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Washington Sinfonietta Performs on June 17

June 15, 2017 1:50 PM0 comments

The Washington Sinfonietta will be performing their final concert of the season on Saturday, June 17 at the Falls Church Episcopal (115 E. Fairfax St., Falls Church) at 7:30 p.m. The Washington Sinfonietta is a chamber orchestra comprised of 50 professional caliber musicians led by acclaimed conductor Joel Lazar. The […]

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Guest Commentary: An Appreciation of Falls Church City Values

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By Christopher Maloney As a graduate student in Georgetown University’s Journalism Program, I recently had the opportunity to spend a semester reporting on news developments inside the City of Falls Church. For a period of five months, I researched the community’s unique history at Mary Riley Styles Library, attended High […]

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Family Movie Night at Second Baptist Church

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Join the Women’s Ministry of Second Baptist Church and the Clyde Lee Hunter Education Fund Ministry of Second Baptist Church for a night of family-oriented fun with a double-feature of movies on the Second Baptist church premises (6626 Costner Dr., Falls Church). The first movie that will be shown to […]

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Tai Chi Open House to be Held Next Weekend

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Sun & Moon Taiji One will welcome the start of summer by hosting a free Tai Chi Class on Saturday, June 24 from 7:45 – 8:45 a.m. for those who are interested in learning Tai Chi. The event will take place at the Falls Church location within the Falls Plaza […]

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Assisted Living Community Graduates Students

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On Thursday, June 8, Chesterbrook Residences, an assisted living community that serves students aged 18-22 years with disabilities in Fairfax, put on a celebration to recognize the achievement of some of the students from The Davis Center. The Davis Center is a school whose goal is to serve students who […]

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F.C. Council Threatens to Cut Metro Funding

June 14, 2017 7:19 PM0 comments

The prospect of a huge ask from WMATA and Metro next year, the equivalent to six cents on the tax rate for every one of Falls Church’s 14,000 citizens, led the F.C. City Council Monday to modify language in a resolution authorizing this year’s payment to WMATA to say, “The […]

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F.C. Voter Turnout at 27 Percent Tuesday

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With Tuesday’s primary winners in the City of Falls Church echoing statewide outcomes, 27 percent of the City’s 9,525 active registered voters went to the polls. Democrats nominated Ralph Northam (64.3 percent) over Tom Perriello for governor and Justin Fairfax (52.9 percent) over Susan Platt and Gene Rossi. Republicans nominated […]

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Moody’s Reaffirms F.C.’s ‘Aa1’ Bond Rating

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Moody’s Investors Service of New York has reaffirmed the “Aa1” bond rating for the City of Falls Church, City Manager Wyatt Shields reported to the City Council Monday night, based on its “outstanding general obligation unlimited tax debt.” The rating takes into account the prospective major increase in the City’s […]

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Editorial: An Attack On Democracy

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It is horribly poignant that less than a day after Virginians participated in yet another important election that a violent attack on our democracy occurred in Alexandria yesterday morning. The attack on members of the U.S. Congress and their staff was an attack on every American and every lover of […]

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Crime Report: City Hall Bomb Threat, Stolen Bikes & a Hit-&-Run Arrest

June 13, 2017 2:04 PM0 comments

The major news in this week’s crime report is the bomb threat called in to Falls Church City Hall last Thursday. After the building was given the call clear, police say the investigation is still ongoing. In other crime, two men are suspected of following a vehicle into a parking garage […]

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