Construction on West End Park Expansion Could Start This Month

October 1, 2014 9:29 PM0 comments

About 3,000 plants, shrubs, flowers and trees will be planted at West End Park, possibly starting early this month, as part of an expansion and renovation of the park that was approved by the Falls Church City Council last week.

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F.C. Schools See 9th Straight Year of Record Enrollment

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For the ninth consecutive year, Falls Church City Public Schools saw its enrollment increase with a record 2,457 students enrolled at the City’s four public schools this year.

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Police Seek Information After Boy Bitten by Dog in F.C. Sunday

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A teenage boy was bitten by a dog near the intersection of James Street and James Court at Virginia Avenue in the City of Falls Church on Sunday, Sept. 28, and now police are seeking information about the canine and its owner.

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F.C.’s Michael Gardner Arrested for Felony Sexual Battery

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City of Falls Church Police have arrested and charged Michael A. Gardner with one felony count of aggravated sexual battery of a child.

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Personal Property Tax Due Monday; F.C. Vehicle Decals Must Be Displayed by Nov. 16

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Virginia Personal Property Tax is due next Monday, Oct. 6 with a 10 percent penalty assessed to all payments not received or postmarked by the date. City residents can make payments via mail, in person at the treasurer’s office at City Hall (300 Park Ave., Suite 103) or after hours […]

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F.C. Community Center Replacing Its Roof

September 29, 2014 1:35 PM0 comments

Work to replace the roof of the Falls Church Community Center begins today, Monday, Sept. 29, and will continue for the next three weeks. While the Community Center will remain open during the replacement, City officials ask the public to make a note of sidewalk closures around the building during the […]

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West End Park Upgrade OK’d

September 24, 2014 7:30 PM0 comments

Delayed by the recession from original plans designed in 2005, the $528,000 renovation of the City of Falls Church’s West End Park on the north side of W. Broad St in the shadow of the W&OD Trail Bike Bridge was approved unanimously by the F.C. City Council Monday. F.C. Rec […]

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Shields Outlines 3 Uses for Water Sale $

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How to best spend the $20 million in cash that has come to the City of Falls Church from the sale of its water system to Fairfax County last January has been the subject of considerable deliberations by the Falls Church City Council this year, and City Manager Wyatt Shields […]

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Library Board to Revisit Consultants

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Falls Church’s Mary Riley Styles Public Library’s head librarian Mary McMann told the F.C. City Council Monday that the Library Board has decided to call back the consultants it contracted earlier to examine how, rather than expanding the space, the library site may be made more efficient in its current […]

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New Program Gives Laptops to All Mason, Henderson Students

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In an effort to prepare students for the 21st century workforce, Falls Church City Public Schools is providing laptops for every student at George Mason High School and Mary Ellen Henderson Middle School as part of their Personalized Learning Initiative.

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