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F.C. Resident & Friends Make Scarves for Local Homeless Shelter

December 23, 2016 5:54 PM0 comments

Longtime Falls Church resident Katelyn Williams and her friends recently made knitted scarves and donated them to the Falls Church Homeless Shelter on Friday, Dec. 16. Williams, an adult with special needs, with assistance from her caregivers and friends, made the scarves as part of a continuing  project to recycle […]

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Mustang Girls Basketball Team Rattles Off 4 Straight Victories

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by Matt Delaney George Mason’s varsity girls basketball team maintained their winning ways in Conference 35 as they bested Central High School 30-29 on Dec. 16 and Warren County High School 52-32 on Dec. 19, making it four straight victories after a 1-2 start. Mason and Central engaged in a […]

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GMHS Hoops Beats Warren County HS

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by Matt Delaney Adjusting to the ups and downs of varsity competition continues to be the focal point for George Mason’s boys basketball team as they got a rousing 71-56 victory over Warren County High School on Dec. 19 which was preceded by a 55-49 letdown loss to Central High […]

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Guest Commentary: Aesop’s Ant is a Mason Mustang’s Best Friend

December 22, 2016 2:52 PM0 comments

By Karen Oliver The classic Aesop’s Fable of the grasshopper and the ant is the tale of preparation. A grasshopper spent the summer singing while the ant worked hard to store up food for winter. The grasshopper didn’t understand why the ant was working so hard until winter came, when […]

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Letters to the Editor: F.C. Leaders Have Outdated Approach to City Schools

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Letters to the Editor: December 22 – 28, 2016   F.C. Leaders Have Outdated Approach to City Schools Editor, Regarding the proposed tax increase, there are numerous residents of this city who are on fixed incomes! We pay taxes also! This amount of increase would be catastrophic for us especially for […]

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Mason Presents Winter Choral Concert

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MASON’S CIARA CURTIN sang a solo in “The Christmas Song” at the school’s winter choral concert on Wednesday, Dec. 14. The concert was the latest in a spate of musical events put on by the Falls Church City Public School system.

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Mason Row Begins Site Plan Approval Process

December 21, 2016 7:45 PM0 comments

Appearing before the Falls Church Planning Commission Monday night, key figures in the development of the 4.3-acre Mason Row mixed-use project that won unanimous approval from the F.C. City Council this year, discussed their site plan, submitted with a check for $57,000 cost last month, that included some added touches […]

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F.C. Schools Ramp Up Superintendent Search

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At a work session this Tuesday, members of the Falls Church School Board received a preliminary report from its superintendent search consultants, BWP and Associates, a noted educational leadership search firm, about the process it proposes leading to the selection of a new permanent superintendent of schools by April 1, […]

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‘DMV On Wheels’ Dates for F.C. in ’17 Listed

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DMV 2 Go is a full-service Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) on wheels. A recreational vehicle parks in front of City Hall, 330 Park Ave., on select Fridays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., according to Falls Church Revenue Commissioner Tom Clinton. The accessible office provides all DMV transactions including […]

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Connolly Sponsors Foreign Interference Act

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Led by Falls Church area Congressman Gerry Connolly, Democratic members of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs have introduced legislation that would impose sanctions on any foreign person or entity found to interfere illegally with a U.S. election. The Protect American Democracy Act authored by Connolly and Ranking Member Eliot […]

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