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Posted on: May 28, 2020

Dual Primary Election on June 23

June 23 Absentee voting

Due the COVID-19 pandemic voting at-home via absentee ballot is available to all City of Fredericksburg Voters for the June 23, 2020 Primary Elections. There is a Democratic and Republican Primary scheduled. All voters qualify to vote absentee, but all mu...

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Posted on: May 27, 2020

Wall of Honor Nominees

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The Fredericksburg Memorials Advisory Commission is seeking nominations to the city Wall of Honor for 2020. The Wall of Honor recognizes those who have made significant contributions to the welfare of the city and the betterment of society. Nominees must ...

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Posted on: May 29, 2020

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Video Update

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Updated May 29

Today’s video includes a demonstration of how to don and doff a face covering.

In our immediate area there are now 1,448 positive cases in our Health District. Stafford has 681 cases, Spotsylvania 500, King George 62 and Caroline 58...

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Fredericksburg News
Posted on: May 18, 2020

City of Fredericksburg, EDA to explore business assistance programs

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The City of Fredericksburg and its Economic Development Authority will work with the local business community to establish additional business-assistance programs in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak.

The EDA held a special meeting at on  Wednesda...

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Fredericksburg News
Posted on: May 15, 2020

Governor Northam’s Phase One Begins in the City of Fredericksburg

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Some Virginia businesses will be allowed to resume operations in a restricted and very limited manner today, including those in the City of Fredericksburg.  This marks the start of Governor Northam’s “Phase One” loos...

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Fredericksburg News
Posted on: March 10, 2020

FY 2021 Recommended Budget Revisions

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This recommended budget will ultimately have changes due to the impacts of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) - more discusses to follow with upcoming council meetings. 

On March 10 the FY 2021 City Manager’s Recommended Budget was presented to ...

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Posted on: May 8, 2020

Fredericksburg Farmers Market is now open

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The Fredericksburg Farmers Market in historic downtown is now open for the season. This popular, open air market has historically been a social gathering place, and City staff has been working on new requirements to accommodate Governor Northam’...

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Posted on: April 13, 2020

City’s Personal Property Tax Deadline Extended

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Fredericksburg City Council voted to extend the Personal Property Tax deadline from May 15 to July 15, 2020. The deadline for Real Estate bills was NOT extended, and those bills were due to the Treasurer’s Office on Friday, May 15, 2020.

Due to t...

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Posted on: May 4, 2020

S&P, Moody’s and Fitch affirm the City of Fredericksburg’s Outstanding Bond Ratings

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Agencies cite “strong economy, investment in economic development projects, fiscal constraint, very strong budgetary flexibility, liquidity and management”

The City of Fredericksburg is pleased to announce that the three major bond rati...

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Fredericksburg News
Posted on: April 27, 2020

Child Abuse Prevention Month Extended

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The City of Fredericksburg’s Department of Social Services recognizes that we are experiencing a very difficult time and wants everyone to know that they are here to help! They have officially extended Child Abuse Prevention “month&...

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Fredericksburg News
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 24, 2020

Guidance for Local Business on COVID-19 Protective Measures

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(Fredericksburg, VA) April 24, 2020 -  The City of Fredericksburg is offering guidance for workers and employers involved in retail operations that remain open during the COVID-19 pandemic, particularly those operations with high customer volumes...

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Fredericksburg News
Posted on: March 17, 2020

Order Transitioning to In-Person Court Proceedings

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Order Transitioning to In-Person Court Proceedings 

The Chief Justice entered an order declaring a judicial emergency for all district and circuit courts of the Commonwealth to protect the health and safety of court employees, litigants, judges, a...

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Posted on: April 8, 2020

Statement on City Council’s Special Virtual Meeting held April 7, 2020

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(Fredericksburg, VA) April 8, 2020 - Fredericksburg City Council held a Special Virtual Meeting on Tuesday, April 7, 2020, which experienced some technical difficulties. In an effort to provide continuity of government business during the current COVID-19...

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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: 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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Posted on: December 6, 2019

Upper Caroline Street Sanitary Sewer Replacement Project

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April 10, 2020 Update:  Work continues on the replacement of the sanitary sewer interceptor system in the upper Caroline Street corridor. Construction has progressed further down Caroline Street which has opened up the section of the Heritage Tra...

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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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