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Posted on: September 21, 2022

Seeking Applicants for the Citizen's Advisory Panel

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Due to recent retirements from the Fredericksburg Police Department Citizen’s Advisory Panel, Police Chief Layton is now accepting applications for three new members. Applicants must either live or work in the City of Fredericksburg. To learn about the exp...
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Posted on: September 16, 2022

Two-Way Traffic Coming to Fall Hill Avenue, Washington Ave and Maury Street

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Plans for a major change to the traffic pattern on the one-way streets near James Monroe High School are nearing completion, with the construction project expected to be completed this fall. Construction is anticipated to start in late September, dependin...

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Posted on: September 13, 2022

Early In-Person Voting Starts September 23rd

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Early in-person voting for the November 8, 2022, 7th Congressional District Race, will start September 23, 2022. Early Voting will be conducted in the Fredericksburg Registrar's Office located on the 5th floor of Executive Plaza, 601 Caroline Str...

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Posted on: September 7, 2022

Environmental Sustainability Program

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The City of Fredericksburg is happy to announce the launch of the Environmental Sustainability Program's website. By connecting our community with resources and programs that are available, accessible, and affordable, the City’s Environ...

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Fredericksburg News
Posted on: August 31, 2022

Official V3 Certified Company

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Did you know that the City of Fredericksburg Government is now an official V3 Certified Company? The Virginia Values Veterans (V3) Program helps employers develop and implement long-term strategies and nationally recognized best practices in recruiting, h...

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Fredericksburg News
Posted on: August 23, 2022

New Tax Billing System

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All personal property and real estate tax systems are back up and are a GO as of August 31 end of day.

The Treasurer’s Office and our online payment portal are 100% activated to process your payments.  Utility Bill payments may now be co...

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Posted on: July 13, 2022

New Speed Limit Downtown

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The City of Fredericksburg is focused on enhancing pedestrian safety throughout the City. One way to achieve this mission is by lowering speed limits where warranted and legally permissible. In May, City Council voted to reduce the speed in the City’s dow...
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Fredericksburg News
Posted on: August 22, 2022

Council Priorities Update - Phase 3

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City Council received the update on Council Priorities - Phase 3 at the August 9th Council Work Session.   

As most will recall, in 2016 the Fredericksburg City Council formally adopted its 2036 Vision Statement, Desired Future States and...

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Fredericksburg News
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: July 14, 2022

Attention Medicaid / FAMIS / CHIP Health Insurance Subscribers

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Those with Medicaid/FAMIS/CHIP health insurance need to make sure current mailing address, email and phone numbers are up to date so that important information about coverage is received. Update your contact information today online at https://co...

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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: 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 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: 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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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: July 29, 2022

Fall Activity Catalog

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Our classes, sports and events are a great way to get out and play this season! Read our catalog to see everything happening now through December.

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Posted on: July 18, 2022

Old Mill Park Non-Resident Weekend Admission Fee

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Beginning July 23, 2022, admission fees will be charged on a pilot basis on weekends for non-residents. City of Fredericksburg residents and Stafford County residents will be admitted to the park at no charge by showing their drivers' license or ...

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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: September 22, 2022

Paving and Concrete program schedule for week of 9/26-9/30

Watch for and obey any posted no parking signs in the work zone.

Concrete: crews will start Monday working on Washington Ave at Germania St end, progressing to canal. This is expected to take 2 weeks

Asphalt: Mon and Tues: milling on Hanover St between Will...

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Public Works
Posted on: September 22, 2022

There will be no Household Hazardous Collection this fall

The R-Board is unable to host a second Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Disposal Day this year (Fall of 2022). They are currently working on securing a date for next year. This webpage and R-Board.org website will be updated once the details are f...

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Posted on: September 20, 2022

Gifts from the Heart Holiday Assistance Program

We will be accepting applications for Holiday Assistance beginning on Monday, 10/3/2022 at 8:00am through Friday, 10/14/2022 at 4:30pm.  Applications will be available online only on the main Fredericksburg Social Services page and is open to fam...

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Posted on: September 16, 2022

S1 | Service Modifications Sep 23rd - Oct 21st

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S1 SERVICE MODIFICATIONS

September 23rd - October 21st

Route S1A: Operates from 8AM - 7PM Route S1A begins at Stop 26 (Lee's Hill/Market Street) to Stop 19 (Spotsylvania Towne Center). Departing from Lee's Hill/Market Stre...

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Posted on: September 9, 2022

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Route S1A: operates from 8AM - 7PM

Route S1A will return to an hourly frequency schedule. S1A begins at Stop 26 (Lee's Hill/Market Street) to Stop 19 (Spotsylvania Towne Center). 

  • At 6:00PM the last bus departs from Lee's Hill/Market Street....
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Posted on: August 12, 2022

Eagle Express (Route EX) Starts August 19th!

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Starting August 19th, Eagle Express (EX) resumes service for the Fall semester. Eagle Express is fare-free and open to the public. Eagle Express will operate on a 30-minute service frequency schedule.  

FRIDAY: 7:00pm - 12:30am

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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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