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Posted on: June 25, 2022

Storm Damage Cleanup Update #7

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Update June 25 - 3:00pm - 

As of 7:45am this morning, Dominion Energy is reporting ZERO outages in the City of Fredericksburg. Thank you to Dominion Energy and all the contractors that worked so hard to help restore services. 

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Fredericksburg News
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Public Meeting on Old Mill Park Entrance Fees and Neighborhood Parking

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In response to Stafford County’s new fees at Historic Port of Falmouth Park beginning on July 22, 2022, the City of Fredericksburg is advancing more quickly its efforts to implement fees at Old Mill Park.  As the City’s parks grow in popularity t...

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Fredericksburg News
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Parks and Recreation Master Plan

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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

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Posted on: June 21, 2022

Bankside Trail and VCR Connector Information Meeting

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The City has had long standing plans for a Bankside Bicycle and Pedestrian Trail.  The Bankside Trail is a proposed off-street 3,200 linear foot shared use trail and will be a key part of the City’s future bicycle and pedestrian network. &nbs...

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Fredericksburg News
Posted on: June 20, 2022

Misprint Correction: Next Council Meeting is June 28th

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The Free Lance-Star has incorrectly printed meeting information in their June 19th article, "Study looks at connecting Fredericksburg-area trail system." Fredericksburg City Council will not be meeting on June 27th. The next scheduled City Counc...

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Fredericksburg News
Posted on: June 9, 2022

Youth Sport Referees Needed in Fredericksburg

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Referee Shortage Threatens Youth Sports Offerings

The City of Fredericksburg Department of Parks, Recreation and Events offers recreation leagues designed to introduce children to the games of soccer, field hockey, baseball and basketball. Designed to be l...

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Posted on: June 6, 2022

The Solarize Virginia program continues through June 30th

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June 6, 2022 - The Solarize Fredericksburg campaign continues through June 30th

Adding solar power to your home is easier and more affordable than ever, thanks to a program that reduces the cost and complexity of going solar by providing a one-stop shop fo...

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Fredericksburg News
Posted on: June 2, 2022

Madonna House Response Update June 2

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June 2, 2022 - 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 th...

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Fredericksburg News
Posted on: May 24, 2022

City Awarded 2021 River Steward

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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 Mee...

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Fredericksburg News
Posted on: May 20, 2022

Pipeline Maintenance Work begins Monday 5/23 in Mayfield

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The Pipeline and Hazardous Material Safety Administration (PHMSA) has deemed it necessary to investigate and repair anomalies on the existing 12” pipeline located in the City right-of-way. Kinder Morgan/Products Pipeline Company will be performing two (2)...

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Fredericksburg News
Posted on: May 28, 2022

Fireworks at the FredNats Ballpark

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The Fredericksburg Nationals Baseball Team will be displaying fireworks at the FredNats Ballpark at the conclusion of their Friday home games for the 2022 season. These Friday fireworks will be happening on: April 15, April 29, May 13, May 27, June 10, Ju...

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Posted on: May 21, 2022

Riverfront Park Ribbon Cutting and Otter-Ly Amazing Trail Launch

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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.

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Posted on: May 11, 2022

Wastewater Utility Projects for 2022

Water Utility Project Updates

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 a...

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Posted on: May 4, 2022

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

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Virginia Clean Cities Grant: City of Fredericksburg Partners with Fredericksburg City Public Schools and the University of Mary Washington for Comprehensive Fleet Assessment

The City of Fredericksburg is proud to announce its participation in the ...

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Posted on: March 8, 2022

FY 2023 Budget Approved on May 10

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The first reading of the FY 2023 Recommended Budget was held on April 26, 2022. This included a 3-cent real estate tax increase. The second reading took place on May 10 at 7:30pm along with second readings on other fee increases.  

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Posted on: April 5, 2022

Video: Bring Your Own Bag FXBG

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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. As a part of Fredericksburg, you ca...

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Posted on: January 31, 2022

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

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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 below. 

In June 1950, t...

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Posted on: February 10, 2022

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

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The Crisis Intervention Response Team (CIRT) is a collaborative effort between the Fredericksburg Police Department and the Rappahannock Area Community Services Board (RACSB). The goal is to de-escalate situations involving persons in crisis and connect t...

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Posted on: October 12, 2020

City Manager's Report

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The City Manager provides an update twice a month to Council and citizens on important topics and events.  This update is a part of the regular Council Agenda for the Council Meeting but we hope to make it easier for citizens to find and read by ...

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Fredericksburg News
Posted on: March 15, 2021

CSX Community Updates

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Members of City Council, City 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. The impacts of having a rail prov...

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Posted on: February 1, 2022

Fredericksburg 2036

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Where are we, as a City, going in the next two decades and how will we get there? Our City has a vision for what Fredericksburg will be in 2036 and an action plan to bring the vision to reality.

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Posted on: June 21, 2022

Rec2U Mobile Recreation

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Rec2U is a free youth program offered in neighborhoods and parks throughout the City that launches this week. The program is designed to increase opportunities for youth to participate in safe, quality, structured play and recreation in areas where...

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Posted on: March 21, 2022

Picnic in the Park

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Join us for music and children’s activities. Bring a picnic lunch or buy one from our park vendors while you enjoy the sunshine with your children, friends and co-workers. Free admission, public is invited.

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Posted on: May 1, 2022

Doris E. Buffett Swimming Pool

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Located at 1300 Dixon Street, this outdoor pool is open weekdays at 12:00pm-6:00pm and weekends at 11:00am - 7:00pm. Read more for admission and pool rules

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Posted on: May 15, 2022

Youth Soccer and Field Hockey

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Registration for Fall Youth Soccer and Fall Field Hockey begins May 31 for City residents and June 14 for Non-City Residents. Deadline to register is July 15. Season runs August 13 - September 29 at Dixon Park.

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Posted on: March 15, 2022

Summer Camps

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Offering camps for 3 year olds - teenagers.! Camp registration will be online and in person and opens on the following dates: City Residents begin registering on Monday, April 4 at 9:00am / Non-City Residents begin registering Monday, April 11 at 9:00am.

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Posted on: May 31, 2022

Fourth in Fredericksburg

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Monday, July 4, 2022 - Showcasing all of the happenings on the 4th of July in the City of Fredericksburg, including daytime and evening activities.

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Posted on: March 14, 2022

Summer Activity Catalog

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Get out and play with us! Summer camps, swimming, classes, sports and events are all inside this summer catalog.

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Posted on: May 23, 2022

The Annual Water Quality Report has been released and published on website

The Annual Water Reports (comprised of the previous year’s readings) are designed to inform you about your drinking water quality. Our goal is to provide you with a safe and dependable supply of drinking water and help you understand the efforts that are ...

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Posted on: May 18, 2022

Pipeline Maintenance Work begins Monday 5/23 in Mayfield

The Pipeline and Hazardous Material Safety Administration (PHMSA) has deemed it necessary to investigate and repair anomalies on the existing 12” pipeline located in the City right-of-way. Kinder Morgan/Products Pipeline Company ...

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Posted on: June 21, 2022

Temporary Service Modifications: ROUTES D1 AND D3/D5

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The following routes will run on a modified schedule until further notice:

  • D1service will end at 5:00 PM
    • Last trip leaves Caroline St. (Train Station) at 4:00 PM.

 

  • D3/D5 will operate on an alternating/modified service schedule with each route on a 2...
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Posted on: June 21, 2022

Temporary Service Modifications: ROUTES S4 AND S5

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The following routes will run on a modified schedule until further notice:

  • S4 and S5 will operate on 2-hour headways and will depart the Lee’s Hill stop at the following scheduled times:
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Posted on: June 21, 2022

Public Meeting; DBE Program and Title VI

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A virtual public meeting will be held on Wednesday, July 20th regarding its DBE and Title VI programs, discuss upcoming FRED procurement opportunities, how businesses can become DBE certified and answer questions from the public about the program.

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