Important changes in the Falls Church City Public Schools bringing considerable savings to taxpayers are in the works.
Author: Nicholas F. Benton
This is not a pretty picture, and if you think that all his allies would scurry to leave him standing alone, think again.
As expected, Falls Church City Manager Wyatt Shields Monday night presented his recommended Fiscal Year 2020 operating budget to the F.C. City Council that comes in just shy of $100 million.
For the first time last Friday night, the City of Falls Church’s downtown was graced with an institutional LGBTQ presence.
The budget marks a 7 percent increase over the current year, but is balanced with no tax increases, including no real estate tax increases.
Beyer joined a small group of other U.S. congressmen in a brief tour of Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador, and said that although there are “terribly difficult conditions,” he nonetheless retained a sense of optimism.
A major new development that unfolded in the last day of the Virginia legislative session last week has vastly improved chances for fairer voter representation in the commonwealth in coming elections.
In this anniversary year, with so many celebrations planned to mark the occasion, I am working on my own contribution to the history in the form of a new book of collected writings from that era, tentatively entitled, “My Gay Activist Days in San Francisco, 1969-1972” (watch this space for further news on publication plans and dates).
At a marathon meeting Tuesday night, the Falls Church Economic Development Authority voted unanimously to endorse the “special exception entitlement” application of the Falls Church Gateway Partners to proceed with a dense economic development of 10.3 acres of land at the current site of George Mason High School.
By a unanimous 6-0 vote, the Falls Church City Council Monday gave preliminary approval of a “special exception entitlement” for the Falls Church Gateway Partners, the group that has been given interim approval to develop a dense, creative economic powerhouse on the site where George Mason High School currently sits.