F.C. Council Walking Tour Monday Night

April 26, 2017 8:22 PM0 comments

Falls Church Mayor David Tarter announced last Monday that the City Council will precede its work session this coming Monday with a public walking tour of Railroad Avenue in the City to better understand the implications for plans to build a string of 10 age-restricted cottage housing units along the […]

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McMahon Leaving Library Post Aug. 1

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Mary McMahon, for 15 years the director of the Mary Riley Styles Public Library in Falls Church, has announced that she will be leaving that post on Aug. 1, F.C. City Manager Wyatt Shields reported at the City Council meeting Monday.

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Beyer Spends Day in F.C., Hails F.C Resident’s Release in Egypt

April 27, 2017 1:04 PM0 comments

U.S. Rep. Donald S. Beyer, Jr., who represents the 8th District of Virginia that includes the City of Falls Church, spent the last day of a spring congressional recess Friday touring four important entities in and around Falls Church.

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F.C. Council Votes 4-3 to Add 1.5¢ To FY18 Budget for School Reserve

April 26, 2017 8:02 PM0 comments

The Falls Church City Council Monday night, by a 4-3 vote, adopted an $87.4 million budget for the coming 2018 fiscal year with a 1.5-cent increase in the real estate tax rate from $1.315 to $1.33 per $100 of assessed valuation.

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Workshop Puts Spotlight On Child Sexual Abuse

April 27, 2017 12:49 PM0 comments

Child sexual abuse has no boundaries when it comes to race, religion, age or economic status. Sexual predators can be anyone: older children, cousins, babysitters, neighbors and parents. About one of every ten children is sexually abused before he or she is 18 years old, and of these victims, 35 […]

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Nighttime Road Work on Rt. 7 in May

April 26, 2017 6:39 PM0 comments

Falls Church City Manager Wyatt Shields told the City Council Monday that major interruptions of travel along W. Broad St. (Route 7) from West. St. to Washington St., and on E. Broad St. from Washington St. to Roosevelt St. will begin this week and last a month as the City […]

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Lifelong Falls Church Resident Jeffrey Todd Allan Dies

April 25, 2017 2:37 PM0 comments

Lifelong Falls Church resident Jeffrey Todd Allan, 55, passed away on April 12 at his home in the city. He is survived by his wife of 34 years, Evvie Mae (Moore) Allan. Born in Washington, DC on November 8, 1961, Jeff was the son of Frank D. Allan, long-time professor […]

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Longtime F.C. Resident Jim Trollinger Dies at Age 90

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Longtime Falls Church resident James “Jim” Thomas Trollinger died peacefully in his apartment at Goodwin House on Holy Thursday morning, April 13, 2017 at the age of 90, surrounded by his wife, daughters and granddaughter. James Thomas Trollinger was born in 1927 in Elizabethton, Tennessee. He graduated from high school […]

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Merrifield House Fire Ruled Arson By Investigators

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A fire at a house in Merrifield Sunday night has been ruled arson by Fairfax County fire investigators, authorities reported Tuesday. On Sunday, April 23 at 6:55 p.m., the Farifax County Fire and Rescue Department and the Arlington County Fire Department dispatched units to a reported house fire in the […]

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By 4-3 Margin, F.C. Council Adopts 1.5¢ Tax Rate Hike for FY18

April 24, 2017 10:21 PM0 comments

The Falls Church City Council, by a 4-3 vote, adopted an $88 million budget for the coming 2018 fiscal year with a 1.5-cent increase in the real estate tax rate from $1.315 to $1.33 per $100 of assessed valuation.

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