commerce Valor Awards, 13 City of Manassas Police and Fire and Rescue personnel were recognized for Valor.
April Events at the Manassas Museum April Events at the Manassas Museum
The Manassas Museum offers great free programs for residents and visitors. Below are some of the events for April.
Spring Recycle Fest Spring Recycle Fest
The City of Manassas is celebrating Earth Day with a Spring Recyclefest on Saturday, April 1, 2017, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Manassas Transfer Station
Best of the Region Art Show Best of the Region Art Show
Five area arts organizations are hosting the “Best of the Region” Art Show in The Hall at City Hall from now through April 7, 2017.
Snow Emergency Declared Snow Emergency Declared
The City of Manassas is declaring a “Snow Emergency” effective as of Monday, March 13, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. until Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at 6:00 p.m.
$1000 Grant Awarded $1000 Grant Awarded
The City of Manassas and American Disposal Services have awarded the City’s first Community Recycling Grant award.
Precinct Change and New Voting Machines Precinct Change and New Voting Machines
City of Manassas voters will see a few new changes in the next election cycle.
Manassas Art Guild Displays in The Hall Manassas Art Guild Displays in The Hall
Paintings from the Manassas Art Guild are on exhibit in The Hall at City Hall through March 13, 2017.
Calling All Artists Calling All Artists
The City of Manassas, in conjunction with American Disposal Services, Inc. are hosting a Recycled Outdoor Art Competition.
February/March Events at the Manassas Museum February/March Events at the Manassas Museum
The Manassas Museum offers great free programs for residents and visitors.
A New Way To Watch A New Way To Watch
The City has transition to using software that allows for better streaming and replay of City Council meetings.
Sinistral Brewing Co. to open in Historic Downtown Sinistral Brewing Co. to open in Historic Downtown
Sinistral Brewing Company plans to bring a new brewery to Historic Downtown Manassas.