Senator Dick Saslaw’s Richmond Report

June 4, 2014 7:52 PM0 comments

Summer is right around the corner. VDOT recently sent out a report stating that it has filled some 79,000+ potholes in the Northern VA region. Does that tell you what kind of winter we had? Some of you may have noticed that work has begun on extending the north shoulder […]

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Our Man in Arlington

June 3, 2014 10:36 AM0 comments

History lovers will be pleased to learn that the top-selling (on newsstands) issue of Arlington Magazine was last fall’s special issue on our county’s storied past. That’s astonishing in this era of digital publishing ephemera and pressure on publications to play it safe with listings of hot restaurants and best […]

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A Penny for Your Thoughts: News of Greater Falls Church

May 29, 2014 11:36 AM0 comments

The Memorial Day weekend couldn’t have been any nicer – flags flying, perfect weather, pool openings, and solemn remembrances of why we observe Memorial Day – to honor the service and sacrifices of our service personnel in all conflicts. The observance at “the cannon” in Annandale, sponsored by American Legion […]

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Guest Commentary: Little City’s Memorial Day Tradition Continues

9:13 AM1 comment

Every week in The Little City, we have many opportunities to gather as a community, from City Council meetings to the Farmers Market to enjoying the beautiful neighborhood parks.

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From The Front Row: Kaye Kory’s Richmond Report

May 28, 2014 6:38 PM1 comment

“How administrators killed a Fairfax school’s math success.” This was the headline over Jay Matthew’s Education column in Monday’s Washington Post.

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Editorial: Falls Church Gets a Heart

6:07 PM5 comments

Behold, in the final analysis late Tuesday night, a narrow four-vote majority on the Falls Church City Council voted Falls Church a heart right in the middle of its downtown.

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Our Man in Arlington

May 27, 2014 10:21 AM1 comment

Col. Harland Sanders – Kentucky hero, creator of the 11-spice secret to deeee-licious chicken and today a global icon – cut quite a swath through Arlington. I know because I met the goateed charmer in his white linen suit on the Little League football field at Barcroft Park circa 1963, when he ambled out […]

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A Penny for Your Thoughts: News of Greater Falls Church

May 22, 2014 1:01 PM0 comments

Each spring, members of the Board of Supervisors select outstanding residents for recognition of their service to the community. Community Champions were honored at an April 25 breakfast sponsored by Volunteer Fairfax. On June 3, the Board will honor the “Lords and Ladies Fairfax,” as part of the annual Celebrate […]

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Guest Commentary: Because Every Dollar Counts in The Little City

11:39 AM1 comment

By Tom Clinton The City’s budget season has just ended, and for that, I think we’re all grateful! My thanks to the City Council, the School Board, the City Manager, the CFO, the Superintendent and her staff, and many others for spending so much time and energy on the budget […]

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Delegate Simon’s Richmond Report

May 21, 2014 6:04 PM1 comment

Notwithstanding the title of my monthly column, I’d like to use the better part of this month’s Richmond Report to tell you a little bit about the role of your Delegate when the General Assembly is not in session. Of course, technically the General Assembly is still in Session – […]

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