Articles by: Marybeth Connelly

Guest Commentary: F.C. Budget Provides a Call to Action for All Citizens

April 30, 2015 10:34 AM11 comments

A round of applause! Falls Church has a FY2016 budget. It took sweat, disagreement and compromise. Some say we failed because the tax rate did not remain flat. Others worry that we are not raising enough for future capital needs. I’m calling it a success, with room for improvement in […]

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Guest Commentary: It’s Time for the Little City to Think Big

October 17, 2013 8:40 AM1 comment

It’s time for us to think bigger about what is possible in Falls Church and take action to make those things happen. It can be hard to imagine a big thing when we are stuck in the daily slog of traffic, taxes and tests. But by working together, our community […]

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Guest Commentary: A-F School Report Card – We Can’t Let This Become Law

January 24, 2013 10:36 AM5 comments

At a recent Business in Education Partnership meeting, Superintendent Toni Jones shared information about proposed education policy to the attention of the Falls Church business community. Because it is important to all Virginians, we would like to share it with the entire Falls Church community. Virginia Governor McDonnell designated 2013 […]

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