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Posted on: February 21, 2024

Area 5 Community Meeting - February 24

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Attention City Residents, Property Owners, and Business Owners: 

The Planning Department with Rhodeside and Harwell are holding a Community Meeting between 10:30 am and 1:30 pm on Saturday, February 24th. The meeting will be held in the Chandler B...

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Posted on: February 14, 2024

Parks Master Plan Meeting - February 28

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We want to hear from you! Please join us on Wednesday, February 28 from 6-8pm. We will be discussing the master plans for Alum Spring Park, Ficklen Island, and Old Mill Park. In case of bad weather, March 6 is the snow/rain date. More information is avail...

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Posted on: February 22, 2024

City is Seeking Wall of Honor Nominations

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The Fredericksburg Memorials Advisory Commission is seeking nominations to the City Wall of Honor for 2024. The Wall of Honor recognizes those who have made significant contributions to the welfare of the city and the betterment of society. Nominees must ...

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Posted on: February 21, 2024

2024 Sustainability Award

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Today the City of Fredericksburg Clean and Green Commission is announcing the kick-off for the 2024 Sustainability Award. The Commission will be accepting applications until March 31st, 2024. The annual Sustainability Award provides recognition for city b...

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Posted on: February 15, 2024 | Last Modified on: February 18, 2021

Fredericksburg Civil Rights Trail Added to U.S. Civil Rights Trail

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The City of Fredericksburg and the University of Mary Washington on Thursday, Feb. 8, announced that the Fredericksburg Civil Rights Trail has been added to the national collection of landmarks that make up the U.S. Civil Rights Trail.  The U.S. ...

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Posted on: February 5, 2024

New Wayside Panels Unveiled

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As part of ongoing efforts to tell a more complete history of our community, the City has installed five new wayside panels. Created in collaboration with the Fredericksburg Area Museum, community members, and local scholars, these new panels honor Mr. Jo...

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Posted on: July 25, 2023

Council Priorities - Phase Four - Third Quarterly Update

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Staff has transmitted their progress report on the third quarterly update for Council Priorities Phase Four for 2023-2025 under the categories of the nine desired future states for Council’s 2036 Vision.   

As most will recall, in October...

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Posted on: October 12, 2020

City Manager's Update

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The City Manager provides an update twice a month to Council and residents on important topics and events. This update is a part of the regular Council Agenda for the Council Meeting - and we have highlighted the updates here as well:

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Posted on: February 14, 2024

Now Hiring! Join our team today

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The City of Fredericksburg is looking for talented individuals in a variety of job opportunities to help us serve our community. Full-time and part-time positions available. Apply now...

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Posted on: January 19, 2024

Huntley Homecoming Rescheduled to March 30

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Updated February 9, 2024

The Huntley Homecoming Celebration has been rescheduled for Saturday, March 30, 2024. The Downtown Driving Procession along Huntley's performance venues begins at 11:00am. Gates open at the Virginia Credit Union S...

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Posted on: February 1, 2024

Riverfront Park Restrooms

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Updated February 16: The new restrooms at Fredericksburg’s Riverfront Park are now open to the public. Daily open hours are 7am to 8pm. 

Updated February 1, 2023 - The new restrooms at Fredericksburg’s Riverfront Park are one s...

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Posted on: January 26, 2024

Inline Hockey Tournament Draws Regional Teams to Fredericksburg

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On Saturday, January 20th, Fredericksburg hosted the first Washington Capitals League Inline Hockey Tournament held in Dixon Park, drawing 13 teams of youth roller hockey players from 5 different programs spread across 3 divisions. Competition began at 8:...

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Posted on: January 2, 2024

Oath of Office Ceremony Held On January 2nd

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The City of Fredericksburg’s Oath of Office Ceremony was held on Tuesday, January 2, 2024 at 12:00pm in the Historic City Hall, 907 Princess Anne Street. U.S. Representative Abigail Spanberger was the Keynote Speaker, and Judge Gordon Willis, Pr...

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Posted on: December 18, 2023

FXBG Steering Committee Advances Effort to Enhance Community Safety, Address Teen Violence

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Updated: December 15, 2023

Following events of violence in the community earlier this year, the Fredericksburg City Public Schools partnered with the City of Fredericksburg to form the FXBG Steering Committee on Teen Violence.

The committee consists of more...

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Posted on: December 14, 2023

FXBG Visitor Center project takes big step forward

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Fredericksburg City Council on Tuesday approved two important pieces to advance the new Visitor Center project. 

The City of Fredericksburg plans to relocate its Visitor Center from 706 Caroline Street to the first floor of the Executive Plaza at ...

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Posted on: October 20, 2023

Update on the Renwick Complex Working Group

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A group of local leaders tasked with planning for the next chapter of the City’s historic Renwick complex has now met three times as it works toward a December recommendation. The Renwick Complex Working Group was created by action of Fredericksburg City ...

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Posted on: November 27, 2023

City of Fredericksburg, Fredericksburg EDA, and UMW Athletics partner on Sports Tourism

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The City of Fredericksburg (City), the Fredericksburg Economic Development Authority (EDA) and the University of Mary Washington’s (UMW) Athletics Department are partnering to bring in more sports tourism events and drive room nights to city hotels.&n...

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Posted on: October 12, 2023

Join a Board or Commission in the City of Fredericksburg and help serve your community.

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If you are interested in becoming more active in the government of your city, you might consider a position on a board or commission. Citizens are appointed by the Fredericksburg City Council to serve a limited number of two- to five-year terms. ...
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Posted on: October 17, 2023

Fredericksburg’s Civil Rights Trail Awarded “Shining Example Partnership”

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The City of Fredericksburg’s new Civil Rights Trail was recognized as “The Shining Example Partnership” for effective partnerships within the tourism industry by the Southeast Tourism Society on October 3rd in Jackson, MS. 

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Posted on: October 12, 2023

Event Permits in the City

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Are you planning to use one of the City’s parks or public spaces for an event or gathering? Please remember to file for a permit. Our Event Applications are a streamlined approach to gather information about your event and to help you navigate the City’s ...
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Posted on: August 25, 2023

Updated Schedule of Lane Closures at Fredericksburg VRE Train Bridges

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The contractor for VRE’s rehabilitation project has been working on bridge repairs at the Fredericksburg Train Station. They have determined that the amount of work on the bridge structures is more than the initial scope. To maintain timely completion of ...

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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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