Author: mgardner

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Local Commentary

The Little City Weed

The new members of the Falls Church City Council are targeting service cuts which would eliminate or transfer control of our local commissioner of revenue, city treasurer, and court service operations. These offices provide city services which help define our community, and council eliminating three of the five partisan elected […]

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Local Commentary

The Little City Weed

The lawn exists today in what is best described as scattered patches of greens, yellows, and browns. Uneven in height and variety, what was once notable for the sense of order it gave an otherwise pleasant property, has become an unkempt symbol of direct nonviolent action taken in objection to […]

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Local Commentary

The Little City Weed

The wealthiest and most educated community in the nation is once again attacking its most vulnerable members. It is more bleak testimony to how a handful of city leaders, who have intentionally detached themselves from the community and who remain myopically focused on nurturing a self-declared dire financial emergency, are […]