News-Press Celebrates 25th Anniversary at Ireland’s 4 Ps

April 6, 2016 5:27 PM0 comments

The News-Press celebrated its 25th anniversary at Ireland’s Four Provinces on Thursday, March 31 with a party attended by several friends of the newspaper, including U.S. Representative Don Beyer, Virginia State Delegate Marcus Simon and Falls Church City Mayor David Tarter, all of whom presented FCNP publisher Nicholas F. Benton […]

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Police Investigate for Links in 2 F.C. Burglaries

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The City of Falls Church police department is looking for information about two burglaries that occurred in Falls Church in the early morning hours of Tuesday, April 5. A window was smashed and there was evidence of a burglary at Botanica Grocery Store at 809-A W. Broad Street and there was […]

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Optimism Reigns at F.C. City Council Budget Work Session

April 5, 2016 7:49 AM0 comments

A Falls Church City Council work session Monday night dealt with many nitty-gritty issues on the $87 million budget for the coming fiscal year that it is now considering, but an underlying theme of can-do optimism and amazing potential seeped through the deliberations.

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Accidental F.C. Fire Causes Over $90,000 in Damage

March 31, 2016 11:52 AM0 comments

A fire at around 11:40 a.m. on Wednesday, March 30 at a high-rise condominium in Falls Church caused an estimated $93,750 in damage and displaced one person, according to a press release from the Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department. The department said that the fire was accidental and caused […]

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Khan Voted New F.C. GOP Committee Chair

March 30, 2016 6:38 PM0 comments

On March 17, Matt Khan was elected as the new Chair of the Falls Church City Republican Committee. Khan is a long-time resident of Falls Church City who is the principal owner of Falls Realty. He is also a director of the Virginia Association of Realtors. He served several years […]

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Gov. McAuliffe Vetoes Key Legislation

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Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe yesterday vetoed Senate Bill 41, which would shield from civil liability those who actively discriminate against same-sex couples. In a statement the governor said, “I veto Senate Bill 41, which would shield from civil liability those who actively discriminate against same-sex couples. Although couched as a […]

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Institute Says New State $ Steered Away from Poor

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“The budget recently agreed to by the Virginia House and Senate boosts support for pre K-12 schools after many years of significant cuts made during the recession. Unfortunately, the investments restore proportionately less funding for school divisions in high-poverty areas compared to divisions in better off areas.” So said the […]

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Falls Church Works to Fix Sanitary Sewer System

April 1, 2016 11:00 AM0 comments

Nearly two years after the City of Falls Church Department of Public Works convened a meeting with residents to discuss problems with the City’s sanitary sewer system, some residents are still dealing with sewage backups and flooding. But it is not for lack of the City’s Department of Public Works […]

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Restricted Parking Plan Behind New West Broad Project OK’d

March 30, 2016 6:33 PM0 comments

It will be a matter of weeks, instead of months, before Falls Church City Hall will begin to implement a new residential parking permit program for residents behind the nearly-completed West Broad Apartments.

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F.C. Council Rejects Shields’ Plan To Advertise $1.36 Tax Rate

March 28, 2016 10:34 PM0 comments

In an unexpected move, the tax-conscience Falls Church City Council split a pair of critical votes Monday night by 5-2 margins to constrain its options for raising revenues for the coming fiscal year budget.

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