News Flash

Posted on: June 25, 2022

Storm Damage Debris Collection - Update #8

Storm Damage Alert newsflash

June 22nd Storm Event – Status Update #8  June 30 at 10:30am

Residential Debris Pickup Underway

 Now through July 8th city crews will collect storm related debris from curbside locations.

 To facilitate this process as expeditiousl...

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Fredericksburg News
Posted on: May 31, 2022

Fourth in Fredericksburg

fourth in fxbg newsflash

On July 4th special events in the downtown will close and impact streets.

See detail of events below.

 Festival of the Streets  - The 600-900 blocks of Sophia Street and the 100 blocks of Hanover and Charlotte Streets will close from 4am -...

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Additional Info... Parks and Rec - Leisure
Posted on: May 28, 2022

Fireworks at the FredNats Ballpark

Fireworks newsflash

The Fredericksburg Nationals Baseball Team will be displaying fireworks at the FredNats Ballpark at the conclusion of their Friday home games for the 2022 season. These Friday fireworks will be happening on: April 15, April 29, May 13, May 27, June 10, Ju...

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Additional Info... Fredericksburg News
Posted on: June 22, 2022

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... Fredericksburg News
Posted on: June 9, 2022

Youth Sport Referees Needed in Fredericksburg

Referees Needed

Referee Shortage Threatens Youth Sports Offerings

The City of Fredericksburg Department of Parks, Recreation and Events offers recreation leagues designed to introduce children to the games of soccer, field hockey, baseball and basketball. Designed to be l...

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Additional Info... Fredericksburg News
Posted on: June 2, 2022

Madonna House Response Update June 2

Madonna House Fire

June 2, 2022 - The occupants of the Madonna House experienced a significant fire on May 16, 2022.  This resulted in many of the occupants being displaced for an extended period of time, and it will still be many months until they can return to th...

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Fredericksburg News
Posted on: May 24, 2022

City Awarded 2021 River Steward

River Steward Award

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 Mee...

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Fredericksburg News
Posted on: May 21, 2022

Riverfront Park Ribbon Cutting and Otter-Ly Amazing Trail Launch

Riverfront Park Ribbon Cutting

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.

Riverfront Park, located at 713 ...

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Additional Info... Fredericksburg News
Posted on: May 11, 2022

Wastewater Utility Projects for 2022

Water Utility Project Updates

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 a...

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Additional Info... Fredericksburg News
Posted on: May 4, 2022

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

fxbg green newsflash (2)

Virginia Clean Cities Grant: City of Fredericksburg Partners with Fredericksburg City Public Schools and the University of Mary Washington for Comprehensive Fleet Assessment

The City of Fredericksburg is proud to announce its participation in the ...

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Additional Info... Fredericksburg News
Posted on: March 8, 2022

FY 2023 Budget Approved on May 10

Budget Recommended FY23 Newsflash

The first reading of the FY 2023 Recommended Budget was held on April 26, 2022. This included a 3-cent real estate tax increase. The second reading took place on May 10 at 7:30pm along with second readings on other fee increases.  

The Budget Publ...
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Budget Details Fredericksburg News
Posted on: April 5, 2022

Video: Bring Your Own Bag FXBG

BYOB video newsflash

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. As a part of Fredericksburg, you ca...

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Additional Info... Fredericksburg News
Posted on: February 10, 2022

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

Fxbg News

The Crisis Intervention Response Team (CIRT) is a collaborative effort between the Fredericksburg Police Department and the Rappahannock Area Community Services Board (RACSB). The goal is to de-escalate situations involving persons in crisis and connect t...

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Additional Info... Fredericksburg News
Posted on: October 12, 2020

City Manager's Report

City Managers Report

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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Fredericksburg News
Posted on: March 15, 2021

CSX Community Updates


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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Additional Info... Fredericksburg News