1. FXBG Storm Updates newsflash

    Storm Preparation Update

    Rain bands associated with Hurricane Ian are slowly making their way towards the area. Fredericksburg is forecasted to receive 2-4 inches of rain starting tonight. Virginia is still under a State of Emergency. Read on...
  2. CAP newsflash-1

    Seeking Applicants for the Citizen's Advisory Panel

    Due to recent retirements from the Fredericksburg Police Department Citizen’s Advisory Panel, Police Chief Layton is accepting applications for three new members. Applicants must either live or work in the City of Fredericksburg. Deadline is September 30. Read on...
  3. Washington Ave newsflash-1

    Two-Way Traffic Coming to Fall Hill Avenue, Washington Ave and Maury Street

    Plans for a major change to the traffic pattern on the one-way streets near James Monroe High School are nearing completion, with the construction project expected to be completed this fall. Construction is anticipated to start in late September... Read on...
  4. Vote newsflash-1

    Early In-Person Voting Starts September 23rd

    Early in-person voting for the November 8, 2022, 7th Congressional District Race, will start September 23, 2022. Early Voting will be conducted in the Fredericksburg Registrar's Office located on the 5th floor of Executive Plaza, 601 Caroline Street Read on...
  5. Sustainability Newsflash

    Environmental Sustainability Program

    The City is happy to announce the launch of the Environmental Sustainability Program's website. By connecting our community with resources and programs that are available, accessible, and affordable, the Program aims to support individual action Read on...
  6. V3 Certified Company

    Official V3 Certified Company

    The City is now an official V3 Certified Company, which is a program that helps employers develop and implement long-term strategies and nationally recognized best practices in recruiting, hiring and retaining Veterans. Read on...
  7. new tax billing system newsflash

    New Tax Billing System

    The Treasurer’s Office and our new online payment portal are 100% activated to process your payments. Utility Bill payments may now be combined with tax bill payments as one transaction. It is no longer necessary to pay them separately. Read on...
  8. 20mpg sign full sized

    New Speed Limit Downtown

    City Council is focused on enhancing pedestrian safety throughout the City, they voted to lower the speed limit in the downtown business district beginning July 1, 2022. This area sees high pedestrian volume throughout the year. Read on...
  9. Priorities Phase 3 Newsflash

    Council Priorities Update - Phase 3

    City Council received the update on Council Priorities - Phase 3 at the August 9th Council Work Session. Read on...
  10. Old Mill Park Entrance Sign

    Old Mill Park Non-Resident Weekend Admission Fee

    Beginning July 23, 2022, admission fees will be charged on a pilot basis on weekends for non-residents. City of Fredericksburg residents and Stafford County residents will be admitted to the park at no charge by showing their drivers' license or vehicle Read on...
  11. BYOB video newsflash

    Video: Bring Your Own Bag FXBG

    The City of Fredericksburg takes pride in being a green community. In 2022, the City of Fredericksburg adopted the Virginia Plastic Bag Ordinance as a step forward in its commitment to creating a clean, green community. Watch our video... Read on...
  12. DSS Updates newsflash

    Attention Medicaid / FAMIS / CHIP Health Insurance Subscribers

    Those with Medicaid/FAMIS/CHIP health insurance need to make sure current mailing address, email and phone numbers are up to date so that important information about coverage is received. Update your contact information today... Read on...
  13. fxbg green newsflash (2)

    City Advances on Council’s 2035 100% Renewable Energy Goals

    The City of Fredericksburg is proud to announce participation in the Drive Clean Rural USA project, a pilot project funded by the U.S. Department of Energy. The City has invited City Public Schools and the University of Mary Washington to participate Read on...
  14. Parks-and-Rec-Master-Plan-newsflash

    Parks and Recreation Master Plan

    This document serves elected and appointed officials and City staff as both a strategic plan and an action plan. The plan provides the City of Fredericksburg with guidelines and strategies for future program and activity expansion efforts, and planning View the Master Plan...
  15. Referees Needed

    Youth Sport Referees Needed in Fredericksburg

    The City offers recreation leagues designed to introduce children to soccer, field hockey, baseball & basketball. Designed to be less competitive, affordable & accessible for all children, the recreation leagues are an ideal setting for instilling a love Read on...
  16. 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...
  17. Meeting-Railroad-Ave-newsflash

    CSX Community Updates

    Members of City Council, Staff and CSX representatives continue to meet, engage, and work together in order to educate, inform and provide solutions where possible to address neighboring community issues and needs. Read on...
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