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    Fredericksburg Library Celebrates Expanded Theater

    Fredericksburg Branch of Central Rappahannock Regional Library will hold a Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening for the renovated theater on Thursday, January 30, at 4:30 pm. The theater has been expanded to allow for larger audiences, a sound booth and Read on...
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    FRED Transit to Relocate Spotsylvania Avenue Transfer Point on Monday, January 27

    Beginning Monday, January 27, 2020, FRED Transit will relocate its Spotsylvania Avenue transfer point from its current location to its new location in the parking lot of Rappahannock Goodwill Industries (RGI) at 4701 Market Street. Read on...
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    Community Dialogues: Public Input Meetings

    The City and the Fredericksburg City Public Schools have created the Enrollment, Capacity and Expansion (ECE) Task Force to analyze instructional needs, enrollment projections, school facility capacity, and expansion options for the school system. Read on...
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    Traffic Signal at George and Prince Edward Streets

    Are you wondering what’s happening with the traffic signal at Prince Edward and George Streets near Hurkamp Park? The signal cable and equipment are beyond repair. Our Public Works crew has set the signal to flashing red from both directions. Read on...
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    Fredericksburg Restaurant Week

    Attention all Foodies! It’s the best time of the year….Downtown Fredericksburg Restaurant Week! This semi-annual event, which will run Jan. 17-26, is the perfect opportunity to sample some of downtown Fredericksburg’s local dining scene. Read on...
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    City of Fredericksburg Welcomes New Budget Manager

    Brenna Erford has been hired as the new Budget Manager. She brings more than 17 years of public and private sector leadership experience in commercial, nonprofit, and public sector organizations. She’s an established expert in U.S. state fiscal... Read on...
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    Employee Appreciation Awards

    As we head into 2020 we'd like to take this time to highlight our employees and fellow co-workers who have dedicated their time and talents in long-standing service to the City. Mr. Tim Ennis celebrated 40 years with Fredericksburg this past year. Read on...
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    Beyer Named the New Director of Public Works

    City also fills key positions in Capital Projects and Stormwater Management. The City is pleased to announce a change in leadership in the City’s Public Works Department. The current Director, Dave King, will be retiring in January. Read on...
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    Jones Named Next Fredericksburg Fire Chief

    We are pleased to announce that Michael Jones has been named as the next Fredericksburg Fire Chief by City Manager Tim Baroody, succeeding Eddie Allen, who will retire in March. Jones is the current Deputy Chief for the Fire Department. Read on...
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    City Council asks Circuit Court to Dismiss Auction Block Lawsuit

    Fredericksburg City Attorney Kathleen Dooley filed the City Council’s response to the petition filed by E.D. Cole Building, L.L.C. and Local Holdings, L.L.C., in the Fredericksburg Circuit Court, generally denying erroneous allegations in the Petition. Read on...
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    Downtown Pedestrian Safety

    Several pedestrian safety initiatives have been implemented over the last few years to include the installation of mid-street Yield to Pedestrian signs across the City, painting highly visible "ladder" crosswalks, and the addition of... Read on...
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    Upper Caroline Street Sanitary Sewer Replacement Project

    Work will soon begin on the replacement of the sanitary sewer interceptor system in the upper Caroline Street corridor. On Monday, December 9, Caroline Street will be closed between Herndon and Germania Streets on a 24/7 basis to facilitate the start Read on...
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    New Work Zone and Traffic Patterns at Liberty Place Project

    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 construction of the new Liberty Place development. On Tuesday and Wednesday, December 10 Read on...
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    Findings on the redevelopment of the Renwick buildings

    The City conducted a public forum on the adaptive reuse of the Renwick Courthouse, old jail and Wallace Library on November 7, 2019. Over eighty people attended, many of whom participated in a guided tour of the three buildings prior to the forum. Read on...
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    Parking Lot Project Highlights UMW, City Partnership

    A ribbon cutting was held Friday, November 22 for a newly expanded parking lot at UMW’s Battlefield Athletic Complex. This project illustrates a concerted effort by the University and City of Fredericksburg to work collaboratively on community issues. Read on...
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    City Council 2036 Vision: October Quarterly Priorities Update

    The Mayor and City Council have recently received an October 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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    City Real Estate Reassessment Work Underway

    Field Work to inspect properties by contractor began in July 2019. The General Property Reassessment, as required by State Law, is scheduled for the City, effective July 1, 2020. The last reassessment in the City of ... Read on...
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    Link Multiple Utility Billing Accounts

    On September 14th, the City upgraded our New Utility Billing System Munis Self Service online payment portal. This upgrade provides our customers with the ability to link multiple Utility Billing accounts to your user ID Read on...
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    Fredericksburg Baseball hits a “fredanthropic” home run

    The baseball team is the City of Fredericksburg’s final Fredanthropist participant. When word of the City of Fredericksburg’s Fredanthropist program began circulating, it caught the eye of two of Fredericksburg Baseball’s principals... Read on...
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    Unsheltered Homelessness Initiative Pilot Meets Year-One Target

    The City of Fredericksburg, Mary Washington Healthcare, and the Fredericksburg Regional Continuum of Care are excited to report that the Unsheltered Homelessness Initiative pilot has met its year-one target of helping unsheltered households into homes. Read on...
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