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Lawmakers Raise Max Alcohol Content to 150 Proof

January 26, 2017 9:25 AM0 comments

Virginians would be able to buy liquor with almost 50 percent more alcohol than is currently available under a bill passed Wednesday by the House of Delegates. The legislation would raise the limit on the alcohol content of neutral grain spirits – alcohol that is “without distinctive character, aroma, taste, […]

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Crime Report: 3 Vehicle Windows Smashed at 24 Hour Fitness

January 24, 2017 6:41 PM0 comments

Three different vehicles parked at 24 Hour Fitness had their windows smashed on three different days last week according to the latest City of Falls Church crime report. In the first incident, on Feb. 18, personal items were stolen from the vehicle, in the second, nothing was reported taken and in the […]

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Falls Church Firm Seeks to Calculate Crowd of Women’s March in D.C.

4:48 PM0 comments

Falls Church image analysis and urban planning firm Digital Design & Imaging Service captured this photo of the Women’s March on Washington, D.C. last Saturday. The photo was taken by a specialized tethered surveillance balloon using a proprietary camera at 525 feet at 2:46 p.m. on Jan. 21. According to […]

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F.C.’s Davis Appearing on ‘Shark Tank’ Friday

2:40 PM0 comments

City of Falls Church resident and 2008 George Mason High School graduate Peter Davis will present his startup on the TV show “Shark Tank” this Friday. Davis, along with a friend from college, Jon Staff, have created Getaway, a company that builds “tiny houses” and then places them on rural land […]

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MEH 6th Grader Hosts ‘Day of Service’ Last Friday

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Mary Ellen Henderson Middle School sixth grader Helen Jordan and her mother hosted a “day of service” last Friday, Jan.20 at their home. An estimated 40-50 City of Falls Church participated in the day by making hundreds of peanut butter and jelly sandwiches and “blessing bags” for residents of a […]

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Armed Robbery Attempt on Route 7 in Falls Church Sunday

January 23, 2017 3:18 PM0 comments

A woman was accosted by a man who demanded money while out walking her dog Sunday night in Falls Church. Fairfax County Police say the 24-year-old victim felt something touch her shoulder and then saw a man holding “some sort of edged weapon” who then threatened her and demanded money. […]

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Shots Fired on Jackson Street in Falls Church Monday Morning

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Police are investigating after a report of several shots fired on a residential street in the City of Falls Church early Monday morning.

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F.C. Police Department Swears in New Police Dog, “Fitz”

January 19, 2017 1:13 PM0 comments

As part of a wider ceremony for the Falls Church Police Department at the Council chambers of City Hall Thursday morning, the department swore in its first police dog to join the force in a half-dozen years. “Fitz,” a young German shepherd, was attentive as he allowed his handler to provide the […]

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Letters to the Editor: Rep. Beyer Should Brush Up On His U.S. History

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Letters to the Editor: January 19 – 25, 2016    Rep. Beyer Should Brush Up On His U.S. History Editor, Rep. Don Beyer should read his U.S. history before making claims regarding The New Deal. “We have tried spending money. We are spending more than we have ever spent before and […]

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Guest Commentary: The Homes We Borrow From Our Children

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By Jeff DuBro In neighborhoods across the country and clearly in our neighborhoods here in the metro D.C. area, we have witnessed with every new day, new houses “popping-up” left and right. The thing is, these new houses are routinely gigantic and often lack character and commonly do not respect […]

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