1. Voting Info Logo

    Early In-Person Voting Continues Through October 31

    Early in-person voting is ongoing Monday - Friday 8:30 am-4:30 pm and on Saturday, October 24 and 31 from 8:30 am-4:30 pm. at 601 Caroline Street on the 5th floor. Read on...
  2. Public input

    Have Your Voice Heard by City Council

    Seeking public input about racial equity in Fredericksburg. As an outgrowth of their adoption of the Racial Equity Plan – Phase One, Fredericksburg City Council has directed staff to gather public input about racial equity in the City of Fredericksburg. Read on...
  3. 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...
  4. Fred-transfer-point

    Fredericksburg Regional Transit goes “Fare Free” on Election Day

    FRED buses will be fare free on Tuesday, November 3rd to support and increase transit rider voter turnout. “Not having access to transportation or having to bear the burden of an additional transit fare should not be a barrier to voting,"... Read on...
  5. Halloween-safety

    Stay Safe This Halloween

    The City of Fredericksburg and Mary Washington Healthcare want you to stay safe this Halloween. Instead of taking the children out for trick or treating, consider having a family boo-vie night! If you opt to take them out see our tips... Read on...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. Ask-the-Mayor-episode-8

    Ask the Mayor Episode 8

    Mayor Greenlaw is joined by Parks, Recreation and Events Director, Jane Shelhorse, who answers your questions about what's happening in the 'Burg. City staff has been working hard to organize COVID-safe events, classes and programs for us this fall. Read on...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. City-Council-Update

    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...
  18. oath-of-office-th

    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...
  19. Auction-Block-Archival-Wrapped

    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. Riverfront-Park-feature

    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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  1. Early In-Person Voting Continues Through October 31

    Early in-person voting is ongoing Monday - Friday 8:30 am-4:30 pm and on Saturday, October 24 and 31 from 8:30 am-4:30 pm. at 601 Caroline Street on the 5th floor. Read on...
  2. Have Your Voice Heard by City Council

    Seeking public input about racial equity in Fredericksburg. As an outgrowth of their adoption of the Racial Equity Plan – Phase One, Fredericksburg City Council has directed staff to gather public input about racial equity in the City of Fredericksburg. Read on...
  3. 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...
  4. Fredericksburg Regional Transit goes “Fare Free” on Election Day

    FRED buses will be fare free on Tuesday, November 3rd to support and increase transit rider voter turnout. “Not having access to transportation or having to bear the burden of an additional transit fare should not be a barrier to voting,"... Read on...
  5. Stay Safe This Halloween

    The City of Fredericksburg and Mary Washington Healthcare want you to stay safe this Halloween. Instead of taking the children out for trick or treating, consider having a family boo-vie night! If you opt to take them out see our tips... Read on...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. City Manager's Report

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