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Posted on: December 4, 2019

Christmas Parade Information

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It's almost time for Fredericksburg's biggest and most favorite event of the year! Join us this Saturday for the Christmas Parade starting at 5:30pm in downtown Fredericksburg. 
Come downtown early and enjoy some holiday shopping and dining, befor...
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Fredericksburg News
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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Fredericksburg News
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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Fredericksburg News
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: 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.

Kennedy ...

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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: November 15, 2019

One Way Traffic on George Street

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Updated November 20, 2019 – Utility work is beginning at the intersection of George Street and Sophia Street in the City of Fredericksburg in preparation for the Chatham Bridge rehabilitation project.

Utility crews will be mobilizing on Thursday,...

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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: November 4, 2019

Analysis of Impediments Survey

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Citizen Participation on Survey Needed

The City of Fredericksburg is committed to creating an environment of fair and equal housing for everyone. We are asking for help from residents to learn more about possible discrimination within the city. The City Co...

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Posted on: November 1, 2019

Fall Leaf Collection Begins in the City

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Leaf Collection Program for the 2019 Season has begun.  Click here for Week-by-Week Schedule > 

General Collection Information

  • Bagged leaves may be placed on curb for free collection during leaf season. **Residents must call the Public ...
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Fredericksburg News
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: August 28, 2019

City Plans Marketing Campaign Ahead of Chatham Bridge Closure

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The City of Fredericksburg is committing funding and resources for a locally oriented marketing and social media campaign letting people know that downtown Fredericksburg is open for business as usual during the planned Chatham Bridge closure.

The City is ...

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Fredericksburg News
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 26, 2019

Complete Count Committee for 2020 Census

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In April, the City Council resolved to support the 2020 Census effort by launching a Complete Count Committee (CCC). A CCC is a group of citizens and stakeholders organized with the purpose of ensuring all people are counted in the Census. The task of the...

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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: July 16, 2019

Landfill Fee Increase

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Notice for those who dispose of trash at the Belman Convenience Center & Eskimo Hill Landfill – As of July 1, 2019 the following increases are in effect:

  • Annual passes will increase from $100 to $120
  • Coupon books will increase from $30 to $40
  • P...
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Posted on: June 14, 2019

Braehead Woods Neighborhood Information

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FAQ's and supporting documents from 1963-1988 provided on zoning, permit processing and stormwater drainage.

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Posted on: May 14, 2019

Fredericksburg Technology Zone companies meet performance thresholds

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First-year results are positive for Fredericksburg’s three Technology Zone companies operating under a five-year performance agreement with the City of Fredericksburg. QRC Technologies, IST Research and ILM Corporation have been successfully meeting perfo...

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Fredericksburg News
Posted on: April 29, 2019

Out of Sight, Out of Mind: Archaeological Resources in Fredericksburg, VA

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Understanding the value of our buried history

A new and interactive story map entitled Out of Sight, Out of Mind: Archaeological Resources in Fredericksburg, Virginia has been launched by the City of Fredericksburg. It is a resource for those seeking to un...

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Posted on: April 24, 2019

Fredericksburg City Council Sets Highly Competitive Tax Rate for Data Centers

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The City of Fredericksburg’s pursuit of data centers took a significant step forward Tuesday night when its City Council voted unanimously to set a highly competitive tax rate for that business category.

Fredericksburg City Council on Tuesday too...

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