Letters to the Editor: Predatory Towing Going On at Winter Hill

December 1, 2016 11:15 AM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: December 1 – 7, 2016   Predatory Towing Going On at Winter Hill Editor, I am objecting to the new predatory towing practices in the Winter Hill area of S. Virginia Ave. and James St. Nine p.m. to 6 a.m.? Seven day a week? Parking on the […]

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Letters to the Editor: Is Rep. Beyer Sincere About Helping the Poor?

November 25, 2016 11:21 AM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: November 24 – 30, 2016    Is Rep. Beyer Sincere About Helping the Poor? Editor, I accept Don Beyer’s view of why Democrats lost big. He was right to a point. Potential U.S. Supreme Court nominations also influenced Catholics and Evangelicals to vote heavily against Clinton. However, […]

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Letters to the Editor: Committed to Celebrating Diversity in The Little City

November 17, 2016 12:17 PM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: November 17 – 23, 2016   Committed to Celebrating Diversity in The Little City Editor, In light of recent events in our country, we have heard from many in the community who are coping with real fear and anxiety about their futures. As members of the leadership […]

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Letters to the Editor: Meals Tax Would Not Have Been Enough

November 10, 2016 8:32 AM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: November 10 – 16, 2017   Meals Tax Would Not Have Been Enough Editor, I fully agree with Mr. Andrle’s Letter to the Editor in last week’s edition in which he states in his letter “Virginia counties rely too heavily on property taxes for revenue.” Let’s be […]

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Letters to the Editor: Meals Tax is Better Than Higher Property Taxes

November 3, 2016 1:37 PM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: November 3 – 9, 2016   Meals Tax is Better Than Higher Property Taxes Editor, As a fiscal conservative, to me it’s pretty simple – the meals tax is one of the only tools we have as an alternative to property taxes. It’s widely agreed that Virginia counties […]

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Letters to the Editor: Spending Has Merit, But Must Be Done Responsibly

October 27, 2016 1:35 PM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: October 27 – November 2, 2016   Spending Has Merit, But Must Be Done Responsibly Editor, Bob LaJeunesse made some good points in his guest commentary last week, such as extending borrowing durations, use of the rainy day fund, and taking advantage of low interest rates to […]

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Letters to the Editor: Must Allow Freedom of Press for High Schools

October 20, 2016 11:35 AM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: October 20 – 26, 2016   Must Allow Freedom of Press for High Schools Editor, I fully support The Lasso’s petition to remove, in its entirety, School Board policy 9.46. Back in the early 70s, I also was involved in a Silver Spring, Md. high school newspaper’s action […]

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Letters to the Editor: Excited About Newly Renovated TV Studio

October 13, 2016 11:18 AM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: October 13 – 19, 2016   Excited About Newly Renovated TV Studio Editor, A September 29 article and accompanying photograph in the News-Press of the newly renovated and equipped public TV studio at George Mason High School is good news for all students who want to learn […]

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Letters to the Editor: Football Is About More Than Just Wins & Losses

October 6, 2016 4:32 PM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: October 6 – 12, 2016   Football Is About More Than Just Wins & Losses Editor, We are in the middle of another bad run of results. We went 1-9 last year and are 0-3 to start this season. All we hear around school is how we […]

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Letters to the Editor: F.C. 1 of Least Pedestrian- Friendly Areas Around D.C.

September 29, 2016 11:17 AM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: September 29 – October 5, 2016   F.C. 1 of Least Pedestrian-Friendly Areas Around D.C. Editor, As an avid dog walker and runner living in the Mt. Daniels area, I read with dismay the recent, self-congratulatory guest commentary by Stewart Schwartz which touted Falls Church’s “walkable urbanism.” […]

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