With some citizens having already voted, the official election day for this Fall’s critical statewide races in Virginia and locally for the City Council and School Board in the City of Falls Church is now less than two weeks away.
In the context of some proposals of Falls Church City Council members that news of a $3 million budget surplus may justify a tax rebate, the reality has come to light that the City is currently down 15 percent or more in its current staffing, putting enormous burdens on existing employees.
Falls Church was recently the subject of WETA’s second season of “If You Lived Here,” a locally-focused show highlighting different cities throughout the Washington D.C., Maryland and Virginia [DMV] area with the goal of teaching viewers more about the city being featured, whether they have any intention of moving there or not.
Virginia’s famously hard working U.S. Senator and former vice-presidential candidate Tim Kaine carved out time in his busy schedule last month to headline a nearby event honoring the venerable and deeply beloved Falls Church-Arlington married political team of Mary Margaret and Tom Whipple.
The 2021 League of Women Voters Guide
Beginning October 12th, some FCCPS bus runs may be delayed due to double runs.
After over 18 months of waiting, live theater is back at Creative Cauldron in Falls Church. The 2021-2022 season will open tonight (October 7) with “Having Our Say,” a play based on a Pulitzer Prize winning book about the Delany sisters, two centenarian African-American women. The production is being conducted in collaboration with Meridian High School.
Former FCNP reporter Darien Bates was a principal panelist at the national FSTEC conference in Dallas last week.
Over the past year and a half, most health concerns have revolved around the Covid-19 pandemic. While this is still a concern, it is vital that other aspects of health and well-being not be pushed to the side.
It was the major ceremony that officials here have been working toward for more than a decade. At Homecoming Week at Meridian High School, the brand-spanking new $120 million high school facility was formally dedicated with a ribbon cutting last Saturday morning.