Former Falls Church Teacher Sentenced to 20 Years in Jail with 12 Suspended for Sexual Battery

August 7, 2017 12:06 PM0 comments

Estrada will serve the first eight years of his sentence in federal custody, with the remaining 12 years on supervised probation.

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Early Morning Fire Displaces Railroad Ave. Homeowners

August 6, 2017 11:31 AM0 comments

An early morning fire Sunday has displaced Falls Church homeowners on Railroad Avenue.

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Storm Drops Tree in Falls Church

August 4, 2017 9:59 AM0 comments

A tree toppled over and fell onto a house on Lincoln Avenue in the City of Falls Church late night, damaging the home’s roof and more. Fortunately no one was injured in the incident.

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Carroll Named New F.C. Library Director

August 3, 2017 12:51 PM0 comments

Falls Church City Manager Wyatt Shields announced this week the appointment of Jenny Carroll as Director of the award-winning Mary Riley Styles Public Library. She began her duties immediately, the day after Mary McMahon retired after 18 years in the position. Carroll started her employment with the Library in 2007 […]

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Revenue Commissioner Needs Personal Property Info

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Falls Church’s office of the Commissioner of the Revenue issued a follow-up to a mailing that went to all City residents in early July to that included a return form for updates to personal property holdings. Any changes to personal property needed to be reported by July 24 to be […]

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DMV Services in F.C. Next Week

August 2, 2017 9:50 PM0 comments

The Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles’ “DMV Connect” service will be located at the Falls Church American Legion Post 130, 400 N. Oak Street, from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. on August 7, 9 and 10 in the coming week. Services available include provision of Virginia state IDs, veterans’ IDs, […]

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Kaine, Warner Move to Drop Prescription Drug Costs

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Virginia’s U.S. Senators Mark Warner and Tim Kaine joined U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) and 29 of their colleagues to introduce legislation to lower prescription drug costs this week. The bill would allow for Medicare to negotiate the best possible price of prescription drugs to cut costs for nearly 41 […]

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Historic Decision to Change Name of J.E.B. Stuart High Spurs New Dialogue

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Last week’s decision by the Fairfax County School Board to change the name of J.E.B. Stuart High School by a vote of 7-2 with two abstentions represented the county’s subscription to a growing national attitude that Confederate emblems are not fit to adorn public spaces.

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1st New School Bond Fact Sheet Stresses Site’s Economic Offsets

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Last-minute changes made to a one-page information sheet issued yesterday by Falls Church City Schools on the November school bond referendum put added emphasis on the potential cost offsets of the proposed new $120 million high school.

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Bailey’s Crossroads Hit by Apartment Fire

July 31, 2017 8:35 PM0 comments

A fire in an empty apartment at the 5800 block of Oakview Gardens Drive in Bailey’s Crossroads took place Saturday around 3:30 p.m that left five people displaced and caused $20,000 of property damage. No civilian or firefighter injuries were reported but Red Cross assistance was requested and accepted. The […]

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