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Merrifield House Fire Ruled Arson By Investigators

April 25, 2017 12:51 PM0 comments

A fire at a house in Merrifield Sunday night has been ruled arson by Fairfax County fire investigators, authorities reported Tuesday. On Sunday, April 23 at 6:55 p.m., the Farifax County Fire and Rescue Department and the Arlington County Fire Department dispatched units to a reported house fire in the […]

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By 4-3 Margin, F.C. Council Adopts 1.5¢ Tax Rate Hike for FY18

April 24, 2017 10:21 PM0 comments

The Falls Church City Council, by a 4-3 vote, adopted an $88 million budget for the coming 2018 fiscal year with a 1.5-cent increase in the real estate tax rate from $1.315 to $1.33 per $100 of assessed valuation.

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Space Heater Causes Bailey’s Crossroads Condo Fire

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On Saturday, Apr. 22 at 9:28 p.m. a fire at a residential high rise in the 2700 block of South George Mason Drive in the Bailey’s Crossroads section of Fairfax County caused unites from Fairfax County Fire and Rescue, Alexandria Fire Department and Arlington County Fire Department to be dispatched […]

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A Penny for Your Thoughts: News of Greater Falls Church

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This month’s observance and celebration of both the Jewish Passover and the Christian Easter was forever marred in Mason District and Fairfax County by derogatory, anti-Semitic and anti-Christian language and symbols spray-painted on signs and exterior surfaces of both the Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia (JCCNV) and the Little […]

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Critter Corner: Roosevelt

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Presenting the Hayter family’s lovable Standard Poodle puppy, Roosevelt, who’s anything but ordinary. He’s as energetic as the next pup while also having the intelligence common to poodle breeds. Basically, he can read minds, especially when it comes to offering him up spoonfuls of peanut butter.

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Details Announced for May 6 Celebration Commemorating Life of Del. Jim Scott

April 22, 2017 2:29 PM0 comments

Details were provided Saturday concerning a celebration of the life of the Hon. James M. (Jim) Scott, a 22-year veteran of the Virginia House of Delegates, who after retiring from the state legislature in 2014, died last weekend at age 78. The celebration will be held on Saturday, May 6, at […]

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F.C. City Council, FCPD Endorse National Public Safety Communications Week

April 21, 2017 2:29 PM0 comments

Accepting a proclamation honoring National Public Safety Communications Week at the F.C. City Council meeting last week was F.C. Police Chief Mary Gavin and the F.C. police department Emergency Communications team, including Christian Major. Gavin hailed the importance of good communications for contributing to a “culture of safety” in F.C. […]

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Rotary Club of Falls Church Holds Bi-Monthly Meeting

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The Falls Church Rotary Club will host its second meeting of the month at 6:30 p.m. at Harvest Moon Restaurant (7260 Arlington Blvd., Falls Church). Guest speaker Nomie Hamid will discuss how to attract young professionals to Rotary membership. Dinner costs $15. All visitors are welcome.

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Thomas Jefferson Elementary’s Allan awarded Teacher of the Year

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Lisa Allan will receive the Falls Church Education Foundation Teacher of the Year Award on Thursday, May 11 at Falls Church School’s Celebration of Excellence. Allan, a fourth grade teacher at Thomas Jefferson Elementary School, has held her position at TJ since the start of her teaching career in 1994. […]

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Solarize Launch Meeting On April 23

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Residents can learn about the cost and performance of rooftop solar energy systems available through the Solarize Falls Church campaign, which runs through June 30. Meeting is 3 – 4:30 p.m. on Sunday, April 23 at the Community Center (Teen Room), no charge.

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