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

April 19, 2018 12:00 PM0 comments

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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Expanded Tax Relief Program Mulled by F.C. Council

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With 54 of the 4,592 residential parcels in the City of Falls Church currently receiving some form of tax relief for the elderly and disabled, a 1.2 percent number compared to 1.4 percent for Arlington and 2 percent for Fairfax County, the F.C. Council is mulling options for increasing its […]

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Virginia Native American Monument Dedicated

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Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam and the Virginia Indian Commemorative Commission welcomed leaders of Native American tribes at the state Capitol for a ceremony to dedicate “Mantle,” a monument honoring Virginia’s first inhabitants. This Tuesday’s ribbon-cutting celebrated the culture, contributions and significance of Native Americans. Many of the attendees dressed in […]

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Richmond Covers New Metro Funding, Relieving Burden on Local Taxpayers

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With its final vote on the Fiscal Year 2019 budget set for this coming Monday night, the Falls Church City Council waited with bated breath Wednesday night to see if the Virginia State Legislature would come to closure on a plan to pay for badly needed repairs to the Metrorail system without localities having to bear the cost.

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Hitt Shares Business Philosophy, Some Advice With F.C. Chamber

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Locally-based developer and investor Todd Hitt made a rare public appearance here, addressing the monthly luncheon of the Falls Church Chamber of Commerce to share his business and life philosophy and organizing principles and to offer some advice for the future of the Little City.

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Tax Rate Growth Shrinks as F.C. Council Expects WMATA Relief

April 17, 2018 9:04 AM0 comments

The Falls Church City Council learned Monday night that Richmond is about to settle on a plan to fund WMATA’s need for $500 million in extra money to repair its Metrorail system that lifts the funding burden on Northern Virginia localities.

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Kaine Calls Trump-Ordered Air Strikes in Syria ‘Illegal and Reckless’

April 14, 2018 11:43 AM0 comments

Friday night, Virginia U.S. Senator Tim Kaine, a member of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations and Armed Services Committees, released the following statement after President Trump launched airstrikes against Syria without seeking approval from Congress: “President Trump’s decision to launch airstrikes against the Syrian government without Congress’s approval is illegal […]

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Trophy Broad & Washington Project Wins Final Approval from Council

April 13, 2018 10:24 AM0 comments

It has taken nearly three years for this final OK, after the initial submission from Insight Development Group in August 2015.

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A Penny Lopped Off New Tax Rate, More Reductions Due

April 11, 2018 7:23 PM0 comments

A penny was shaved off the proposed real estate tax rate increase for the coming fiscal year by the Falls Church City Council this Monday, and more reductions may be in store before the final adoption of the City’s FY2019 budget on April 23.

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