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Structure Fire Save Structure Fire Save
On Saturday, Dec. 17 at 10:50 p.m. City of Manassas Fire & Rescue crews responded to reports of a structure fire in Manassas Park.
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.
Out of the Classroom, Into the Hall Out of the Classroom, Into the Hall
Today through Jan. 27, art students from Creative Brush Studio will exhibit their work in The Hall at City Hall.
Giving Back Giving Back
At this time of year with gift giving and holiday cheer, City of Manassas staff took some time out to give back to the community.
New Fire Marshal and Promotions New Fire Marshal and Promotions
At a ceremony held during the Monday night City Council meeting, four members of the City of Manassas Fire and Rescue Department were sworn in to higher office.
Citizen Satisfaction Survey Results Citizen Satisfaction Survey Results
In the City’s second Citizen Satisfaction Survey conducted by one of the nation’s leading community-based market research firms, results showed that citizen satisfaction in the City of Manassas is significantly above national and regional benchmarks in a number of service areas.
Manassas City Police Crime Report Manassas City Police Crime Report
Nov. 17 Crime report includes a Shooting and robbery.
Pedestrian Struck Pedestrian Struck
At 8:15 a.m. a 6-year-old female was struck by a vehicle in the 9900 block of Confederate Trail.
Recruit Class Seven Sworn Into Office Recruit Class Seven Sworn Into Office
At the Monday evening City Council meeting, seven new members of the City of Manassas Fire & Rescue Department were sworn into office.
Shots Fired Call Shots Fired Call
The City of Manassas Police department is investigating the shooting into an occupied dwelling that occurred on Nov. 14, 2016 around 4 a.m.
City Treasurer Retires after 18 Years as Treasurer City Treasurer Retires after 18 Years as Treasurer
More than 35 years ago, Robin Perkins, retiring Treasurer of the City of Manassas, began volunteering in the Treasurer’s Office a couple of days a week.
Project Recycle Runway Project Recycle Runway
On Tuesday, Nov. 15 at 6 p.m., at the Martin K. Alloy Boys & Girls Club of Manassas, 9501 Dean Park Lane, Manassas, VA 20110, students, nine to 13 year olds, from the Boys & Girls Club will foray into fashion using reused and modified textiles from Savers.
New Public Works Director New Public Works Director
After an extensive search of highly qualified applicants, Steven Burke, PE has been selected as the Director of Public Works for the City of Manassas.
RecycleFest 2016 RecycleFest 2016
The City of Manassas is celebrating America Recycles Day, with a Fall Recyclefest, Sat., Nov. 5, 2016, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Manassas Transfer Station located at 8305 Quarry Road, in Manassas.
Correct Voting Information Correct Voting Information
City of Manassas residents may have received a mailer from Prince William County regarding voting in the county. This was an informative brochure, but does not pertain to City of Manassas residents.
Local Photographer on Exhibit at The Hall Local Photographer on Exhibit at The Hall
Today through Nov. 4, Christine Grubbs, a local photographer, is displaying her art in The Hall at City Hall.
Media Flight Media Flight
The Manassas Regional Airport is hosting the Experimental Aircraft Association's (EAA) B-17 and Ford Tri-Motor from Oct. 20-23, 2016.
Manassas Museum Happenings Manassas Museum Happenings
In October, events at the Manassas Museum turn more “spirited,” with cemetery tours and “Spirits of Manassas” bus tours.
Townhouse Fire Townhouse Fire
At approximately 9:15 p.m. on Oct. 3 City of Manassas Fire and Rescue crews responded to the 9000 block of Tyler Court.
New Deputy Fire and Rescue Chief New Deputy Fire and Rescue Chief
After an extensive search of highly qualified applicants, Fire and Rescue Chief Rob Clemons announced today the selection of Todd E. Lupton as Deputy Chief of Fire and Rescue for the City of Manassas.
Clifton Art Guild at The Hall at City Hall Clifton Art Guild at The Hall at City Hall
Now through Oct. 3, an exhibit by the Art Guild of Clifton will be on display in The Hall at City Hall.
Voting Information for City of Manassas Voting Information for City of Manassas
As the November election draws near, the City of Manassas Voter Registration Office would like to remind voters of important dates to remember.
Economic Development Director Awarded  Recertification Economic Development Director Awarded Recertification
Patrick J. Small, Director of Economic Development for the City of Manassas has been awarded re-certification by the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) effective July 1, 2016.
MCPD Working Active Investigation MCPD Working Active Investigation
At approximately 1 p.m. Manassas City Police were called to the 10200 block of Calypso Drive for a shooting.
East End Mobile Home Park East End Mobile Home Park
Information about the purchase of the East End Mobile Home Park.
Manassas Museum Fall Events Manassas Museum Fall Events
There’s a new exhibit, Museum at the Farmer’s Market some book talks and some Cemetery tours.
Manassas City Police Crime Report Manassas City Police Crime Report
Crime report for Manassas City Police Department week of Aug. 25, 2016.
China’s First Single Engine Flight Lands at Manassas Regional Airport China’s First Single Engine Flight Lands at Manassas Regional Airport
On Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016 at about 11 a.m. Dr. Bo Zhang landed at the Manassas Regional Airport on his historic around the world flight.
City’s First Career Firefighter Retires City’s First Career Firefighter Retires
After an impressive 52-year career in fire services, Fire and Rescue Deputy Chief Wade C. House is retiring.
P-ART-ners at The Hall at City Hall P-ART-ners at The Hall at City Hall
Now through Sept. 9, an exhibit by P-ART-ners will be on display in The Hall at City Hall.
City’s First Career Firefighter Retires City’s First Career Firefighter Retires
After an impressive 52-year career in fire services, Fire and Rescue Deputy Chief Wade C. House is retiring.
Manassas Ensures School Water Quality Manassas Ensures School Water Quality
Drinking water has been a huge concern this year in many localities and in the media. The City of Manassas Utilities Department and the Manassas City Public Schools have joined forces to ensure the safety of our children in our school system.
City of Manassas Receives AAA Rating City of Manassas Receives AAA Rating
Standard and Poors Global Ratings has raised its long-term rating on the City of Manassas’ general obligation debt to AAA from AA+.
Manassas Museum Happenings Manassas Museum Happenings
There are a lot of great events at the Manassas Museum happening this summer. Camp, walking tours, book talks and much more.
Staff  Member Authors Book Staff Member Authors Book
Lisa Sievel-Otten, City of Manassas Community Development Administrative Assistant, has authored her second book and is donating all proceeds to Liberia Plantation restoration efforts.
Manassas Summer Camps in Full Swing Manassas Summer Camps in Full Swing
. Over the last four years, the middle of July means Fire & Rescue and Police Summer Camps in the City of Manassas.
Captured at The Hall Captured at The Hall
Now through July 29, Captured will be on display in The Hall at City Hall.
Outstanding Pre-hospital Provider Outstanding Pre-hospital Provider
Valerie Kusterbeck, Firefighter/Medic for the City of Manassas, has been honored with the Award for Outstanding Pre-hospital Provider by the Northern Virginia Emergency Medical Services Council.
Adrian Eichhorn Lands at Manassas Regional Airport Adrian Eichhorn Lands at Manassas Regional Airport
On June 7, 2016, Adrian Eichhorn finished his solo trip around the world in a single-engine airplane at Manassas Regional Airport.
Celebrate America with a Rooftop Experience Celebrate America with a Rooftop Experience
Historic Manassas, Inc. has created a rooftop experience for those who wish to purchase tickets.
Visual Expressions at The Hall Visual Expressions at The Hall
Now through June 30, Visual Expressions by the Four Seasons art group will be on display in The Hall at City Hall.
Manassas Neighborhood Conference Manassas Neighborhood Conference
On June 11, the City of Manassas will hold their Neighborhood Conference at Jennie Dean Elementary School. This year, building community is pretty sweet as participants dip donuts from Krispy Kreme.
Manassas Museum Summer Happenings Manassas Museum Summer Happenings
Two new exhibits, summer camps, bike tours and more are being offered by the Manassas Museum this summer.
New Fire & Rescue Chief New Fire & Rescue Chief
After an extensive search of highly qualified applicants, City Manager William Patrick Pate announced today the selection of Robert Lee Clemons, Jr. as Fire and Rescue Chief for the City of Manassas.
Airport Employee Recognized Airport Employee Recognized
At the 50th Annual International Aviation Snow Symposium in April, Jeff Clayborn, Airport Maintenance Supervisor for the Manassas Regional Airport was awarded an honorable mention in the Large General Aviation category.
Sculpture Uncovered Sculpture Uncovered
Sculpture is coming to Historic Downtown Manassas
Barrington Park Fire Barrington Park Fire
In the early morning hours of April 11, City of Manassas Fire & Rescue units were dispatched to a fire at the Barrington Park Apartments.
City of Manassas New Website City of Manassas New Website
The City of Manassas has updated and upgraded their website.
Tree City USA & Arbor Day Festivities Tree City USA & Arbor Day Festivities
The City of Manassas has been named a 2015 Tree City USA
New Exhibit at The Hall New Exhibit at The Hall
Jerry Baker, a local City of Manassas artist, is exhibiting his work at The Hall in City Hall.
Aspen Place Update 3 Aspen Place Update 3
One suspect, Manuel Gonzalez, was apprehended last evening around 9:30 p.m.
2016 Real Estate Assessment Change Notice Mailed 2016 Real Estate Assessment Change Notice Mailed
On March 3, 2016, 12,509 real estate assessment notices were mailed to City of Manassas property owners by the Commissioner of the Revenue’s Office.
Police Activity on Aspen Place Update 2 Police Activity on Aspen Place Update 2
warrants were issued for Manuel Gonzalez for possession of a fire arm by a felon, use of a fire arm in the commission of a felony, shooting at an occupied vehicle, and discharge of a fire arm in public.
Police Activity on Aspen Place Update 1 Police Activity on Aspen Place Update 1
Due to the nature of the fire arms that may be in the home on Aspen Place, Manassas City Police Department has asked a team with the Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF) to consult on the activity.
Police Activity on Aspen Place Police Activity on Aspen Place
On March 3, 2016 at approximately 1:30 p.m. Manassas City Police were called to the scene for shots fired in the 9600 block of Aspen Place in Manassas.
Plane off runway at Manassas Regional Airport Plane off runway at Manassas Regional Airport
At 5:32 p.m. on Feb. 25, 2016 a Piper Malibu Aircraft ran off the side of the runway.
March Events at the Manassas Museum March Events at the Manassas Museum
March events at the Manassas Museum include two new exhibits, free book talks and more.
City of Manassas Survey on Parks, Recreation and Culture City of Manassas Survey on Parks, Recreation and Culture
A new online survey asks what types of programs, facilities, and services residents of the City of Manassas want to see in their parks and from cultural facilities, and where priorities should be placed.
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 11, 2016.
Snow Emergency Declared Snow Emergency Declared
On January 21, 2016, the City of Manassas is declaring a Snow Emergency effective at 8 a.m. on January 22 through January 24 at 6 p.m. due to the impending snow event.
Dr. Poland to Open New Exhibit Dr. Poland to Open New Exhibit
On Feb. 6 at 2 p.m. Dr. Charles Poland, retired history professor and Civil War expert, will greet visitors at the opening of the new exhibit at the Manassas Museum
Dawood Named Utilities Director Dawood Named Utilities Director
After a national search of candidates, Tony Dawood, Acting Director of Utilities, has been promoted to Utilities Director for the City of Manassas.
80 K9 Teams at the Manassas Regional Airport 80 K9 Teams at the Manassas Regional Airport
This week the Manassas Regional Airport was overrun with 80 K9’s and their human partners.
Leela Nowka Displays in The Hall Leela Nowka Displays in The Hall
Paintings from artist Leela Nowka, impressionistic painter from India, are on display in The Hall at City Hall.