In a vote with the narrowest of possible margin for approval, the Falls Church City Council Monday night scraped together a four “yes” vote majority to approve the expenditure of an additional $1.207 million to finally complete by mid-May what’s wound up being a $20.3 million project over the last decade for the renovation and expansion of City Hall.
Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg told supporters last night at a fundraiser in Alexandria, Virginia, that Sunday marked the launch of a 10-day push that will be “absolutely crucial” to the future of the country, leading to the South Carolina primary this Saturday and then the Super Tuesday primaries, including Virginia’s, […]
A Falls Church man was arrested Wednesday after police say he used social media accounts to solicit sex from minors.
Over a dozen George Mason High School students showed up at this Tuesday’s Falls Church School Board meeting to take turns speaking to the board support of a policy allowing for one day per school year of permitted absenteeism per student for purposes of civic involvement and activism.
The $54.6 million budget, which now heads to the Falls Church City Council for approval, falls within the 3.1 percent budget guidance (for the second year in a row) and seeking a City appropriation of $44.6 million.
A number of small business owners in the immediate area of Washington and Broad street expect to be severely impacted by the Insight Property Group’s latest plan for its development on that block.
“The only thing that it’s doing is protecting the school,” George Mason High junior Sequoia Wyckoff, The Lasso’s features editor, said. “It’s not actually making our journalism better, it’s just protecting their own interests.”
Reflecting an investment in students, staff, and schools, the budget includes a step increase for eligible employees and a 1 percent cost of living adjustment for all Falls Church City Public Schools staff members.
The eighth annual event will take place next month, March 23 – 29, featuring seven days of deals from the best places to wine and dine around The Little City.
Starting next month, the Washington Metro Area Transit Authority plans to make significant cuts to parking at Falls Church metro stations for nearly the rest of the year, just a week after it was announced three stations were closing and reducing Orange line service for the summer.