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Posted on: April 6, 2020

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Update

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Today Fire Chief Jones gives the update on COVID-19 numbers, absentee voting for the upcoming General Election and important information on staying away from scammers. 

As of noon today, there were 337,797 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the U.S. w...

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Posted on: April 3, 2020

Parks, Trails and Suggested Walks

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To combat the spread of the COVID-19 virus, it’s important to keep our distance from each other, but it’s also important that we get outside and enjoy some fresh air. With this in mind, the City of Fredericksburg has developed...

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Posted on: April 2, 2020

May 5th Election Absentee Ballot Deadline April 28

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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic all Fredericksburg voters may vote at home, via an absentee ballot. All voters qualify to vote at home, but all must apply by completing an application. If you want a ballot you should apply now. Do not wait....

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Posted on: March 30, 2020

New 2020-2021 VRE Parking Decals

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New 2020-2021 VRE Parking Decals will go on sale effective April 1, 2020, through the Treasurer’s Office. This decal allows you preferred parking in the City Residents Only lot at the VRE Station.  Your current decal is good through mid...

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Posted on: March 22, 2020

Wipes Clog Pipes

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Please only flush toilet paper down pipes, no other wipes, or even paper towels. So called "flushable" wipes can still cause problems because they do not disintegrate quick enough.  With toilet paper becoming the new currency, other pro...

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

Annual Water Disinfectant Flushing

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Beginning March 20, Spotsylvania and City of Fredericksburg will temporarily adjust water treatment disinfection process to maintain high level of disinfection in water mains. Flushing of the mains will then begin about March 23 and continue through May. ...

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

Order Temporarily Suspending In-Person Court Proceedings

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Starting March 17 through April 6, 2020 in person court proceedings are suspended in all Fredericksburg courts except for specific exceptions. Courts will remain open for essential and emergency matters.  Personnel will be available to respond to...

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Posted on: March 10, 2020

FY 2021 Recommended Budget Released

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On March 10 the FY 2021 City Manager’s Recommended Budget was presented to Council. It is a balanced budget that represents a responsible spending plan including no recommended increase to the real estate tax rate. Since the City’s fou...

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Posted on: February 6, 2020

Riverfront Park Construction Begins

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Updated February 14, 2020

Construction of Riverfront Park to Begin; Sophia Street Parking Areas to Close February 23 

City of Fredericksburg to Implement Parking Changes in the Vicinity of the Park

February 14, 2020 - The construction of th...

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Fredericksburg News
Posted on: February 4, 2020

City Acquires 30 New Sidewalk Buttlers

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Replacing downtown “butt buckets” for cigarette litter collection 

Several new downtown Sidewalk Buttlers are standing ready to help prevent cigarette butt litter. The City of Fredericksburg’s Clean and Green Commissi...

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Posted on: February 11, 2020

Braehead Woods Presentation

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On February 6, approximately two dozen residents of the Braehead neighborhood saw this presentation, commissioned by the City and prepared by the Timmons Engineering Group. It describes the physical character of the Braehead neighborhood, as the lower hal...

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View the presentation here. Fredericksburg News
Posted on: February 5, 2020

New FREDericksburg Regional Transit Director Announced

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City Manager Tim Baroody is pleased to announce the appointment of Jamie Jackson to the position of Director of FREDericksburg Regional Transit. Ms. Jackson comes to FRED from Hampton Roads Transit, where she has served as Director of Transit Development ...

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Fredericksburg News
Posted on: January 31, 2020

Announcing E-Check for Utility Bills

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Citizens may now pay city utility bills online using E-Check. (E-Check is an electronic transfer of funds from your checking account and it’s free to use.) 

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Posted on: January 22, 2020

FRED Transit Relocation of Spotsylvania Avenue Transfer Point on Monday, January 27

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On Monday, January 27, 2020, FRED Transit relocated the Spotsylvania Avenue transfer point to its new location in the parking lot of Rappahannock Goodwill Industries (RGI) at 4701 Market Street. The new transfer facility will serve the following routes:

  • S1...
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Fredericksburg News
Posted on: January 3, 2020

Employee Appreciation Awards

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As we head into 2020 we'd like to take this time to highlight our employees and fellow co-workers who have dedicated their time and talents in long-standing service to the City.

Mr. Tim Ennis celebrated 40 years with Fredericksburg this past year. He's pic...

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Posted on: December 5, 2019

Downtown Pedestrian Safety

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This holiday season, whether you are driving or walking, spread some holiday cheer by helping to keep the City of Fredericksburg’s roadways safe for everyone. The City is committed to increasing pedestrian safety. Several pedestrian and traffic ...

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Posted on: December 6, 2019

Upper Caroline Street Sanitary Sewer Replacement Project

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Work continues on the replacement of the sanitary sewer interceptor system in the upper Caroline Street corridor. In December, Caroline Street closed between Herndon and Germania Streets on a 24/7 basis to facilitate the start of the project. Crews with W...

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Fredericksburg News
Posted on: December 6, 2019

Work Zone and Traffic Patterns at Liberty Place Project

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Announcing William Street Lane Closure 

(Fredericksburg, VA) December 6, 2019 - Motorists are advised of upcoming work zones and traffic pattern changes in the 600 block of William Street (between Douglas and Winchester Streets) associated with co...

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Fredericksburg News
Posted on: July 19, 2019

City Council 2036 Vision: January Quarterly Priorities Update

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The Mayor and City Council adopted the updated Council Priorities for FY 2019-2021 as a three-year plan under the categories of the eight desired future states in April 2019. The staff recently updated their progress to Council of these Priorities in the ...

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Posted on: July 15, 2019

City Real Estate Reassessment Work Underway

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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: January 27, 2020

Chatham Bridge Rehabilitation

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The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) is preparing to rehabilitate the Route 3 Business bridge over the Rappahannock River, also known as Chatham Bridge, which is a main connection between Stafford County and the City of Fredericksburg.

A $23.4 ...

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Posted on: January 26, 2020

Census 2020: What you need to know

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The 2020 Census is closer than you think!

Here’s a quick refresher of what it is and why it’s essential that everyone is counted.

  • Count every person living or staying in your home. 
  • Respond at the address where you were ...
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Posted on: March 2, 2020

Farmers Markets Opening April 18

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It’s the beginning of spring, 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, cu...

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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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Sign up for Notify Me®.

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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

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 31, 2020

Virtual Talent Show

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All Ages Talent Show - Highlight your talent in a video for our facebook event which is no less than 30 seconds and no more than 3 minutes. Post a short video on this facebook event wall. Talents may include (but are not limited to) singing, dancing, jugg...

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

Sitr Crazy Suggestions

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Since so many families are cooped up during this time of no school, Fredericksburg Parks, Recreation & Events would like to help in some way to keep people active, having fun, and distracted from the pull of screens. Every weekday at noon, check in on...

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Posted on: March 31, 2020

Fredericksburg's Fourth of July Heritage Festival

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Fredericksburg 4th of July Heritage Festival

Saturday, July 4, 2020

Join us for a daylong celebration in downtown Fredericksburg, Virginia, featuring a Craft Show, food and drink vendors, music, a 10K race and much more. 

Updates will be available c...

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Posted on: March 26, 2020

Mother-Son Dance

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Join us for our annual Mother & Son Dance as a fun way to appreciate the most special women in our lives. Boys 4-12 years old are invited to take their moms, grandmas, aunts, sisters or beloved friends on a special date! We will have professional phot...

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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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Posted on: March 13, 2020

Annual Water Disinfectant Change and Flushing will take place March 20 through May 31

Beginning March 20, Spotsylvania and City of Fredericksburg will temporarily adjust water treatment disinfection process to maintain high level of disinfection in water mains. Flushing of the mains will then begin about March 23 and continue through May.

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

Belman Rd and Landfill Convenience Centers will now be closed Sundays and Mondays

The R-Board is reducing hours to mutually serve two goals:

1 - Minimally impact service to our residential and commercial
customers

2 - Continue to manage operations, per our DEQ requirements, with less available labor.

The Regional Landfill’s Adm...

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