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Memorial Day 2024 Issue!

Our Man in Arlington

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Last Monday evening, I went to the Arlington County Main Library to see a new television production on the massive efforts that went into the development of the land use plan for the Metro corridors planned for Arlington.

Editorial: Out of Touch on Washington St.

No sooner than they’d completed an exhaustive process of adopting a difficult budget for the coming fiscal year than the Falls Church City Council got a sensory overload at a work session this Monday with back-to-back-to-back presentations of three conceptual plans for development around the East Falls Church Metro station, for the North Washington St. […]

Falls Church Business News and Notes

Falls Church Jazzercise, owned and operated by Anne Constant who is also an instructor, has opened for business in Suite 230 at 513 W. Broad Street (above Cosi).

Fairfax May Hold $ For Econ Growth & Jobs

Fairfax County is blessed with “a very unusual group of politicians,” according to the head of the county’s Economic Development Authority (EDA), responding to the recent remark by Sharon Bulova, new chair of the county Board of Supervisors, that she “will not vote for any cut in economic development” despite a $700 million shortfall currently […]

Letters to the Editor: April 9 – 15, 2009

3 F.C. Council Members Reply to Snyder Views Editor, In his recent remarks published on the Falls Church Times blog, our friend and colleague David Snyder fired a broadside at Mayor Gardner, Vice Mayor Lippman and the City Manager as being “ingrown and isolated” and “diverging more and more from the needs and values of […]

BJs Wholesalers on a “Fast Track” to Get F.C. Location Built

The Falls Church Planning Commission was told at a work session in City Hall tonight that BJ’s Wholesale Warehouse is “on a fast track” to get its planned new F.C. location up and running, and that’s why they’re being “very cooperative” with the City’s Plannning Staff in meeting the staff’s wishes for upgrades on its […]

Editorial: The Budget & F.C.’s Future

Having heard the recommendations of City Manager Wyatt Shields Monday to address the current economic crisis with a combination of layoffs, program cuts and a small tax increase, the Falls Church City Council must now wrestle with how to play the annual budget balancing act game in the context of shrinking resources.

Falls Church News Briefs

Credit Squeeze Hits F.C. Affordable Housing Effort Reporting to the Falls Church City Council at its work session Tuesday, leaders of the Falls Church Housing Corporation (FCHC) said that the global economic downturn, and the U.S. banking and credit crisis, has stalled progress on obtaining financing for their City Center South Apartments project, which is […]