Fredericksburg, VA: On April 20, the Fredericksburg small business community, local economic development offices, and banks came together in a big show of support for student entrepreneurship at the University of Mary Washington (UMW) and Germanna Community College. Fourteen student teams pitched their business ideas for an opportunity to win $3,500 in seed capital at […]
The City of Fredericksburg’s pursuit of data centers took a significant step forward Tuesday night when its City Council voted unanimously to set a highly competitive tax rate for that business category. Fredericksburg City Council on Tuesday took the first of two required votes to approve a tax rate of $1.25 per $100 of value […]
The City of Fredericksburg is pleased to announce that last year’s wildly successful and popular event, SlideFXBG, will be back in town on August 31st – the Saturday of Labor Day weekend. However, in an exciting change from 2018, this year’s event will be held on William Street, with the start of the slide being […]
The Potomac Nationals had an action-packed week making progress toward their new Fredericksburg stadium and deciding what to name the team that will play there. At the City Council meeting Tuesday, team part-owner Seth Silber announced that the P-Nats will be holding a name-the-team contest. Team owners might decide to keep it the Fredericksburg Nationals […]
The Potomac Nationals (soon to be the Fredericksburg somethings, more on that next week) have made significant progress in the City permitting process. Within the past month, the team has received approval of its master plan and access road to the Interstate 95 sign, submitted an early grading permit, and gotten Architectural Review Board approval […]
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