UPDATE: Suspect Arrested in Capital One Bank Robbery Identified as ‘Forever Loyal Bandit’

June 10, 2016 4:27 PM0 comments

UPDATE: The man who was arrested at around 3 p.m. on Friday, June 10 for allegedly robbing the Capital One Bank on West Broad Street in Falls Church has been identified by local authorities as the “Forever Loyal Bandit,” who was wanted for a string of robberies that occurred between […]

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Plans for Big Chimneys Park Vetted

June 8, 2016 5:51 PM0 comments

Big Chimneys Park on Annandale Road across from the backside of the soon-to-be-opened Harris Teeter, is in the sights of the City’s Recreation and Parks Department, and its Rec and Parks Advisory Board, who made a presentation on plans to the work session of the Falls Church City Council Monday […]

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Kaine Calls for End to Deportation Raids

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Virginia U.S. Senator Tim Kaine joined 25 of his Senate colleagues calling for an end to deportation raids targeting families and unaccompanied minors who have fled the rampant violence in Central America’s Northern Triangle. In a letter to President Obama, Kaine and the other Senators also urged the administration to […]

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F.C. Council Votes Monday on Plan To ‘Decouple’ Campus Land Project

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After a lengthy discussion Tuesday night, the Falls Church School Board deadlocked, 3-3, in a vote on whether to discontinue the current Public-Private Education Partnership approach to developing the 36-acres of West End school campus property.

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Kensington to Open Sales Site, Harris Teeter Launches July 27

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The Kensington Assisted Living facility will open the doors of its information center at 1212 W. Broad St. (former location of the ABC store) next Thursday, June 16, with a by-invitation-only reception. The other big news is the target date for the opening of the flagship Harris Teeter supermarket in downtown Falls Church has been set for July 27.

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FOOD NEWS: More Beer Coming to F.C. Area, Oklahoma Joe’s Now Open in Merrifield

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  Caboose Brewing Announces Plans for Merrifield Location The Falls Church area is truly becoming a beer lover’s paradise. There’s the award-winning Mad Fox Brewing Company in the heart of the Little City. Two miles to the east is Dogfish Head Alehouse and on the opposite side, breweries Gordon Biersch […]

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F.C. School Board, in 3-3 Tie Vote, Defers Action on Decoupling Campus Project

June 7, 2016 10:51 PM0 comments

After a lengthy discussion Tuesday night, the Falls Church School Board voted on whether to discontinue the current Public-Private Education Partnership approach to developing the 36-acres of West End school campus property.

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Kensington Info Center Opens June 16; Harris Teeter July 27

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The Kensington Assisted Living facility will be opening the doors of its information center at 1212 W. Broad St. (former location of the ABC store) next Thursday, June 16, with a reception, which is invitation only, from 7 – 9 p.m., the City of Falls Church’s Economic Development Office reported Tuesday. […]

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F.C. Council Preps for Comp Plan Re-Designation of Fellows Tract

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At Monday night’s Falls Church City Council work session, the Council studied the method for a changing in the City’s Comprehensive Plan designation of the 1.9-acre Fellows tract at 604 S. Oak adjacent the Thomas Jefferson Elementary, which it is slated to vote on this coming Monday night.

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UPDATE: 53-Year-Old Fatally Struck in F.C. Car Accident Identified

June 6, 2016 3:36 PM0 comments

UDPATE: The 53-year-old man who was fatally struck on Saturday, June 4 has been identified as Gerber Mauricio Claros. According to the Fairfax County Police Department, the events leading up to the crash are still under investigation. A 53-year-old man was fatally struck by a pickup truck while he was crossing […]

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