After the deadline last Friday, the number of applicants seeking appointment to fill an unfinished term on the School Board ballooned to 11 in the last 24 hours.
Dr. Noonan hailed the decision, saying that once the teachers and staff then receive a second dose a month later, that all City schools’ classrooms could be open for direct teaching by Feb. 22 or 23.
Healthy beach cuisine is on the menu at a new restaurant opening on Jan. 18 at Idylwood Plaza on Leesburg Pike.
Shannon Litton and Laura Downs were unanimously voted to serve as Chair and Vice Chair, respectively, of the Falls Church School Board.
When compared to other large metropolitan areas, Northern Virginia has the highest rate of severe housing burden among low-income households and the sixth highest rate among moderate-income households in the country.
The Fairfax County Police Department released the names of two officers who fired their weapons and shot a reportedly armed man in greater Falls Church on Dec. 17.
One major feature of the renegotiated changes is a six month delay in the delivery date for Phase One of the plan. With that, the first four payments on the ground lease will be cut from $7 million to $4.5 million, being offset by the agreement to increase the ground rent payments to begin in 2025 instead of 2031.
But it turns out that working with the numbers in the meantime and taking the Council’s projected 2.7 percent overall increase in revenues for the coming year into account, that Noonan said Tuesday his budget will indeed fit within the overall budget scheme.
The proposed budget is balanced, falls within Falls Church City Council Budget Guidance, provides a wage increase for school employees and additional supports for students.
The Northern Virginia Police Chiefs and Sheriffs Committee announced Tuesday the creation of the Northern Virginia Critical Incident Response Team (CIRT).