New FXBG sign now up downtown

New FXBG sign now up downtown

A new sign promoting Fredericksburg’s brand and the City’s Visitor Center is now up at the prominent downtown intersection of Princess Anne and William streets.

Changes to parking opportunities coming to William Street

Changes to parking opportunities coming to William Street

The City of Fredericksburg for the past several years has been leasing the Barton Street lot (at the corner of Barton and William streets) from Vakos Companies for public parking while the nearby garage was planned and built. With Vakos’ Winchester Street garage now open, the City’s lease on the Barton Street lot is being terminated, as has always been planned.

Fredericksburg honored by Virginia Municipal League

Fredericksburg honored by Virginia Municipal League

The City of Fredericksburg has been awarded five Local Champion Awards by the Virginia Municipal League for its efforts to protect the health and safety of Fredericksburg during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Fredericksburg starts rolling out new brand

Fredericksburg starts rolling out new brand

Fredericksburg is capitalizing on its popular FXBG abbreviation for a new branding image with the “X” marking the spot that can bring its new tagline to life.

City, businesses beginning to plan for winter

City, businesses beginning to plan for winter

The City of Fredericksburg has begun discussing the process for restaurants and other business owners to erect tents and other shelters outdoors this winter to help navigate the COVID-19 pandemic.

Changes coming to William Street

Changes coming to William Street

William Street is currently being repaved as part of the City’s ongoing paving maintenance plan. The full project will extend from the Blue and Gray Parkway to Washington Avenue. Rehabilitating this major travel corridor for downtown Fredericksburg will include a new striping plan and more parking spaces where this route courses through College Heights.