‘Virginia is For All Lovers’ Becomes New Mantra as Same-Sex Ties Begin

October 8, 2014 5:17 PM0 comments

In recent years, the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Democrats of Virginia, an official caucus of the state party, has unofficially adopted the slogan altering the famous “Virginia is for Lovers” with the modification, “Virginia is for ALL Lovers.”

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Town Hall Meeting on Water Fund Proceeds Set for Saturday at City Hall

October 7, 2014 5:09 PM14 comments

The City of Falls Church is holding a Town Hall meeting this Saturday seeking input from the community on how best to use proceeds from the sale of its water utility to Fairfax County earlier this year. At the meeting, taking place 10 a.m. – noon in Council Chambers at […]

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DMV 2 Go Coming to City Hall Parking Lot Friday

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The Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles’ mobile customer service center, DMV 2 Go, is returning to the City of Falls Church. The full-service DMV on wheels will be at City Hall this Friday, October 10, from  9 a.m. until 4 p.m. No appointments are necessary at the mobile office which […]

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F.C. Planners Give 7-0 Thumbs Up to Senior Living Site Plan

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By a unanimous vote  Monday night, the Falls Church Planning Commission have approval to the site plan for the Kensington Senior Living project approved by the City Council this summer for the current site of the Burger King on W. Broad Street. The step clears the way for construction to begin […]

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20 Chime in at F.C. Planning Commission Hearing on Mason Row

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Twenty Falls Church citizens, including neighbors to the site who carried petitions signed by over 100, spoke out at a public hearing before the F.C. Planning Commission at City Hall Monday night. The consensus among the attendees was that the four-acre consolidated Mason Row proposal for rental apartments, condominiums, a […]

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Moran Praises Supreme Court Decision on Gay Marriage

October 6, 2014 12:34 PM0 comments

Congressman Jim Moran,  who represents Virginia’s 8th Congressional District which includes Falls Church and a founding member of the LGBT Equality Caucus, today released the following statement on the United States Supreme Court’s decision not to review lower court rulings that struck down marriage discrimination laws in five states, including Virginia: […]

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F.C. Schools Earn 2014 National Blue Ribbon Honors

October 3, 2014 1:57 PM0 comments

Two Falls Church schools, Haycock Elementary School and St. James Catholic School, were named 2014 National Blue Ribbon Schools by the U.S. Department of Education, Secretary of Education Arne Duncan announced on Tuesday. The Blue Ribbon Scholars Program honors public and private K-12 schools that are either academically superior or that […]

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8th Congressional District Candidates to Appear at Forum Monday

October 1, 2014 9:34 PM0 comments

On Monday, candidates for Virginia’s 8th Congressional District seat are set to appear at the Northern Virginia Urban League Young Professionals Network’s 10th annual political forum to discuss education and other issues that matter most to the Northern Virginia community. Republican Micah Edmond, Libertarian Jeffrey Carson and a representative for […]

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‘Burned Out’ F.C. Revenue Office to Shut Down DMV Select at End of October

October 2, 2014 12:30 PM16 comments

City of Falls Church Commissioner of the Revenue Tom Clinton still plans to end the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles’ Select services that his office has been providing to Virginia residents since 2006 at the end of this month.

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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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