1. Closure Update (1)

    Circuit and General District Court Closed This Week

    ***Updated: December 2 at 3:10pm*** The Fredericksburg Circuit and General District Courts will remain closed on Thursday and Friday, December 3-4 for Covid-19 related safety precautions. The Fredericksburg Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court is open. Read on...
  2. Flood-Maps-are-Changing

    Public Invited to Appeal or Comment on Flood Maps in City

    FEMA is proposing updates to the Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM) for the City of Fredericksburg, Virginia. Community stakeholders are invited to participate in a 90-day appeal and comment period. Read on...
  3. riverfront-park-smart-park-newsflash

    Riverfront Park to be Fredericksburg’s first “Smart Park”

    The City of Fredericksburg is proud to announce a partnership with the Center for Innovative Technology (CIT) for a “smart” Riverfront Park. This new park located along Sophia Street in Historic Downtown will be a significant new public space in downtown Read on...
  4. ask-the-mayor-ep-11

    Ask the Mayor Episode 11

    Find out best places to park when you are visiting downtown this weekend for the official start of the holiday shopping season. Windows will be decorated, holiday music will be on, and garland and holiday flags will be in place. Read on...
  5. FPD VCC

    Fredericksburg Police Department Partners with Virginia Clean Cities

    In response to City Council’s Priority for a Clean & Green Fredericksburg and their recently adopted 100% Renewable Energy Resolution, the Fredericksburg Police Department has partnered with Virginia Clean Cities for guidance on alternative fuel vehicles Read on...
  6. Winchester-Parking-Garage

    Changes to parking opportunities coming to William Street

    The City of Fredericksburg for the past several years has been leasing the Barton Street lot (at the corner of Barton and William streets) from Vakos Companies for public parking while the nearby garage was planned and built. Read on...
  7. City Managers Report

    City Manager's Report

    The City Manager provides an update twice a month to Council and citizens on important topics and events. Read on...
  8. Reassessment

    General Property Re-assessment

    The City’s general property re-assessment is nearing completion. The City’s assessor has completed the process of assigning values for each City property. Notices to property owners are scheduled for mailing during the last week of October. Read on...
  9. Leaf newsflash

    Leaf Collection Season

    The City’s Fall Leaf collection program begins on November 2nd. Weekly collection schedules will be posted on website and weekly updates will be sent via FRED ALERT to subscribers of "leaf collection". Read on...
  10. Fred-Transit

    Fredericksburg Regional Transit Awarded VTA Grant

    Fredericksburg Regional Transit (FRED) has been awarded a grant from the Virginia Transit Association (VTA) in the amount of $346,000. FRED, in partnership with local Departments of Social Services, will use funds for Transit Supporting Working Families Read on...
  11. Site-of-Auction-Block

    City Honors the Importance of a More Inclusive History

    The City of Fredericksburg recognized the importance of honoring all voices in history at the former site of the Slave Auction Block. A new wayside panel display with brick renovations and a circular medallion have been installed Read on...
  12. Fxbg News

    Vice-Mayor Frye re-elected to VML City Section Chair

    The Virginia Municipal League is pleased to announce that at its Annual Business Meeting held on October 8, 2020, City of Fredericksburg Vice-Mayor Charlie L. Frye, Jr. was re-elected to the position of City Section Chair of the Executive Committee. Read on...
  13. Ask the Mayor ep 9

    Ask the Mayor Episode 9

    The Rappahannock River is so important to our City that we have a full-time member of our staff dedicated solely to its protection. Learn how our Watershed Manager, Officer Joe Young, works to protect the watershed and his advice for river safety. Read on...
  14. UMW-City-Prevent-Virus

    UMW, Fredericksburg Work Together to Prevent Spread of Virus

    Longtime partners, the University of Mary Washington and the City of Fredericksburg, have teamed up once again. This time, in an effort to slow the spread of coronavirus in the local community. Read on...
  15. GFOA Finance Award (1)

    Finance Wins GFOA Award for FY 2019 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report

    The City is pleased to announce that the Government Finance Officers’ Association has awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting to the City for the FY 2019 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report. The City’s CAFR has been Read on...
  16. VML Award Winner

    City Wins Five Awards for Efforts During the Covid-19 Emergency

    The City of Fredericksburg has been awarded five Local Champion Awards by the Virginia Municipal League for its efforts to protect the health and safety of Fredericksburg during the Covid-19 pandemic. Read on...
  17. council-priorities-feature

    City Council 2036 Vision: September Quarterly Priorities Update

    The Mayor and City Council have recently received the September 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...
  18. 3-Musketeers-feature

    City Receives Two Public Sculptures

    At their August 25th meeting the Fredericksburg City Council voted to authorize the City Manager to accept two sculptures into the City’s public art inventory. The two donated works are Three Musketeers by Michael Bednar and Re: Aman by Anthony Heinz May. Read on...
  19. News-Release

    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...
  20. Route-Shout-feature

    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...
  21. Police-News-feature

    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...
  22. 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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  1. Circuit and General District Court Closed This Week

    ***Updated: December 2 at 3:10pm*** The Fredericksburg Circuit and General District Courts will remain closed on Thursday and Friday, December 3-4 for Covid-19 related safety precautions. The Fredericksburg Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court is open. Read on...
  2. Public Invited to Appeal or Comment on Flood Maps in City

    FEMA is proposing updates to the Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM) for the City of Fredericksburg, Virginia. Community stakeholders are invited to participate in a 90-day appeal and comment period. Read on...
  3. Riverfront Park to be Fredericksburg’s first “Smart Park”

    The City of Fredericksburg is proud to announce a partnership with the Center for Innovative Technology (CIT) for a “smart” Riverfront Park. This new park located along Sophia Street in Historic Downtown will be a significant new public space in downtown Read on...
  4. Ask the Mayor Episode 11

    Find out best places to park when you are visiting downtown this weekend for the official start of the holiday shopping season. Windows will be decorated, holiday music will be on, and garland and holiday flags will be in place. Read on...
  5. Fredericksburg Police Department Partners with Virginia Clean Cities

    In response to City Council’s Priority for a Clean & Green Fredericksburg and their recently adopted 100% Renewable Energy Resolution, the Fredericksburg Police Department has partnered with Virginia Clean Cities for guidance on alternative fuel vehicles Read on...
  6. Changes to parking opportunities coming to William Street

    The City of Fredericksburg for the past several years has been leasing the Barton Street lot (at the corner of Barton and William streets) from Vakos Companies for public parking while the nearby garage was planned and built. Read on...
  7. City Manager's Report

    The City Manager provides an update twice a month to Council and citizens on important topics and events. Read on...
  8. General Property Re-assessment

    The City’s general property re-assessment is nearing completion. The City’s assessor has completed the process of assigning values for each City property. Notices to property owners are scheduled for mailing during the last week of October. Read on...