F.C. to Launch Curbside Food Waste Service

June 21, 2017 8:12 PM0 comments

The City of Falls Church announced a new curbside food waste collection service last week, one of the first of its kind in Virginia. All City residents receiving curbside solid waste services are eligible to sign-up for this voluntary pilot program, starting August 2. “Food scraps and organic waste make […]

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F.C. Library Closed Thursday

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Due to a new catalog integration project now underway at Mary Riley Styles Public Library (120 N. Virginia Ave.) in Falls Church, the library be closed today, Thursday, June 22, officials announced late Wednesday.

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Va. Senators Seek Health Care Cost Info

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Virginia’s U.S. Sens. Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine yesterday issued a statement announcing they’ve asked Virginia’s top insurance regulator to inform consumers about the health insurance cost increases many are experiencing because of the Trump administration’s threats to stop paying billions of dollars in cost-sharing subsidies that lower the […]

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F.C. Council Mulls Tax Saving Option Of Ditching Library Improvement Plan

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With the prospect of financing a $120 million new high school, a proposal from Falls Church City Hall staff to dash the Mary Riley Styles Library renovation and expansion project in an effort to ease the tax and debt burden on taxpayers was at least temporarily shelved by the City Council at its work session Monday night.

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Consultants Tell F.C. Campus’ Commercial Land Worth $43.5M

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The consulting firm of Alvarez and Marsal told the Falls Church high school property economic development working group last Friday that the value of the 10 acres of the 36 acre site identified for commercial use is roughly $43.5 million, slightly more than City officials expected.

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3-Month Construction Project Underway Near Cavalier Trail Park

June 16, 2017 3:31 PM0 comments

A construction project to address poor drainage among other issues is now underway at the end of W. Westmoreland Rd. in the City of Falls Church and will last for about three months.

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Consultants Set Value of Commercial Part of School Land at $43.5M

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The consulting firm of Alvarez and Marsal told the Falls Church high school property economic development working group that the value of the 10 acres of the 36 acre site identified for commercial use is $43.5 million, slightly more than City officials expected.

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F.C. Council Threatens to Cut Metro Funding

June 14, 2017 7:19 PM0 comments

The prospect of a huge ask from WMATA and Metro next year, the equivalent to six cents on the tax rate for every one of Falls Church’s 14,000 citizens, led the F.C. City Council Monday to modify language in a resolution authorizing this year’s payment to WMATA to say, “The […]

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F.C. Voter Turnout at 27 Percent Tuesday

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With Tuesday’s primary winners in the City of Falls Church echoing statewide outcomes, 27 percent of the City’s 9,525 active registered voters went to the polls. Democrats nominated Ralph Northam (64.3 percent) over Tom Perriello for governor and Justin Fairfax (52.9 percent) over Susan Platt and Gene Rossi. Republicans nominated […]

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Moody’s Reaffirms F.C.’s ‘Aa1’ Bond Rating

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Moody’s Investors Service of New York has reaffirmed the “Aa1” bond rating for the City of Falls Church, City Manager Wyatt Shields reported to the City Council Monday night, based on its “outstanding general obligation unlimited tax debt.” The rating takes into account the prospective major increase in the City’s […]

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