Falls Church City Manager Wyatt Shields unveiled his proposed $64.2 million budget to the Falls Church City Council tonight, urging at jump of 20 cents in the real estate tax rate from $1.07 to $1.27 on top of deep cuts in City services. Steep declines in real estate tax assessments […]
Because of its use of language protecting lesbians and gays from discrimination, the City of Falls Church is “in Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli’s cross hairs,” Falls Church News-Press editor Nicholas F. Benton told the F.C. City Council in a public statement at the Council’s business meeting tonight.
Falls Church City Manager Wyatt Shields recommended a 20 tax rate hike from $1.07 to $1.27 in his proposed F.C. 2011 budget tonight, a hike that will still require major cuts in City services.
George Mason High School alumna Liana Quill Camper-Barry, 23, had her first poetry collection, Fifty Poems, published as a result of her winning the 2010 Mississippi Review Poetry Series contest.
A man was struck during a hit and run early Saturday morning when attempting to cross Arlington Boulevard in the Seven Corners-area of Falls Church police say.
Fairfax County Supervisor Penny Gross (D-Mason District) told the News-Press in an interview today that the Fairfax County Board will likely vote to advertise a tax rate of $1.12 per $100 real estate assessed valuation at its meeting Tuesday, giving it flexibility to add back as much as $56 million […]
Sandy Evans, who was elected Tuesday as Fairfax County’s Mason District school board member, will be sworn in by a judge at 5:30 p.m. today, March 4, at Luther Jackson Middle School in Falls Church.
Economic woes may have put tempers and finances to the test for millions of Americans, and for Crisislink, the D.C. Metro area’s key suicide prevention hotline, it’s been their top priority to keep vital services active for heavy new waves of individuals and families in need of support. The 41-year-old […]
Hundreds crowded Sunday night’s Wammies parties held around Falls Church, with regional talents playing gigs for the fans at five city restaurants, including jazz musician Esther Haynes, who performed for 125 guests at the News-Press’s VIP Reception.
As a public service, the News-Press is offering all the candidates for the Falls Church City Council in this May’s election an opportunity to present their candidacies to our reading public. The eight candidates’ statements are here: