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Letters to the Editor: Clark Proposal Is Not A ‘Free’ High School

April 16, 2015 11:49 AM2 comments

Letters to the Editor: April 16 – 22, 2015   Clark Proposal Is Not A ‘Free’ High School Editor, Nicholas Benton seems surprised at the small citizen turnout for City budget meetings. I think many residents have simply given up on this Council and this newspaper because they consistently seem in […]

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Guest Commentary: Mason District Needs a Supervisor Who Listens

10:50 AM1 comment

By Jessica Swanson I get the question a couple times a day now. “Why run against someone so well-known who has served for 19 years on the Board of Supervisors?” It’s nothing personal against our incumbent. I just have a different vision for Mason District, and it starts with really […]

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Mason Girls Track is Top 2A Team at 74th Handley Invitational

10:40 AM0 comments

Close to 80 Mason track and field athletes had an early morning departure Saturday to compete in the 74th Handley Invitational starting at 9 a.m. in Winchester. Strong winds and mild spring temperatures balanced each other out to make for good conditions. Twenty schools sent teams to compete. Most were […]

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Lorton Students Compete in National Competition in NYC

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A team of students from South County High School in Lorton is headed to New York City on Monday, April 27 to participate as finalists in the 10th annual Moody’s Mega Math Challenge. The Moody’s Mega Math Challenge is a national high school math modeling competition that tasks participants with solving a real-world […]

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VCE Plant Clinics Open for the Spring Season

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Plant clinics staffed by the Virginia Cooperative Extension’s Master Gardeners are opening this week and will remain open through the fall season. One plant clinic, which opens today from 6:45 – 8:45 p.m., is located at the Arlington Central Library at 1015 N. Quincy St., Arlington and is open every Thursday through […]

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Buschows Announced as Marshals of F.C. Parade

April 15, 2015 5:14 PM0 comments

Barry Buschow and Kathleen C. Buschow have been named Grand Marshals of the 2015 City of Falls Church Memorial Day Parade, the City of F.C. announced yesterday. The longtime City residents will preside over the festivities on Monday, May 25. The Recreation and Parks Advisory Board chose the husband and […]

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McAuliffe Endorses Gross in Mason District Primary

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Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe yesterday endorsed Penelope A. “Penny” Gross for re-election as Mason District Supervisor, citing her results-oriented, pragmatic, common-sense approach to governing. Gross is seeking the Democratic nomination for a sixth term as Mason District’s representative to the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors over first-time challenger Jessica Swanson. […]

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Editorial: Everybody Benefits From Good Schools

4:48 PM5 comments

As the days wind down to the adoption by the Falls Church City Council of its coming fiscal year budget, while there has been some loud bemoaning of a new tax rate hike, much of that, if not all, is in the process of being whittled away without undermining the […]

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Beyer Gives Keynote at Jefferson-Jackson Dinner

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Congressman Don Beyer giving the keynote address at the Falls Church City Democratic Committee’s Jefferson-Jackson Dinner on Saturday. Members of the Falls Church City Council and Sen. Dick Saslaw, Del. Marcus Simon, Commonwealth Attorney Theo Stamos and Clerk of the Circuit Court Paul Ferguson were all present at the dinner.

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Culmore Multicultural Day Slated for April 18

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The annual Culmore Multicultural Day is scheduled for Saturday, April 18, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the newly renovated Woodrow Wilson Library, located at 6101 Knollwood Dr., Falls Church. Children will be able to get their face painted and play on the FunBus, which features games. There will […]

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