Barrier Placed in Parking Lot At 7-11 Site on N. West Removed

May 9, 2017 12:38 PM0 comments

After only three days in place, a temporary barrier placed in the parking lot serving the 7-Eleven and Mike’s Deli on N. West Street was removed early Monday evening.

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F.C. City Council OK’s Forwarding New Cottage Proposal to Boards

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By a 5-2 vote, the Falls Church City Council moved forward the proposal for an innovative “middle housing” option for the City.

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Two-Alarm Fire Surfaces At Bailey’s Crossroads Storefront

May 8, 2017 4:04 PM0 comments

A fire that required initial responders to call for backup set parts of the Overstock Mattress store ablaze at Bailey’s Crossroads last Friday, May 5 at around 4:30 p.m. Units from Fairfax County Fire and Rescue, Arlington County Fire Department and the City of Alexandria Fire Department were dispatched to […]

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Catholic Social Justice Rep Calls Obamacare Repeal “Blood Money”

May 4, 2017 4:02 PM0 comments

Sister Simone Campbell, Executive Director of Network Lobby for Catholic Social Justice, issued the following statement upon the House passage of Obamacare repeal legislation today: “The passage of the American Health Care Act (AHCA) in the House is a dangerous and irresponsible step that threatens access to healthcare for at least […]

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Beyer on Obamacare Repeal Vote Today: “A Dark Stain on History of House”

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U.S. Rep. Donald S. Beyer Jr., who represents the 8th District of Virginia that includes the City of Falls Church, issued the following statement on the House passage of a repeal of the Affordable Care Act today: “The passage of Trumpcare is a dark stain on the history of the […]

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Former F.C. Treasurer Cathy Kaye Dies at Age 47

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  Cathy Kaye, former Treasurer of the City of Falls Church and longtime City resident and activist, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Wednesday, May 3, at her home in Big Fork, Montana. She was 47. Many in Falls Church will remember Cathy and her husband Tom for their […]

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F.C. 3rd Quarter Report Projects $800K Shortfall

May 3, 2017 9:34 PM0 comments

The third quarter financial report for the City of Falls Church general fund presented to the F.C. City Council by the City’s new director of finance, Kiran Hawa, Monday night showed that only 60 percent of the total budgeted revenues for the current fiscal year have been collected over the […]

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Founders Row Asks to Go Without Hotel

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The developers of the previously approved 4.3-acre Mason Row project has changed the name of the project to Founders Row, and has filed papers at City Hall seeking an amendment to its special exception to permit age restricted 55-and-above apartment units to replace the original plan for a hotel on the […]

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Mary Ellen Henderson Principal Announces Resignation

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Mary Ellen Henderson principal Ty Harris abruptly announced his resignation this week from his position at the City of Falls Church middle school, effective June 30. Making the announcement in the school’s weekly e-mail newsletter, Harris said he’s resigning so he can relocate closer to his daughter. Formerly an assistant […]

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Railroad Avenue Walking Tour Offers F.C. Council Cottage Plan Insights

May 4, 2017 7:51 PM0 comments

Despite an impending downpour that never really materialized, a couple dozen City of Falls Church policy makers and stakeholders gathered at dusk in an obscure corner of the Little City last Monday night to get a sensuous feel for what a unique first-of-its-kind age-restricted cottage community tucked in there might look like.

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