Report Highlights Inequity Between Homeowners and Renters

September 9, 2016 12:15 PM0 comments

by Matt Delaney Nearly a decade after the Great Recession materialized, the housing market that spurred a worldwide economic downturn still struggles to strike an affordable balance in the U.S.’s report, “Homeowners and renters – a widening gap,” details the fallout of the recession throughout American society. Sun Belt […]

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F.C. Has 2nd Most Expensive Homes Per Square Foot

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Falls Church is second in the region in terms of the median sales price of homes per square foot, with the median sales price of $417 per square foot, according to statistics published in August by RealEstate Business Intelligence. Arlington has the highest median sales price of homes per square […]

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Location is Still Top Priority for Homebuyers in Today’s Market

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by Grace Hodgman It’s an age old saying, but it still rings true for home buyers who are in the market today, according to several real estate agents who work in the region: It’s all about location. “The three things that people generally look for are location, value and condition” […]

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Big Labor Day Weekend for Local Dems

September 7, 2016 6:25 PM0 comments

The Falls Church City Democratic Committee, the Fairfax County Democratic Committee and the reelection campaign of State Del. Marcus Simon were all hosts to well-attended picnics, ice cream socials and barbecues over the warm Labor Day weekend. In Falls Church, the F.C. Democrats held forth at the Cherry Hill Park […]

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Gittins Assails EDA Move to End Non-Profit Funding

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Spearheading the publication of the annual Little City Community Guide and FIRSTFriday of Falls Church celebrations for years in Falls Church, local business owner Tom Gittins wrote to the City’s Economic Development Authority (EDA) board that he was “utterly surprised and deeply disappointed” by the EDA decision at its August […]

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Court Begins Annual Juror Qualification

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The Arlington Circuit Court, which includes the City of Falls Church, will soon begin its annual juror qualification process, it was announced this week. Approximately 35,000 juror questionnaires will be mailed in early September to randomly selected residents of Arlington and the City of Falls Church. These questionnaires are used […]

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Jones Resigns as F.C. School Chief, LaCondre, Horn Also Leaving Posts

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From Falls Church City Hall to the offices of the Falls Church City Public School System, the official City leadership and many citizen activists were reeling Tuesday night at the cumulative impact of three major figures announcing their departures.

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34 Public Improvements Done Or Progressing in Little City

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Visible new public infrastructure things are popping up all around the City of Falls Church these days from new bus stops to fresh crosswalks, and the Falls Church City Council got a summary of all 34 of them (excluding school and sewer projects) at its work session kicking off a busy fall season Tuesday night.

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Jones, Other Key City, School Officials Leaving Falls Church

September 6, 2016 11:25 PM0 comments

On the first day of the new school year in the City of Falls Church, the News-Press has learned that School Superintendent Dr. Toni Jones has accepted a position as superintendent of the Fairfield, Connecticut, school system, effective in December.

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Opposition to J.E.B. Stuart Name Change Gains Steam

May 24, 2016 11:25 AM0 comments

Opposition to the effort to change the name of J.E.B. Stuart High School is growing and organizing, as was evident at a recent community meeting held about the issue at the high school on Monday, May 23. The community meeting, paired with a survey from the Fairfax County School Board […]

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