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Posted on: January 23, 2020

Fredericksburg Library Celebrates Expanded Theater

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City’s improvements to branch enhance usability and appearance

Fredericksburg Branch of Central Rappahannock Regional Library (CRRL) will hold a Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening for the renovated theater on Thursday, January 30, at 4:30 pm. This ...

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Posted on: January 22, 2020

FRED Transit to Relocate Spotsylvania Avenue Transfer Point on Monday, January 27

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Beginning Monday, January 27, 2020, FRED Transit will relocate its Spotsylvania Avenue transfer point from its current location to its new location in the parking lot of Rappahannock Goodwill Industries (RGI) at 4701 Market Street. The new transfer facili...

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Posted on: January 21, 2020

Community Dialogues: Public Input Meetings

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The City of Fredericksburg is a vibrant place to live and work. As a result, the City is growing and schools are becoming more crowded. The City and the Fredericksburg City Public Schools have created the Enrollment, Capacity and Expansion (ECE) Task Forc...

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Posted on: January 16, 2020

Traffic Signal at George and Prince Edward Streets

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Are you wondering what’s happening with the traffic signal at Prince Edward and George Streets near Hurkamp Park? The signal cable and equipment are beyond repair. Our Public Works crew has set the signal to flashing red on both the Prince Edwar...

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Posted on: January 9, 2020

Fredericksburg Restaurant Week

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Attention all Foodies! It’s the best time of the year….Downtown Fredericksburg Restaurant Week! This semi-annual event, which will run Jan. 17-26,  is the perfect opportunity to sample some of downtown Fredericksburg’s local dining scene. Partici...

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Posted on: January 8, 2020

City of Fredericksburg Welcomes New Budget Manager

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The City of Fredericksburg is pleased to announce Brenna Erford has been hired as the new Budget Manager. She brings more than 17 years of public and private sector leadership experience in commercial, nonprofit, and public sector organizations. She’s an ...

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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 20, 2019

Beyer Named the New Director of Public Works

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The City also fills key positions in Capital Projects and Stormwater Management. 

The City is pleased to announce a change in leadership in the City’s Public Works Department. The current Director, Dave King, will be retiring in January....

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Posted on: December 19, 2019

Jones Named Next Fredericksburg Fire Chief

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Replacing Allen Who is Retiring in 2020

Michael Jones has been named as the next Fredericksburg Fire Chief by City Manager Tim Baroody, succeeding Eddie Allen, who will retire in March. Jones is the current Deputy Chief for the Fire Department.

“Mike has a ...

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Posted on: December 16, 2019

City Council asks Circuit Court to Dismiss Auction Block Lawsuit

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December 30, 2019 - Fredericksburg City Attorney Kathleen Dooley filed the City Council’s response to the petition filed by E.D. Cole Building, L.L.C. and Local Holdings, L.L.C., in the Fredericksburg Circuit Court. The petition alleged ...

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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 will soon begin on the replacement of the sanitary sewer interceptor system in the upper Caroline Street corridor. On Monday, December 9, Caroline Street will be closed between Herndon and Germania Streets on a 24/7 basis to facilitate the start of t...

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Posted on: December 6, 2019

New 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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Posted on: November 26, 2019

Findings on the redevelopment of the Renwick buildings

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The City conducted a public forum on the adaptive reuse of the Renwick Courthouse, old jail and Wallace Library on November 7, 2019. Over eighty people attended, many of whom participated in a guided tour of the three buildings prior to the forum.

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Posted on: November 25, 2019

Parking Lot Project Highlights UMW, City Partnership

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November 25, 2019 – A ribbon cutting Friday for a newly expanded parking lot at UMW’s Battlefield Athletic Complex illustrates a concerted effort by the University and the City of Fredericksburg to work collaboratively on community issues.

The project, whi...

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Posted on: July 19, 2019

City Council 2036 Vision: October 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: 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 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: 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: 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

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

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: December 2, 2019

Snowball Fight

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All ages are invited! Held snow or shine! Come dressed for the weather, bring drinking water. Children must be supervised by an accompanying adult. Teen and adults, bring your group of friends and we’ll schedule you for an adults-only match too!...

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Posted on: December 16, 2019

Father - Daughter Dance

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Attention Dads!! Join us for our Annual Valentine’s Dance for fathers, stepdads, grandpas, and uncles to treat their little sweethearts to an evening of dress-up, fun and dancing. It’s a magical evening for dads and daughters alike. Gi...

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Posted on: January 9, 2020

Japanese Art - Valentine’s Day Card Making and Origami

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Sunday, February 9 at 2:00pm–3:00pm at the Dorothy Hart Community Center, 408 Canal Street

Students 10 years and older will learn origami (folding paper). An instructor will show you basic folds instruction and we all make origami artwork! We wil...

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Posted on: January 10, 2020

Call for Artists: Fredericksburg Fine Art Show & Sale

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Calling All Artists

Get your paintbrushes ready for the 2020 Fredericksburg Fine Art Show and Sale!

Art Show Dates: March 13 -...

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Posted on: December 16, 2019

Nerf Mania

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On Friday, February 28th, come to the Dorothy Hart Community Center for a night of action packed fun as we transform the auditorium into a Nerf battlefield.  Nerf Mania will feature several short games such as capture the flag, free play with obs...

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Posted on: January 10, 2020

Japanese Origami: Hinamatsuri Girls' Festival

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Tuesday, March 3 at 4:00pm–5:00pm

Dorothy Hart Community Center, 408 Canal Street

Hinamatsuri is a Girl’s Festival event on March 3rd in Japan. In Japan, we decorate dolls in houses to wish happiness and health for children. In this clas...

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Posted on: January 10, 2020

Motts Ice Breaker Tournaments

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Announcing two winter open ice-breaker tournaments:

Saturday, March 7, 2020

Saturday, May 2, 2020

Tournament Hours 8:00am - 3:00pm at Motts Run Reservoir, 6600 River Road

$50 entry fee per team with $5 going towards big fish. More prize details and tournament...

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Posted on: December 16, 2019

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 Mother’s Day date! We will...

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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: October 1, 2019

Timely info about Bats: they can eat 8000 bugs A NIGHT!

Don't just think about bats at Halloween! They help us all year long, eating 6,000-8,000 insects a night. Provide a habitat and you can throw away the bug spray!

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