1. Fireworks newsflash

    FredNats Fireworks Schedule Announced

    The Fredericksburg Nationals Baseball Team will be displaying fireworks at the FredNats ballpark at the conclusion of their home games: May 14, May 21, June 4, June 18, July 2, July 4, July 9, July 30, August 13, August 27, and September 17. Read on...
  2. Tax Due Date Announcement

    City of Fredericksburg Tax Due Date Announcement

    June 4, 2021 due date with penalty-free payments through June 11. Penalty-free payments will be accepted through June 11, 2021. Bills have been mailed and are now viewable online. Read on...
  3. Fred Transit Alerts

    East Coast Fuel Shortage/FRED Transit Response – Free Fares Friday, May 14th – Wednesday, May 19th

    FRED will be FARE FREE from May 14 – May 19. Due to the current fuel shortage in the region, FRED will be fare-free for all community members during the temporary shutdown of the Colonial Pipeline to assist citizens with access to essential workplaces. Read on...
  4. May 2021 City Views Cover

    Fredericksburg City Views - Creative Maker District, May 2021

    Welcome to "City Views," a new video blog by the Fredericksburg Community Planning and Building Department. Join us for this episode in which Chuck Johnston, Director, and Mike Craig, Senior Planner, discuss the Creative Maker District. Read on...
  5. FXBG

    City close to adopting ‘Good Neighbor Ordinance’

    On Tuesday, April 27th, Fredericksburg City Council took the first of two votes on what is being called the “Good Neighbor Ordinance.” The second and final vote is planned May 11. Read for more information. Read on...
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    PERF Public Comment Questionnaire Results

    The City of Fredericksburg is committed to engaging its community in important conversations. As part of this ongoing effort, the City sought public comment on the Police Executive Research Forum (PERF) Report through a questionnaire in February & March Read on...
  7. Adult Abuse Prevention Month

    Adult Abuse Awareness Month

    In Virginia, the month of May is recognized as Adult Abuse Awareness Month. Each year, the Fredericksburg Department of Social Services strives to raise awareness and funds to support our work with our elderly and disabled adult populations. Read on...
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    Fredericksburg Police Department Update on PERF Recommendations

    Fredericksburg Police Chief Layton provided a final report on the demonstrations of May 31, 2020 - June 2, 2020 to City Council at last night's meeting. Read the report and watch the video here. Read on...
  9. Energy Share newsflash Copy

    Fredericksburg Social Services is offering assistance for city residents’ electric or gas bills

    Energy Share, provided by Dominion Energy, is a program designed to assist City residents who may be at least one month behind in their electric or gas bill. Residents must be living in 22401 and the bill must be in their name. Contact Fredericksburg DSS Read on...
  10. FXBG

    UMW, City to commemorate 60th anniversary of the Freedom Rides

    The University of Mary Washington and the City of Fredericksburg on May 4, 2021, will commemorate the 60th anniversary of the Freedom Riders’ arrival in Fredericksburg at the site of the former Fredericksburg bus depot. Read on...
  11. Election Update

    City Council and School Board contests to be held on November 2, 2021

    City Council and School Board elections, traditionally held in May even years, have been moved to November odd years. The deadline for candidates to qualify for these two races is June 8, 2021 at 7:00pm. Read more here... Read on...
  12. Reminder about Event Permits Copy

    Planning an Event or Gathering?

    Warmer weather is here. Are you planning to use one of the City’s parks or public spaces for an event or gathering? Remember to file for a permit. Get information, download permit forms and learn more Additional Info...
  13. Clean and Green news (1)

    Clean and Green Commission Sustainability Award

    The City's Clean & Green Commission will begin to recognize City businesses that commit to adopting environmentally sustainable practices in their operations. The Commission’s Sustainability Award will be issued annually to businesses meeting the criteria Read the press release here...
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    Racial Equity Plan Update

    On Tuesday, March 9th, Angela Freeman, the City’s outgoing Diversity, Equity and Economic Advancement Officer provided her final update on Phase 1 of City staff’s Racial Equity Plan, which is available for public review Read on...
  15. Meeting-Railroad-Ave-newsflash

    CSX Community Update

    The City of Fredericksburg again met with CSX representatives and Mayfield Civic Association representatives on March 19, 2021. The City asked that CSX offer a written update to the community monthly moving forward, and the May 2021 update is available Read on...
  16. Budget Recommended FY22 Newsflash Copy

    City Manager's Recommended Budget for FY 2022

    The FY 2022 Recommended Operating and Capital Budget is available for review. Additional budget information/presentations from work sessions is included. The second reading on budget items will be held May 11 at 3 pm Read on...
  17. Jackson-Transit-Director

    City Transportation responsibilities shift to Ms. Jamie Jackson

    City Manager announced today that FRED Transit Director Jamie Jackson will assume additional leadership responsibilities for transportation issues previously held by the City’s Transportation Administrator. Read on...
  18. Council Priorities Newsflash

    Phase Two Final Report of Progress and Action on Priorities

    The update video and final report which Council received at their December 2020 Special Budget and Financial Work Session is available for reviewing. Read on...
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