Base officials host public comment sessions on JLUS – Marine Corps Base Quantico officials, in partnership with government officials from Stafford County, held a public meeting in Stafford on Monday to present draft recommendations and solicit comments on the Joint Land Use Study being conducted by the base and surrounding counties. [Stafford County Sun]

Reduce the risk of home fires during the holidays– In observance of the Christmas and New Year’s holidays, PRTC’s services will operate according to the schedule listed below. [PRTC]

Transforming the commute – One year from now, the 29-mile, $1 billion Interstate 95 Express Lanes project will be complete, ushering in a new era in the way Northern Virginia commutes. [Insidenova.com]

Operator sought for Embrey Mill recreation center – Stafford County officials will begin looking for a company to operate the indoor recreation center at Embrey Mill Park that could open in the spring of 2015. [Fredericksburg.com]

From today’s Events Calendar sponsored by Manassas Park Community Center A jolly, fun-filled romp through a winter wonderland starring Peter the Penguin, Sammy the Snowman, Benny Bunny, and many more! [Potomac Local Events]

Pet of the Day sponsored by Steve’s Auto Repair Update 12/13/13: Still missing! Hartwood area: Lupo is a 3-year-old husky mix.  — [Potomac Local Pets]