News Flash

Posted on: May 20, 2022

Pipeline Maintenance Work begins Monday 5/23 in Mayfield

Public Works notice (1)

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 21, 2022

Riverfront Park Ribbon Cutting and Otter-Ly Amazing Trail Launch

Riverfront Park Ribbon Cutting

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.

Riverfront Park, located at 713 ...

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Posted on: May 18, 2022

Madonna House Response Update May 18

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The City of Fredericksburg's emergency response to the May 16th fire at Madonna House is ongoing. Now in its second day the City's teams have shifted primarily to assisting the displaced residents. 

At the time of the fire emergency, approximately...

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Fredericksburg News
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Early Voting has begun in Republican Primary to be held on June 21

Early in Person Vote newsflash

As a result of the 2020 Census, Virginia conducted redistricting that redrew the statewide voting maps. The City of Fredericksburg’s Congressional line changed from Congressional District 1 to Congressional District 7. Rob Wittman will continue to be the ...

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Posted on: May 19, 2022

Historic Half Marathon and Semper 5ive will Close and Impact Streets

Historic Half Impact Map 2022

On Sunday, May 22 streets along the race route will begin closing at 6:30am with rolling reopening's as the runners pass; all streets will reopen by 11am.  Pay close attention to posted signage.  No parking along the downtown ro...

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Fredericksburg News
Posted on: April 8, 2022

Abundant Parking Downtown

Parking Garage Newsflash

The City of Fredericksburg is pleased to announce the completion of public parking areas adjacent to the newly finished Riverfront Park along Sophia Street in downtown Fredericksburg.  With the completion of the Riverfront Park project, the Sophi...

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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 9, 2022

Fredericksburg Social Services Recognizes Adult Abuse Awareness Month

Adult Abuse Prevention Month

In Virginia, the month of May is recognized as Adult Abuse Awareness Month. Each year, the Fredericksburg Department of Social Services strives to raise awareness and funds to support our work with our elderly and disabled adult populations. 

Adul...

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Posted on: May 4, 2022

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

fxbg green newsflash (2)

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: May 4, 2022

Update on FEMA Flood Maps for City

Flood-Maps-are-Changing

New Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Flood Maps for the City should go into effect by Spring 2023. These new maps show a lower flood level for the Rappahannock River and a higher flood elevation for Hazel Run.

FEMA is responsible for issuing Floo...

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Posted on: March 8, 2022

FY 2023 Budget Approved on May 10

Budget Recommended FY23 Newsflash

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.  

The Budget Publ...
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Budget Details Fredericksburg News
Posted on: April 14, 2022

The Solarize Virginia program launches in the City of Fredericksburg

solarize fredericksburg

LEAP and the Fredericksburg Clean & Green Commission partner again on Solarize Fredericksburg to make residential solar more accessible to homeowners in the Fredericksburg area. www.solarizeva.org

Adding solar power to your home is easier and more affo...

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Fredericksburg News
Posted on: April 5, 2022

Video: Bring Your Own Bag FXBG

BYOB video newsflash

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: April 5, 2022

Fireworks at the FredNats Ballpark

Fireworks newsflash

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: February 24, 2022

Nominations for City Wall of Honor 2022

Wall-of-honor-newsflash

The Fredericksburg Memorials Advisory Commission is seeking nominations to the City Wall of Honor for 2022. The Wall of Honor recognizes those who have made significant contributions to the welfare of the city and the betterment of society. Nominees must ...

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Click here for Nomination Form Fredericksburg News
Posted on: January 31, 2022

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

Walker Grant Graduates 2-10-22

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

City Managers Report

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

Meeting-Railroad-Ave-newsflash

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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