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Delegate Marcus Simon’s Richmond Report

November 20, 2014 4:08 PM0 comments

It’s the middle of November, time to start thinking about the holidays. For many of us that means time off of work and school, allowing us to spend more time with family, something we look forward to each year. Of course, not everyone in our community is so fortunate. For […]

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F.C. Tax Collections Down in First Quarter

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The City of Falls Church’s FY2015 first quarter financial report for its general fund, covering the period of July-September 2014, came in with numbers below projections in key areas, including personal property taxes, meals taxes and sales taxes, the City’s Chief Financial Officer Richard LaCondre reported this week. He also […]

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Guest Commentary: The Fairfax-Arlington Streetcar – What’s Next?

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By Stewart Schwartz This past week, the region was rocked with the news that the Arlington County Board decided to halt the proposed Crystal City to Bailey’s Crossroads streetcar project in the wake of the election of anti-streetcar candidate John Vihstadt. There were always pros and cons regarding the streetcar […]

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Letters to the Editor: Proposed Trailer/RV Parking Ordinance is an Overreach

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Letters to the Editor: November 20 – 26, 2014   Proposed Trailer/RV  Parking Ordinance is an Overreach Editor, Thank you for the article last week about the proposed trailer/RV parking ordinance slated for approval November 24. The proposed ordinance is overreaching and Council should delay passage. My specific concern involves […]

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Falls Church Rotary Club Hosts its Annual Citrus Sale

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Instead of their weekly Thursday night meeting, the Rotary Club of Falls Church is hosting their annual Citrus Sale this Satuday, Nov. 22, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at Harvest Moon Restaurant, located at 7260 Arlington Blvd., Falls Church. The Rotary Club will be selling oranges, grapefruit and tangelos […]

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Editorial: Expelling Trailers & RV’s from Our Streets?

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The proposed ordinance that the Falls Church City Council had considered voting on next week takes from no limit to a very sharp limit the ability of trailers, RV’s and other non-passenger vehicles to park on public streets in the city. There are so many problems associated with this idea […]

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Arlington Artists Alliance Hosts ‘Artful Weekend’ Show

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The Arlington Artists Alliance is hosting its 11th annual Artful Weekend this weekend at the 1902 Hendry House at Fort C.F. Smith Park, located at 2411 N. 24th St., Arlington. The weekend art show, featuring the work of 40 Arlington-based artists, starts with an artists’ reception tomorrow, Nov. 21, from […]

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Clare and Don’s Featured on The Cooking Channel

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Clare and Don’s Beach Shack will be one of the restaurants featured on The Cooking Channel’s new show “Off Beat Eats with Jim Stacy,” this week. The episode initially aired this morning at 2:30 a.m. and will air three more times – tonight at 10:30 p.m. and tomorrow at 1:30 […]

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Falls Church Arts Calls for Submissions to 2 New Shows

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Falls Church Arts extended the deadline for submissions to its upcoming Functional Art show to next Monday, Nov. 24, they announced yesterday. The show opens in December and is open to all artists in all genres. Falls Church Arts also announced a call for submissions to the Abstract Art show, […]

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FCEF Announces Inaugural ‘Super Grants’

November 19, 2014 9:20 PM0 comments

The Falls Church Education Foundation announced their first ever batch of Super Grant winners late last week, surprising three groups of teachers at Mary Ellen Henderson Middle School and George Mason High School with grants of over $10,000. Last week, the local educational foundation announced that they were awarding nearly […]

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