Tarter Elected to 3rd Term as F.C. Mayor; Council Mulls Fiscal Policy

January 3, 2018 9:34 PM0 comments

By unanimous votes with no discussion, the incumbent mayor David Tarter and vice mayor Mary Beth Connelly of the City of Falls Church were re-elected by their City Council colleagues in a pair of 7-0 roll calls to open the new Council term Tuesday night.

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Some Council Members Want Czar for School Campus Project

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The newly-constituted Falls Church City Council did not waste any time upon convening for its first meeting Tuesday night striking up differences that may or may not become more serious as the new year evolves.

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Over $4 Million in F.C. Property Taxes Paid by New Year

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According to reports shared at Tuesday night’s Falls Church City Council meeting, Falls Church residents hoping to sidestep the new limits on federal property tax deductions in the newly-passed federal tax reform package piled into the City treasurer’s office at City Hall in the final week of 2017 to pay […]

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Tarter Re-Elected F.C. Mayor, Connelly Vice Mayor by Unanimous Votes

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By unanimous votes with no discussion, the incumbent mayor and vice mayor of the City of Falls Church were re-elected by their City Council colleagues in a pair of 7-0 roll calls to open the new Council term Tuesday.

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Retired Local Educator, Aileen Bennett, Dies at 99

January 2, 2018 6:01 PM0 comments

Aileen F. Bennett, who taught elementary and middle school mathematics in Arlington County for 35 years, passed away at the age of 99 on November 27 after a short illness in Titusville, Florida, where a funeral service and burial were held for her on Dec. 2. Mrs. Bennett was born […]

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Merchant Opposition Erupts to Downtown Plaza

December 27, 2017 7:09 PM0 comments

A petition signed by representatives of every one of the businesses in the impacted 100 block of W. Broad Street was forwarded to the News-Press Wednesday, protesting the plans for a plaza in the space between the Hunan and Hot N’ Juicy Crawfish restaurants.

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F.C. Treasurer Reports Flood of Early Tax Filings

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City of Falls Church Treasurer Jody Acosta has reported that since the signing of the federal tax reform legislation last week, her office has been inundated with citizens seeking to pre-pay their real estate and personal property taxes prior to Jan. 1, when the new law will limit the deductions […]

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Cool, Clear Forecast for F.C.’s New Year’s Eve ‘Watch Night’

December 28, 2017 1:00 PM0 comments

Boosted security measures, more attractions for children and a double-dose of anniversaries will make up the 20th annual Watch Night New Year’s Eve celebration in the City of Falls Church this Sunday night. The yearly event is slated to take place throughout downtown Falls Church with other satellite locations stationed […]

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Donald S. Beyer Sr., Patriarch Of Storied Family, Dies at 93

December 27, 2017 6:52 PM0 comments

Donald S. Beyer, Sr., the patriarch of the storied Beyer family dynasty in Falls Church, died last Saturday two weeks before his 94th birthday.

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Wearing a ‘Trust Me’ Shirt, Falls Church Man Arrested for Stealing a Car

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Two Falls Church men, one wearing a a t-shirt with the words “Trust Me,” were arrested early Saturday morning after police say they stole a car that was warming up. Police say on Dec. 23 around 6:30 a.m., the victim was warming up the car in the 7500 block of […]

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