Articles by: Nicholas F. Benton
Nicholas F. Benton is owner and Editor-In-Chief of the Falls Church News-Press.

25 New On-Street Parking Spots In Downtown F.C. May Be Added

July 18, 2018 7:28 PM0 comments

City of Falls Church public works staffers have identified 25 potential new on-street parking locations in downtown Falls Church.

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None Dare Call It Treason?

6:36 PM0 comments

It was Mark Twain who said, “Humor is tragedy plus time.” The current Trump fiasco is teetering on the edge of a massive farce, even as serious as so much of what’s happening is. If there will be time to right this ship of state away from the horrors of […]

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F.C. School Board Unanimously OKs New High School Construction Team

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Gilbane Construction with Stantec and Quinn Evans Architects was selected by a team of City and School Board officials earlier this month for the new George Mason High School project.

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F.C. School Board to Vote on Selection of Gilbane Team Tonight

July 17, 2018 11:26 AM0 comments

The Falls Church School Board will vote tonight on the selection of Gilbane Construction, with Stantec and Quinn Evans Architects, as contractors and architects for the new George Mason High School, it was announced this morning. The selection culminates a process that began in January to solicit the optimum team for the […]

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VPIS Thumbs Down, AAB Thumbs Up on Founder’s Row Changes

July 13, 2018 4:41 PM0 comments

The board of the Village Preservation and Improvement Society and the City’s Architectural Advisory Board were split on the changes to the mixed-use project in meetings this week.

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F.C. Chamber Reiterates Support for Founder’s Row With New Changes

July 11, 2018 8:01 PM0 comments

The Falls Church Chamber of Commerce’s board of directors reiterated its unanimous support for Mill Creek’s 4.3 acre Founder’s Row project with a vote at its monthly meeting this Tuesday morning.

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Northern Virginia’s Danica Roem Leading Democrats by Example

7:57 PM0 comments

By now, anyone with any knowledge of politics knows about Danica Roem.

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Trump Meets His Master

7:04 PM0 comments

The unofficial but actual leader of the Republican Party in the U.S. is scheduled to meet one-on-one behind closed doors with his puppet stooge in Helsinki on Monday: the leader of the GOP being Vladimir Putin and his minion being his well-trained dog Donald Trump. Let there be no doubt […]

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Kaine, Warner Respond to Nomination Of Judge Kavanaugh to U.S. Supreme Court

July 9, 2018 9:50 PM0 comments

Virginia U.S. Senators Tim Kaine and Mark Warner released statements on President Trump’s nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to serve on the Supreme Court tonight. Kaine said in his statement, “A Supreme Court nomination is the most consequential appointment that the Senate ever considers. As I have with nominees in the […]

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Printer’s Ink in Their Spilled Blood

July 5, 2018 1:05 PM0 comments

With the systematic, calculated, premeditated cold blooded murder of five honest, good old fashioned journalists at an Annapolis, Maryland, daily newspaper last week, U.S. journalists became the first class of U.S. citizens to be gunned down after such a fashion in the context of this President’s hateful, repeated incitements against […]

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