News Flash

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

Sustainability Newsflash

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

V3 Certified Company

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

Priorities Phase 3 Newsflash

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: July 18, 2022

Old Mill Park Non-Resident Weekend Admission Fee

Old Mill Park Entrance Sign

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: 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: July 14, 2022

Attention Medicaid / FAMIS / CHIP Health Insurance Subscribers

DSS Updates newsflash

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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Visit Fredericksburg News
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


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

Referees Needed

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

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


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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