Letters to the Editor: October 18 – 24, 2012

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Buses Instead of Trolley Will Save Money Editor, Sharon Bulova’s guest commentary in the October 4 – 10 issue of the Falls Church News-Press eloquently addresses the plight of transportation funding in Northern Virginia and invites public comment in “Fairfax County’s transportation dialogue” with suggestions on how to raise more […]

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Letters to the Editor: October 11 – 17, 2012

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Thrilled That Levine School May Come Here Editor, Like many residents in the City of Falls Church, my family was thrilled to learn about the potential addition of the Levine School of Music to our community. A long established arts leader in the greater DC region, this preeminent center for […]

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Letters to the Editor: October 4 – 10, 2012

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When Will City of F.C. Stop Overcharging for Water? Editor, I just received a water bill from Falls Church for almost $150 for July through September. That is 50% more than the law allows. Will Falls Church escrow the illegal overcharge, so that we are repaid later? Will Fairfax County […]

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Letters to the Editor: September 27 – October 3, 2012

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Political Sign Vandalisim a Problem for Falls Church Editor, This fall, my husband and I started volunteering in non-partisan voter registration drives. This country is facing a critical election this November, and we believe in the importance of every single vote. It’s been an amazing experience, rewarding to help first-time […]

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Letters to the Editor: September 20 – 26, 2012

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Not Happy With FCNP Coverage of Surplus Debate Editor, I’m a bit astonished by the News-Press‘ recent coverage of the Falls Church City debate about how best to handle the city’s nearly $3.7 million dollar surplus. It seems to me that the News Press was clearly one-sided in favor of […]

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Letters to the Editor: September 13 – 19, 2012

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Thanks to All City of Falls Church Businesses Editor, Now that all the hoopla over how to slice the “surplus revenue” is decided, I would like to give credit to the little engine that had a major part in the creation of that surplus. So thank you to all the […]

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Letters to the Editor: September 6 – 12, 2012

September 6, 2012 1:00 PM0 comments

Hails F.C. Department Of Public Utilities Editor, I would like to bring to the attention of all Falls Church residents the extraordinarily helpful and cheerful service provided by the Falls Church Department of Public Utilities. For example, last Thursday evening a youngster walking along Park Ave. tripped, dropped his smartphone, and […]

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Letters to the Editor: August 30 – September 5, 2012

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Incivility Behind the Wheel Strikes Again in F.C. Editor, A week ago, after leaving the Farmers Market, I stood at the corner of Little Falls and West Broad. When the light changed, I walked across Broad. As I crossed the median and was halfway across the other side, a car […]

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Letters to the Editor: August 23 – 29, 2012

August 23, 2012 2:30 PM0 comments

F.C. Citizens Have Got What They Voted For Editor, This is a classic example of you get what you vote for. All Falls Churchians who voted against the CBC slate in the last election voted against the CBC mandate of 50 years of supporting Falls Church City Schools.

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Letters to the Editor: August 16 – 22, 2012

August 16, 2012 3:53 PM0 comments

F.C. Ineffective at Reigning In Unbridled Building Editor, Development of 1007 Lincoln Ave and soon 406 Van Buren adjoining substandard lots showcases the City’s inventive approach and commitment to building hundreds of homes on currently adjoining substandard lots despite its ordinances that discourage such development. Convoluted processes and secrecy hamper […]

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