Stiff Workforce Cut & Reduced Pay Included Falls Church City Manager Wyatt Shields unveiled his proposed $64.2 million budget to the Falls Church City Council Monday night, recommending a jump of 20 cents in the real estate tax rate from $1.07 to $1.27 on top of deep cuts in City […]
The City of Falls Church School Board, in an act of open defiance against a controversial ruling by Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli, moved to add, not remove, language to its anti-discrimination policy to protect lesbians and gays at its meeting Tuesday night.
Senior Affordable Housing Project Advances By a 6-1 vote Monday, the Falls Church City Council gave preliminary approval to providing a $2 million loan and special exceptions permitting the development of a six-story, 66 units senior housing structure, The Wilden, under the auspices of the Falls Church Housing Authority.
City Resident Lights Up Reality-TV Drag Show When Joey becomes Tatianna, suddenly it seems like the whole world is watching.
As Fairfax County mulls a projected $200 million cut to its school system budget, Pimmit Hills Alternative High School’s student body, facing the grim prospect of the school’s possible closure, is pleading with Fairfax Superintendent Jack Dale and the School Board: “Don’t take away our dream.”
Scores of mental health, disability and substance abuse advocates gathered at meetings throughout Fairfax County and Falls Church last week, vowing to defend their vital services from proposed cuts at the county and state levels. More than 400 mental health patients will be denied treatment if the current plan for […]
With his recent deployment to Haiti, Richard Condit has seen his share of emergency efforts as a member of one of the U.S. Coast Guard’s emergency response teams. The Class of ’84 George Mason High graduate has deployed with the Coast Guard in cooperation with the Federal Emergency Management Agency […]
Virginia Dems Call Governor’s Move a “Half-Measure” In a move seen as an attempt to defuse growing anger and reaction throughout Virginia to State Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli’s move to strip gays and lesbians of equal rights protections, Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell issued the first Executive Directive of his new […]
In the wee hours tonight near the conclusion of a near five-hour meeting, the Falls Church City Council voted to authorize an expenditure not to exceed $500,000 for solid waste collection services by the American Disposal Services that would begin by July 1 in the City. The Council argued extensively […]
By a 6-1 vote (Baroukh against), the Falls Church City Council gave preliminary approval at 11:15 p.m. tonight to providing a $2 million loan and special exceptions permitting the development of a six-story, 66 units senior housing structure, The Wilden, under the auspices of the Falls Church Housing Authority. The […]