Khan Voted New F.C. GOP Committee Chair

March 30, 2016 6:38 PM0 comments

On March 17, Matt Khan was elected as the new Chair of the Falls Church City Republican Committee. Khan is a long-time resident of Falls Church City who is the principal owner of Falls Realty. He is also a director of the Virginia Association of Realtors. He served several years […]

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Gov. McAuliffe Vetoes Key Legislation

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Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe yesterday vetoed Senate Bill 41, which would shield from civil liability those who actively discriminate against same-sex couples. In a statement the governor said, “I veto Senate Bill 41, which would shield from civil liability those who actively discriminate against same-sex couples. Although couched as a […]

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Institute Says New State $ Steered Away from Poor

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“The budget recently agreed to by the Virginia House and Senate boosts support for pre K-12 schools after many years of significant cuts made during the recession. Unfortunately, the investments restore proportionately less funding for school divisions in high-poverty areas compared to divisions in better off areas.” So said the […]

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Falls Church Works to Fix Sanitary Sewer System

April 1, 2016 11:00 AM0 comments

Nearly two years after the City of Falls Church Department of Public Works convened a meeting with residents to discuss problems with the City’s sanitary sewer system, some residents are still dealing with sewage backups and flooding. But it is not for lack of the City’s Department of Public Works […]

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Restricted Parking Plan Behind New West Broad Project OK’d

March 30, 2016 6:33 PM0 comments

It will be a matter of weeks, instead of months, before Falls Church City Hall will begin to implement a new residential parking permit program for residents behind the nearly-completed West Broad Apartments.

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F.C. Council Rejects Shields’ Plan To Advertise $1.36 Tax Rate

March 28, 2016 10:34 PM0 comments

In an unexpected move, the tax-conscience Falls Church City Council split a pair of critical votes Monday night by 5-2 margins to constrain its options for raising revenues for the coming fiscal year budget.

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Raccoon Found Near East Falls Church Tested Positive for Rabies

March 25, 2016 2:41 PM0 comments

A dead raccoon found near East Falls Church in Arlington on Monday, March 21 has tested positive for rabies, according to the Animal Welfare League of Arlington. A representative of the animal control division of the Animal Welfare League of Arlington said that the raccoon was found by an animal control […]

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‘Missy’ Elliott Named F.C. Employee of Year

March 23, 2016 8:52 PM0 comments

Master Police Officer/Detective Jennifer “Missy” Elliott, has been named the 2015 City of Falls Church Employee of the Year. The Employee Review Board selected Elliot for her work in raising awareness about the cumulative effects of trauma on police officers nationwide and locally, according to a City of F.C. press […]

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2 More Work Sessions Set for F.C. Budget

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The Falls Church City Council has requested two tentative work sessions be added to the budget schedule on Thursday, April 7 and Tuesday, April 19, both in the Dogwood Room of City Hall at 7:30 p.m., the City Clerk noted today.

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Updates on Campus Redevelopment Scheduled

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Falls Church City Manager Wyatt Shields and School Superintendent Toni Jones will provide updates on the high school and middle school campus redevelopment project at two community meetings, one on Wednesday, March 30 at 7 p.m. at Mary Ellen Henderson Middle School (7134 Leesburg Pike) and the other on Wednesday, […]

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