Letters to the Editor: Stormwater Questions Met With ‘Attitude’ from City

April 24, 2014 10:18 AM4 comments

Dealing with some of the Falls Church employees regarding the stormwater fee makes one question if these people know where the money comes for their salaries and just how they were hired.

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Letters to the Editor: Tow Truck Drivers Sit, Wait Near Broaddale Plaza

April 17, 2014 10:42 AM3 comments

Letters to the Editor: April 17 – 23, 2014  Tow Truck Drivers Sit, Wait Near Broaddale Plaza Editor, A few weeks ago, my van was towed from the Broaddale Plaza when I had gone to get my hair done. In addition to getting my hair done, I also needed to […]

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Letters to the Editor: City Should Explore School Merger with Fairfax Co.

April 10, 2014 10:48 AM2 comments

Letters to the Editor: April 10 – 16, 2014  City Should Explore School Merger with Fairfax Co. Editor, A major issue facing the City is the challenge of increasing the income at a pace to meet the increasing costs of the school system, due to increasing student enrollment. One option […]

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Letters to the Editor: Puzzled by City’s New Stormwater Definitions

April 3, 2014 11:32 AM0 comments

You probably haven’t heard yet (because this is a fictional example designed to make a point) but a sincere need for dog-related improvements in the City has resulted in a “Dog Fee” that will be collected from every resident with a canine companion.

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Letters to the Editor: Rather than Raise Taxes, F.C. Should Contract Services

March 27, 2014 11:33 AM2 comments

Wyatt Shields has presented a budget that will raise our real estate tax rate 4.5 cents per $100. Yikes! We will now have the highest taxes in Northern Virginia!

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Letters to the Editor: Church Defectors Column Was a Breath of Fresh Air

March 20, 2014 11:00 AM0 comments

Falls Church News-Press Letters to the Editor: March 12 – 19, 2014  Church Defectors Column Was a Breath of Fresh Air Editor, Although I live in Washington D.C., I found myself in Falls Church having work done to my car at the Curry’s on Route 7. While in the waiting room, […]

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Letters to the Editor: Falls Church School Entitlements Need to End

March 13, 2014 11:21 AM33 comments

I am writing about the continuous request for more money on schooling in our “Little City.” I have concluded the School Board, and those that keep demanding for more money for schools who live in this town, are, frankly, spoiled.

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Letters to the Editor: March 6 – 12, 2014

March 6, 2014 11:21 AM3 comments

Burger King is better for the City than an assisted living facility on Broad Street.

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Letters to the Editor: City Must Address Tax Disparity Questions

February 27, 2014 10:15 AM2 comments

Falls Church News-Press Letters to the Editor: February 27 – March 5, 2014 City Must Address Tax Disparity Questions Editor, All of us in Falls Church City have received our increased property assessments, as well as notice of the Stormwater Utility Fund Fee. The assessment has increased significantly, and the Stormwater […]

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Letters to the Editor: February 20 – 26, 2014

February 20, 2014 11:56 AM0 comments

 F.C. Needs Officials Who Can Get Taxes Under Control Editor, Two measures of whether a municipal government is well run are: 1. Taxes collected from the citizens generally are not increasing significantly faster than inflation and, 2. Taxes collected from the citizens are comparable to those collected by the surrounding […]

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