Duncan Says ‘Yes’ on School Bond Measure Won’t Impact Tax Rate

October 29, 2014 9:46 PM11 comments

Although there is a $15.6 million price tag on the school bond referendum City of Falls Church voters are being asked to approve on next Tuesday’s ballot, should the measure pass, the result may represent almost no burden on taxpayers to expand and renovate the City’s Mt. Daniel Elementary School.

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Major Traffic Delays Expected at Broad and Washington for Next Three Weeks

October 28, 2014 12:59 PM1 comment

The City of Falls Church has advised drivers of maintenance work being done to upgrade the traffic signal wiring at the intersection of Broad Street and Washington Street from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. for the next three weeks. A city contractor will be trenching across three legs of the intersection […]

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BB&T Bank Robbery Suspect Arrested

October 27, 2014 12:40 PM0 comments

A man was arrested last Thursday in connection with at least three bank robberies, including the robbery of the BB&T Bank on West Broad Street last Tuesday. Cary James, a 44-year-old Florida resident, was arrested in Montgomery County after allegedly robbing a Wells Fargo in Rockville, Md. According to a […]

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Proponents, Opponents Spar in Lively Forum on School Bond Referendum

October 24, 2014 4:27 PM8 comments

Proponents and opponents of the Mt. Daniel Elementary school bond referendum on the Nov. 4 ballot in Falls Church sparred for two hours in a lively forum at the American Legion Hall Thursday night.

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Willingham New Chair of F.C. Dem Committee

October 22, 2014 7:43 PM0 comments

Democratic activist and aid to Rep. Jim Moran, Peg Willingham was elected unanimously Tuesday night to replace the retiring Betty Coll as chair of the Falls Church City Democratic Committee in the committee’s monthly meeting at the Community Center. Among those present to hail her election were State Del. Marcus […]

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Syrian Refugee Blanket Drive Set to Begin

7:39 PM1 comment

Elected officials from major municipalities in Northern Virginia, leaders from the faith community and representatives of aid organizations will hold a press conference next week on a region-wide effort to help more than a million refugees fleeing from Syria and Iraq due to ISIL and civil war violence. Blankets will […]

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