1. Storm Damage Alert newsflash

    Storm Damage Debris Collection - Update #8

    Now through July 8 city crews will collect storm related debris from curbside locations. Debris should be stacked as neatly as possible and cannot block or impede travel-ways, parking lanes or sidewalks Read on...
  2. fourth in fxbg newsflash

    Fourth in Fredericksburg

    On July 4th many special events will take place in the downtown. The Festival of the Streets will close the 600-900 blocks of Sophia Street and the 100 blocks of Hanover and Charlotte Streets from 4am - 6pm. The Children's Roll-N-Stroll will impact... Read on...
  3. Fireworks newsflash

    Fireworks at the FredNats Ballpark

    The Fredericksburg Nationals Baseball Team will be displaying fireworks at the FredNats Ballpark at the conclusion of their Friday home games, and Monday, July 4th, for the 2022 season. Read on...
  4. Parks-and-Rec-Master-Plan-newsflash

    Parks and Recreation Master Plan

    This document serves elected and appointed officials and City staff as both a strategic plan and an action plan. The plan provides the City of Fredericksburg with guidelines and strategies for future program and activity expansion efforts, and planning View the Master Plan...
  5. Referees Needed

    Youth Sport Referees Needed in Fredericksburg

    The City offers recreation leagues designed to introduce children to soccer, field hockey, baseball & basketball. Designed to be less competitive, affordable & accessible for all children, the recreation leagues are an ideal setting for instilling a love Read on...
  6. solarize fredericksburg

    The Solarize Virginia program continues through June 30th

    LEAP and the Fredericksburg Clean & Green Commission partner on Solarize Fredericksburg. Through June 30th, homeowners and businesses can sign up to receive a free solar satellite assessment, and gain access to discounted prices and vetted installers. Read on...
  7. Madonna House Fire

    Madonna House Response Update June 2

    The occupants of the Madonna House experienced a significant fire on May 16, 2022. This resulted in many of the occupants being displaced for an extended period of time, and it will still be many months until they can return to their apartments. Read on...
  8. River Steward Award

    City Awarded 2021 River Steward

    The City of Fredericksburg is honored to receive the Friends of the Rappahannock’s 2021 River Steward Award. Councilors Kerry Devine and Jon Gerlach accepted the award during the May 19th celebration at the Friends of the Rappahannock Annual Meeting. Read on...
  9. Kinder Morgan Pipeline

    Pipeline Maintenance Work begins Monday 5/23 in Mayfield

    Maintenance work will take place on Frazier Street and on Howard Avenue (near the intersection of Airport Avenue), and is anticipated to start on or about May 23, 2022, and will last several weeks. Read on...
  10. Riverfront Park Ribbon Cutting

    Riverfront Park Ribbon Cutting and Otter-Ly Amazing Trail Launch

    City’s first smart park welcomes visitors to downtown. Fredericksburg celebrated the opening of Riverfront Park and the launch of Fredericksburg Main Street’s Otter-ly Amazing Fredericksburg Project on Saturday, May 21, 2022. Read on...
  11. Water Utility Project Updates

    Wastewater Utility Projects for 2022

    The City’s Department of Public Works Wastewater Division currently has various types of projects that are underway and in different phases. These projects involve: the replacement, expansion, and upgrade of existing infrastructure; assessment... Read on...
  12. fxbg green newsflash (2)

    City Advances on Council’s 2035 100% Renewable Energy Goals

    The City of Fredericksburg is proud to announce participation in the Drive Clean Rural USA project, a pilot project funded by the U.S. Department of Energy. The City has invited City Public Schools and the University of Mary Washington to participate Read on...
  13. Budget Recommended FY23 Newsflash

    FY 2023 Budget Approved on May 10

    The City Council approved by a 7-0 vote the FY 2023 Budget which begins on July 1, 2022. This included a 3-cent real estate tax increase. Read on...
  14. BYOB video newsflash

    Video: Bring Your Own Bag FXBG

    The City of Fredericksburg takes pride in being a green community. In 2022, the City of Fredericksburg adopted the Virginia Plastic Bag Ordinance as a step forward in its commitment to creating a clean, green community. Watch our video... Read on...
  15. Walker Grant Graduates 2-10-22

    New historical panel recognizing the 1950 Walker-Grant High School Graduates

    The City of Fredericksburg unveiled a historical panel on Thursday, February 10, 2022 commemorating the Walker–Grant High School demonstration that occurred in June 1950. You are invited to watch the full video of the event here Read on...
  16. Fxbg News

    Region’s First Team Trained to Respond to Mental Health Calls

    The Crisis Intervention Response Team (CIRT) is a collaborative effort between Fredericksburg Police and the Rappahannock Area Community Services Board. The goal is to de-escalate situations involving persons in crisis and connect them to resources... Read on...
  17. City Managers Report

    City Manager's Report

    The City Manager provides an update twice a month to Council and citizens on important topics and events. Read on...
  18. Meeting-Railroad-Ave-newsflash

    CSX Community Updates

    Members of City Council, Staff and CSX representatives continue to meet, engage, and work together in order to educate, inform and provide solutions where possible to address neighboring community issues and needs. Read on...
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