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Councilman Matt Kelly cast the lone dissenting vote as he questioned why others on Council would make a decision more than two months before the deadline to do so by June 30.
IT'S AN all-too-familiar trope in American history and literature: an extremely bright, ambitious young man leaves his small hometown for the Ivy League and then goes on to a big-city job, never to be seen again in the place he left behind. But although the story started out that way for Xavier Richardson, it had a very different ending, and the City of Fredericksburg is very glad it did.
The Fredericksburg City Council agonized over a vote Tuesday night that none of its seven members wanted to consider in the first place.
The budget proposed by Fredericksburg City Manager Tim Baroody last month included placeholders of $5.3 million and $5.6 million for the expan…
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City Council members cited the potential negative physical and environmental impacts of the proposed location, which is where the VCR trail crosses the Blue and Gray Parkway.
Fredericksburg City Council will consider approving a 3-cent increase to the real estate tax rate and a recycling fee of $3 per billing cycle …
The Fredericksburg City Council’s recent decision to allow more density in its unique historic district may in hindsight turn out to be, as council member Tim Duffy put it, a “pivotal point” in the city’s long and storied history. But it remains to be seen whether the changes the council is advocating will enhance or destroy the city’s historic downtown.
City Attorney Kathleen Dooley and Fredericksburg Police Chief Brian Layton have drafted a new noise ordinance that they hope will be in front of City Council at an upcoming session for a vote.
The Fredericksburg City Council has approved ordinance changes that could allow for higher-density residential development downtown.
The COVID-19 pandemic, mental health, the opioid addiction crisis and concern about the effects of nicotine vapor products are part of the legislative agenda the City Council wants local representatives Del. Joshua Cole, Del. Mark Cole and Sen. Bryce Reeves to pursue in Richmond.
A new private school is in the works in Fredericksburg at a historic location.
As several Fredericksburg City Council members have admitted, the decrease in the residential real estate tax rate will mean a higher property tax bill for most city homeowners. That’s because home values have gone up by double digits
As the executive servant-leader of Micah Ecumenical Ministries, Meghann Cotter finds herself in a difficult situation.
After Gov. Ralph Northam signed a bill in 2018 to raise the threshold of petit larceny from $200 to $500, Fredericksburg officials neglected t…
The Fredericksburg City Council has expanded the city’s Arts and Cultural District and extended a tax credit for businesses involved in the arts.
The Fredericksburg City Council voted unanimously this week to approve two projects and one business’s change of location that went to public …
The Fredericksburg City Council set aside $200,000 of CARES Act funds for an ad to promote local businesses and to show consumers that the shops and restaurants they’ve enjoyed over the years are still functional.
The “Hanover House” project has been in the works since 2013, but the original plans have been significantly altered.
A third-party review is underway of Fredericksburg’s law enforcement practices and use of force and arrests during demonstrations held in the city between May 31 and June 2.
Jarrell Properties plans to build a total of 52,000 square feet of commercial space in eight separate one-level, 6,500-square-foot brick buildings on the 9.37-acre site.