Friday, Dec. 11 — Atlantic Realty unveiled today its plans to spruce up its adjacent strip malls of West and East Falls Plaza from the Giant Food store to Staples along W. Broad Street near the City’s western boundary. Changes to the look of the malls will adopt […]
A new travel lane on Interstate 66 East between the Dulles Connector Road and exit 71 (Glebe Road/Fairfax Drive) opened today as part of the I-66 Eastbound Widening project. The new lane addresses a bottleneck on I-66, east of the Capital Beltway, where eastbound traffic on the Dulles Connector Road […]
Atlantic Realty, which up until the Great Recession of 2007 had won approval for a major downtown Falls Church mixed use plan, came to the Economic Development Committee of the F.C. City Council this morning with a somewhat more modest revival of that plan and it ready to move ahead. […]
Northam Imposes Nightly Curfew In Effort to Stem Covid-19 Explosion Thursday, Dec. 10 — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced a new nightly curfew and further limiting social gatherings as Covid-19 cases hit record numbers. As a press conference today, he stipulated a curfew will run from midnight to 5 a.m. each […]
The reported reclassification of career federal employees at the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) is likely the beginning of a new campaign of sabotage by the outgoing president against his successor, according to U.S. Rep. Don Beyer, who represents the 8th District of Virginia that includes the City of […]
Global climate change is already hitting City of Falls Church residents in the pocketbook, but that cost impact could double if the City goes ahead and undertakes six new projects deemed “critical” at a price tag of $17 million in stormwater mitigation measures.
City Manager Wyatt Shields reported that granting the request would not require a formal Council vote since it was the Historical Commission that put it there in the first place when the then-dead tree was removed in 1968.
For the Eleventh consecutive year, Falls Church News-Press readers filled out ballots and cast their votes to support their favorite places to eat, drink, shop and more in and around The Little City. This year, 35 winners have been selected in categories representing the City’s best purveyors of food, drink, […]