City of F.C. Schools Closed Monday, Evening School Activities Still On

March 2, 2015 8:06 AM0 comments

With a layer of ice covering the ground in the early hours, Falls Church City Public Schools are closed and all day care activities and Community Center preschool activities are cancelled Monday, March 2. Evening activities at the City schools, including the George Mason High School sports banquet are still on […]

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Two Men Arrested, Linked to String of Mason District Vehicle Thefts

February 27, 2015 2:16 PM0 comments

Two men, Christopher Hemmelgrain, 31 and Michael Puckett, 25, both of no fixed addressed, were arrested and charged with larceny on Wednesday morning by the Fairfax County Police Department, who, linked them to at least ten vehicle larceny cases in the area, according to a press release from the department. Officers responded to […]

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City of F.C. Schools Closed Thursday, Government Open

February 26, 2015 8:31 AM0 comments

Falls Church City Public Schools and all day care activities are closed Thursday, plus all morning Rec and Parks activities have been cancelled due to the snowfall early this morning.

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Saslaw Lethal Injection Bill Defeated

February 25, 2015 5:56 PM0 comments

A bill filed by State Sen. Richard Saslaw (D-Fairfax/Falls Church) that would have added secrecy to the drugs used in Virginia’s lethal injection executions was defeated Tuesday afternoon in the House of Delegates. SB 1393 would have allowed the Department of Corrections to make and enter into contracts with an […]

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Mason Row Plans Now Show Room for 2-Story City Library

5:52 PM3 comments

Peter Batten of the Spectrum Group last week unveiled an option for the relocation of at least a portion of Falls Church’s Mary Riley Styles Public Library to a new two-story, 24,000 square-foot building in its proposed 4.3-acre Mason Row development at the intersection of West Broad and North West Street.

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New F.C. Real Estate Assessments Reveal Highest Growth in Region

6:02 PM2 comments

The real estate assessments that were mailed to property owners in the City of Falls Church and posted on the City’s website this Tuesday showed an overall 4.85 percent increase over a year ago, due mostly to new mixed-use construction projects now underway.

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F.C. School Board Delays Vote on Budget a Week; $300K Added In

February 24, 2015 10:44 PM4 comments

The Falls Church School Board delayed its scheduled vote on its budget request for a week to allow more time for results from an informal survey to be received and to accommodate some late changes.

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Second Va. State Trooper Hit By Car on I-66

3:48 PM0 comments

UPDATE: This report has been updated to incorporate new information from the Virginia State Police department about this afternoon’s accident. Another Virginia State Police trooper was injured after getting hit by a car in Northern Virginia today. At around 2 p.m. today a trooper was out of his car on a stop on the shoulder […]

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F.C.’s Shields: Assessments Mailed Tomorrow, 4.85% Growth Tops Region

February 23, 2015 8:18 PM5 comments

Real estate assessments being mailed to property owners in the City of Falls Church tomorrow will show an overall 4.85% increase due mostly to the new mixed-use construction now underway, and the increase is the highest in the region, F.C. City Manager Wyatt Shields reported to the City Council Monday night.

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2 Water Main Breaks in Falls Church Monday

2:33 PM0 comments

A water main broke in the parking lot at a concrete plant on Gordon Road in Falls Church Monday afternoon resulting in a brief loss of water service to area customers.

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