Noonan Unveils His Recommended Budget

January 10, 2018 11:34 PM0 comments

Falls Church City Public Schools Superintendent Peter Noonan outlined his first budget proposal before the School Board in its first meeting of the new year this week.  Noonan’s plan for the 2018-2019 school year focuses on three priorities: compensation and training for FCCPS’ human capital, additional support to meet the […]

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F.C. Kept in Dark About WMATA Plans to Develop W. Falls Church

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Despite the desires and expressed intentions of City of Falls Church officials to seek cooperation and collaboration with the surrounding areas as they proceed toward development of the 10-acre West Falls Church development project, they were caught totally unaware when reports surfaced that new plans for the adjacent 24 acres of property at the West Falls Church Metro station were submitted to Fairfax County in December.

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F.C. Personnel Changes Set To Optimize Development

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Falls Church City Manager Wyatt Shields announced at the City Council meeting a series of major shifts and additions to City staff aimed at helping gain the maximum economic development punch from what’s now being called the “West Falls Church Project.”

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Falls Church Police Seek Driver After Hit-and-Run Sends 4 to Hospital

January 9, 2018 4:43 PM0 comments

City of Falls Church Police are on the lookout for a hit-and-run driver who ran a red light, struck another car and sent four people to the hospital last Saturday night, it was reported today.

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Big Personnel Changes Announced in F.C. Effort to Spur West End Plan

January 8, 2018 11:36 PM0 comments

Falls Church City Manager Wyatt Shields announced at the City Council meeting Monday night a series of major shifts and additions to the City staff aimed at helping gain the maximum economic development punch from what’s now being called the “West Falls Church Project.”

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Carport Fire in Lake Barcroft Caused by Improper Disposal of Smoking Materials

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Failure to extinguish any residual embers from smoking materials caused a small fire at a Lake Barcrft residence on Jan. 5. Around 1 p.m. last Friday, units from Fairfax County Fire and Rescue and Arlington County Fire Department were dispatched for a reported house fire in the 6300 block of Cavalier […]

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WMATA Seeks Fairfax OK for Mixed Use Project at West Falls Church Metro

January 6, 2018 3:37 PM0 comments

A plan for dense, mixed development at its West Falls Church Metro station site adjacent the City of Falls Church has been filed with Fairfax County Department of Planning and Zoning by the Washington Area Metropolitan Transit Authority, according to in the Washington Business Journal.

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Kaine Seeks Rehearing of Pipeline Decisions

January 5, 2018 4:38 PM0 comments

Today, Virginia U.S. Senator Tim Kaine sent a letter to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) requesting that it grant a rehearing request on the Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP) and the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP). Kaine’s letter supports formal requests for rehearing made by a number of stakeholder groups and […]

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Region Prepares for Cold Coming This Weekend

January 3, 2018 9:42 PM0 comments

Fairfax County is hosting a public media event Friday morning to discuss efforts to protect and support homeless persons during the dangerously cold temperatures expected this Friday and Saturday. The county police department has already had a rescue of a woman who was lost and affected by the cold temps, […]

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Donald Beyer Sr. ‘Celebration of Life’ Event This Saturday

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A “celebration of life” event in honor and memory of Donald S. Beyer Sr., the patriarch of the storied Falls Church-based Beyer family who died at age 93 late last last month, will be held this Saturday, Jan. 6, on what would have been his 94th birthday, at the Westwood […]

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