‘Stark & Sobering’ Says Shields of Falls Church’s Coming Budget

December 6, 2016 8:56 AM0 comments

The first look at the parameters for the upcoming Fiscal Year 2018 budget process was characterized by City Manager Wyatt Shields as “stark and sobering” at Monday night’s joint meeting of the Falls Church City Council and School Board.

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Rep. Beyer Tells Area Activists, ‘Don’t Grieve, Organize’

December 3, 2016 9:06 PM0 comments

U.S. Rep. Donald S. Beyer Jr., who represents the 8th District of Virginia that includes the City of Falls Church, told a standing room only audience of Democratic activists in Shirlington Saturday morning that they should not succumb to grief over their loss in the presidential election last month.

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Police Seek Info After Dog Bites Man Outside of F.C. Starbucks

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Police are trying to locate a dog who bit a man outside of a Starbucks in the City of Falls Church on Friday. The bite victim will need to undergo rabies inoculations if the dog is not located in a timely manner.

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Warner Joins Senators Calling for Declassifying Russian Interference Intel

December 1, 2016 3:16 PM0 comments

Virginia’s U.S. Senator Mark Warner joined fellow Democrats on the Senate Intelligence Committee signing a letter to President Obama today calling for the declassification and release to the public of further information on efforts by the Russians to interfere in the U.S presidential election last month. Warner joined Ron Wyden, […]

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New Tech Shows the Future Of Holiday Home Decoration

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by Matt Delaney Each holiday season brings with it new toys to be had, and for the area’s dedicated bunch of Christmas decorators that means new technologies to outfit their holiday light displays with. But the real question is, are the decorators buying in? Light displays have gone from rudimentary […]

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F.C. Mayor Declares January ‘Day of Service’

November 30, 2016 9:20 PM0 comments

At the initiative of Falls Church Council member Letty Hardi, Mayor David Tarter proclaimed Martin Luther King Day on Jan. 16, 2017 a “City of Falls Church Day of Service” to “encourage all citizens to observe this day with appropriate civic, community, and service projects in honor of Dr. King […]

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F.C. Council OKs 2 New Incentives To Spur Commercial Growth in City

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Monday night the Falls Church City Council gave final approval to a pair of ordinances designed to further incentivize commercial development in the City.

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VDOT’s I-66 Revamp Includes A W&OD Bridge Over Rt. 29

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New elements of the coming eastbound widening and introduction of tolls both ways on Interstate 66 were spelled out by VDOT’s Amanda Baxter to the Falls Church City Council Monday night, and the biggest surprise was plans to build a bridge over Route 29 barely north of the City limits in Arlington to facilitate traffic on the W&OD Trail.

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Snyder Family Seeks Columbia Baptist Land for House Project Church Land to Build House

December 2, 2016 4:15 PM0 comments

Over the last several months, Columbia Baptist Church and Edie and Sarah Snyder, the wife and daughter of longtime Falls Church City Council member Dave Snyder, respectively, have been trying to get approval from the City for a project that would allow the Snyders to build a new house for […]

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Fairfax Co. Police Searching for Man Suspected of Rape

November 30, 2016 11:53 AM0 comments

Detectives from the Major Crimes Division of the Fairfax County Police Department are searching for 18-year-old Ronald Fabricio Herrera Contreras, who is suspected of rape, abduction with the intent to defile, gang participation and assault and battery. According to a press release from the department, these crimes occurred in July […]

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