Thursday, Mar. 26, 9:45 p.m. EDT — At a joint work session with the Falls Church School Board tonight, three members of the seven-member F.C. City Council openly expressed their misgivings with the School Board’s plans to offer a half-step salary increase to all its employees, in a budget where […]
Community News & Notes
Planning Meeting for New Arts Center Falls Church’s only space for the visual and performing arts will soon begin construction at Pearson Square (410 S. Maple Ave., Falls Church), with an opening planned for summer 2009. At the March Falls Church Arts (FCA) Artists’ Roundtable Laura Hull, Creative Cauldron’s producing […]
Lay Offs, Wage Freeze, Bus Dumped in F.C. Budget Plan
City Manager’s Proposal Gets Sent to Council For the first time in the almost 60 year history of the independent City of Falls Church, its budget for the coming fiscal year will not only be less than the year before, down by 5.7 percent, but will involve the elimination of […]
A Penny for Your Thoughts: News of Greater Falls Church
One of the more challenging aspects of budget discussions for local governments is advertising a tax rate for the coming year.
A Penny for Your Thoughts: News from Greater Falls Church
Fairfax County Executive Anthony Griffin released his proposed county budget for Fiscal Year 2010 on Monday.
Falls Church News Briefs
F.C. Homeless Shelter Auction Benefit is Saturday Lucrative, vacation auction items are among the over 100 items that supporters of the Falls Church Winter Emergency Homeless Shelter will be able to bid on this Saturday night at the annual benefit to raise money for the shelter. Vacation opportunities in Captiva […]
Bulova Elected in Fairfax, Now How Bad Will Budget Cuts Be?
With the election of Sharon Bulova to the post of chair of the Fairfax Board of Supervisors Tuesday, the attention at the County Government Center returns to the unsavory process of coping with huge cuts in the upcoming county operating and school budgets.
Our Man in Arlington
Monday night, I saw “It’s Just Me …,” in a program celebrating Black History Month at the Arlington Central Library.
Bulova Favored in Tuesday Election, But Turnout is Key
Fairfax Race for Sups’ Chair May Be a Squeaker Buoyed by a strong endorsement from the man she’s running to succeed, Fairfax County Board Chair candidate Sharon Bulova is favored to win next Tuesday’s special election, but a low voter turnout could throw the outcome into doubt.
Community News & Notes
Local Residents Make Dean’s Lists Falls Church’s Brian Goldman, Stephen Hobbs, Paul Norland, Jonathan Oh and Julie Riggs have been named to the College of William and Mary’s dean’s list for the 2008 fall semester.