Author: Nicholas F. Benton


Modified West End Plan Includes 150-175 Affordable, Workforce-Friendly ‘Micro Units’

Early-stage modifications to the interim agreement for the economic development of the City of Falls Church’s West End will, if approved by the F.C. City Council going forward, include an extra 150,000 square feet in residential density, including 50,000 square feet for senior housing and 100,000 square feet for 40 or so condominiums and 150-175 “micro unit” rentals.


Clues Suggest January Closed F.C. Council Sessions Involved Considerable Heartburn

Although everyone kept their cool at Monday’s City Council work session when terms of a modified agreement between the City and the development team for development of the 10.3 acre site on the City’s high school-middle school property, there was a lot more anguish involved in the four lengthy closed sessions the Council held in the last month than was being let on.


Democratic Chairs of 4 N. Va. Committees Including F.C.’s Call for Northam to Resign

The chairs of the Democratic Committees of Alexandria City, Arlington County, Fairfax County and the City of Falls Church issued a joint statement about the photo from the 1984 medical school yearbook page of Virginia Governor Ralph Northam that shows a man in blackface and another person in full Ku Klux Klan robes. The statement calls for Northam to resign.