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Famous Dave’s Shutters Suddenly, Liberty Tavern Group Taking Over Space

February 22, 2017 5:29 PM0 comments

Falls Church’s Famous Dave’s has served its last rack of ribs. In a surprise to many around town, the Little City location of the barbecue restaurant shuttered suddenly Monday, with locked doors, signage removed and a terse message on the door. The closing was so surprisingly abrupt, Falls Church’s Andrew […]

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Crime Report: Rash of Vehicle Crime Returns to Falls Church

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A rash of vehicle crime has popped up again in the City of Falls Church according to the latest crime report released this week. There are nine incidents of vehicle crime in the latest report including two stolen cars (one on Gundry, the other from Koons Ford), six car break-ins and another vehicle […]

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Mt. Daniel Elementary Construction Bids Come in 21% Higher Than Expected

February 21, 2017 11:33 PM0 comments

Bids for the construction of the renovation and expansion of the Mt. Daniel Elementary School opened last weekend came in 21 percent higher than expected, Falls Church Interim School Superintendent Dr. Robert Schiller announced to the School Board Tuesday night.

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Northern Virginians Upbeat About Transportation

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Northern Virginians are strikingly more positive about the region’s performance in improving the region’s transportation infrastructure than they were just over a year ago. A survey conducted in December 2016 for the Northern Virginia Transportation Authority (NVTA) found that 68 percent of Northern Virginians believe the region is doing a […]

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Our Man in Arlington

February 20, 2017 2:32 PM0 comments

The unease that the Trump era has brought to polarized communities worldwide broke open at Yorktown High School last week. It became a lesson in deconstructing how words get interpreted. The clash at my alma mater started when teachers became disturbed by recent harsh language from some students they saw […]

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George Mason High Mulch Sale Underway

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The George Mason High School Athletic Boosters Association is sponsoring a spring mulch sale through Wednesday, March 15, with delivery of mulch on Saturday, March 25. For the 24th year, student-athletes will donate time on March 25 to load and deliver mulch to homes throughout Falls Church. This is the […]

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Fairfax County Police Car Involved in Crash in Falls Church

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A Fairfax County Police car was involved in a crash in Falls Church on Saturday that left one person in the hospital. The accident took place on Feb. 18 in the area of Route 7 and Patrick Henry Drive and involved another car, Fairfax County Police said in a tweet. […]

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Free March Tai Chi Open House in F.C.

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Fresh off of their 2017 Lunar New Year Performance, Sun & Moon Taiji One will be hosting a free Tai Chi class on Saturday, March 4 from 7:50 – 8:50 a.m. for those who are interested in learning Tai Chi. The event will take place at the Falls Church location […]

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F.C. Resident Subject of New Baseball Documentary

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The 1996-97 quest of a lifelong baseball fan to find a new favorite major league team to support has been documented in an entertaining 18-minute home video, “The Free Agent Fan,” by filmmaker Andrew M. Volpe. It is now available for free public viewing. Volpe’s video is dedicated to his […]

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League of Women Voters to Screen Doc. on Mar. 19

February 17, 2017 4:50 PM0 comments

The League of Women Voters of Falls Church will host a screening and panel discussion on the documentary “Pay 2 Play: Democracy’s High Stakes” on Sunday, March 19 at 3 p.m. in the auditorium of George Mason High School. The film explores the corrupting influence of money in politics and […]

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