Police Seek Help in Identifying Exxon Burglary Suspect

January 21, 2015 3:41 PM0 comments

The Arlington County Police Department’s Burglary/Larceny Unit is asking for the public’s help in identifying and locating a suspect involved in a burglary incident over the weekend at the Exxon gas station at 4746 Lee Highway in Arlington. The suspect broke into the gas station, shortly after 8 p.m. on […]

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Water Main Break Shuts Down E. Broad in Falls Church

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A water main break has shut down parts of Route 7 in Falls Church early Wednesday morning with closures continuing through evening rush hour.

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Indoor Ribbon Cutting Marks Grand Opening of New Sports Bar

January 17, 2015 10:44 PM1 comment

An official grand opening ceremony, led by Falls Church Mayor David Snyder and many local city government and Chamber of Commerce dignitaries, held indoors to welcome the new sports bar to the City of Falls Church, The Locker Room, at the location of the former Hoang’s Grill & Sushi Bar […]

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Saslaw Says He’s Pushing Hard to Pass His Campus Rape Bill

10:40 PM1 comment

State Sen. Dick Saslaw, the veteran Senate Democratic leader in Richmond, brought the same fiery rhetoric against campus rape, and what he called the “cover up” policy at the University of Virginia, back to Falls Church Saturday after similar remarks in the wake of the first release of the Rolling Stone magazine article on the subject to the Falls Church City Council last month.

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Falls Church Man Dies in Springfield-Area Car Crash

January 16, 2015 12:27 PM0 comments

Lee Lawson, 61, of Falls Church died Thursday afternoon after his van ran into a tree in the on Loisdale Road in the Springfield-area. According to Fairfax County police, Lawson was driving his 2011 Ford Van northbound on Loisdale Road at 12:15 p.m. on Thursday when he left the road […]

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Local Entrepreneurs Try Crowdfunding to Raise $

January 15, 2015 3:30 PM0 comments

Quick! What do an ear swab, a smartphone accessory and a math app have in common? They are all inventions conceived by Falls Church area residents, all of whom have raised money for their products through crowdfunding. (Crowdfunding is the practice of raising money for a project from many people, […]

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New Senior Tax Break News at Tuesday Forum

January 14, 2015 8:16 PM0 comments

New senior tax relief policies that have been adopted by the City of Falls Church will be the subject of a forum at the Senior Center in the Falls Church Community Center, 223 Little Falls St., on Tuesday, Jan. 20, at 1:30 p.m., City Treasurer Jody Acosta has announced. “The […]

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N.Va. Home Sales Best in 8 Years Says NVAR

8:15 PM0 comments

With the conclusion of 2014, the Northern Virginia real estate market ended the year with impressive December home sales results, according to the Merrifield-based Northern Virginia Association of Realtors, with an increase of more than 10 percent of total homes sold in the region. The 1,596 homes sold makes a […]

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F.C. ‘Capital Needs’ Survey Now Ready

8:12 PM0 comments

The City of Falls Church’s professional City Hall staff has created an informal survey to help gather community input on the type and priority of capital infrastructure projects to fund in the upcoming budget, Fiscal Year 2016 (July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2016). Survey results will be presented to […]

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F.C. School Superintendent Says 5.7% Budget Hike Needed to Avoid Layoffs

8:08 PM3 comments

In a marked departure from the norm, Falls Church School Superintendent Dr. Toni Jones Tuesday night presented not one, but three alternative options to the School Board as her guidance for the coming budget cycle.

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