Sen. Kaine: Most GOP Senators Worried

April 25, 2018 9:35 PM0 comments

About 40 of the Republicans in the U.S. Senate are privately very worried and concerned about the impact of President Trump on the nation’s, their party’s and their own best interests, U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine told the News-Press in a brief interview in Arlington last weekend. “But,” he said, “they’re […]

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F.C. Delegation Heads to Wall Street Monday for Interest Rate Presentation

April 26, 2018 10:30 AM0 comments

The next challenge facing the City will be to get Wall Street to cooperate to help keep the interest rate on all this borrowing at a minimum.

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WMATA Unveils Big Plans for West Falls Church Metro

April 25, 2018 9:36 PM0 comments

In a presentation to a Fairfax County citizens task force this week, the first since filing a report with the County Planning Commission in December, representatives of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transportation Authority (WMATA) outlined a massive mixed use development project for its 24 acres by the West Falls Church […]

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F.C. Schools Win 3% COLA in Final Council 7-0 Vote for FY2019 Budget

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After hearing more compelling arguments by teachers, school and PTA leaders, and the general public, at the opening of Monday’s meeting, members of the Council, one by one, made generally lengthy comments about the budget, focusing both on the good and the not so good, and began aligning their allegiances with the School Board request.

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Brailsford & Dunlavey Chosen As F.C. Schools’ Project Rep

April 24, 2018 2:31 PM0 comments

The Falls Church School Board this week selected Brailsford and Dunlavey to serve as “owner’s representative” for the George Mason High School construction project. The firm will function as a representative for the School Board in dealing with general contractors and the technical aspects of the complex high school construction […]

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F.C. Council’s Surprise Unanimous Vote On FY19 Budget Included Full School Request

April 23, 2018 10:29 PM0 comments

Who among all those who squeezed into Monday night’s Falls Church City Council meeting expected the Council to vote unanimously, 7-0, for a Fiscal Year 2019 budget of $93 million that would include the full School Board transfer request of a 2.8 increase, permitting a 3 percent cost-of-living salary increase for all school employees?

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Smoking Materials Cause Accidental House Fire in Pimmit Hills

April 19, 2018 3:16 PM0 comments

A fire was started by improper disposal of smoking materials in the Pimmit Hills neighborhood around 1:30 a.m. on April 14. Units from Fairfax County Fire and Rescue and the Arlington County Fire Department were then dispatched to the 1700 block of Pimmit Drive, in the Pimmit Hills section of […]

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Falls Church Woman Dies in 2-Vehicle Crash Early Thursday Morning

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Lesley R. Coronado, a 26-year-old Falls Church resident, died around 4 a.m. Thursday morning when her vehicle was rear-ended while traveling west on Interstate 66, police reported today. Virginia State Police say Coronado was driving her 2012 Honda Civic by exit 57 on I-66 early on April 19 when a 2015 […]

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70 Years Strong, Falls Church’s Kiwanis Still Play Ball Their Way

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The Falls Church Kiwanis Little League values competition as well as the communal aspect that make the league a treat to sign up for year after year.

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F.C. 3rd Quarter Update Shows $300k Surplus

April 18, 2018 8:12 PM0 comments

There is a net savings of roughly $300,000 in the current Fiscal Year 2018 City of Falls Church budget resulting from “better than targeted revenues and underspending in department expenditures compared to the budget,” the Falls Church City Council learned from Chief Financial Officer Kiran Bawa in her third quarter […]

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