Transit: Which Route Through F.C.?

March 25, 2015 6:07 PM0 comments

At a Falls Church League of Women Voters’ forum at the F.C. Community Center Sunday, panelists shared their views of options the Northern Virginia Transportation Commission will be making in the near future for an optimal route for light rail or bus rapid transit operations eventually coming through the City […]

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McAuliffe, Beyer Celebrate 5th Anniversary of Health Care Law

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At the outset of an event in Arlington marking the fifth anniversary, to the day, of the signing of the Affordable Care Act into law, Rep. Donald S. Beyer, Jr. introduced Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe by saying, “Historians will one day write that the Affordable Care Act was the single […]

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Serious F.C. Budget Crunch Time Begins, First Council Vote is 4-3

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By a narrow 4-3 vote Monday night, the Falls Church City Council gave a preliminary “first reading” OK to City Manager Wyatt Shields’ proposed four-cent tax rate increase — from the current $1.305 to $1.345 — to kick off formal deliberations on the new fiscal year budget.

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The Lasso in the News-Press: Stepping on the Seal & a Staff Profile

March 26, 2015 1:44 PM0 comments

The Falls Church News-Press has partnered with George Mason High School’s award-winning newspaper, The Lasso, to bring its readers some of the top articles appearing in the student-run digital paper. This regular feature will appear monthly in the News-Press during the school year. The Lasso can be found online at […]

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F.C. Council Gives Preliminary OK To Shields’ Proposed $1.345 Tax Rate

March 23, 2015 11:43 PM8 comments

By a narrow 4-3 vote Monday night, the Falls Church City Council gave a preliminary “first reading” OK to City Manager Wyatt Shields’ proposed four cent tax rate increase from the current $1.305 to $1.345.

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Former Mt. Daniel Elementary School Clinic Aide O’Connell Dies

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Timothy James O’Connell, a Falls Church City resident since 1999, passed away on Thursday, March 5, 2015 at his home. Timothy was born on February 4, 1940, in New York City, to Valentine and Lora Haynes O’Connell. His father was an engineer, and his mother a high school Latin teacher. […]

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