2024-07-14 3:26 AM

Editorial: What the Council Is Missing

In our observations of the Falls Church City Council’s deliberations on the most extraordinary budget in the City’s 60-year history, two critical components have been absent from the discussions.

A Penny for Your Thoughts: The News of Greater Falls Church

The phones started ringing and e-mail traffic picked up Tuesday afternoon, just about the time reassessment notices first appeared in homeowner’s mailboxes. As predicted, most homeowner assessments decreased overall, but it was how they declined that shocked taxpayers and the Board of Supervisors alike. Land values went way up, and house values went way down. […]

Nicholas F. Benton: Tenet

In his TV interviews this week following the release of his new book, former CIA chief George Tenet reveals a deeply troubling account of his agency’s assessment in early 2003 that Saddam Hussein indeed was stockpiling weapons of mass destruction.