1. Fireworks newsflash

    Fireworks at the FredNats Ballpark

    Last night's baseball game was postponed due to weather. There is now a double header planned for tonight and the FredNats will be shooting off fireworks following game two tonight, Saturday, May 28th. Read on...
  2. Madonna House Fire

    Madonna House Response Update May 26

    Support efforts are ongoing for the displaced residents of the May 16th fire at Madonna House at Belmont Senior Apartments. At this time, multiple residents are temporarily housed at the Clarion Hotel & Suites and the Sleep Inn. Read on...
  3. River Steward Award

    City Awarded 2021 River Steward

    The City of Fredericksburg is honored to receive the Friends of the Rappahannock’s 2021 River Steward Award. Councilors Kerry Devine and Jon Gerlach accepted the award during the May 19th celebration at the Friends of the Rappahannock Annual Meeting. Read on...
  4. Kinder Morgan Pipeline

    Pipeline Maintenance Work begins Monday 5/23 in Mayfield

    Maintenance work will take place on Frazier Street and on Howard Avenue (near the intersection of Airport Avenue), and is anticipated to start on or about May 23, 2022, and will last several weeks. Read on...
  5. Riverfront Park Ribbon Cutting

    Riverfront Park Ribbon Cutting and Otter-Ly Amazing Trail Launch

    City’s first smart park welcomes visitors to downtown. Fredericksburg celebrated the opening of Riverfront Park and the launch of Fredericksburg Main Street’s Otter-ly Amazing Fredericksburg Project on Saturday, May 21, 2022. Read on...
  6. Early in Person Vote newsflash

    Early Voting has begun in Republican Primary to be held on June 21

    Early in-person voting is open now until June 18th. Early voting will be conducted in the Registrar's Office located on the 5th floor of Executive Plaza, 601 Caroline Street. May 31 - Last Day to register to vote or change your address. Read more... Read on...
  7. Parking Garage Newsflash

    Abundant Parking Downtown

    With the completion of the Riverfront Park and two public parking areas adjacent to the park, the Sophia Street Parking Garage will be returning to 3 hours of free parking, $1 each additional hour beginning on May 1, 2022. Read on...
  8. Water Utility Project Updates

    Wastewater Utility Projects for 2022

    The City’s Department of Public Works Wastewater Division currently has various types of projects that are underway and in different phases. These projects involve: the replacement, expansion, and upgrade of existing infrastructure; assessment... Read on...
  9. Adult Abuse Prevention Month

    Fredericksburg Social Services Recognizes 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 their work with elderly and disabled adult populations. Read on...
  10. 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...
  11. Flood-Maps-are-Changing

    Update on FEMA Flood Maps for City

    New Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Flood Maps for the City should go into effect by Spring 2023. These new maps show a lower flood level for the Rappahannock River and a higher flood elevation for Hazel Run. Read on...
  12. Budget Recommended FY23 Newsflash

    FY 2023 Budget Approved on May 10

    The City Council approved by a 7-0 vote the FY 2023 Budget which begins on July 1, 2022. This included a 3-cent real estate tax increase. Read on...
  13. solarize fredericksburg

    The Solarize Virginia program launches in the City of Fredericksburg

    LEAP and the Fredericksburg Clean & Green Commission partner again on Solarize Fredericksburg to make residential solar more accessible to homeowners in the Fredericksburg area. www.solarizeva.org. Read on...
  14. 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...
  15. Walker Grant Graduates 2-10-22

    New historical panel recognizing the 1950 Walker-Grant High School Graduates

    The City of Fredericksburg unveiled a historical panel on Thursday, February 10, 2022 commemorating the Walker–Grant High School demonstration that occurred in June 1950. You are invited to watch the full video of the event here Read on...
  16. Fxbg News

    Region’s First Team Trained to Respond to Mental Health Calls

    The Crisis Intervention Response Team (CIRT) is a collaborative effort between Fredericksburg Police and the Rappahannock Area Community Services Board. The goal is to de-escalate situations involving persons in crisis and connect them to resources... Read on...
  17. 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...
  18. 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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