Stormwater Credit Applications Due at End of the Month

March 21, 2014 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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2nd Falls Church Restaurant Week Starts Today

March 24, 2014 7:33 AM1 comment

Monday marks the beginning of the News-Press 2nd annual Falls Church Restaurant Week celebration in the Little City. With close to 40 (38 to be exact) restaurants participating, there’s something on the plate for everyone.

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F.C. Council & Schools Meet Tonight to Face Off on Budget

March 20, 2014 7:04 AM13 comments

The Falls Church City Council and School Board face off in a joint work session tonight at City Hall in its undersized Dogwood meeting room, and they are going in each already aware of the others’ justifications for their Fiscal Year 2015 budget needs that are more than usually at odds. The opening bill comes at 7:30 p.m.

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Mulling Big Tax Hikes on Residents, F.C. Council Ignores $ from New Plan

March 19, 2014 9:03 PM2 comments

At a joint Falls Church City Council and Planning Commission work session in the F.C. City Hall Monday, the Spectrum Development company came out in full force in its first official appearance.

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Falls Church Restaurants Earn Multiple ‘Rammy’ Nominations

7:44 PM1 comment

Falls Church was well-represented when the Restaurant Association of Metropolitan Washington announced its finalists for the 2014 Rammy Awards Tuesday night.

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Former Bush Official Arrested in Sexual Assault

7:43 PM1 comment

Sloan Wilson Rappoport, 43, of Arlington, identified as a former official in the George W. Bush administration, was arrested by Fairfax Police Tuesday on charges of abduction, sexual battery and obscene display stemming from an incident that took place at a Ross clothing store in the Bailey’s Crossroads area of […]

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Beyer Focuses in F.C., New Candidate Announces

7:41 PM1 comment

Falls Church businessman and former Virginia Lieutenant Governor Don Beyer, fresh off an important straw poll win at the annual U.S. Rep. Gerry Connolly’s St. Patrick’s Day fete Monday, continued to focus on Falls Church in his campaign for the U.S. Congress this week. He appeared before the F.C. City […]

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Falls Church Named 16th Safest City in Virginia

March 18, 2014 3:00 PM0 comments

The City of Falls Church ranked 16 out of the 30 in a list of the safest cities in Virginia released this week.

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Spectrum’s Ambitious Broad & West Project in Bumpy Ride at City Hall

March 17, 2014 9:15 PM1 comment

At a joint Falls Church City Council and Planning Commission work session in the F.C. City Hall, the Spectrum Development company came out in full force in its first official public appearance Monday night, but concerns for the size of its now-called Broad & West project for 302 small apartment, an extended stay Hilton hotel and 30 percent retail, as well as parking and transportation concerns were expressed by most of the City officials there.

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Another Candidate Enters Primary Race In Bid to Fill Moran’s Seat

5:43 PM0 comments

The number of candidates vying for the Democratic nomination in a June 10 primary to fill the U.S. Congressional seat being vacated by Rep. Jim Moran remains at 11 as Arlington resident Nancy Najarian has announced her candidacy, days after State Del. Mark Sickles announced he’d dropped out.

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