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Posted on: January 23, 2020

Fredericksburg Library Celebrates Expanded Theater

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City’s improvements to branch enhance usability and appearance

Fredericksburg Branch of Central Rappahannock Regional Library (CRRL) will hold a Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening for the renovated theater on Thursday, January 30, at 4:30 pm. This ...

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Posted on: January 22, 2020

FRED Transit to Relocate Spotsylvania Avenue Transfer Point on Monday, January 27

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Beginning Monday, January 27, 2020, FRED Transit will relocate its Spotsylvania Avenue transfer point from its current location to its new location in the parking lot of Rappahannock Goodwill Industries (RGI) at 4701 Market Street. The new transfer facili...

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Fredericksburg News
Posted on: January 21, 2020

Community Dialogues: Public Input Meetings

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The City of Fredericksburg is a vibrant place to live and work. As a result, the City is growing and schools are becoming more crowded. The City and the Fredericksburg City Public Schools have created the Enrollment, Capacity and Expansion (ECE) Task Forc...

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Posted on: January 16, 2020

Traffic Signal at George and Prince Edward Streets

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Are you wondering what’s happening with the traffic signal at Prince Edward and George Streets near Hurkamp Park? The signal cable and equipment are beyond repair. Our Public Works crew has set the signal to flashing red on both the Prince Edwar...

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Fredericksburg News
Posted on: January 9, 2020

Fredericksburg Restaurant Week

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Attention all Foodies! It’s the best time of the year….Downtown Fredericksburg Restaurant Week! This semi-annual event, which will run Jan. 17-26,  is the perfect opportunity to sample some of downtown Fredericksburg’s local dining scene. Partici...

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Posted on: January 8, 2020

City of Fredericksburg Welcomes New Budget Manager

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The City of Fredericksburg is pleased to announce Brenna Erford has been hired as the new Budget Manager. She brings more than 17 years of public and private sector leadership experience in commercial, nonprofit, and public sector organizations. She’s an ...

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Posted on: January 3, 2020

Employee Appreciation Awards

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As we head into 2020 we'd like to take this time to highlight our employees and fellow co-workers who have dedicated their time and talents in long-standing service to the City.

Mr. Tim Ennis celebrated 40 years with Fredericksburg this past year. He's pic...

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Posted on: December 20, 2019

Beyer Named the New Director of Public Works

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The City also fills key positions in Capital Projects and Stormwater Management. 

The City is pleased to announce a change in leadership in the City’s Public Works Department. The current Director, Dave King, will be retiring in January....

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Posted on: December 19, 2019

Jones Named Next Fredericksburg Fire Chief

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Replacing Allen Who is Retiring in 2020

Michael Jones has been named as the next Fredericksburg Fire Chief by City Manager Tim Baroody, succeeding Eddie Allen, who will retire in March. Jones is the current Deputy Chief for the Fire Department.

“Mike has a ...

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Posted on: December 16, 2019

City Council asks Circuit Court to Dismiss Auction Block Lawsuit

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December 30, 2019 - Fredericksburg City Attorney Kathleen Dooley filed the City Council’s response to the petition filed by E.D. Cole Building, L.L.C. and Local Holdings, L.L.C., in the Fredericksburg Circuit Court. The petition alleged ...

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Posted on: December 5, 2019

Downtown Pedestrian Safety

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This holiday season, whether you are driving or walking, spread some holiday cheer by helping to keep the City of Fredericksburg’s roadways safe for everyone. The City is committed to increasing pedestrian safety. Several pedestrian and traffic ...

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Posted on: December 6, 2019

Upper Caroline Street Sanitary Sewer Replacement Project

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Work will soon begin on the replacement of the sanitary sewer interceptor system in the upper Caroline Street corridor. On Monday, December 9, Caroline Street will be closed between Herndon and Germania Streets on a 24/7 basis to facilitate the start of t...

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Fredericksburg News
Posted on: December 6, 2019

New Work Zone and Traffic Patterns at Liberty Place Project

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Announcing William Street Lane Closure 

(Fredericksburg, VA) December 6, 2019 - Motorists are advised of upcoming work zones and traffic pattern changes in the 600 block of William Street (between Douglas and Winchester Streets) associated with co...

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Fredericksburg News
Posted on: November 26, 2019

Findings on the redevelopment of the Renwick buildings

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The City conducted a public forum on the adaptive reuse of the Renwick Courthouse, old jail and Wallace Library on November 7, 2019. Over eighty people attended, many of whom participated in a guided tour of the three buildings prior to the forum.

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Posted on: November 25, 2019

Parking Lot Project Highlights UMW, City Partnership

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November 25, 2019 – A ribbon cutting Friday for a newly expanded parking lot at UMW’s Battlefield Athletic Complex illustrates a concerted effort by the University and the City of Fredericksburg to work collaboratively on community issues.

The project, whi...

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Posted on: July 19, 2019

City Council 2036 Vision: October Quarterly Priorities Update

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The Mayor and City Council adopted the updated Council Priorities for FY 2019-2021 as a three-year plan under the categories of the eight desired future states in April 2019. The staff recently updated their progress to Council of these Priorities in the ...

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Posted on: July 15, 2019

City Real Estate Reassessment Work Underway

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Field Work to inspect City properties by our hired contractor has begun. 

A General Property Reassessment, as required by State Law, is scheduled for the City of Fredericksburg, effective July 1, 2020.  The last reassessment in the City o...

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Posted on: September 20, 2019

Link Multiple Utility Billing Accounts

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On September 14th, the City upgraded our New Utility Billing System Munis Self Service online payment portal. This upgrade provides our customers with a new feature: the ability for you to link multiple Utility Billing accounts to your user ID for ease of...

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Posted on: August 19, 2019

Fredericksburg Baseball hits a “fredanthropic” home run

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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 prin...

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Posted on: August 19, 2019

Unsheltered Homelessness Initiative Pilot Meets Year-One Target

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The Fredericksburg Regional Continuum of Care’s (CoC) Unsheltered Homelessness Initiative aims to functionally end unsheltered homelessness. The CoC is the federally-mandated coalition responsible for planning and implementing homeless services ...

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