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Falls Church Now Fastest Growing in U.S., Census Bureau Reports

March 22, 2018 3:23 PM0 comments

In the U.S. Census Bureau’s most recent one year of data reported today, the City of Falls Church grew in population faster than any jurisdiction in the entire United States. Population is booming in Northern Virginia, overall, and shrinking in many rural localities in the southern and southwestern parts of the state.

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McLean Art Society Hosts Meeting this Friday

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Hanna Emrich, an established artist and member of the McLean Art Society, will be presenting a demonstration of special collage techniques at the Friday, March 23 meeting of the Mclean Art Society from 10 a.m. – noon at Dolley Madison Library (1244 Oak Ridge Ave., McLean). Emrich uses special solutions […]

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Henderson Choir Earns Top Marks in District Assessment

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Last Friday, the Mary Ellen Henderson Middle School Chamber Choir performed prepared pieces and did a group sight-singing exercise for adjudication at District X Assessment at Sandburg Middle School. The group received straight superior ratings from all four judges, which is the highest possible score they could earn.

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Man Bit by Dog at Cavalier Trail Park

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A dog bit a man while near the tennis courts at Cavalier Trail Park (422 S. Maple Ave.) on Wednesday, March 21, at about 11:30 a.m. The dog is described as large, about 50 to 60 pounds, with brown and black fur, breed unknown. A second dog, possibly a dachshund, was […]

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Documentarian & McLean Resident Don DiLoreto Dies

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Donald H. DiLoreto, resident of McLean, died Feb. 28 at Fairfax Hospital. Don is survived by his wife Marilyn, his children Don, Jean Marie and Steve, his grandchildren Amanda, Ana, Don and Olivia, and brother Jerry. Don was born on June 28, 1932 in New Britain Connecticut, to Louis and […]

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Dulin Methodist Holds Easter Egg Hunt

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Dulin United Methodist Church (513 E. Broad St., Falls Church) will be having an Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, March 31, beginning at 11 a.m on the church’s front lawn. Crafts and activities will be available for all ages as well as a chance for children and their parents to […]

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Letters to the Editor: Is Falls Church Becoming A City for the Wealthy?

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Letters to the Editor: March 22 – 28, 2018   Is Falls Church Becoming A City for the Wealthy? Editor, What am I missing? Tax overhaul reduces property tax write-off a few months ago. Check. Falls Church City property assessments rose last month (mine by $89,000). Check. Now the City […]

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Editorial: Why So Stubborn Vs. School Budget?

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There seems to be an odd disconnect in the understanding of some on the Falls Church City Council concerning the Falls Church public’s disposition toward the City schools and their needs. Those arguing the hardest to oppose an extra $350,000 for the schools in the current annual budget deliberations above […]

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Guest Commentary: We Can Make the City of Falls Church Safer

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By Shaun Dakin Another mass shooting in America. Another week goes by, and we ask, again, “what can we do to stop this mass murder of children by children?” What we can’t do right now is pass federal or state laws because of the power of the gun lobby. We […]

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Snow Day in The Little City

March 21, 2018 12:42 PM0 comments

Falls Church residents are making the best of the snow day, as they tend to do, taking to yards and hills and more around town to revel in the new and still-falling snow. 

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