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Former City Manager John G. Cartwright Passes Away Former City Manager John G. Cartwright Passes Away
The City of Manassas is sad to report that John G. Cartwright, Former City of Manassas City Manager (1986 – 1999), has passed away in his hometown of Traverse City, Michigan.
One Love Manassas May 18-20 One Love Manassas May 18-20
May 18 – 20 the City of Manassas and Historic Manassas, Inc. will be hosting an array of talented artists, performers and speakers in the Historic Downtown.
2018 Outstanding Volunteers 2018 Outstanding Volunteers
On April 24, 2018, the City of Manassas recognized volunteers including 11 that were recognized for being outstanding in 2018.
New Exhibit at the Manassas Museum About Beer Baron Robert Portner New Exhibit at the Manassas Museum About Beer Baron Robert Portner
Opening this Friday, April 13 at 7 p.m., Living the American Dream, the new exhibit at the Manassas Museum, tells the story of German immigrant Robert Portner, the Washington, D.C. beer baron. He was an entrepreneur, a philanthropist and a Manassas resident.
Manassas Reads Event Manassas Reads Event
On Saturday, April 28, 2018 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. This is a reading and book give away event designed to share the joy of reading with the community.
Tree City USA and Arbor Day Celebration Tree City USA and Arbor Day Celebration
The City of Manassas has been named a Tree City USA for the 28th year by the Arbor Foundation in honor of the City’s commitment to effective urban forest management.
Osbourn Artists Featured at New Exhibit Osbourn Artists Featured at New Exhibit
There is a new exhibit in The Hall at City Hall featuring the work of Osbourn High School students. These students are incredibly talented and each one-of-a-kind piece is a creation through the artists eye.
April Happenings at the Manassas Museum April Happenings at the Manassas Museum
The Manassas Museum features not only history, but great experiential learning with seminars, talks, tours and more.
Media Advisory – WEA Test Media Advisory – WEA Test
City of Manassas, VA . . . Participating in Regional Test of Wireless Emergency Alert System - Country’s first live regional test using geo-target capabilities, reaching up to 5.2M
Best of The Region Art Winners Announced Best of The Region Art Winners Announced
Now showing in the Hall at City Hall, the Best of the Region Art Show featuring the work of artists from this region. This juried show is presented by p-ART-ners professional network with sponsorships from Arcadia Art Studio, Art Guild of Clifton, Diesel Easel, Manassas Art Guild and Prince William Art Society.
Fire Displaces Six Fire Displaces Six
At 8:08 p.m. on March 19, Fire and Rescue units from the City of Manassas, Manassas Park, and Prince William County responded to a fire at 9011 Centreville Road (Manassas Mobile Home Park) for a report of a mobile home fire.
New Immersive Exhibit at the Manassas Museum New Immersive Exhibit at the Manassas Museum
Beginning March 19, 2018 a new immersive exhibit will open at the Manassas Museum. Annie’s Porch: This Was Manassas, spotlights the universal storytelling tradition of talking on the front porch with friends.
One Love Manassas - A Multi-media Art Weekend One Love Manassas - A Multi-media Art Weekend
The City of Manassas and Historic Manassas, Inc. are hosting a new three-day multi-media art event called One Love Manassas.
City selects Architectural Firm to design Public Safety Building City selects Architectural Firm to design Public Safety Building
Hellmuth, Obata + Kassabaum, PC, (HOK) an award-winning global design, architecture, engineering and planning firm, has been selected to design the new City of Manassas Public Safety Facility on Grant Avenue.
Great American Cleanup Challenge Great American Cleanup Challenge
Keep Manassas Beautiful is launching the first Great American Cleanup Challenge to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of Keep America Beautiful's Great American Cleanup.
March Happenings at the Manassas Museum March Happenings at the Manassas Museum
The Manassas Museum features not only history, but great experiential learning with seminars, talks, tours and more.
New Finance Director Selected New Finance Director Selected
Diane Bergeron was selected from a pool of more than 50 applicants to be Director of Finance for the City of Manassas beginning Feb. 26, 2018.
New Exhibit at The Hall in City Hall New Exhibit at The Hall in City Hall
The Hall at City Hall has a new exhibit featuring City of Manassas government staff photography.
Black History Month Celebration Black History Month Celebration
The City of Manassas Black History Month Celebration included a WWII vet, an aspiring journalist, Head of Collections of the National Museum of African American History and Culture and the newly appointed president of the Boys & Girls Club.
Manassas Regional Airport Ranks #1 in Jobs, Wages & Economic Activity Manassas Regional Airport Ranks #1 in Jobs, Wages & Economic Activity
The Virginia Department of Aviation just released the Economic Impact Study of 57 General Aviation and nine commercial airports.
East End Mobile Home Park Sold East End Mobile Home Park Sold
The City of Manassas is pleased to announce that the East End Mobile Home Park has been sold to Catholics for Housing.