The Falls Church City Council, meeting in its second-to-last work session before its planned adoption of the FY2011 budget next Monday, took a big step forward toward shaving up to five cents off the City Manager’s recommended real estate tax hike tonight. In an exemplary display of cooperation, the seven […]
In what was described as a “significant uptick” by City of Falls Church Chief Financial Officer John Tuohy in his 2010 first quarter report to the City Council tonight, residential construction permit applications, including renovations and new structures, rose to 28. It was the lone bright spot in another dismal […]
City of Falls Church Attorney John Foster completed his argument before the Virginia Supreme Court last week in the appeal of the lawsuit brought against the City by the Columbia Baptist Church. The church sued the City when a request to subdivide lots it owns, currently the location of historic […]
One thousand motorists were stopped and three DWI arrests were made during Fairfax County’s sobriety checkpoint in the Pimmit Hills area of Falls Church last weekend.
Rep. Gerry Connolly, seeking re-election to a second term as a Democrat representing the 11th Congressional District of Eastern Fairfax County, has made the list of four U.S. Senators and seven congressmen that the Tea Party Express has targeted for defeat this November, according to a report in the New […]
A Subway sandwich store in the Bailey’s Crossroads area of Falls Church was robbed yesterday around 9:30 p.m.
Josephine N. Viscido passed away at her home in Falls Church on Jan. 28, 2010 at the age of 86. She was survived by her daughters, Jo Ann and Diane.
A small fire caused little damage at the new Read Building in downtown Falls Church yesterday about 3 p.m., but it set off the building’s sprinkler system that led to significant damage in three apartment units, according to building owner Bob Young.. (Photos: Gary Mester)
Mason District Supervisor Penny Gross said the objective is to “move up rather than out to avoid sprawl” in her opening remarks at last Thursday’s public meeting to discuss the progress of the preferred land-use concept to revitalize a portion of the Bailey’s Crossroads Community Business Center (CBC).
Living with lupus, 35-year-old Jean-Marie Leonard of Falls Church will be the leader of the “We Make a Difference” team in the 4th Annual Walk for Lupus Now! in Washington, D.C. tomorrow.