6 hrs ago
A different location better for baseball
Some time ago I posted a comment to the "Baseball in the 'Burg" Facebook page about the vacant area bordered by Hood Road, U.S. 1 and I-95 as a premier spot for a baseball venue.
10 hrs ago
Increasing awareness of mental health resources
We are saddened by the tragic and untimely death of Robin Williams. Unfortunately, every day more than 100 Americans die as a result of suicide as people facing mental health challenges struggle in silence rather than seeking treatment that is proved effective.
15 hrs ago
Alicia H. Thomas
Alicia Hutchison Thomas, 44, of Fairfax passed away Friday, Aug. 15, 2014, at Virginia Hospital Center.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
R-Board expected to toss alternative trash ideas The search for...
The search for alternative ways of disposing of trash at the regional landfill will likely be cut short before the effort ever truly started again.
Police seek man in string of pharmacy heists Police say the man who...
Police say the man who robbed a Fredericksburg CVS last week is a suspect in the robberies of CVS pharmacies in at least two other localities during the past month.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Shelter honors late mother, baby Sarah Harkins, a dedicated Mary's...
Eric Harkins admired the arched doorway, ornate crown molding and built-in bookshelves as he toured the latest Fredericksburg home that will shelter homeless pregnant women and their children.
Only natural gas filling station in Northern Virginia hits Loudoun
Northern Virginia is getting its only public natural gas fueling station adjacent to Washington Dulles International Airport.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Mercer students get more space When the students at Hugh Mercer...
When the students at Hugh Mercer Elementary in Fredericksburg return in a few weeks, their school will have a new addition.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
More businesses opening in Fredericksburg City report shows new...
New business openings doubled in Fredericksburg during the second quarter, compared to the same period in 2013, according to the city's Economic Development and Tourism Department's quarterly report.
Natural gas should lead Virginiaa s energy plans
Under President Obama's new climate plan, Virginia is required to reduce its carbon emissions 38 percent by 2030.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Woman gets prison time for biting city police officer A woman who...
A woman who seriously injured a Fredericksburg police officer earlier this year by latching onto him with her teeth was ordered Wednesday to serve 2½ years in prison.
The Washington Post
Adrian Silversmith of Sprelly plans to open a peanut butter restaurant
In June 2013, Adrian Silversmith had a thought: What if there were a restaurant devoted entirely to peanut butter? Not long after, the Fredericksburg, Va., resident launched Sprelly - his line of flavored nut butters - and began hawking them at local farmers markets.
Scouts cycle across country, stop here
Eagle Scouts with Troop 165 of Fredericksburg have turned an annual summer event into a cross-country ride spanning 4,000 miles.
Spotsy, Italian town to form partnership A chance meeting two years...
While working as an optician, Spotsylvania County resident Eric Martin said he asked a customer about her daily activities so that he would know what kind of eyeglasses to recommend.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Co-working project advances in city Fredericksburg's first co-working ...
Fredericksburg's first co-working space, which has been in the works for about a year now, got a shot in the arm Monday from the city's Economic Development Authority.
Baseball partners falling $18 million short City Manager Bev Cameron...
City Manager Bev Cameron just told the City Council that the baseball partners are coming up $18 million short in their plans to buy the former U.S. National Slavery Museum land.
HAPPI/Household & PP Industry
3,000,000 for Massage Envy Spa
Massage Envy Spa has performed its three millionth facial. The milestone treatment took place at the Fredericksburg, VA.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Cops net river trespassers at night Since mid-April, city police have ...
The cool waters and shady trees that line the banks of the Rappahannock River in Fredericksburg can be a powerful draw for people looking for relief on a hot, oppressive summer evening.
Man flips off security camera during 'bathroom crime'
The man wanted for removing a toilet from a laundromat also had a message for anyone who saw him on security footage.