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Posted on: October 25, 2021

Leaf Collection Season begins November 1

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Leaf Collection operations are undertaken from approximately November 1 to approximately December 31 each year. Public Works vacuums unbagged leaves placed near the street by residents. Estimate how close we are to your area by clicking on the dated links...

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Posted on: October 21, 2021

Community Planning & Building is moving offices

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Community Planning and Building will be closed on November 1st and providing limited services November 2nd - 5th while they move offices to their new location. Their new offices will be located on the 4th floor of Executive Plaza, 601 Ca...

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Posted on: October 22, 2021

Redistricting in City of Fredericksburg

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The City has purchased redistricting software and is developing redistricting plans for public meetings to be held in November. A draft of alternative ward boundaries will be distributed to Council and public on November 4, 2021.

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Posted on: October 13, 2021

Early in-person voting runs through October 30

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Early in-person voting runs through October 30, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. in the Registrar’s Office at the Executive Plaza, 601 Caroline Street, 5th floor. Saturday in-person early voting is on October 23 and October 30 from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Last day ...

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Fredericksburg News
Posted on: September 24, 2021

Renaming Jefferson Davis Highway to Emancipation Highway

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The portion of Route 1 within City of Fredericksburg boundaries will be updated with new signage. Several City departments are working to update a number of systems to accommodate new address information. Please check here for your proposed address change

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Posted on: October 13, 2021

Fredericksburg Regional Transit Commences Earlier Morning Service on October 18th

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Fredericksburg Regional Transit will commence earlier morning service on select routes beginning Monday, October 18. FRED will add an additional hour of service to nine (9) routes; including, D1, D2, D3, F2, F3, F4, S1, S4, and S5. “The launch o...

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Posted on: October 18, 2021

Fredericksburg COVID-19 Update for October 18, 2021

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Fredericksburg Fire Chief Mike Jones provides an overview of Covid-19 case numbers in our area for Monday, October 18, 2021.

To find a vaccination site near you, text your zip code to GETVAX- 438829 or visit vaccinate.virginia.gov

To find a testi...

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Posted on: July 8, 2021

Riverfront Park is now open

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Riverfront Park, located along Sophia Street in Historic Downtown Fredericksburg, has partially opened to the public.

This nearly 4-acre public space features Rappahannock River views with open space, event space, an interactive water feature, a meadow are...

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Fredericksburg News
Posted on: September 15, 2021

UMW, City Unveiled Historical Marker of Freedom Rides

Freedom Riders Marker newsflash

The University of Mary Washington and the City of Fredericksburg on September 22 unveiled a historical marker commemorating Fredericksburg, Virginia as the first stop of the Freedom Rides on May 4, 1961. Dion Diamond, a Freedom Rider, was the featured spe...

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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: 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: 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

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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 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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