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Dem Gubernatorial Hopeful Brian Moran Talks Policy at News-Press

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For Brian Moran, youngest brother in the big family of long-time U.S. Congressman Jim Moran and now battling furiously for the Democratic nomination to represent his party in the general election for Governor of Virginia in November, his world changed one night in 1994.

Letters to the Editor: April 16 – 22, 2009

Fairfax Water Disputes Account of F.C. Shields Editor, Last week’s interview with the City Manager of Falls Church regarding current litigation with Fairfax Water left out a number of important facts your readers may be interested to know.

F.C. Council May Opt for Steeper Tax to Keep Bus

Holds Options for Leap to $1.09 Rate Voting Monday to give themselves the option of raising the real estate tax rate even higher than the four-cent boost recommended by City Manager Wyatt Shields, most on the Falls Church City Council expressed the desire to keep some form of the City’s own GEORGE bus system intact.

Letters to the Editor for Week of March 26 – April 1, 2009

We Ignore History at Our Peril Editor, With respect to your March 19 editorial, “Funky, Happy, Forward Thinking,” I would like you to reconsider your sentiment that “history is not a big deal” and that it is best not to delve into history since it might be “unpleasant.”

Scott, Whipple Warn F.C. Of State Budget Shortfall

Legislators Say 2-Year Cuts to Top $3.2 Billion A massive $3.2 billion shortfall walloping the current and next fiscal year budgets in Virginia will take a deep toll in state funding of localities, Falls Church’s two representatives in Richmond, State Sen. Mary Margaret Whipple and State Del. Jim Scott, told the F.C. City Council Monday […]

Editorial: Huge Show of Support for Arts

What started out looking like a disaster for fledgling Falls Church arts organizations, trying to get a performing and visual arts center built in the City, turned into a major mobilization of leading citizens making the case for the program at the City Council meeting Tuesday.

Letters to the Editor for the Week of October 16 – 22,2008

Early Closing at Merrifield P.O. Upsets Many Editor, I am President of the Northern Virginia Area Local of the American Postal Workers Union, AFL-CIO. My local represents the clerks, maintenance and motor vehicle employees within the Northern Virginia area (excluding Woodbridge). I am writing this letter in response to the recent change in the operating […]