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    Summer Restaurant Week Aug. 14-23

    This summer our popular Fredericksburg Restaurant Week comes with a Love Local Style twist! You choose how to enjoy our local food scene: curbside pick-up, outdoor picnic, take-home meal kit, or just dining in. Restaurant Week's got you covered. Read on...
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    Ask the Mayor Episode 5

    Mayor Greenlaw shares timely updates on what is happening in the City. In this week’s video, Mayor Greenlaw discusses the City Council’s action on Tuesday night and the City’s efforts on ‘telling our full story’. Read on...
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    City to Advance Work on "Telling Full Story"

    City Council took an important step toward more fully recognizing and representing Fredericksburg’s full history. Council voted to spend $205,000 on an array of projects focused on local African American history. Read on...
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    Fredericksburg Police Release Initial Report on Response to Demonstrations

    As part of its ongoing commitment to transparency and accountability, the Fredericksburg Police Department is releasing a preliminary report of police response to demonstrations that occurred May 31-June 2. The preliminary report will be given to PERF Read on...
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    Citizens Advisory Panel now accepting applications

    The Fredericksburg Police Department's Citizens Advisory Panel (CAP) facilitates two-way communication between the Department and key stakeholders in our community. They are now accepting applications to fill five spots on the CAP. Read on...
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    Fredericksburg Transit Provides Free “RouteShout 2.0” Bus Tracking Mobile App

    Fredericksburg Regional Transit (FRED), has launched a new mobile application to help riders track their buses on their smartphone. The RouteShout 2.0 app can be downloaded on iPhone and Android devices at no cost from the Apple Store or Google Play. Read on...
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    Fredericksburg Police Announce Alignment with ‘8 Can’t Wait’

    Fredericksburg Police, in an effort to continually advance its organization and fulfill its mission of being dedicated to fair and just policing, is proud to announce community outreach events and newly implemented improvements to its policing efforts. Read on...
  8. COVID-19 Update

    COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Update

    In our immediate area there have been a cumulative total of 3,099 positive cases in our Health District: Stafford has 1,214 cases, Spotsylvania 1,254, King George 119 and Caroline 174. Here in Fredericksburg the cases have increased to 338. Read on...
  9. News-Release

    City Council Unanimously Approves Hiring of Third-Party Police Review Consultant

    City Council this week approved the engagement of a third-party consultant to conduct an independent review of the City’s law enforcement practices and recent instances of use of force and arrests during demonstrations between May 31 and June 2. Read on...
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    Fredericksburg City Council takes progressive actions to enhance community

    City Council on Tuesday night took several steps to advance its commitment of always being a welcoming and inclusive city. They held a number of discussions and took several actions, including adopting a resolution urging the Virginia General Assembly Read on...
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    Oath of Office Ceremony Held July 1st

    The event began with the Honorable Gordon F. Willis, Presiding Judge of Fredericksburg Circuit Court, swearing in Mary Katherine Greenlaw, Kerry P. Devine and Matthew J. Kelly... Read on...
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    City of Fredericksburg Committed to Continued Public Safety

    As organized protests continue to raise awareness about key issues in our community, the City of Fredericksburg remains committed to putting safety first while advancing important conversations and ensuring that all members of our community are respected. Read on...
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    Adoption of Plan for Reform to Address Racial Inequality and Race Discrimination

    On June 23, Council approved the response and recovery plan in response to calls for reforms that lay out three phases of action with a proposed outcome of the adoption. Read on...
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    Virginia's Phase Three Reopening

    On July 1, Virginia entered into Governor Northam's Phase Three plan which included lifting many 50% capacity limitations on restaurants and retail establishments. Proactive steps need to be continued to limit the spread. Read on...
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    Ballpark Digest features Fredericksburg stadium

    BallparkDigest.com recently published a great article on the new Fredericksburg stadium. We invite you to read it here... Read on...
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    Message from the Mayor and City Council

    As the City Manager stated at the June 9 Council meeting, the community will receive a full and transparent accounting of the recent events in the City of Fredericksburg. The Police Department is currently performing a formal and intensive review. Read on...
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    Message from City Manager Timothy Baroody on the Curfew and Events of the Past Week

    I am pleased to announce the end of the nightly curfew in the City of Fredericksburg, effective immediately. After consulting with the Chief of Police, members of City Council, and the Police Department Citizen Advisory Panel, I signed a new... Read on...
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    Fredericksburg City Council Message to our Community

    City Council hereby resolves that: We join the community in condemning acts of violence by law enforcement against black people; We recognize that expression of public concern is the essence of democracy and a caring populace, and continue to support... Read on...
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    City of Fredericksburg Proceeds with Auction Block Relocation

    The City has removed the slave auction block on Friday, June 5th. It's a significant step in living Council’s directive to relocate the historic artifact, and work to tell a more complete history of Fredericksburg and its storied African American history. Read on...
  20. Courthouse photo

    Update on In-Person Court Proceedings and Face Coverings

    Effective June 22, a new order is in place transitioning in person court proceedings , social distancing and continuing face covering requirement. Read on...
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    S&P, Moody’s and Fitch affirm the City of Fredericksburg’s Outstanding Bond Ratings

    The City of Fredericksburg is pleased to announce that the three major bond rating agencies – Fitch, Moody’s, and Standard & Poor’s – all confirmed their current credit ratings for the City of Fredericksburg last week. The agencies were reviewiewing... Read on...
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    Wipes Clog Pipes

    Please only flush toilet paper down pipes, no other wipes, or even paper towels. "Flushable" wipes can still cause problems in sewer systems because they do not disintegrate quick enough. Read on...
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    Riverfront Park Construction

    The construction of the Riverfront Park began in late February 2020. Last November, City Council awarded a contract for construction of the park to Athena Construction of Triangle, Virginia. Read on...
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    Upper Caroline Street Sanitary Sewer Replacement Project

    Work continues on the replacement of the sanitary sewer interceptor system in the upper Caroline Street corridor. Caroline St remains closed to thru traffic between Progress St and Freedom Lane. Read on...
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    Work Zone and Traffic Patterns at Liberty Place Project

    Motorists are advised of work zones and traffic pattern changes in the 600 block of William Street (between Douglas and Winchester Streets) associated with construction of the new Liberty Place development. Read on...
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    City Council 2036 Vision: April Quarterly Priorities Update

    The Mayor and City Council have recently received the April quarterly update on the Council Priorities for FY 2019-2021 under the categories of the eight desired future states. These Priorities are meant to advance toward Council’s 2036 Vision... Read on...
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  1. Summer Restaurant Week Aug. 14-23

    This summer our popular Fredericksburg Restaurant Week comes with a Love Local Style twist! You choose how to enjoy our local food scene: curbside pick-up, outdoor picnic, take-home meal kit, or just dining in. Restaurant Week's got you covered. Read on...
  2. Ask the Mayor Episode 5

    Mayor Greenlaw shares timely updates on what is happening in the City. In this week’s video, Mayor Greenlaw discusses the City Council’s action on Tuesday night and the City’s efforts on ‘telling our full story’. Read on...
  3. City to Advance Work on "Telling Full Story"

    City Council took an important step toward more fully recognizing and representing Fredericksburg’s full history. Council voted to spend $205,000 on an array of projects focused on local African American history. Read on...
  4. Fredericksburg Police Release Initial Report on Response to Demonstrations

    As part of its ongoing commitment to transparency and accountability, the Fredericksburg Police Department is releasing a preliminary report of police response to demonstrations that occurred May 31-June 2. The preliminary report will be given to PERF Read on...
  5. Citizens Advisory Panel now accepting applications

    The Fredericksburg Police Department's Citizens Advisory Panel (CAP) facilitates two-way communication between the Department and key stakeholders in our community. They are now accepting applications to fill five spots on the CAP. Read on...
  6. Fredericksburg Transit Provides Free “RouteShout 2.0” Bus Tracking Mobile App

    Fredericksburg Regional Transit (FRED), has launched a new mobile application to help riders track their buses on their smartphone. The RouteShout 2.0 app can be downloaded on iPhone and Android devices at no cost from the Apple Store or Google Play. Read on...
  7. Fredericksburg Police Announce Alignment with ‘8 Can’t Wait’

    Fredericksburg Police, in an effort to continually advance its organization and fulfill its mission of being dedicated to fair and just policing, is proud to announce community outreach events and newly implemented improvements to its policing efforts. Read on...
  8. COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Update

    In our immediate area there have been a cumulative total of 3,099 positive cases in our Health District: Stafford has 1,214 cases, Spotsylvania 1,254, King George 119 and Caroline 174. Here in Fredericksburg the cases have increased to 338. Read on...