Hitt Wins Initial City Hall Renovation Bid

December 14, 2016 7:41 PM0 comments

The Falls Church City Council voted Monday to award a contract to Hitt Contracting, Inc. for $49,631 to assume “Construction Management at Risk Pre-Construction Phase” services for the City Hall public space and improvement projects. The services include cost studies, constructability reviews, staging and logistics reviews, scheduling, systems analyses, progress […]

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F.C. Council Delays Vote on New Whopping Tax Rate Hike Policy

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The adoption of a new fiscal policy for the City of Falls Church designed to enable the City Council to begin tacking on five cents per year on the real estate tax rate this coming year for the next three years was delayed Monday night when the complexities of the proposed policy began to overwhelm Council members.

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Regional Congressmen Mull Trump Impact on Key Issues

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Four members of Virginia’s U.S. congressional delegation gathered in these indeterminate times before an audience at the Tysons Corner offices of the Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce Monday to talk about the direction things may be going with the regime change coming at the White House, and what can, should or shouldn’t be done about it.

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FOOD NEWS: Little Viet Garden Now Open, Indian BBQ Coming to Mosaic & Grevey’s Closes After 35 Years

December 15, 2016 10:45 AM0 comments

  Little Viet Garden Now Open in Eden Center The former location of Eden Center banh mi favorite Banh Ta Deli has finally reopened in the form of Little Viet Garden. After shutting down earlier this year, the deli’s owners, Michael Phan and Anh Hong, renovated and reimagined their concept […]

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F.C. Police Grow It Out With Beards for Buddy

December 14, 2016 6:46 PM0 comments

If you saw City of Falls Church police officers with beards during the month of November, know that they were breaking the rules for good reason. Officers with the department took the popular Movember Movement – growing out their beards for the month to raise awareness for men’s health – […]

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Economy Party Supplies Prepares to Close After 28 Years

December 15, 2016 4:20 PM0 comments

A customer was checking out at Economy Party Supplies and Costumes when she saw the store’s owner, Diane Lahey, walk up to the counter area. “I’m sorry to see the store go,” she said to Lahey. “It is one of my favorite stores in town.” Lahey thanked the lady for […]

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Longtime F.C. Resident Vesta Stevens Downer Dies at 92

December 14, 2016 10:48 AM0 comments

Vesta Stevens Downer, 92, a longtime resident of the city of Falls Church, died at home of natural causes on November 22, 2016, with family by her side. Born in Chester, Nova Scotia, when her father brought her pregnant mother from Connecticut to visit the place of his birth, she […]

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F.C. Council Postpones Vote on New Whopper Tax Hike Policy

December 13, 2016 12:48 AM0 comments

The adoption of a new fiscal policy for the City of Falls Church designed to enable the City Council to begin tacking on five cents per year on the real estate tax rate this coming year for the next three years was delayed Monday night when the complexities of the proposed policy began to overwhelm Council members.

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Merrifield Fire Causes Over $180,000 in Estimated Damages

December 12, 2016 12:52 PM0 comments

An accidental fire that began in a Merrifield apartment caused an estimated total of $187,500 in damages on Friday, Dec. 9, according to the Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department. Units from the department responded to the fire, which was in the 2700 block of Merrilee Drive in Merrifield, at […]

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Keeping It Merry & Local In Falls Church This Holiday

December 8, 2016 7:05 AM0 comments

Forget Amazon. Forget Tysons. Forget the outlets. All your holiday shopping can be done right here in the City of Falls Church.

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