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Posted on: May 14, 2021

FredNats Fireworks Schedule Announced

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The Fredericksburg Nationals Baseball Team will be displaying fireworks at the FredNats ballpark at the conclusion of their home games on the following dates: May 14, May 21, June 4, June 18, July 2, July 4, July 9, July 30, August 13, August 27, and Sept...

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Posted on: May 13, 2021

City of Fredericksburg Tax Due Date Announcement

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June 4, 2021 due date with penalty-free payments through June 11. 

Fredericksburg City Council recently voted to temporarily extend the Personal Property Tax and Real Estate Tax deadline from May 15 to June 4, 2021.  Penalty-free payments...

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Posted on: May 13, 2021

East Coast Fuel Shortage/FRED Transit Response – Free Fares Friday, May 14th – Wednesday, May 19th

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FRED will be FARE FREE from Friday, May 14th – Wednesday, May 19th. Due to the current fuel shortage in the region, FRED will be fare-free for all community members during the temporary shutdown of the Colonial Pipeline to assist citizens with a...

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Posted on: May 13, 2021

Fredericksburg City Views - Creative Maker District, May 2021

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Welcome to "City Views," a new video blog by the Fredericksburg Community Planning and Building Department. Join us for this episode in which Chuck Johnston, Director, and Mike Craig, Senior Planner, discuss the Creative Maker District. ...

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Posted on: May 6, 2021

City close to adopting ‘Good Neighbor Ordinance’

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The City of Fredericksburg will likely soon adopt an ordinance dedicated to the pursuit of being a good neighbor.

On Tuesday, April 27th, Fredericksburg City Council took the first of two votes on what is being called the “Good Neighbor Ordinance...

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Posted on: May 3, 2021

PERF Public Comment Questionnaire Results

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The City of Fredericksburg is committed to engaging its community in important conversations.  As part of this ongoing effort, the City sought public comment on the published Police Executive Research Forum (PERF) Report through a public question...

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Posted on: April 30, 2021

Adult Abuse Awareness Month

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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 ou...

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Posted on: April 28, 2021

Fredericksburg Police Department Update on PERF Recommendations

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Fredericksburg Police Chief Layton provided a final report on the demonstrations of May 31, 2020 - June 2, 2020 to City Council at last night's meeting on April 27. Read the report here and watch the video presentation below:

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Posted on: April 23, 2021

Fredericksburg Social Services is offering assistance for city residents’ electric or gas bills

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Energy Share, provided by Dominion Energy, is a program designed to assist City residents who may be at least one month behind in their electric or gas bill. Residents must be living in 22401 and the bill must be in their name. They must be able to provid...

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Posted on: April 23, 2021

UMW, City to commemorate 60th anniversary of the Freedom Rides

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The University of Mary Washington and the City of Fredericksburg on May 4, 2021, will commemorate the 60th anniversary of the Freedom Riders’ arrival in Fredericksburg. The event is being held starting at 1 p.m. adjacent to the Fredericksburg Fire Station...

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Posted on: April 16, 2021

City Council and School Board contests to be held on November 2, 2021

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Ordinance No. 21-04 was passed on April 13, 2021 by the Fredericksburg City Council. This ordinance moves the City Council and School Board elections from May even years to November odd years. The immediate impact of this legislation is that all ward spec...

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Posted on: April 16, 2021

Planning an Event or Gathering?

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Warmer weather is here. Are you planning to use one of the City’s parks or public spaces for an event or gathering? Remember to file for a permit. Get information, download permit forms and learn more

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Posted on: March 29, 2021

Clean and Green Commission Sustainability Award

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The City's Clean & Green Commission will begin to recognize City businesses that commit to adopting environmentally sustainable practices in their operations. The Commission’s Sustainability Award will be issued annually to businesses meeting the criteria

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Posted on: March 17, 2021

Racial Equity Plan Update

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On Tuesday, March 9, 2021, Angela Freeman, the City’s outgoing Diversity, Equity and Economic Advancement Officer provided her final update on Phase 1 of City staff’s Racial Equity Plan, which is available for public review here. Watch the full council me...

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Posted on: March 15, 2021

CSX Community Update

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Updated May 14: 

The City of Fredericksburg again met with CSX representatives and Mayfield Civic Association representatives on March 19, 2021.  The City asked that CSX offer a written update to the community monthly moving forward and t...

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Posted on: March 9, 2021

City Manager's Recommended Budget for FY 2022

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The City Manager's Recommended Operating and Capital Budget and comments are available for review from the link below.   This year’s budget meetings will be held electronically due to COVID-19 and they will be live streamed and recorded for playb...

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Posted on: February 22, 2021

City Transportation responsibilities shift to Ms. Jamie Jackson

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City Manager Tim Baroody announced today that FRED Transit Director Jamie Jackson will assume additional leadership responsibilities for transportation issues previously held by the City’s Transportation Administrator.   Ms. Jackson wil...

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Posted on: January 8, 2021

Phase Two Final Report of Progress and Action on Priorities

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City Council received the Phase Two Final Report of Progress and Action on their Priorities for 2018-2020 at their December 11-12, 2020 Special Budget and Financial Work Session.  

As most will recall, in 2016 the Fredericksburg ...

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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

Civic Involvement

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Posted on: April 16, 2021

Planning an Event or Gathering?

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Warmer weather is here. Are you planning to use one of the City’s parks or public spaces for an event or gathering? Remember to file for a permit. Get information, download permit forms and learn more

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Posted on: March 23, 2021

Picnic in the Park

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Tuesdays in May and June 2021. NEW location at Memorial Park. 11:30am - 1:30pm, free admission. Enjoy weekly music and fun themes outdoors. Bring a picnic lunch or purchase lunch from one of our food vendors in the park.

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Posted on: March 16, 2021

Motts Run Reservoir is now open

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Motts Run Reservoir is officially opening for the 2021 season. This beautiful reservoir located off of River Road is the perfect place to get back to nature with many recreational opportunities. The marina operation gives visitors a chance to

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Posted on: February 10, 2021

Summer Camps

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Offering camps for 3 year olds - teenagers in a variety of interests. Now registering for all camps! Enrollments are online only this year.

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Posted on: February 26, 2021

Spring & Summer Programs

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Our team is excited to offer socially distanced programs for children and adults this spring and summer. Please note that the Dorothy Hart Community Center is closed to the public. However, we are enrolling online and ready to help you by phone and email.

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Posted on: May 12, 2021

Household Hazardous Waste Disposal Day will be June 12

Household Hazardous Waste Disposal Day will be held in Stafford on Saturday, 6/12 from 9am-3pm. The location has changed to Stafford Regional Airport, 96 Aviation Way, Stafford, VA 22406

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Posted on: March 11, 2021

Annual Water Disinfection Change and Flushing Begins 3/15

 Beginning March 15, 2021, Spotsylvania County will temporarily change the primary disinfectant in their water treatment process from chloramines to free chlorine. The purpose of this temporary change in process, which occurs an...

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Posted on: May 13, 2021

East Coast Fuel Shortage - FRED Transit Response

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FRED will be FARE FREE from Friday, May 14th – Wednesday, May 19th. Due to the current fuel shortage in the region, FRED will be fare-free for all community members during the temporary shutdown of the Colonial Pipeline to assist citizens with a...

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Posted on: May 10, 2021

Bike to Work Week

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FRED Transit and GWRideconnect are partnering together for Bike to Work Week. We are hosting activities throughout the week to support and highlight transportation options throughout the region.

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Posted on: April 8, 2021

We're Hiring!

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FRED Transit is now hiring for Mechanics, Part Time Transit Operators (Drivers) and Weekend Operators (Drivers). Come join our amazing team. 

Up to a $2,500 hiring incentive for Mechanics

Excellent medical and dental benefits and paid time off for ...

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