Driver Cited in 3-Car Crash Outside F.C. Farmers Market

March 29, 2014 11:13 AM12 comments

According to Falls Church Police, as reported by the City’s Public Information Office today, at 11:35 a.m. today a driver exiting the parking lot behind the Falls Church City Hall after shopping at the Farmer’s Market there pulled onto Little Falls St. and crashed into a moving vehicle which subsequently […]

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Filing Deadline for Dem Primary Arrives

March 26, 2014 6:50 PM0 comments

The end of the business day today, March 27, marks the filing deadline for the 11 candidates who’ve announced they’ll seek the Democratic Party nomination to fill the seat being vacated after 23 years by Rep. Jim Moran. The candidates all need to have submitted 1,000 valid petition signatures and […]

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Some F.C. Demographic Trends Still Soaring

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The latest, December 2013 U.S. Census report continues to show the City of Falls Church in the top spot in the U.S. for percentage of adults with college degrees and advanced degrees, for average household and family incomes, and households earning $155,000 or higher.

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With $ Pressure on Taxpayers, Schools, How Much Should F.C. Keep in Bank?

6:47 PM3 comments

The City of Falls Church’s Chief Financial Officer Richard LaCondre defended his recommendation of a high fund balance in a lengthy appearance before the Falls Church City Council Monday night, urging the Council to adopt the 17 percent fund balance rate.

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Harris Teeter Groundbreaking is Followed by Contract Revision

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In a bizarre turn of events this Monday, the fanfare that accompanied the symbolic groundbreaking for the long-time-coming Harris Teeter project on a brisk but sunny morning at the W. Broad Street site was contrasted to a late-night somber appearance of the project’s chief developer before the Falls Church City Council as a last-minute substantive change in the company’s contract to buy City-owned land as part of the deal had to be ratified by the Council.

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LaCondre Defends High Fund Balance In Budget Debate With City Council

March 24, 2014 11:00 PM3 comments

The City of Falls Church’s Chief Financial Officer Richard LaCondre defended his recommendation of a high fund balance in a lengthy appearance before the Falls Church City Council Monday night, urging the Council to adopt the 17 percent rate.

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Rushmark, After Gala Groundbreaking Today, Returns to Council Seeking Vote to Modify Contract

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Looking far more sullen wearing a black trench coat tonight than he was as the beaming president of the Rushmark development company during the ribbon cutting for the new Harris Teeter in the 300 block of W. Broad this morning, Patrick Kearney came before the City Council tonight to accept […]

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Groundbreaking for Harris Teeter Project Draws Local Dignitaries

12:02 PM4 comments

After many years of trying, the massive Harris Teeter project in the 300 block of West Broad enjoyed a groundbreaking ceremony in brisk sunny weather this morning that drew all the A-list dignitaries of the City of Falls Church.

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2-Alarm Fire Causes $1.5 Million in Damage to S. Washington Building

March 21, 2014 12:44 PM9 comments

A two-alarm fire caused an estimated $1.5 million in damage to an office building on South Washington Street in the City of Falls Church on Friday afternoon.

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Stormwater Credit Applications Due at End of the Month

12:30 PM0 comments

Applications to receive credit for the City of Falls Church’s controversial new Stormwater Utility fee are due March 31, the City reminds residents in a press release today.

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