1. City Manager Update Newsflash

    City Manager's Update

    The City Manager provides an update twice a month to Council and residents on important topics and events. This update is a part of the regular Council Agenda for the Council Meeting. Read on...
  2. Parks-Planning-Feb-28-newsflash

    Parks Master Plan Meeting - February 28

    We want to hear from you! Please join us on Wednesday, February 28 from 6-8pm. We will be discussing the master plans for Alum Spring Park, Ficklen Island, and Old Mill Park. In case of bad weather, March 6 is the snow/rain date. Read on...
  3. Wall-of-Honor-24-newsflash

    City is Seeking Wall of Honor Nominations

    The Fredericksburg Memorials Advisory Commission is seeking nominations to the City Wall of Honor, which recognizes those who have made significant contributions to the welfare of the city and the betterment of society. Deadline for submission: May 14 Read on...
  4. fxbg sustainabiltiy award newsflash

    2024 Sustainability Award

    The City of Fredericksburg Clean and Green Commission is announcing the kick-off for the 2024 Sustainability Award. The Commission will be accepting applications until March 31st, 2024. Read on...
  5. Photo of Mayor Devine and Frank White

    Fredericksburg Civil Rights Trail Added to U.S. Civil Rights Trail

    The City of Fredericksburg and the University of Mary Washington on Thursday, Feb. 8, announced that the Fredericksburg Civil Rights Trail has been added to the national collection of landmarks that make up the U.S. Civil Rights Trail. Read on...
  6. Wayside-Panel-newsflash

    New Wayside Panels Unveiled

    As part of ongoing efforts to tell a more complete history of our community, the City has installed five new wayside panels. Created in collaboration with the Fredericksburg Area Museum, community members, and local scholars, these new panels... Read on...
  7. Priorities Phase 4 newsflash 1

    Council Priorities - Phase Four - Third Quarterly Update

    Staff has transmitted their progress report on the third quarterly update for Council Priorities Phase Four for 2023-2025 under the categories of the nine desired future states for Council’s 2036 Vision. Read on...
  8. Now Hiring newsflash

    Now Hiring! Join our team today

    The City of Fredericksburg is looking for talented individuals in a variety of job opportunities to help us serve our community. Full-time and part-time positions available. Apply now... Additional Info...
  9. Huntley Homecoming newsflash (1)

    Huntley Homecoming Rescheduled to March 30

    The Huntley Homecoming Celebration has been rescheduled for Saturday, March 30, 2024. The Downtown Driving Procession along Huntley's performance venues begins at 11:00am. Gates open at the Virginia Credit Union Stadium at 11:30am, with the Pep Rally... Read on...
  10. Riverfront-restroom-Jan-24-newsflash

    Riverfront Park Restrooms

    The new restrooms at Fredericksburg’s Riverfront Park are now open to the public. Daily open hours are 7am to 8pm. Read on...
  11. Youth Caps Tournament Newsflash

    Inline Hockey Tournament Draws Regional Teams to Fredericksburg

    On Saturday, January 20th, Fredericksburg hosted the first Washington Capitals League Inline Hockey Tournament held in Dixon Park, drawing 13 teams of youth roller hockey players from 5 different programs spread across 3 divisions. Competition began... Read on...
  12. FXBG-City-Council-24

    Oath of Office Ceremony Held On January 2nd

    The City of Fredericksburg’s Oath of Office Ceremony was held on Tuesday, January 2, 2024 at 12:00pm in the Historic City Hall. U.S. Representative Abigail Spanberger was the Keynote Speaker, and Judge Gordon Willis swore-in the three newly elected... Read on...
  13. FXBG Steering Committee Newsflash

    FXBG Steering Committee Advances Effort to Enhance Community Safety, Address Teen Violence

    Following events of violence in the community earlier this year, the Fredericksburg City Public Schools partnered with the City of Fredericksburg to form the FXBG Steering Committee on Teen Violence, and have been meeting monthly since July Read on...
  14. Visitor-Center-new-rendering

    FXBG Visitor Center project takes big step forward

    Fredericksburg City Council on Tuesday approved two important pieces to advance the new Visitor Center project. The City plans to relocate its Visitor Center from 706 Caroline Street to the first floor of the Executive Plaza at 601 Caroline Street. Read on...
  15. Renwick-newsflash

    Update on the Renwick Complex Working Group

    The group made recommendations about future steps to City Council at its December 12 meeting. City staff will return to City Council in the first quarter of calendar year 2024 with an action plan for implementation. Read on...
  16. UMW-City-Sports-Tourism-newsflash

    City of Fredericksburg, Fredericksburg EDA, and UMW Athletics partner on Sports Tourism

    The City of Fredericksburg, the Fredericksburg Economic Development Authority and the University of Mary Washington’s Athletics Department are partnering to bring in more sports tourism events and drive room nights to city hotels. Read on...
  17. Boards and Commissions newsflash

    Join a Board or Commission in the City of Fredericksburg and help serve your community.

    Are you interested in becoming more active in the government of your city? Consider a position on a board or commission. Citizens are appointed by the Fredericksburg City Council to serve a limited number of two- to five-year terms. Current openings... Read on...
  18. Shining-Partnership-Award-newsflash

    Fredericksburg’s Civil Rights Trail Awarded “Shining Example Partnership”

    Fredericksburg’s new Civil Rights Trail was recognized as “The Shining Example Partnership” for effective partnerships within the tourism industry by the Southeast Tourism Society. Read on...
  19. Reminder about Event Permits newsflash

    Event Permits in the City

    Are you planning to use one of the City’s parks or public spaces for an event or gathering? Please remember to file for a permit. Read on...
  20. VRE-bridge-newsflash

    Updated Schedule of Lane Closures at Fredericksburg VRE Train Bridges

    The contractor for VRE’s rehabilitation project has been working on bridge repairs at the Fredericksburg Train Station. They are completing the work for the southbound travel lane on Charles Street and will be moving to the northbound lane. Read on...
  21. Meeting-Railroad-Ave-newsflash

    CSX Community Updates

    The City is committed to continued engagement with CSX on impacts and issues as they work to address concerns, focus on safety, and improve the relationship between businesses and the communities they impact in Fredericksburg. Read on...
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