Mad Fox’s D.C. Tap Room Opening August 17

August 5, 2015 4:29 PM0 comments

Mad Fox Brewing Company has set Monday, August 17 as the opening date for its second location in the Glover Park neighborhood of Washington, D.C.

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Part of S. West St. Closed Starting August 5

August 4, 2015 12:58 PM0 comments

A roadbed reconstruction project on S. West Street officially starts in September, and a precursor to the project, which will repair part of the city’s stormwater facilities, begins on August 5, according to a press release from the City of Falls Church. Because of the project, which will last about […]

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F.C. Resident Erin Scranton Raises Assistance Dogs

10:57 AM0 comments

by Kate Karstens “She’s a hearing dog. They’re the smartest of all the service dogs,” Falls Church resident Erin Scranton whispered, as to not hurt the feelings of the other three dogs who live with her. Scranton was talking about Luna, a recent graduate of Canine Companions for Independence who […]

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F.C. Council Shares Meal With Town of Vienna Counterparts

August 3, 2015 10:40 PM0 comments

The Falls Church City Council invited members of the Town of Vienna town council to a repast in the Council chambers of the F.C. City Hall Monday to mark the friendly competition between the two jurisdictions for new sign up for the Solarize Virginia campaign.

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F.C. Planners Defer Action on 4th Small Area Plan

10:50 PM2 comments

After the swift, if deliberate, approval of the first three of the Falls Church Planning Department’s “small area plans” signaling the kind of development it would like to see in different parts of the City’s commercial corridors, the fourth plan covering W. Broad from N. Virginia to N. West Street was put on hold by the volunteer Planning Commission Monday night because of a variety of concerns for height and density issues.

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FCNP Kicks Off 25th Anniversary with Summer Mixer

August 4, 2015 2:43 PM1 comment

The News-Press kicked off its year-long 25th anniversary celebration with its 25th Annual Summer Mixer last Thursday. Members of the community, including politicians, business owners, citizens and artists of the Little City, gathered in the newspaper’s offices at 200 Little Falls Street and enjoyed pizza, pasta and garlic bread from Ledo’s […]

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New Contractor for S. West Paving

July 29, 2015 9:50 PM3 comments

At its Monday meeting this week, the Falls Church City Council approved a contract with Finley Asphalt and Sealing for the S. West Street roadbed reconstruction project. Due to unforeseen circumstances, the original contractor became unavailable. A new company was selected per the City’s purchasing guidelines. The project will begin […]

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F.C. Council, School Board Issues ‘RFP’ for City’s New 34.6 Acres

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The final edits were being made yesterday on the final version agreed to by both the Falls Church City Council and School Board of a 21-page “request for conceptual proposal” for development of the 34.6 acres of land annexed into the City as part of the sale last year of the City’s water system to Fairfax County.

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New ‘Mason Row’ Submission Eases Impact on Park Ave.

9:41 PM28 comments

Peter Batten, principal of Spectrum Development LLC, notified the News-Press last weekend that his group formally resubmitted a revised plan for the 4.3-acre so-called Mason Row mixed use project they’re proposing at the intersection of W. Broad and N. West Streets in the City of Falls Church.

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Car Care Tips, Crazy Stories from Mechanics Around the City

July 31, 2015 9:30 AM2 comments

UPDATE: An earlier version of this article has been updated to correct the spelling of Russell Whitmoyer’s name. by Karim Doumar Our cars are so advanced that many of them can talk to us and are aware of surrounding hazards before we are. They are filled with electronic systems and […]

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