Ross Family Renovates & Researches Historic F.C. Home

June 6, 2014 9:16 AM1 comment

Two years ago, when the Ross family met informally with Thoughtful Development, an architecture firm in the City of Falls Church, they had no idea how soon they’d be embarking upon a home purchase and renovation project that would make them owners and residents of the Larner-Jones House, a 150 year old farmhouse on N. Maple Avenue.

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At $18.5 Million, F.C. Agent Makes Largest Home Sale in Northern Virginia History

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In March, the final parcel of Washington’s Mount Vernon was sold, and at the price of $18.5 million dollars it became the largest sale in Northern Virginia history. The sale was made by Falls Church City resident and real estate agent Theresa Twiford.

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National Dem Activists Endorse Foust

June 5, 2014 6:00 AM0 comments

Thursday morning, Democracy for America, a national political organization founded by Gov. Howard Dean, endorsed Fairfax County Supervisor John Foust in his race against State Del. Barabara Comstock for Virginia’s 10th Congressional District. “Democracy for America members in Northern Virginia and across the country are looking forward to making the […]

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Metro Silver Line Slated for August Opening

June 4, 2014 8:07 PM0 comments

The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority’s new Silver Line is set for an August opening to the public.“We still have work to do” in educating the public on how to use the new subway line, Lynn Bowersox, Metro’s assistant general manager for marketing, said Monday in a conference call with […]

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Planners Bemoan, But OK, Lot Split

8:06 PM7 comments

While voting unanimously to approve the subdivision of two residential lots at 600 Abbott Lane in Falls Church, in accordance with the law, Falls Church Planning Commission Vice Chair Melissa Teates lamented the development at Monday’s Planning Commission meeting, saying that while it is allowed under the law, there is […]

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Beyer Is Favored to Win Tuesday’s Dem Primary to Fill Moran’s Shoes

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In a race that has been more an exhausting marathon, the relentless efforts of some of the region’s most prominent Democrats to snatch and fill the shoes of retiring U.S. Rep. Jim Moran as the congressman from Virginia’s 8th District have slogged into this final week.

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Falls Church’s Sen. Jim Webb Mulls ‘16 Run for Presidency

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Former U.S. Senator Jim Webb of Greater Falls Church, coming out of a year-long hibernation since giving over his Senate seat in early 2013, made his first public appearance in Arlington last week, speaking to a capacity crowd at the Arlington Public Library.

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Sen. Webb Openly Mulls Presidential Bid in Arlington Talk

May 29, 2014 8:49 PM1 comment

Former U.S. Senator Jim Webb of Greater Falls Church, coming out of a year-long hibernation since giving over his Senate seat in early 2013, made his first public appearance in Arlington tonight, speaking to a capacity crowd at the Arlington Public Library.

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‘Mobility for All Modes’ Plan OK’d

May 28, 2014 6:32 PM1 comment

After extensive efforts, including many public meetings, a so-called “Mobility for All Modes Plan” emphasizing the need for enabling a range of transportation options, from cars to bicycles, buses and walking, to make up the City’s comprehensive transportation plan, was approved unanimously by the Falls Church City Council Tuesday. Approved […]

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Marshall High Band Wins at F.C. Parade

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The Marshall High School “Marching Statesmen” band won in the amateur marching band category at the Falls Church Memorial Day Parade Monday, while the John F. Nicoll Pipes and Drums won the professional marching band category.

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