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Posted on: May 14, 2019

Historic Half Marathon will Close Streets

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On Sunday, May 19 streets along the marathon route will begin closing at 6:30 a.m. with rolling reopenings; all streets will reopen by 11 a.m.  Pay close attention to posted signage.  No parking along the downtown route will begin at 3 a...

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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: May 15, 2019

Fredericksburg Social Services Recognizes Elder Abuse Prevention Month

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The month of May is recognized nationally as Elder Abuse Prevention Month. Each year the Fredericksburg Department of Social Services holds a variety of activities to raise awareness and funds to support our work with our elderly and disabled populations....

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Posted on: May 2, 2019

City of Fredericksburg’s philanthropic program gaining momentum

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Within a few days of announcing annual sponsorship program, Fredanthropist welcomes two new donors

(Fredericksburg, VA) May 15, 2019 - Word is quickly spreading about the City of Fredericksburg’s Fredanthropist program. Launched last week, Fredan...

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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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Fredericksburg News
Posted on: March 12, 2019

Schools Projected Enrollment - Weldon Cooper Report

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The city has recently requested a school enrollment projection study from the Weldon Cooper Center at the University of Virginia.  The city received that report on April 1.  The city prepared a comparison between the "middle" p...

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Reports Fredericksburg News
Posted on: April 2, 2019

FY 2020 Recommended Budget

FY2020 Recommended budget news

The city manager's recommended budget is available for review from the link below.  We encourage you to attend a council work session or regular meeting on the city manager's recommended capital and operating FY2020 budget.  See the meet...

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Budget Information Fredericksburg News
Posted on: April 29, 2019

Notice of Possible Spoofing Emails from the City

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The City of Fredericksburg was recently subject to a spamming campaign that may have led to the exposure of emails sent to and from the City Finance Department. As a precautionary measure, we are alerting our residents and customers to be aware regarding ...

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Fredericksburg News
Posted on: April 2, 2019

City Saves $1.8 Million by Reducing Energy Use in Buildings

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Over a twenty-year period the City of Fredericksburg saved $1,802,805 dollars and produced 25,590,190 lbs less greenhouse gases by reducing electricity and fossil fuel consumption in city government buildings. This environmental stewardship was first impl...

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Information on Clean and Green Commission Fredericksburg News
Posted on: March 12, 2019

City Employee Values

Three men discussing a set of plans

The City of Fredericksburg is a wonderful place to work, shop and live. City employees are seeking to keep our city at its very best by defining a set of Core Values and Vision for our organization. By living these Values we work every day to achieve the ...

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Fredericksburg News
Posted on: March 20, 2019

Welcome to Our New City Website

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Welcome to our new website! We hope you like the changes you see. If you bookmarked pages on our old site, you may find they no longer link you to your desired location. The site is best viewed with Google Chrome. If you need assistance, please contact us...

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Fredericksburg News
Posted on: June 11, 2018

Fredericksburg Baseball Celebrates Groundbreaking

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The City of Fredericksburg and Potomac Nationals announced at the June 26, 2018, Council meeting a partnership that is leading to the team relocating to a newly constructed 5,000-seat multi-purpose stadium in Celebrate Virginia South. City Council unanimo...

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