Big Personnel Changes Announced in F.C. Effort to Spur West End Plan

January 8, 2018 11:36 PM0 comments

Falls Church City Manager Wyatt Shields announced at the City Council meeting Monday night a series of major shifts and additions to the City staff aimed at helping gain the maximum economic development punch from what’s now being called the “West Falls Church Project.”

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Carport Fire in Lake Barcroft Caused by Improper Disposal of Smoking Materials

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Failure to extinguish any residual embers from smoking materials caused a small fire at a Lake Barcrft residence on Jan. 5. Around 1 p.m. last Friday, units from Fairfax County Fire and Rescue and Arlington County Fire Department were dispatched for a reported house fire in the 6300 block of Cavalier […]

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WMATA Seeks Fairfax OK for Mixed Use Project at West Falls Church Metro

January 6, 2018 3:37 PM0 comments

A plan for dense, mixed development at its West Falls Church Metro station site adjacent the City of Falls Church has been filed with Fairfax County Department of Planning and Zoning by the Washington Area Metropolitan Transit Authority, according to in the Washington Business Journal.

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Kaine Seeks Rehearing of Pipeline Decisions

January 5, 2018 4:38 PM0 comments

Today, Virginia U.S. Senator Tim Kaine sent a letter to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) requesting that it grant a rehearing request on the Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP) and the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP). Kaine’s letter supports formal requests for rehearing made by a number of stakeholder groups and […]

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Region Prepares for Cold Coming This Weekend

January 3, 2018 9:42 PM0 comments

Fairfax County is hosting a public media event Friday morning to discuss efforts to protect and support homeless persons during the dangerously cold temperatures expected this Friday and Saturday. The county police department has already had a rescue of a woman who was lost and affected by the cold temps, […]

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Donald Beyer Sr. ‘Celebration of Life’ Event This Saturday

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A “celebration of life” event in honor and memory of Donald S. Beyer Sr., the patriarch of the storied Falls Church-based Beyer family who died at age 93 late last last month, will be held this Saturday, Jan. 6, on what would have been his 94th birthday, at the Westwood […]

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Tarter Elected to 3rd Term as F.C. Mayor; Council Mulls Fiscal Policy

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By unanimous votes with no discussion, the incumbent mayor David Tarter and vice mayor Mary Beth Connelly of the City of Falls Church were re-elected by their City Council colleagues in a pair of 7-0 roll calls to open the new Council term Tuesday night.

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Some Council Members Want Czar for School Campus Project

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The newly-constituted Falls Church City Council did not waste any time upon convening for its first meeting Tuesday night striking up differences that may or may not become more serious as the new year evolves.

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Over $4 Million in F.C. Property Taxes Paid by New Year

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According to reports shared at Tuesday night’s Falls Church City Council meeting, Falls Church residents hoping to sidestep the new limits on federal property tax deductions in the newly-passed federal tax reform package piled into the City treasurer’s office at City Hall in the final week of 2017 to pay […]

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Tarter Re-Elected F.C. Mayor, Connelly Vice Mayor by Unanimous Votes

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By unanimous votes with no discussion, the incumbent mayor and vice mayor of the City of Falls Church were re-elected by their City Council colleagues in a pair of 7-0 roll calls to open the new Council term Tuesday.

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