Falls Church Hires Kiran Bawa as New City CFO

April 12, 2017 12:49 PM0 comments

The City of Falls Church has named Kiran Bawa its new Chief Financial Officer, City Manager Wyatt Shields announced in a press release Wednesday.

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Former Falls Church Resident Sara Lacopo Dies at 41

April 11, 2017 1:57 PM0 comments

Sara Marie Lacopo passed away April 3, 2017 at the TRU Community Hospice Care Center in Boulder. She was 41 years old. Sara was born on October 2, 1975 in Freetown, Sierra Leone to James Patrick and Patricia Mary (Sykes) Kelley. She moved to Falls Church, Virginia in 1978 where […]

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F.C. Council Votes 6-0 to Allocate $2 Million More to Mt. Daniel Project

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The Falls Church City Council voted unanimously (David Snyder absent), 6-0, to approve a supplemental allocation of $2,143,000 to cover the increased cost of a renovation and expansion of the Mt. Daniel Elementary School to begin when school lets out in June.

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Beyer: Syrian Strike Needed Congressional Authorization

April 7, 2017 2:25 PM0 comments

U.S. Rep. Don Beyer, who represents the 8th District of Northern Virginia that includes the City of Falls Church, issued the following statement today on the U.S. military strike in Syria: “Assad is a monster and a war criminal. I look forward to the day when he is brought to […]

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Fairfax County School Board Adopts Board of Supervisors’ Inclusion Policy

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After a lengthy discussion Thursday night, the Fairfax County School Board voted 9-0 with three abstentions to adopt the inclusion and diversity policy statement that the county’s Board of Supervisors approved unanimously.

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F.C. School Board Changes Plans For Mt. Daniel School

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The Falls Church School Board voted Thursday night to change the configuration of the Mt. Daniel Elementary renovation, responding in part to the $2 million in unexpected added costs to the project that came to light last month. The school will now serve pre-kindergarten through the first grade, instead of […]

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Falls Church at Top of Virginia Health Rankings Again

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The 2017 County Health Rankings and Roadmaps released last week shows the City of Falls Church, as well as several Northern Virginia counties, once again near the top of the state in both health factors and outcome.

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Area Reps Call for Federal $ for WMATA

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U.S. Senators Tim Kaine and Mark Warner and Representative Gerry Connolly, Don Beyer and Barbara Comstock, along with U.S. Senators Ben Cardin, Chris Van Hollen and Representatives Steny Hoyer, Eleanor Holmes Norton, John P. Sarbanes, John Delaney, Anthony Brown and Jamie Raskin, have sent a letter to Congressional appropriators calling […]

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All 40 McAuliffe Vetoes Upheld in Richmond

April 6, 2017 10:55 AM0 comments

At Wednesday’s “veto session” in Richmond, all 40 of Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s vetoes were sustained by the legislature. Democrats in the House and in the Senate sustained McAuliffe’s vetoes of bills that would have 1. defunded Planned Parenthood, 2. required copies of photo-IDs to be mailed in with absentee […]

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Fairfax Supervisors Adopt Inclusion Resolution

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This week the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors voted to adopt a resolution affirming diversity and inclusion, according to the office of board chair Sharon Bulova. Its states, among other things, that Fairfax County “is and will continue to be a county that exemplifies values of respect and acceptance; we […]

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