1st-Time Falls Church Candidates Tape Their Cable TV Speeches

July 22, 2015 6:47 PM0 comments

Only three of the 14 candidates for this fall’s Falls Church City Council and School Board elections took advantage of a free offer from Falls Church Community Television, the city’s public access station, to record messages at its studios and educate voters about their choices this November.

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FOOD NEWS: 2 New Eateries & Mad Fox Goes to the Dogs

July 23, 2015 8:27 AM0 comments

South Block Co. Juicery Opens Cafe on N. Westmoreland The area has yet another new eatery as South Block Company has added a small cafe to its East Falls Church micro juicery and is now open for businesses in the former Urban Pantry space on North Westmoreland Street in Arlington. […]

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Sampling of F.C. Council, School Board Candidates Face Off for First Time

July 21, 2015 9:44 PM4 comments

Out of the enormous field of Falls Church City Council and School Board candidates that have qualified for the ballot in this November’s municipal election, a sampling of new people and veterans showed up for Tuesday night’s first candidates’ face-off at the American Legion Hall.

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In Marathon Session, F.C. Council, School Board Edge Closer to Final RFP Language

1:51 AM51 comments

Working past midnight Monday night, the Falls Church City Council and School Board worked to within sight of a final version of language for its “request for conceptual proposal” to go out to the development world next month for development of the almost 40 acres of land annexed to the City as a component of its deal to sell its water system to Fairfax County last year.

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F.C. Resident Finishes First Twice, Wins Over $45,000 on Jeopardy!

July 17, 2015 1:51 PM0 comments

Ben Hemmens, 43, a stay-at-home dad from Bailey’s Crossroads, came in first place on “”Jeopardy!”” on both Tuesday and Wednesday night and came in second place last night, winning a total of $45,200.

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Eye-Popping Initial Briefing on Broad-Washington Plan Well Received

1:10 PM12 comments

Usually almost nobody shows up for sub-committee meetings of the Falls Church City Council, but this was not the case Thursday night, when the Dogwood Room at City Hall was graced with not only five of the seven members of the City Council, but with representatives of the City’s Planning Commission and Economic Development Authority, two from the City’s own Economic Development Office among others.

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Fairfax Co. Planning Commission Defers on F.C. Plan for Mt. Daniel

July 15, 2015 7:40 PM29 comments

Suddenly thrust into doubt by an unfriendly response from the Fairfax County Planning Commission at a hearing in late June, Falls Church’s $15.6 million Mt. Daniel Elementary School renovation and expansion project has now been delayed past the planned tight window that would have it ready to open in September 2016.

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F.C. Council Set to Finalize Annexed Land ‘RFP’

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Following on last weekend’s town hall meeting at City Hall and extensive discussions at its regular business meeting Monday and Tuesday’s School Board meeting, the Falls Church City Council will convene for a work session Monday night to put final touches on a “request for proposal,” or RFP, for development […]

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City Adopts Bicycle Master Plan

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The Falls Church City Council voted to adopt a formal bicycle master plan as a guiding document, advancing the policies previously adopted in the Mobility for All Modes Transportation Plan approved over a year ago. An important feature of the plan is the determination that removal of on-street vehicular parking […]

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$672,000 OK’d for New H.S. Turf

4:58 PM2 comments

By a unanimous vote, the Falls Church City Council Monday approved the expenditure of $672,000 for the replacement of the artificial turf football/soccer field and track at George Mason High School even as the fate of those facilities is up in the air pending the development of the overall 40 […]

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