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Thursday, October 31, 2019  
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FXBG Ranked First in Virginia for Quality of Life


 

 

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October 31, 2019

 

 

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In this episode of "Freehling Finds," Bill talks with Deputy Fire Chief Mike Jones about how the City of Fredericksburg Fire Department was formed around the time of the Civil War when bucket brigades were used.Deputy Chief Jones also talks about the current-day fire department with its modern equipment and an efficient full-time organization.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fredericksburg ranked first in Virginia for quality of life

By Bill Freehling on Oct 30, 2019 08:57 am
Fredericksburg residents already knew that our city has a high quality of life. A new study published this week by personal finance website WalletHub confirmed it.
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Fredericksburg City Attorney honored

By Bill Freehling on Oct 29, 2019 04:18 pm
Kathleen Dooley, Fredericksburg's City Attorney, is this year's recipient of the 2019 Local Government Attorney’s Finnegan Award – the highest honor for city, town and county attorneys in Virginia.
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Future of Renwick complex to be discussed

By Clint Manning on Oct 27, 2019 08:54 am
Following a feasibility study on the Renwick complex by an outside consultant, the City of Fredericksburg is hosting a public forum at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 7 in the courtroom of the former courthouse to discuss the adaptive reuse of the building, along with the Wallace Library and old City jail.
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Grand Opening postponed for Fredericksburg rink

By Amy Peregoy on Oct 27, 2019 08:43 am
The City of Fredericksburg and the Washington Capitals have postponed the Grand Opening event for the Fredericksburg Roller Hockey Rink due to impending weather. The ribbon cutting and children’s clinics have been rescheduled until Sunday, Nov. 10, with the ceremony beginning at 1 p.m.
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FredNats release 2020 schedule

By Amy Peregoy on Oct 24, 2019 04:52 pm
The Fredericksburg Nationals, formerly known as the Potomac Nationals, are pleased to announce their 2020 schedule.
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FORT Pure Play leads to storefront on Caroline Street

By Clint Manning on Oct 24, 2019 04:49 pm
After opening FORT Pure Play – a place where children can let their imaginations run wild with open-ended, sensory-based play – in the fall of 2017 at 202 Herndon Street, owner and operator Jodie Vaughn is building on that success and recently opened FORT To-Go at 900 Caroline St.
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FLY Fitness to expand services at new location

By Amy Peregoy on Oct 24, 2019 04:42 pm
FLY Fitness Inspiration will move from 501 William St. to the Tappan Wellness Center on Fall Hill Avenue in Celebrate Virginia South, owner Catesby Payne posted on the business' Facebook page on Thursday.
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Survey to evaluate City’s fire and EMS services

By Amy Peregoy on Oct 24, 2019 04:25 pm
The Fredericksburg Fire Department needs your opinions on emergency fire and medical responses in the City.
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Cushman & Wakefield | Thalhimer releases Q3 reports

By Amy Peregoy on Oct 24, 2019 04:22 pm
Market reports for the third quarter of 2019 that were recently released by Cushman & Wakefield | Thalhimer offer insights on the Fredericksburg regional economy, market overview and outlook.
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EVENTS IN FREDERICKSBURG

· Halloween Skate Night

· Hallowe’en Concert: UMW Concert Band

· FAM’s Exhibit People & Their Pets

· First Friday at Kenmore

· Fredericksburg SPCA Animal Rescue Festival 2019

· CRRL Local Author Visit: Jeannene Pettett Hall

· UMW SBDC Introduction to Selling in the Commonwealth of Virginia

· UMW SBDC Considering a Franchise

· Discovering Kenmore: Tour with the Expert

· Art-Business Conference – Virginia

 

 

 

PROPERTY OF THE WEEK
309 William St.

Prime location on Restaurant Row of Downtown Fredericksburg. Restaurant Row is home to numerous bars and restaurants that thrive day and night, week and weekend! For a veteran or a new-and-upcoming restaurant, there is no better place to be. Minutes from Route 1, Route 3, and I-95. +/-2300 s.f. main floor with three (3) dry storage areas. 30’ bar and pizza oven and covered outdoor walk-in cooler. +/-1000 s.f. basement with office space and wine cellar. Outdoor seating available on William Street. Back door and alley access off Princess Anne Street. Single parking spot, waste oil, and dumpster.
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