The Falls Church City Council made no decisions Wednesday night, but moved toward a majority consensus on keeping the real estate tax rate at its current $1.305 per $100 of assessed valuation, finding additional funds to avoid increasing the rate by four cents as City Manager Wyatt Shields proposed last month.
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The Falls Church City Council is continuing their search Wednesday night for palpable solutions to the problems for taxpayers represented by exploding student enrollment growth in its public schools, steadily rising residential real estate values and the federal government demand for extensive spending on storm water management.Read more ›
It came more or less as an afterthought, an example pulled up to illustrate another point, in comments that Democratic freshman State Del. Marcus Simon made to the annual “Richmond report” luncheon of the Falls Church Chamber of Commerce Tuesday.Read more ›
Campaign contributions raised by March 31 by five of the 10 candidates through March 31 seeking the Democratic nomination to fill the seat occupied by retiring U.S. Rep. Jim Moran were disclosed by the Federal Election Commission Wednesday, although there were no numbers as of then for the other five. […]Read more ›
The Virginia Supreme Court is set today in Richmond to hear the appeal of the May 2012 conviction by an Arlington circuit court of Falls Church Democratic political activist Michael Gardner on two counts of aggravated sexual assault of two underage girls, according to the Associated Press. Gardner is currently […]Read more ›
Due to an issue with a flashing traffic signal, Falls Church City Police are currently directing traffic at Broad (Rt. 7/Leesburg Pike) and Washington (Rt. 29/Lee Highway) streets in the City of Falls Church today. A City spokesperson says crews are analyzing the issue but warn the flashing signal lights […]Read more ›
Longtime Falls Church political activist and photographer Drew Kleibrink died Friday reportedly of a self-inflicted gun shot wound at the age of 56. He leaves his wife Samira May Badwai Kleibrink and daughter by a first marriage, Erika.Read more ›