Shields’ Proposed F.C. Budget Has 3¢ Set-Aside for New High School

March 15, 2017 9:03 PM0 comments

The icy weather conditions outside were matched by the icy response that the Falls Church City Council gave to City Manager Wyatt Shields’ proposed Fiscal Year 2018 budget that he unveiled Monday night.

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Snow Day 2017 in The Little City

March 14, 2017 11:57 AM0 comments

It may not have been a lot, Falls Church, but there’s snow!

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City of F.C. & Schools Announce All Events & Classes Cancelled Tuesday

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At 5:40 a.m. Tuesday, the City of Falls Church & its school system announced a citywide cancellation of all City and school events and classes for the day. This includes all high school events for the afternoon and evening. Falls Church City government operations will open at 10 a.m. Tuesday, however, […]

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F.C. City Manager Calls for Budget With 4¢ Tax Hike, Council Unhappy

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The icy weather conditions outside were matched by the icy response that the Falls Church City Council gave to City Manager Wyatt Shields’ proposed Fiscal Year 2018 budget that he unveiled Monday night, the next step toward adopting a budget by late next month.

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In Advance of Winter Storm, City of Falls Church Declares Snow Emergency

March 13, 2017 12:12 PM0 comments

Ahead of the winter storm expected to hit the Washington, D.C. area tonight and predictions of up to eight inches of snow for Falls Church, the City has declared a snow emergency effective at 8 p.m.

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F.C. School Board Chair Announces Superintendent Search Nearing End

March 10, 2017 5:01 PM0 comments

Falls Church School Board chair Lawrence Webb released a letter late Friday signalling that the School Board search for a permanent new superintendent is nearing completion.

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Economic Development Group Added To Mull Road Ahead on Campus Site

March 8, 2017 8:23 PM0 comments

The critical economic development component of the planning for a new high school on the 36-acre campus recently ceded to the City of Falls Church has earned its own special task force which began weekly deliberations last week.

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Leaders Show Solidarity With Victims of Hate & Prejudice

March 9, 2017 2:12 PM0 comments

In the past month, threats and attacks against minority communities have sprung up across Northern Virginia, mirroring a nationwide rise in hate crimes and ICE raids that have stoked fear and anxiety with religious minorities and undocumented immigrants throughout the country.

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Sam Summerlin Dies at Age 89

March 8, 2017 2:37 PM0 comments

Career news reporter, executive and entrepreneur Sam Summerlin passed away at age 89 on Feb. 27 at a Carlsbad, Calif., elderly care facility. He was best remembered for the athletic ability as a 25-year-old Associated Press reporter in July 1953 to win a dash ahead of some 200 fellow newsmen […]

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Beyer Speaks Out Against House Republican Health Care Bill

March 7, 2017 2:38 PM0 comments

U.S. Rep. Donald Beyer Jr. who represents the 8th District of Virginia that includes the City of Falls Church, issued a strongly worded rebuke of the recently unveiled House Republican health care bill, saying in a statement Tuesday that the proposal “strips health coverage from millions of Americans, and weakens […]

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