The Falls Church City Council has scheduled another special opportunity this Saturday morning for citizens to bring their concerns and priorities about the extraordinary next fiscal year budget.
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 […]
This week’s significant snowfall may not have been “the big one” that snow lovers dream of, but it once again provides reminders for safe driving in the stuff.
Six months ago in the News-Press‘ Summer 2008 Real Estate guide, seven realtors familiar with the Falls Church housing market shared their thoughts on the state of the market.
The global recession has translated into a steep nosedive in sales tax revenues, rather than declining residential real estate values, as the primary cause of a $1.2 million shortfall that confronts the City of Falls Church as it moves toward adoption of a budget for the new fiscal year.
Falls Church’s City Hall sent out a press release today stating that real estate assessments in the City of Falls Church were down 2.5% overall for 2009.
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.
Squids, crop dusters spreading love, the grim reaper, gargoyles and smiling vegetables – these are but a handful of Baltimore-based Squidfire’s latest wares for the hip T-shirt aficionado.
The oxygen was sucked out of the room where the Falls Church City Council and School Board were gathered for their first take on the coming fiscal year budget Monday night, as the City’s Chief Financial officer John Tuohy tallied up expected revenue shortfalls and unavoidable cost increases.