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Posted on: September 17, 2019

We Need Your Input

Your Help Needed

The Fredericksburg Parks, Recreation and Events Department is conducting this survey to gather community input on our parks and facilities to better serve our residents. Your input is valuable as we determine our priorities and funding strategies for movi...

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Posted on: September 20, 2019

Link Multiple Utility Billing Accounts

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On September 14th, the City upgraded our New Utility Billing System Munis Self Service online payment portal. This upgrade provides our customers with a new feature: the ability for you to link multiple Utility Billing accounts to your user ID for ease of...

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Posted on: August 28, 2019

City Plans Marketing Campaign Ahead of Chatham Bridge Closure

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The City of Fredericksburg is committing funding and resources for a locally oriented marketing and social media campaign letting people know that downtown Fredericksburg is open for business as usual during the planned Chatham Bridge closure.

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Posted on: July 15, 2019

City Real Estate Reassessment Work Begins

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Field Work to inspect City properties by our hired contractor has begun. 

A General Property Reassessment, as required by State Law, is scheduled for the City of Fredericksburg, effective July 1, 2020.  The last reassessment in the City o...

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Posted on: August 15, 2019

Fredericksburg Parking Garage Has Gone Cashless

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New parking payment technology now in place

The new technology accepts credit cards at a new “pay-on-foot” station by the 1st floor elevator and also at the exit gate where drivers may pay from their car upon exit. In addition to making...

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Posted on: August 26, 2019

Complete Count Committee for 2020 Census

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In April, the City Council resolved to support the 2020 Census effort by launching a Complete Count Committee (CCC). A CCC is a group of citizens and stakeholders organized with the purpose of ensuring all people are counted in the Census. The task of the...

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Posted on: August 26, 2019

City Marks Advent of Full Operations for Advanced Life Support Service

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City Marks Advent of Full Operations for Advanced Life Support Service

The City of Fredericksburg marks an important step forward in emergency services August 27 when Advance Life Support will be fully operational with two medic units providing emergency m...

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Fredericksburg News
Posted on: August 19, 2019

Fredericksburg Baseball hits a “fredanthropic” home run

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The baseball team is the City of Fredericksburg’s final Fredanthropist participant.

When word of the City of Fredericksburg’s Fredanthropist program began circulating, it caught the eye of two of Fredericksburg Baseball’s prin...

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Posted on: August 19, 2019

Unsheltered Homelessness Initiative Pilot Meets Year-One Target

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The Fredericksburg Regional Continuum of Care’s (CoC) Unsheltered Homelessness Initiative aims to functionally end unsheltered homelessness. The CoC is the federally-mandated coalition responsible for planning and implementing homeless services ...

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Posted on: August 13, 2019

Telegraph Hill / Fredericksburg Park Information

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The residential development is under construction on the west side of Lafayette Boulevard and between Alum Spring Road and St. Paul Street. 

A public information session was held in the evening of Tuesday, July 30, at the Dorothy Hart Community Ce...

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Fredericksburg News
Posted on: July 19, 2019

City Council 2036 Vision: Phase Two Priorities

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The Mayor and City Council have recently adopted the updated Council Priorities for FY 2019-2021 as a three-year plan under the categories of the eight desired future states. These Priorities are meant to advance toward Council’s 2036 Vision for our city'...

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Posted on: July 16, 2019

Landfill Fee Increase

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Notice for those who dispose of trash at the Belman Convenience Center & Eskimo Hill Landfill – As of July 1, 2019 the following increases are in effect:

  • Annual passes will increase from $100 to $120
  • Coupon books will increase from $30 to $40
  • P...
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Posted on: July 3, 2019

Pond D

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To do our part in continuing the clean-up of Chesapeake Bay, the City is planning a series of projects to remove pollutants (specifically nitrogen and phosphorus) and sediment from water ways before they enter the Rappahannock River.  The next pr...

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Posted on: May 23, 2019

All 12 Fredanthropists now in place

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GeMROI, Team Pohanka the latest to join; final participant to be announced soon

The City of Fredericksburg needed 12 Fredanthropists to step up to meet the City’s financial needs for the construction of the roller-hockey rink at Dixon Park. Twelv...

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Posted on: June 14, 2019

Braehead Woods Neighborhood Information

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FAQ's and supporting documents from 1963-1988 provided on zoning, permit processing and stormwater drainage.

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Posted on: June 13, 2019

City Council Moves Forward on Auction Block Preservation, Interpretation

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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. This decision by Council followed the Inter...

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Posted on: May 14, 2019

Fredericksburg Technology Zone companies meet performance thresholds

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First-year results are positive for Fredericksburg’s three Technology Zone companies operating under a five-year performance agreement with the City of Fredericksburg. QRC Technologies, IST Research and ILM Corporation have been successfully meeting perfo...

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Fredericksburg News
Posted on: April 29, 2019

Out of Sight, Out of Mind: Archaeological Resources in Fredericksburg, VA

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Understanding the value of our buried history

A new and interactive story map entitled Out of Sight, Out of Mind: Archaeological Resources in Fredericksburg, Virginia has been launched by the City of Fredericksburg. It is a resource for those seeking to un...

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Posted on: April 24, 2019

Fredericksburg City Council Sets Highly Competitive Tax Rate for Data Centers

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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.

Fredericksburg City Council on Tuesday too...

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Posted on: April 2, 2019

City Saves $1.8 Million by Reducing Energy Use in Buildings

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Over a twenty-year period the City of Fredericksburg saved $1,802,805 dollars and produced 25,590,190 lbs less greenhouse gases by reducing electricity and fossil fuel consumption in city government buildings. This environmental stewardship was first impl...

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Posted on: February 6, 2019

Farmers Markets are Open

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It's the beginning of summer, and what is more seasonal than the idea of fresh local produce in our downtown open air market? This year’s market at Hurkamp Park features 29 vendors selling competitively-priced vegetables and fruits, cut flowers,...

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Posted on: March 27, 2019

Chatham Bridge Repair

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The Virginia Department of Transportation is advancing the Chatham Bridge
Rehabilitation Project to start construction sooner than originally scheduled. This means that VDOT can open the improved bridge and pedestrian path to motorists, walkers, bicyclis...

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Posted on: February 6, 2019

Residents Guide

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Become acquainted with our community, get involved with your neighbors, and find resources to things you need in the Residents Guide.

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Posted on: February 6, 2019

Stay Connected!

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Posted on: February 6, 2019

Civic Involvement

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Learn more about the Fredericksburg City Council.

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Posted on: March 18, 2019

Help Keep Our City Safe

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Anyone can submit an anonymous tip to the Police Department online.

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Posted on: March 18, 2019

Request A Child ID Kit

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The Police Department offers Emergency Information Card kits to any citizen free of charge.

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Posted on: March 18, 2019

Request A Child ID Kit

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The Police Department offers Emergency Information Card kits to any citizen free of charge.

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Posted on: March 18, 2019

Help Keep Our City Safe

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Anyone can submit an anonymous tip to the Police Department online.

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Posted on: June 25, 2019

Art in the Park

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Come find unique products from local artists and crafters every 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month, May-October at our Fredericksburg Farmers Market located in Hurkamp Park.  Want to participate as a vendor? Apply here: https://www.thefar...

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Posted on: August 22, 2019

Bee Flix Movie Series

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September 14: Lego Movie 2: The Second Part 

September 21: How to Train Your Dragon the Hidden World 

September 28: Ralph Breaks the Internet 

Held at Hurkamp Park from 6pm to 9pm (The movie will start at...

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Posted on: August 23, 2019

Harvest Festival at Fredericksburg Farmers Market

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Celebrate the flavors and colors of fall with us! Fun for the whole family: pumpkin patch, build your own scarecrow, face painting, pumpkin painting, rock painting. Find beautiful fall decor for your home, warm bouquets, hearty produce, jams, pies, kettle...

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Posted on: August 23, 2019

Big Fall Cleanup & Trash Dash

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Saturday, October 12  at 9:00am – 11:00am 

Meet at Old Mill Park - will head out to assigned parks and trails from Old Mill Park

We love our parks and know you do too! FPRE has partnered with Friends of the Rappahannock and the C...

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Posted on: August 23, 2019

Halloween Movie Night

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Saturday, October 19 starting at 7:00pm 

Hurkamp Park, 500 William Street

FREE admission, public invited. 

Bring your lawn chairs and blankets for our family-friendly movie night! It’s going to be out of this world!! Co-sponsored ...

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Posted on: April 9, 2019

Sponsor our Sports Teams

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When you sponsor a sports team, everyone wins!

Businesses and organizations have the opportunity to sponsor a team in any of our sports. Team sponsorships can be obtained for a $325 investment.

Sponsors receive:

  • Organization logo or statement on team jerseys...
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