Archive for September, 2011

New Items Recyclable in Prince William County

Residents can now recycle more items at the curb and the recycling trailers located throughout the community. In addition to newspapers, magazines, cereal and tissue boxes, mixed paper, cardboard (up to 2 ft. x 2 ft.), plastic bottles, aluminum and metal cans, and glass bottles and jars, residents may now recycle: Read More »

Prince William Achieves Highest Credit Rating

Standard and Poor (S&P) announced the issuance of “AAA/Stable” credit rating for Prince William County on its Virginia Public School Authority (VPSA) bond issuances. With this new rating, Prince William has now received AAA status from all three of the major credit ratings agencies (Fitch, Moody’s and S&P) – a measure that only 72 out of the 17,669 (or 0.4%) local governments throughout the country have achieved. Read More »

PWC Ranked #13 Nationwide for Job Growth

Prince William County is ranked #13 among counties nationwide for job growth from 2000 – 2010 by CNN Money. During that time period, according to money.cnn.com, Prince William County experienced a job growth rate of more than 40 percent, with the growth rate increasing more than 7 percent between 2009 and 2010. The ranking is featured in the magazine’s annual “Where the Jobs Are” list, which ranked Prince William County #17 in 2010 and #23 in 2008. Read More »