2024-06-17 12:06 AM

Editorial: GOP Obstruction & Virginia Elections

President Obama’s State of the Union message Tuesday night focused directly on the interests of the American people in a way that hasn’t been heard in such an address this entire decade to date.

Editorial: Why the Low Voter Turnout?

A member of the Falls Church City Council was shaking his head this week, downright puzzled at why the voter turnout for the Falls Church municipal election last month was so low.

Editorial: Disqualifying

We were delighted when it was announced last month that eight Falls Church citizens had filed to run for City Council in the May 6 election, and that seven of them actually chose to go through with it. It was a far cry from only two years earlier, when barely the minimum of candidates for […]

State Board of Elections Gives OK to Referendum

The Virginia State Board of Elections certified this week a referendum question for the May 6 ballot in the City of Falls Church that would, if passed, change the City’s charter by imposing a strict limit on the ratio of commercial to residential square feet in any new mixed use development project.

Editorial: Next May’s Election

Falls Church’s “Citizens for a Better City” leadership might have done better than to have called its annual meeting and feed for a time that did not directly conflict with the televised Redskins-Cowboys game last Sunday. But some pundits hypothesized it was done on purpose to get a better read on who are the CBC’s […]

Rep. Davis Calls for

U.S. Rep. Tom Davis, speaking to a standing room only gathering of the Greater Falls Church Chamber of Commerce and Merrifield Business Association at Falls Church’s Italian Café Tuesday, conceded that oil “was a big part” of why the U.S. invaded Iraq.