1. Tree Debris newsflash

    City Trees Suffer Catastrophic Damage

    Residential Debris Pickup Underway. The City’s Public Works Department and its contractors have been working to remove damaged and downed trees and limbs resulting from this storm event that caused extensive tree damage throughout the city Read on...
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    Supreme Court Declines To Hear Church’s Petition For Appeal

    This morning the United States Supreme Court issued an order denying New Life in Christ Church’s petition asking the Court to hear the Church’s appeal of the City of Fredericksburg’s denial of a real estate tax exemption. The denial of this petition means Read on...
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    Landfill Has Extended Free Residential Drop-off

    Our shared landfill in Stafford County at Eskimo Hill Rd. is offering free residential storm debris drop-off extended now until January 24. Christmas trees will be collected by separate trucks through the end of the month. Read on...
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    Fredericksburg COVID-19 Update for January 19, 2022

    Fredericksburg Fire Chief Mike Jones provides an overview of COVID-19 case numbers in our area for Wednesday, January 19, 2022. Read on...
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    City Announces First Environmental Sustainability Coordinator

    The City welcomes MacKenzie Bellimam as the new Environmental Sustainability Coordinator. This new position is an important step to fulfilling City Council’s vision for a green, clean environment for Fredericksburg in the next 15 years. Read on...
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    Council to Vote on Redistricting at February 8 Regular Meeting

    The boundaries of the City’s election wards need to be changed to correct an imbalance of population shown in the 2020 US Census. Discussions have continued throughout several meetings. Changes are to be adopted at the February 8, Regular Council Meeting Read on...
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    Disposable plastic bag tax in effect January 1 in the City

    The City implemented a five-cent tax on single-use disposable plastic bags, effective January 1st, 2022, in accordance with state law. The Virginia Department of Taxation administers the tax, and has produced guidelines as to who should charge the tax Read on...
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    New Middle School Public Hearing Postponed

    The public hearing and meeting previously scheduled for Thursday, January 13 at 7pm at James Monroe High School has been postponed. It is the hope of the City that this public hearing be rescheduled as soon as possible. Read on...
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    Fredericksburg Circuit Court Archive Awarded Grant to Preserve Local Records

    The Library of Virginia announced that the Circuit Court Records Preservation (CCRP) program has awarded the Fredericksburg Circuit Court Clerk Jeff Small a grant in the amount of $49, 810.00 for local records preservation. Read on...
  10. Emancipation Highway Signs newsflash

    Emancipation Highway, new name for U.S. Route 1, in effect January 1

    New signage along Emancipation Highway will be installed in January. Please be on the lookout for our Fredericksburg Public Works crews throughout the month as they install the new street signs along the U.S. Route 1 corridor within the city limits. Read on...
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    Utility Accounts to Reinstate Penalties and Cut-Offs in January

    Beginning January 3rd, 2022, the City of Fredericksburg will reinstate penalties and cutoffs on all delinquent utility accounts. The City had previously suspended penalties and cut-offs due to the global pandemic. Read on...
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    A Big Step forward in Funding for City's Wastewater Treatment Plant

    The City of Fredericksburg is proud to announce that Governor Ralph Northam has included $27 million in funding in his two-year budget proposal for the City of Fredericksburg’s wastewater needs. This significant proposed investment by the Read on...
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    City of Fredericksburg and Stafford County Sheriff’s Office settle federal civil lawsuit

    The City of Fredericksburg and the Stafford County Sheriff and deputies have agreed to a complete and final resolution of a federal civil lawsuit brought by nine plaintiffs who had alleged the violation of their civil rights during protest events Read on...
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    Announcing the City’s New Upgraded Geographic Information System (GIS)

    The City of Fredericksburg has a new, upgraded Geographic Information System (GIS) which includes the same great functionality while being more user friendly. Visitors to the site will find several new basemaps, as well as options for a Google Street view Read on...
  15. VRPS Awards 2021

    Fredericksburg, Parks, Recreation and Events receives two awards at VRPS State Conference

    Fredericksburg, Parks, Recreation and Events received an award in the Best New Program for the Camp@Home Program and Best New Special Event for the Reverse Christmas Parade. Read on...
  16. Leaf newsflash

    Fall Leaf Collection Update

    Snow and storm remediation has caused us to temporarily suspend loose leaf collection. When service resumes, crews will work to complete the second and final round. See schedule for details. 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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