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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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    Fredericksburg Parking Garage is Going Cashless

    Look for new parking payment technology in September. The City of Fredericksburg’s public parking garage on Sophia Street is about to have an upgrade. A new pay station and gate will be installed September 3rd - 12th and it will be a cashless system. Read on...
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    Telegraph Hill / Fredericksburg Park Information

    The residential development is under construction on the west side of Lafayette Boulevard and between Alum Spring Road and St. Paul Street. Read on...
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    City offers free “Around the Town” Trolley all this month

    Park downtown and ride the trolley to fun and convenient destinations in our historic city. Just look for the “Around the Town” trolley-stop signs and hop aboard on Friday and Saturday evenings all summer! Parking information and trolley ride details... Read on...
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    New Utility Billing System July 11th

    The City is happy to announce a new Utility Billing System is coming July 11! Key things to know as we transition to the new system: 1) You have been assigned a NEW CUSTOMER NUMBER. Don’t forget to update your customer number with your bank for online Read on...
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    City Council 2036 Vision: Phase Two Priorities

    The Mayor and City Council have recently adopted the updated Council Priorities for FY 2019-2021 as a three-year plan 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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    VCR Trail is reopened near the end of Alum Springs Road

    The VCR trail is now reopened near the end of Alum Springs Road. Construction work related to the Telegraph Hill development project was in accordance with approved plans for the development project. We apologize for any inconveniences this closure... Read on...
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    Landfill Fee Increase

    Notice for those who dispose of trash at the Belman Convenience Center & Eskimo Hill Landfill – As of July 1, 2019 the following increases are in effect: Annual passes will increase from $100 to $120; Coupon books will increase from $30 to $40... Read on...
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    City Real Estate Reassessment Work Begins

    Field Work to inspect properties by contractor is set to begin week of July 15, 2019. A General Reassessment, as required by State Law, is scheduled for the City of Fredericksburg, effective July 1, 2020. The last reassessment in the City of ... Read on...
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    Pond D

    To do our part in continuing the clean-up of Chesapeake Bay, the City is planning a series of projects to remove pollutants (specifically nitrogen and phosphorus) and sediment from water ways before they enter the Rappahannock River. Read on...
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    All 12 Fredanthropists now in place

    The City of Fredericksburg needed 12 Fredanthropists to step up to meet the City’s financial needs for the construction of the roller-hockey rink at Dixon Park. Twelve generous corporate and individual sponsors have now done just that. Read on...
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    Braehead Woods Neighborhood Information

    FAQ's and supporting documents from 1963-1988 provided on zoning, permit processing and stormwater drainage. Read on...
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    City Council Moves Forward on Auction Block Preservation, Interpretation

    On June 11, 2019, the City of Fredericksburg Council voted 6-1 in favor of moving the slave auction block from its current location at the corner of William and Charles Streets to the Fredericksburg Area Museum. Read on...
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    Fredericksburg Technology Zone companies meet performance thresholds

    First-year results are positive for Fredericksburg’s three Technology Zone companies operating under a five-year performance agreement with the City. QRC Technologies, IST Research and ILM Corporation have been meeting performance agreements Read on...
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    Out of Sight, Out of Mind: Archaeological Resources in Fredericksburg, VA

    Understanding the value of our buried history with a new interactive story map. It is a resource for those seeking to understand the value of our buried history and the City’s plan to protect these finite historic resources. Read on...
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    Fredericksburg City Council Sets Highly Competitive Tax Rate for Data Centers

    The City of Fredericksburg’s pursuit of data centers took a significant step forward Tuesday night when its City Council voted unanimously to set a highly competitive tax rate for that business category. Read on...
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    City Saves $1.8 Million by Reducing Energy Use in Buildings

    The City saved $1,802,805 dollars and 25,590,190 lbs less greenhouse gases by reducing electricity and fossil fuel consumption in city buildings. Read on...
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    Welcome to Our New City Website

    Welcome to our new website! We hope you like the changes you see. This site is best viewed in the browser Chrome. Read on...
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    Fredericksburg Baseball Celebrates Groundbreaking

    On February 24, Fredericksburg Baseball along with more than 1,000 fans held a ceremonial groundbreaking for the multi-purpose stadium, which is scheduled to open in April 2020. Read on...
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