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Posted on: April 3, 2020

Parks, Trails and Suggested Walks

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To combat the spread of the COVID-19 virus, it’s important to keep our distance from each other, but it’s also important that we get outside and enjoy some fresh air. With this in mind, the City of Fredericksburg has developed...

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Posted on: April 5, 2020

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Update

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United States 321,020  positive cases  There are 9,109 deaths and 16,516  have recovered.
 
Virginia: 23,671 people have been tested so far, with 2,637 positive cases. 431 cases require hospitalization and there have been...
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Posted on: April 2, 2020

May 5th Election Absentee Ballot Deadline April 28

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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic all Fredericksburg voters may vote at home, via an absentee ballot. All voters qualify to vote at home, but all must apply by completing an application. If you want a ballot you should apply now. Do not wait....

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Voter Registrar's web page... Fredericksburg News
Posted on: March 30, 2020

New 2020-2021 VRE Parking Decals

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New 2020-2021 VRE Parking Decals will go on sale effective April 1, 2020, through the Treasurer’s Office. This decal allows you preferred parking in the City Residents Only lot at the VRE Station.  Your current decal is good through mid...

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Posted on: March 22, 2020

Wipes Clog Pipes

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Please only flush toilet paper down pipes, no other wipes, or even paper towels. So called "flushable" wipes can still cause problems because they do not disintegrate quick enough.  With toilet paper becoming the new currency, other pro...

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

Annual Water Disinfectant Flushing

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Beginning March 20, Spotsylvania and City of Fredericksburg will temporarily adjust water treatment disinfection process to maintain high level of disinfection in water mains. Flushing of the mains will then begin about March 23 and continue through May. ...

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

Order Temporarily Suspending In-Person Court Proceedings

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Starting March 17 through April 6, 2020 in person court proceedings are suspended in all Fredericksburg courts except for specific exceptions. Courts will remain open for essential and emergency matters.  Personnel will be available to respond to...

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Posted on: March 10, 2020

FY 2021 Recommended Budget Released

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On March 10 the FY 2021 City Manager’s Recommended Budget was presented to Council. It is a balanced budget that represents a responsible spending plan including no recommended increase to the real estate tax rate. Since the City’s fou...

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Posted on: February 6, 2020

Riverfront Park Construction Begins

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Updated February 14, 2020

Construction of Riverfront Park to Begin; Sophia Street Parking Areas to Close February 23 

City of Fredericksburg to Implement Parking Changes in the Vicinity of the Park

February 14, 2020 - The construction of th...

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Fredericksburg News
Posted on: February 4, 2020

City Acquires 30 New Sidewalk Buttlers

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Replacing downtown “butt buckets” for cigarette litter collection 

Several new downtown Sidewalk Buttlers are standing ready to help prevent cigarette butt litter. The City of Fredericksburg’s Clean and Green Commissi...

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Link to news release... Fredericksburg News
Posted on: February 11, 2020

Braehead Woods Presentation

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On February 6, approximately two dozen residents of the Braehead neighborhood saw this presentation, commissioned by the City and prepared by the Timmons Engineering Group. It describes the physical character of the Braehead neighborhood, as the lower hal...

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View the presentation here. Fredericksburg News
Posted on: February 5, 2020

New FREDericksburg Regional Transit Director Announced

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City Manager Tim Baroody is pleased to announce the appointment of Jamie Jackson to the position of Director of FREDericksburg Regional Transit. Ms. Jackson comes to FRED from Hampton Roads Transit, where she has served as Director of Transit Development ...

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Fredericksburg News
Posted on: January 31, 2020

Announcing E-Check for Utility Bills

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Citizens may now pay city utility bills online using E-Check. (E-Check is an electronic transfer of funds from your checking account and it’s free to use.) 

Utility Bill Payments Online Fredericksburg News
Posted on: January 22, 2020

FRED Transit Relocation of Spotsylvania Avenue Transfer Point on Monday, January 27

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On Monday, January 27, 2020, FRED Transit relocated the Spotsylvania Avenue transfer point to its new location in the parking lot of Rappahannock Goodwill Industries (RGI) at 4701 Market Street. The new transfer facility will serve the following routes:

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Fredericksburg News
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 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 continues on the replacement of the sanitary sewer interceptor system in the upper Caroline Street corridor. In December, Caroline Street closed between Herndon and Germania Streets on a 24/7 basis to facilitate the start of the project. Crews with W...

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Fredericksburg News
Posted on: December 6, 2019

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: July 19, 2019

City Council 2036 Vision: January 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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