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Posted on: January 16, 2018

Winter Restaurant Week Runs Through January 21

Downtown Fredericksburg’s annual Winter Restaurant Week runs from January 12 through January 21.

Winter Restaurant Week will feature a variety of two- and three-course specials for $10.18, $20.18 or $30.18.

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Posted on: December 7, 2017

Loose Leaf Collection in Final Week

The final round of leaf collection will begin on Tuesday, January 16 and run through January 19 with collections occurring in sections 12-24. See weekly schedule in the link below. Bagged leaves may be placed out for collection at any time dur...Read on... Additional Info...
Posted on: December 9, 2017

4 Hour Downtown Parking Continues

Beginning November 11 through January 31 enjoy 4 hour parking in the downtown for shopping and dining compliments of the City of Fredericksburg and Fredericksburg VA Main Street, Inc.  For more information see detailed map of streets in the link ...Read on...

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Posted on: January 3, 2018

City Hall Offices Now Open at 8:00am

Beginning January 1, City Hall offices are now open at 8am to better serve your needs.  Other departments within the City have varying office hours so be sure to check that department's page on our website for office hours. Read on...

Posted on: November 9, 2017

Council Priorities Second Quarter Update

Staff recently updated Council on the progress of three year Priorities. 

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Posted on: October 16, 2017

City Moves On Canal Improvements, A Council High Priority

Several concerns have surfaced over the past few months regarding the historic Rappahannock Canal resource. City staff has been working diligently to address issues such as the lack of fresh water entering the system, an overabundance of duckweed and othe...Read on...

Media Release
Posted on: September 13, 2017

Slave Auction Block Discussion

It is often said that the City of Fredericksburg is a microcosm of the American story, the good and bad.  The city has an exceptional record/reputation in working through the most challenging chapters in our American history, especially in the la...Read on...

Slave Auction Block page
Posted on: April 20, 2017

Parking Action Plan Approved

At the August 8 meeting, City Council accepted the Parking Action Plan recently submitted to the City by Walker Parking Consultants and endorsed the City staff's recommended short-term (remainder of 2017) and mid-term (first half of 2018) strategy for the...Read on...

Parking Action Plan
Posted on: February 17, 2017

Parking Lot at 700 William Street

The lot at the corner of William and Barton Street which has 85 parking spaces is now available for free public parking.  The lot was previously used by employees of The Free Lance-Star is being leased from W.J. Vakos Company through October 15 a...Read on...

Posted on: August 10, 2017

Homelessness Community Challenge

The City Council is offering support to the Fredericksburg Regional Continuum of Care in organizing a Homelessness Community Challenge focused on further reducing homelessness in the region. The City hopes to work with a broad range of partners to reduce ...Read on...

Homelessness Presentation