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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Raccoon Found Near East Falls Church Tested Positive for Rabies

March 25, 2016 2:41 PM0 comments

A dead raccoon found near East Falls Church in Arlington on Monday, March 21 has tested positive for rabies, according to the Animal Welfare League of Arlington. A representative of the animal control division of the Animal Welfare League of Arlington said that the raccoon was found by an animal control […]

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‘Missy’ Elliott Named F.C. Employee of Year

March 23, 2016 8:52 PM0 comments

Master Police Officer/Detective Jennifer “Missy” Elliott, has been named the 2015 City of Falls Church Employee of the Year. The Employee Review Board selected Elliot for her work in raising awareness about the cumulative effects of trauma on police officers nationwide and locally, according to a City of F.C. press […]

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2 More Work Sessions Set for F.C. Budget

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The Falls Church City Council has requested two tentative work sessions be added to the budget schedule on Thursday, April 7 and Tuesday, April 19, both in the Dogwood Room of City Hall at 7:30 p.m., the City Clerk noted today.

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Updates on Campus Redevelopment Scheduled

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Falls Church City Manager Wyatt Shields and School Superintendent Toni Jones will provide updates on the high school and middle school campus redevelopment project at two community meetings, one on Wednesday, March 30 at 7 p.m. at Mary Ellen Henderson Middle School (7134 Leesburg Pike) and the other on Wednesday, […]

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McAuliffe Vetoes Restrictive Voter Bill

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Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe Wednesday vetoed House Bill 9, which would require Virginia general registrars to deny voter registration applications submitted by eligible Virginians. In a statement explaining his veto, the governor said he opposes stripping registrars of their discretion when it comes to omissions from applications that are not material […]

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April is Child Abuse Prevention Month

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April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month and according to a F.C. City Hall press release, the City of Falls Church is working to raise awareness about the safety and well-being of children. A pinwheel garden will be planted at the entrance of Cherry Hill Park (312 Park Ave.) next […]

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F.C. Council Remains Divided on City Hall Expansion, Renovation

8:59 PM0 comments

It was way back in May 2005 that a judicial security inspector from the Virginia Eastern District Court Security Program conducted a physical security examination of the court services provided by the City of Falls Church at its City Hall. The ensuing report showed the City’s provisions for security at its court held in the Council chambers at City Hall woefully lacking.

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Nuances Arise at Town Hall On Shields’ Budget Proposal

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Nuances and clarifications of City Manager Wyatt Shields’ proposed $87 million FY17 budget for the City of Falls Church arose at Saturday’s town hall meeting at the Community Center.

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