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W. Broad Harris Teeter Opens July 27

July 20, 2016 7:43 PM0 comments

Harris Teeter announced this week that its West Broad location will open to the public on Wednesday, July 27 at an 8 a.m. grand opening ribbon cutting ceremony and in-store sampling. Harris Teeter officials noted that as in each of its stores, this new one will strive to offer customers […]

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Young Group Buys 1.3-Acre Railroad Avenue Site

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The Young Group closed this week on the purchase of three subdivided lots at 1006 Railroad Avenue that have been underutilized and in disrepair for years. The purchase price was over $1 million. Young will pursue a classic cottage colony as they first appeared in Southern California in 1909. The […]

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Simon: Kaine a ‘60-40’ Favorite for VP Pick

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Del. Marcus Simon told the F.C. Chamber Tuesday that Virginia U.S. Senator Tim Kaine is a “60-40 favorite” among Democratic party insiders to be chosen to be Hillary Clinton’s running mate in this year’s presidential election. One advantage to the choice of Kaine is that if he were elected, the […]

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Virginia Underestimates Payroll Tax Revenues, Budget Growth Falters

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In the wake of the Great Recession and federal budget sequestration, Virginia finished the fiscal year on June 30 with considerably less in revenues than earlier projected.

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3 N. Virginia Jurisdictions Gather To Celebrate Solar Energy Gains

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The leadership of three Northern Virginia jurisdictions – the City of Falls Church, City of Fairfax and Town of Vienna – gathered over a meal Tuesday night in downtown Fairfax City to celebrate a successful annual campaign to advance the uses and benefits of solar power in the region.

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Editorial: In Memory of John Deckenback

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American and global culture lost a compassionate and moral giant Tuesday with the untimely passing of the Rev. John Deckenback, the Central Atlantic Conference minister of the most progressive among Protestant denominations, the United Church of Christ. Deckenback, as we are sure he would have preferred, “died with his boots […]

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Kensington Hosting Open House Saturday

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The Kensington is hosting an open house on Saturday, July 23 from noon – 4 p.m. at its information center located at 1212 W. Broad Street in Falls Church. The Kensington is the new assisted living and memory care community that is under construction on W. Broad Street in Falls […]

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Sponsors, Volunteers Sought for Annual ‘Run for the Schools’

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The Falls Church Education Foundation is seeking sponsors, volunteers and participants for its Run for the Schools, its annual 5K run and 1K walk scheduled for Sunday, September 18 at 8 a.m. The USATF-certified course, which winds through Falls Church City, benefits the nonprofit created in 2004 to provide supplemental […]

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Delegate Simon’s Richmond Report

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Earlier this week prefiling of bills resumed for the 2017 House of Delegates Session. The House Majority Caucus decided to highlight the introduction of HB 1392, a duplicate version of a measure Governor McAuliffe vetoed in 2016, which would put guns in the hands of civilians inside our schools. It’s […]

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The White Male Pig Gotterdammerung

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Poor William Kristol, quoted at the outset of the Republican National Convention this week by Ben Terris in the Washington Post lamenting that his party’s nomination of Donald Trump for President of the U.S. is “the last gasp of civilization, the end of the Roman Empire.” Kristol, of course, as […]

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