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Posted on: January 25, 2022

Fredericksburg Regional Transit to Offer Fare Free Service Beginning February 28, 2022

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Fredericksburg Regional Transit (FRED) will begin fare free service on all routes beginning Monday, February 28, 2022. FRED received grant funding through the Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation (DRPT) through the Transit Ridership Incen...

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Posted on: January 19, 2022

Fredericksburg COVID-19 Update for January 25, 2022

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Fredericksburg Fire Chief Mike Jones provides an overview of Testing and Vaccine resources, as well as COVID-19 case numbers, for our area for Tuesday, January 25, 2022. 

Testing Information: 

The Rappahannock Area Health Department is con...

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Posted on: January 24, 2022

Fredericksburg Arts Commission Issues Call for Entry

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Now accepting applications for art events and non-profit cash grants

The Fredericksburg Arts Commission offers two grant programs each year: 1) the Creative Communities Partnership Grant and 2) the Arts Support Program. All eligible city-based art events a...

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Posted on: January 24, 2022

City Awarded $3.25M in Stormwater Local Assistance Funds

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The City of Fredericksburg is pleased to announce that it has been awarded more than $3.25M in grant funds from the Commonwealths’ Stormwater Local Assistance Fund (SLAF) by Virginia’s Department of Environmental Quality (VDEQ). The funds will aid the Cit...

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Posted on: January 20, 2022

City Trees Suffer Catastrophic Damage

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The January 3rd winter storm event was a significant heavy snow event that impacted our region and community in many ways.  The heavy snow caused much damage in various parts of the city in bringing trees and limbs down within the public rights-o...

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Posted on: October 22, 2021

Council to Vote on Redistricting at February 8 Regular Meeting

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The City of Fredericksburg has held public information meetings and public hearings in November, December and January on the City’s local redistricting process. 

The 2021 Redistricting process is currently underway in the City of Frederi...

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Posted on: January 18, 2022

Supreme Court Declines To Hear Church’s Petition For Appeal

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This morning, the United States Supreme Court issued an order denying New Life in Christ Church’s petition asking the Court to hear the Church’s appeal of the City of Fredericksburg’s denial of a real estate tax exemption. Th...

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Posted on: January 18, 2022

City Announces First Environmental Sustainability Coordinator

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The City of Fredericksburg welcomes MacKenzie Bellimam as the new Environmental Sustainability Coordinator and is working in the Environmental Programs section of the Public Works Department. This new position is an important step to fulfilling City Counc...

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Posted on: January 18, 2022

Disposable plastic bag tax in effect January 1 in the City

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The City of Fredericksburg implemented a five-cent tax on single-use disposable plastic bags, effective January 1st, 2022, in accordance with state law.  The Virginia Department of Taxation administers the tax, and has produced guidelines as to w...

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Posted on: January 12, 2022

New Middle School Public Hearing Postponed

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(Fredericksburg, VA) January 11, 2022 – The City is postponing the public hearing that was scheduled for Thursday night, January 13, 2022 at 7:00 p.m. at James Monroe High School.  It is the hope of the City that this public hearing be reschedule...

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Posted on: January 10, 2022

Fredericksburg Circuit Court Archive Awarded Grant to Preserve Local Records

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The Library of Virginia announced that the Circuit Court Records Preservation (CCRP) program has awarded the Fredericksburg Circuit Court Clerk Jeff Small a grant in the amount of $49, 810.00 for local records preservation. The funds will be used to conse...

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Posted on: January 11, 2022

Emancipation Highway, new name for U.S. Route 1, in effect January 1

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New signage along Emancipation Highway will be installed this month. Please be on the lookout for our Fredericksburg Public Works crews throughout January as they install the new street signs along the U.S. Route 1 corridor within the city limits. Work is...

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Posted on: November 4, 2021

Utility Accounts to Reinstate Penalties and Cut-Offs in January

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Beginning January 3rd, 2022, the City of Fredericksburg will reinstate penalties and cutoffs on all delinquent utility accounts. The City had previously suspended penalties and cut-offs due to the global pandemic. If your account is currently in a delinqu...

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Posted on: December 17, 2021

A Big Step forward in Funding for City's Wastewater Treatment Plant

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An historic capital project for the City of Fredericksburg

The City of Fredericksburg is proud to announce that Governor Ralph Northam has included $27 million in funding in his two-year budget proposal for the City of Fredericksburg’s wastewater needs. &a...

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Posted on: December 7, 2021

City of Fredericksburg and Stafford County Sheriff’s Office settle federal civil lawsuit

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The City of Fredericksburg and the Stafford County Sheriff and deputies have agreed to a complete and final resolution of a federal civil lawsuit brought by nine plaintiffs who had alleged the violation of their civil rights during protest events on May 3...

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Posted on: November 17, 2021

Announcing the City’s New Upgraded Geographic Information System (GIS)

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The City of Fredericksburg has a new, upgraded Geographic Information System (GIS) which includes the same great functionality while being more user friendly. The City’s Information Technology Department worked with Timmons Group on the project,  ...

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Posted on: November 4, 2021

Fredericksburg, Parks, Recreation and Events receives two awards at VRPS State Conference

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Over 400 delegates, exhibitors, speakers and volunteers from around the state gathered last week at the 67th Annual Conference of the Virginia Recreation and Park Society held in Harrisonburg, Virginia. The conference is a learning exchange and provides a...

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Posted on: October 25, 2021

Fall Leaf Collection Update

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Fall Leaf Collection UpdateSnow and snowstorm remediation has caused crews to temporarily suspend seasonal loose leaf collection. When service resumes, they will work  

in Sections 8 through 24 to complete second and final round. See Le...

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Posted on: October 12, 2020

City Manager's Report

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The City Manager provides an update twice a month to Council and citizens on important topics and events.  This update is a part of the regular Council Agenda for the Council Meeting but we hope to make it easier for citizens to find and read by ...

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Posted on: March 15, 2021

CSX Community Updates

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Members of City Council, City 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. The impacts of having a rail prov...

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Posted on: February 6, 2019

Residents Guide

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Become acquainted with our community, get involved with your neighbors, and find resources to things you need in the Residents Guide.

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Posted on: February 6, 2019

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Posted on: February 6, 2019

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Posted on: December 27, 2021

NEW Activity Catalog now available online

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Get out and play with us! Look inside for Parks, Trails, Activities and Events here in the City of Fredericksburg. Now available online. Paper copies available for pick up at the Dorothy Hart Community Center after January 5th.

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Posted on: January 14, 2022

Soccer and Field Hockey Now Registering

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We are now accepting registrations for Spring Youth Soccer (6-12 years) and Spring Youth Field Hockey (7-12 years) to be held at Dixon Park. Deadline to register is February 25th. There is a $10 fee for late registration. Read more and register online now

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Posted on: January 13, 2022

Drive-In Movie Series

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Come join us for a FREE family movie night in the park. The movie will be played through your car radio. We will have a food truck available for dinner. Saturday, January 2, Friday, February 11 and Saturday, March 5

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Posted on: January 13, 2022

Father-Daughter Dance

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Friday, February 4 at 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM at Lafayette Elementary School. Attention Dads!! Join us for our Annual Valentine’s Dance for fathers, stepdads, grandpas, and uncles to treat their little sweethearts to an evening of dress-up, fun and dancing.

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Posted on: January 13, 2022

Bus Trips

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We are now registering for our spring bus trips traveling to Savannah and Charleston, to New York City and to the Washington Capitals game!

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Posted on: January 5, 2022

Call for Artists

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The Woman’s Club of Fredericksburg and Fredericksburg Parks, Recreation and Events announce a Call for Artists for the 71st Annual Fredericksburg Fine Arts Show and Sale. Deadline is Friday, February 18 or 275 pieces whichever one comes first.

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Posted on: January 14, 2022

Fredericksburg Announces New Esports Rec League

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Fredericksburg Parks, Recreation and Events has joined forces with GGLeagues, an online esports gaming company, to bring in a new program that offers players a safe and fun way to participate in a community activity from home.  Esports is a rapid...

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Posted on: January 13, 2022

Children's Art Show

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Kids 4 years old through 12th gradeWe want to see YOU and your masterpiece! Exhibition is open to all children 4 years old through 12th grade.
There is a $5 entry fee for the first 2 pieces, $5 entry fee for each additional (up to max of 4 artworks per chi...
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Posted on: January 13, 2022

Family Game Night

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Friday, February 18, 6:30 - 8:30pm at the Dorothy Hart Community Center. Pre-registration required. Families are invited to join us for a night of fun, friendly competition! Test your game skills against other families for the top prize.

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Posted on: December 14, 2021

FXBG Snowball Fight Melee

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Pre-registration is required. Admission: $3 per person or $5 for two people. Register online at fxbgparks.com. 

Held snow or shine, children 10 and under must be accompanied by an adult at all times. The snowball fight will be a free for all melee...

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Posted on: January 13, 2022

Dog Egg Hunt

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Come dressed to enter our doggie costume contest to compete for prizes!! Bring your dogs and come join the fun at our annual Dog Easter Egg Hunt. This is a great way to get out and play with your favorite furry friend. Your registration of $5 allows up to...

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Posted on: January 13, 2022

Earth Day Festival

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Saturday, April 23 at 11:00am - 4:00pm. This event will be filled with fun, family activities to celebrate Earth Day. Participate in virtual events leading up to the festival and then come to Old Mill Park on April 23 for our FREE annual festival.

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Posted on: January 13, 2022

Mother-Son Dance

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Friday, May 6th at 6:30pm to 8:30pm. Join us for our annual Mother & Son Dance as a fun way to appreciate the most special women in our lives. Boys 4-12 years old are invited to take their moms, grandmas, aunts, sisters or beloved friends

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Posted on: December 29, 2021

Christmas tree collection delayed

The trees will not be collected by trash or recycling trucks, they will be collected separately so that they can be mulched. Please be sure trees have no left-over decorations or lights that would interfere with mulching. The deadline to have a tree remov...

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Posted on: December 20, 2021

Next Household Hazardous Collection set for May 7, 2022

Residents of the City of Fredericksburg and of Stafford County may bring hazardous items to the Stafford Regional Airport on Saturday, 5/7/22 between the hours of 9am and 3pm. Questions may be directed to the Stafford County R-Board by calling 540-658-527...

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Posted on: January 19, 2022

Sign Up for Alerts - Weather, Service Changes, & More

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Want to sign up for email or text alerts? Sign up for FRED Alerts to get notifications directly to you! Subscribe and stay in the know.

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Posted on: January 11, 2022

Eagle Express Resumes for Spring 2022 Semester

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Eagle Express has resumed service for the Spring 2022 semester. For route information go to rideFRED.com

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Posted on: January 10, 2022

Service Alert - D1, S4, S5 Modified Service Schedule

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D1 Service will end at 5:00 p.m.

S4 & S5 will operate on a 2 hour headway

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