J.E.B. Stuart High School Name Change Still Uncertain as Vote Nears

July 19, 2017 6:48 PM0 comments

A Fairfax County School Board work session Monday afternoon offered little clarity to either the “Keepers” or “Changers” in how the school system will resolve the two-plus year debate over changing the name of J.E.B. Stuart High School in the Mason District of Fairfax County.

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F.C. Council Mulls Next Step on Broad-Washington

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The Falls Church City Council devoted time at its Monday work session this week to a discussion about next steps on the Insight Property Group’s Washington at Broad mixed-use project after it declined to grant it a preliminary approval last week. Mayor David Tarter cited the issues of improving its […]

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F.C. Planners Give Key OK to Railroad Cottage Proposal

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With only one dissenting vote, the Falls Church Planning Commission provided a critical endorsement of a “railroad cottages” residential development proposal at its meeting Monday night.

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New Estimates Reduce Burden on F.C. Taxpayers of New High School

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Despite a daunting $120 million price tag estimated for an all-new George Mason High School in the City of Falls Church, if 10 acres of the 34-acre Mason High and Henderson Middle School property is given over to dense economic development, the cost to taxpayers of the new campus could be far lower than previously projected.

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Falls Church is the 2nd Richest ‘County’ in America

July 18, 2017 3:27 PM0 comments

The Little City is the second richest “county” in the country, trailing only Loudoun County, according to new numbers from a 2015 U.S. Census Bureau report.

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Fairfax Co. Officer On Leave, Cited for Reckless Driving After Falls Church Crash

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A Fairfax County Police officer has been put on administrative leave and cited for reckless driving after a February crash in Falls Church that sent him and another man to the hospital.

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With Commercial Tax Yield Added, New High School’s Cost Evaporates

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Despite an estimated $120 million price tag for an all-new George Mason High School in the City of Falls Church, if 10 acres of the 34-acre Mason High and Henderson Middle School property is given over to dense economic development, the cost of the new campus to taxpayers will be far lower than previously projected.

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Electrical Panel Causes Fire in Sleepy Hollow Neighborhood

July 17, 2017 6:33 PM0 comments

An electrical panel located in the basement of a two-story single family home in the 3000 block of Crane Dr. within the Sleepy Hollow neighborhood caught fire on Friday, July 14 around 6 p.m. Four adults and one child were home at the time of the fire, with a total […]

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Regional Transportation Open House Tonight

July 13, 2017 9:14 AM0 comments

The Northern Virginia Transportation Authority (NVTA) is scheduled to host an open house and public hearing for Northern Virginians to learn about the Draft TransAction Plan and share comments in regards to it. The open house will commence at 5:30 p.m. and the public hearing at 7:00 p.m. tonight, July […]

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F.C. Wins Annual Solarize Virginia Competition

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The annual good-hearted Solarize Virginia competition between Falls Church, Vienna and Fairfax City was won by Falls Church for the first time this year, and a celebration was held at the Vienna Town Hall Wednesday night. Federal funding for the program runs out next year, so it will conclude the program […]

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