Thumbs Up from F.C.’s Outside Auditor

January 17, 2018 10:21 PM0 comments

A representative of the auditing firm of Brown Edwards appeared before the Falls Church City Council Tuesday night to provide a summary of the firm’s annual audit of the City’s finances and related operations, and provided a glowing assessment. Megan Augenbright of the firm concluded her presentation by hailing Falls […]

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Nominations Sought for F.C. Memorial Day Parade Grand Marshal

January 19, 2018 10:19 AM0 comments

The City of Falls Church’s Recreation and Parks Department is looking for nominations for the grand marshal of the 37th annual Memorial Day Parade set for Monday, May 28. In a press release issued this week, the City says nominees should have made exceptional, outstanding, distinguished, sustained or unique contributions […]

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In Watershed Vote, F.C. Planners OK Broad-Washington Plan Unanimously

January 17, 2018 10:16 PM0 comments

In a surprise unanimous 6-0 vote, the Falls Church Planning Commission Tuesday night recommended in favor of the approval of the 2.68 acre mixed-use project at the central intersection of downtown Falls Church.

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Fairfax Supervisor Foust Also Surprised by WMATA Plans

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Veteran Fairfax County Supervisor John Foust told the News-Press Wednesday that he was unaware and surprised by the move taken by the Washington Area Metropolitan Transit Authority last month to submit an aggressive mixed-use development plan for its 24 acres adjacent the West Falls Church Metro Station.

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Police Request Public Assistance in Tracking Down Potomac School Vandals

January 16, 2018 4:35 PM0 comments

The Fairfax County Police Department is asking for the public’s help in identifying the suspect(s) who destroyed a statue on the grounds of The Potomac School in McLean. The crime occurred in the 1300 block of Potomac School Rd. between the evening hours of Dec. 21 and the early morning […]

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Scenes from the Second Annual MLK Day March for Unity, Racial Healing and Justice

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Residents took to the streets for the second year in a row during the annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day March for Unity, Racial Healing and Justice. Organized and sponsored by the Tinner Hill Heritage Foundation, the march focused on how local communities need to address issues of protecting individual […]

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Power Returns After Outage Hits Falls Church, NoVa

January 12, 2018 2:43 PM0 comments

Power has returned to almost all in the City of Falls Church after an outage left thousands around Northern Virginia  without electricity Friday afternoon.

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Police Seek Dog After It Bites Man in Falls Church

January 11, 2018 4:27 PM0 comments

UPDATE: Police have located the dog and report it is up-to-date on its vaccinations.  The City of Falls Church Police Department, Animal Control Division is trying to locate a dog that bit a man while in the 500 block of N. Oak Street on Wednesday, January 10, at about 4:30 p.m. The […]

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New Tax Law Breeds Uncertainty In F.C. Projects, Housing Markets

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The passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act into law brings major changes to the local real estate market that prompt anxious anticipation about the shifting role and rewards of homeownership.

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Noonan Unveils His Recommended Budget

January 10, 2018 11:34 PM0 comments

Falls Church City Public Schools Superintendent Peter Noonan outlined his first budget proposal before the School Board in its first meeting of the new year this week.  Noonan’s plan for the 2018-2019 school year focuses on three priorities: compensation and training for FCCPS’ human capital, additional support to meet the […]

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