Revenue Commissioner Needs Personal Property Info

August 3, 2017 10:51 AM0 comments

Falls Church’s office of the Commissioner of the Revenue issued a follow-up to a mailing that went to all City residents in early July to that included a return form for updates to personal property holdings. Any changes to personal property needed to be reported by July 24 to be […]

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DMV Services in F.C. Next Week

August 2, 2017 9:50 PM0 comments

The Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles’ “DMV Connect” service will be located at the Falls Church American Legion Post 130, 400 N. Oak Street, from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. on August 7, 9 and 10 in the coming week. Services available include provision of Virginia state IDs, veterans’ IDs, […]

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Kaine, Warner Move to Drop Prescription Drug Costs

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Virginia’s U.S. Senators Mark Warner and Tim Kaine joined U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) and 29 of their colleagues to introduce legislation to lower prescription drug costs this week. The bill would allow for Medicare to negotiate the best possible price of prescription drugs to cut costs for nearly 41 […]

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Historic Decision to Change Name of J.E.B. Stuart High Spurs New Dialogue

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Last week’s decision by the Fairfax County School Board to change the name of J.E.B. Stuart High School by a vote of 7-2 with two abstentions represented the county’s subscription to a growing national attitude that Confederate emblems are not fit to adorn public spaces.

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1st New School Bond Fact Sheet Stresses Site’s Economic Offsets

9:44 PM0 comments

Last-minute changes made to a one-page information sheet issued yesterday by Falls Church City Schools on the November school bond referendum put added emphasis on the potential cost offsets of the proposed new $120 million high school.

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Bailey’s Crossroads Hit by Apartment Fire

July 31, 2017 8:35 PM0 comments

A fire in an empty apartment at the 5800 block of Oakview Gardens Drive in Bailey’s Crossroads took place Saturday around 3:30 p.m that left five people displaced and caused $20,000 of property damage. No civilian or firefighter injuries were reported but Red Cross assistance was requested and accepted. The […]

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Mosaic’s Cava Grill Wins ‘Favorite Fast Bites’ But F.C. Shut Out at RAMMYS

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While no Falls Church restaurant took home a win at last night’s Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington’s awards gala known as The RAMMYS, it got pretty close. Cava Grill — with a location in nearby Mosaic District — was named 2017’s Favorite Fast Bites of the Year, beating out F.C.’s lone […]

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Fairfax Co. School Board Votes to Rename J.E.B. Stuart High School

July 28, 2017 12:58 AM0 comments

The Fairfax County School Board put an end to two plus years of debate and division by deciding to change the name of J.E.B. Stuart High School by a vote of 7-2 with two members abstaining late Thursday night.

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Preparations Set for Historic Aug. 21 Solar Eclipse

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The word is out about the solar eclipse that will be traversing across the United States on Monday, August 21. It will be the first total solar eclipse in the continental U.S. in 38 years and the first total solar eclipse visible across the entire contiguous U.S. since 1918. The […]

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Bailey’s Crossroads Plan OK’d With Shelter Relocation

July 26, 2017 7:40 PM0 comments

The Fairfax Board of Supervisors Tuesday signed off on a rezoning application submitted by the Weissberg Corporation for up to 370 apartments or condos on Columbia Pike just west of the Route 7 Bailey’s Crossroads intersection. It covers property owned by both Weissberg and the county and a county office […]

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