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Posted on: September 20, 2021

Fredericksburg COVID-19 Update for September 20, 2021

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Fredericksburg Fire Chief Mike Jones provides an update on COVID-19 case numbers in our area for Monday, September 20, 2021. Chief provides an update on the Virginia Department of Health's addition of QR codes to Virginia COVID-19 vaccination rec...

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Posted on: September 15, 2021

UMW, City to unveil Historical Marker of Freedom Rides

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The University of Mary Washington and the City of Fredericksburg on September 22 will unveil a historical marker commemorating Fredericksburg, Virginia as the first stop of the Freedom Rides on May 4, 1961. Dion Diamond, a Freedom Rider, will speak at the...

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Posted on: August 27, 2021

City Council Priorities: Phase 3

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Fredericksburg City Council held a Community Engagement Meeting last night, Thursday, September 16, at the Family Life Center. Meeting Topic: Update to the Community on Phase Three of City Council Priorities and the new Desired Future State - "Where ...
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Posted on: September 2, 2021

Now Seeking Resource Foster Parents

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Fredericksburg Social Services is now seeking Resource Foster Parents. Our department especially needs people who are willing to care for ages 7 and up and sibling groups.  Our Resource Foster Parents do not have to live in the City of Fredericks...

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Posted on: September 1, 2021

Important notice regarding the Afghanistan evacuation

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Have questions about ways to support evacuees arriving in Virginia from Afghanistan? Questions about donations or other ways to assist evacuees should be directed to 2-1-1 Virginia for information and guidance. 

At this time, the Commonwealth of V...

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Posted on: August 31, 2021

Ask the Mayor - Episode 20

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Fredericksburg Mayor Mary Katherine Greenlaw is joined by Fredericksburg Police Officer Nick Wagner to talk about a topic that affects all of us: speeding. 

We all know the frustrations of modern life and juggling a busy schedule, but speed limits...

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Posted on: August 20, 2021

City Recycling Fee Begins with August 27th Bill

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As of the August 27th, 2021 bill, the City of Fredericksburg will be implementing a $3 recycling fee for all customers that reside in eligible areas throughout the City.  This recycling fee was adopted by City Council to offset part of the cost o...

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Posted on: August 5, 2021

Stormwater Pipe Replacement: William Street, 100 Block

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Replacement of the William Street storm water system, between Caroline and Sophia Street, began in early August. Ashburn Contracting Corporation (ACC) has been awarded the contract to install the system designed by The Timmons Group. 

ACC will com...

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Posted on: May 27, 2021

Seeking Citizens Who Wish to Serve

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Board and Commission Openings – Are you a city resident? Passionate about your community? Serving on a board or commission can be an excellent way to shape government initiatives in your community. The City is currently seeking applicants for th...

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Posted on: July 27, 2021

City Views Episode 2 - Development Review Process

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Join Chuck Johnston and Marne Sherman as they talk about the development review process here in the City of Fredericksburg. This development review deals with primarily subdivision and site plan review.  Two recent major site plans are Liberty Pl...

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Posted on: July 8, 2021

Fredericksburg’s newest park expected to open late summer

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July 26, 2021 - Regarding the Free Lance-Star's recent editorial, please see below for more clarity:

  • Restrooms cannot be built until new FEMA maps are adopted (expected next year).  For now a public restroom is 440 feet away at the Visito...
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Posted on: July 14, 2021

City and FAM partnership: Curator of African American History and Special Projects

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As part of an initiative to tell a more complete story of Fredericksburg’s diverse community and history, the City of Fredericksburg and the Fredericksburg Area Museum (FAM) have partnered to create a new FAM staff position, the Curator of Afric...

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Posted on: June 30, 2021

City Advances Several Environmental Initiatives

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Recent Budget Actions Advance Council’s goal of 100% renewable energy by 2035

The City Council advances on pursuit of 2035 sustainability goals with recent budget actions by funding a new Environmental Sustainability Coordinator, purchasing new Police hybr...

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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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Fredericksburg News
Posted on: June 3, 2021

No Wipes in the Pipes!

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The Fredericksburg Public Works Department reminds everyone that they should not flush wipes, rags, paper towels, or other products down the toilet; NO wipes in the pipes! Only toilet paper! 

This reminder can help prevent home plumbing problems a...

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Posted on: March 15, 2021

CSX Community Update

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Updated August 6: 

Members of City Council and Staff met with CSX representatives and Mayfield Civic Association representatives most recently on March 19, 2021.  The City asked that CSX offer a written update to the community monthly mov...

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Posted on: May 18, 2021

CARES Utility Relief Funds for Water and Wastewater Service

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CARES Utility Relief Funds for Water and Wastewater Service Billed by the City of Fredericksburg

City water and sewer customers may have an opportunity for funding from the CARES Act.  Customers must be affected by the global pandemic and...

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Posted on: May 6, 2021

City Adopts ‘Good Neighbor Ordinance’

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The City of Fredericksburg has adopted an updated ordinance dedicated to the pursuit of being a good neighbor.

On Tuesday, April 27th, Fredericksburg City Council took the first of two votes on what is being called the “Good Neighbor Ordinance.” The second...

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