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    Braehead Woods Neighborhood Information

    FAQ's and supporting documents from 1963-1988 provided on zoning, permit processing and stormwater drainage. Additional Info...
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    “Please Butt In” – Cigarette Butt Cleanup Event

    Fredericksburg’s parks are gaining new cigarette butt disposal containers and we are celebrating with a cleanup! There are new “Sidewalk Buttlers” in town, standing ready to help keep our city clean. Thanks to a recent donation... Read on...
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    City Council Moves Forward on Auction Block Preservation, Interpretation

    On June 11, 2019, the City of Fredericksburg Council voted 6-1 in favor of moving the slave auction block from its current location at the corner of William and Charles Streets to the Fredericksburg Area Museum. Read on...
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    Downtown Quality of Life Survey

    The Fredericksburg Police Department would like your input on the quality of everyday life in downtown Fredericksburg. Please take a moment to complete our survey now through the end of June. Read on...
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    City to offer free “Around the Town” Trolley this summer

    Park downtown and ride the trolley to fun and convenient destinations in our historic city. Just look for the “Around the Town” trolley-stop signs and hop aboard on Friday and Saturday evenings all summer! Parking information and trolley ride details... Read on...
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    Visit Fredericksburg’s Public Sculptures

    Walking ART Tour on June 22, 2019 at 10:00 am. It's a FREE walking tour of 2 of the sculptures, guided by Mr. Preston Thayer. It's easy to get in on the fun! Meet Preston at the pocket park at the triangle intersection of Wolfe, Prince Edward and Kenmore. Read on...
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    Fredericksburg's mayor, two additional companies sign on as Fredanthropists

    Mayor Mary Katherine Greenlaw, ILM Corporation and LifeCare Medical Transports are the latest to sign up as 2019-20 Fredanthropists. Money raised through the program will help fund the Dixon Park roller-hockey rink. Read on...
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    Fredericksburg Technology Zone companies meet performance thresholds

    First-year results are positive for Fredericksburg’s three Technology Zone companies operating under a five-year performance agreement with the City. QRC Technologies, IST Research and ILM Corporation have been meeting performance agreements Read on...
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    Out of Sight, Out of Mind: Archaeological Resources in Fredericksburg, VA

    Understanding the value of our buried history with a new interactive story map. It is a resource for those seeking to understand the value of our buried history and the City’s plan to protect these finite historic resources. Read on...
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    Fredericksburg City Council Sets Highly Competitive Tax Rate for Data Centers

    The City of Fredericksburg’s pursuit of data centers took a significant step forward Tuesday night when its City Council voted unanimously to set a highly competitive tax rate for that business category. Read on...
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    City of Fredericksburg’s philanthropic program gaining momentum

    Within a few days of announcing annual sponsorship program, Fredanthropist welcomes two new donors. The "Fredanthropist" program (Fred’s Philanthropists) is a unique partnership with businesses and individuals for making a positive impact in the City Read on...
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    Notice of Possible Spoofing Emails from the City

    The City of Fredericksburg was recently subject to a spamming campaign that may have led to the exposure of emails sent to and from the City Finance Department. As a precautionary measure, we are alerting our residents and customers to be aware... Read on...
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    City Saves $1.8 Million by Reducing Energy Use in Buildings

    The City saved $1,802,805 dollars and 25,590,190 lbs less greenhouse gases by reducing electricity and fossil fuel consumption in city buildings. Read on...
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    City Employee Values

    We are excited to announce our new employee Core Values. Our vision is "One Team for a Great Community." Read on...
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    Welcome to Our New City Website

    Welcome to our new website! We hope you like the changes you see. This site is best viewed in the browser Chrome. Read on...
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    Fredericksburg Baseball Celebrates Groundbreaking

    On February 24, Fredericksburg Baseball along with more than 1,000 fans held a ceremonial groundbreaking for the multi-purpose stadium, which is scheduled to open in April 2020. Read on...
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  1. Explore Our New City Website

    Welcome to our new website! We hope you like the changes you see. Please note that if you bookmarked pages on our old website, you may find that the link needs to be updated to the new page location, and the site is best viewed with Google Chrome. We encourage everyone to watch our short video and then to take a scroll around our new website. If you need any assistance, please feel free to contact us at webstaff@fredericksburgva.gov.