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A Penny for Your Thoughts: News of Greater Falls Church


In March, in response to requests from tenants of the Vista Gardens apartment complex in the Culmore area of Bailey’s Crossroads, Fairfax County fire marshals and zoning enforcement personnel inspected more than 100 units in the decades-old, privately owned, brick, multi-family buildings.

Proposed Senior Assist Cuts Trouble Fairfax Supervisors

Budget Cuts to Hurt Vulnerable, Gross Says As Falls Church and Fairfax County residents went to their mailboxes this week to learn just how far the assessed value of their homes dropped over the past year, Fairfax’ County Manager Tony Griffin proposed a $3.3 billion county budget that would cut vital county social services and […]

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

Monday’s Board of Supervisors meeting welcomed three new members – John Foust of Dranesville District, Pat Herrity of Springfield District, and Jeff McKay of Lee District – as the 11th Urban County Board of Supervisors began a new four-year term. Braddock District Supervisor Sharon Bulova was elected vice-chairman of the Board.

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

Zoning and building code enforcement in neighborhoods took center stage Mon-day as the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors endorsed Chairman Gerry Connolly’s proposal to create a “strike force” of county agencies to address ordinance and safety code violations in our community. Noting that it is the county’s responsibility to “protect the integrity of neighborhoods from […]

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

The call came in late Monday afternoon. The caller reported that planned hypothermia centers for the homeless were going to be closed down by the Fairfax County Health Department because of concerns about preparation of food to be served to homeless clients. It sure sounded like a situation where no good deed goes unpunished!

News Briefs

Brief news items from the Greater Falls Church area for the week of September 28.