Falls Church Election Day 2017

November 7, 2017 10:41 AM0 comments

Today is Election Day in the City of Falls Church with four City Council seats, four School Board seats, a school bond referendum, the 53rd District House of Delegates seat and three state-wide races on the ballot. There are also three uncontested races in the City for sheriff, treasurer and commissioner of the revenue positions.

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Missing Falls Church-Area Mom & 3-Year-Old Found Safe

November 6, 2017 6:28 PM0 comments

Police detectives are searching for a missing mother and her three-year-old daughter, last seen Sunday evening around 6:30 p.m.

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Hillary Clinton Signs Copies of Her New Book in Falls Church

November 3, 2017 3:15 PM0 comments

Former Secretary of State and presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton came to the Seven Corners’ Barnes and Noble bookstore in Falls Church today to sign copies of her new book, “What Happened,” to citizens, including many children, who formed a long queue that snaked around the bookstore. She made no […]

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Correction: Schiller Statement

November 6, 2017 11:35 AM0 comments

In reporting on Former Interim F.C. School Superintendent’s statement favoring a “Yes” vote on the School Bond Referendum last week, it was mistakenly asserted that Schiller did not comment on his option for a low-cost hybrid solution. In fact, he wrote, “Unfortunately, the $65 million option is not feasible and […]

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Fairfax Chief Defends Arrest of F.C. Man

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Fairfax County Police Chief Edwin C. Roessler Jr. defended his officers involved in an arrest Saturday morning at the annual Annandale Parade, according to a statement from the department. In that account, the man was standing in the street at Gallows Road and Columbia Pike blocking the start of the […]

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Affordable Home Ownership Help Offered

November 3, 2017 5:45 PM0 comments

The Homeownership and Relocation Services Division of the Department of Housing and Community Development brings affordable home buying opportunities to Fairfax County’s eligible first-time homebuyers. The division’s eight staff members provide homebuyer counseling; host home buying education classes, as well as programs that offer affordably priced homes, mortgage and down […]

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Fairfax Discovery Trail Program Awarded

3:15 PM0 comments

The Fairfax County Park Authority’s 2016 Discovery Trail Map-Presidential Election has been honored by the Virginia Recreation and Parks Society (VRPS). The special election-year version of the popular map program won a VRPS award for Best Promotional Effort-Traditional in a population area greater than 100,000. Officials from the Park Authority […]

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Healthcare Exchange Open Enrollment Began Nov. 1

November 2, 2017 5:35 PM0 comments

November 1 was the first day of open enrollment for the Healthcare Insurance Marketplace under the Affordable Care Act. Those with a 2017 Marketplace plan are urged to visit healthcare.gov to update information and renew coverage for 2018. Local officials have noted that plans and prices change every year, that […]

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Hillary Clinton in Seven Corners Friday

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A book signing event at the Barnes & Noble bookstore in the Seven Corners shopping center (6260 Seven Corners Center, Falls Church) adjacent the City of Falls Church will feature former Secretary of State and presidential candidate Hillary R. Clinton starting at 1 p.m. tomorrow. Clinton’s memoir of the 2016 […]

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School Board Decides on ‘Justice High’ as J.E.B. Stuart’s New Name

November 1, 2017 11:27 PM0 comments

The Fairfax County School Board concluded the two and a half year name change process of J.E.B Stuart High School on Oct. 26 when the board voted 7-4 in favor of renaming Stuart to Justice High School by no later than the start of the 2019-20 school year. The motion […]

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