Updates from Letty – May 29, 2020

Today marks an important turning point in the pandemic – Northern Virginia has entered Phase 1 re-opening, which is a tiptoe and not yet a complete re-opening. Read on for the specific restrictions still in place and what you can expect from businesses. The US also surpassed another grim milestone […]

Updates from Letty – May 22, 2020

Ahead of this holiday weekend, I know this year’s start to summer just won’t be the same. In lieu of our annual Memorial Day festivities that have been canceled, I hope you’ll take a moment to join the City’s virtual observances to reflect on the sacrifices of many soldiers and families. […]

Updates from Letty – May 15, 2020

The big news, which you’ve liked heard by now, is that Virginia is slowly re-opening today (Phase One of the “Forward Virginia” plan), with the exception of Northern Virginia, Richmond, and Accomack County (latter two were added yesterday) due to local leaders appealing to the Governor that we have not […]

Updates from Letty – May 8, 2020

Today marks eight weeks since the beginning of the pandemic closures in Falls Church. It’s not the kind of milestone anyone wants to celebrate, so I will cut to the chase this week. 1. Small Business Saturday – we declared every Saturday of May as “Small Business Saturday 2.0” in Falls […]

Updates from Letty – May 1, 2020

This week’s post is like a “feedback sandwich” – positive news bookending a morsel or two of not-so-great news in the middle. If your eyes glaze over whenever I write about the budget, you have an incentive to read to the end for a palate cleanser. This week’s post will […]