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Posted on: July 30, 2014

VRE Expansion Efforts to Benefit Brooke and Leeland Riders


Stafford, Va. – Riders at the Brooke and Leeland Virginia Railway Express (VRE) stations can expect more platform capacity as well as more efficient train... Read on...

Posted on: July 24, 2014

Quantico Noise Advisory Week of July 24 - August 1

Quantico Press Release

MARINE CORPS BASE QUANTICO, Va. – Residents in the immediate vicinity of Marine Corps Base Quantico may experience an increase in noise as an affect from ground/aircraft training or range clearance... Read on...

Posted on: July 24, 2014

School Supplies and Clothing Sales Tax Holiday - Aug. 1- 3

During this three-day period, purchases of qualifying school supplies selling for $20 or less per item, and purchases of qualifying clothing and footwear selling for $100 or less per item will be exempt from sales tax.... Read on...

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Posted on: July 23, 2014

Nearly 1,000 New Commuter Parking Spots Coming to the Route 610 Corridor in October

VDOT Press Release

FREDERICKSBURG – Construction work is 75 percent complete on a 1,000-space expansion of a Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) Park & Ride facility in Stafford County on Route 610 near... Read on...

Posted on: July 18, 2014

Stafford Social Services Receives Grant for Third Year in a Row To Assist Children with Healthcare

Stafford, Va. – The Stafford Department of Social Services is pleased to announce that it has received another grant from the Stafford Hospital Community Service Fund for the SHINE Program (Stafford’s Health Insurance... Read on...

Posted on: July 2, 2014

Board of Supervisors Meeting Schedule Changes in Summer

The Board of Supervisors meeting schedule changes during the summer. There will not be a Board meeting on the third Tuesday of July (July 15) or the first Tuesday of August (August 5). The Board will meet next on Tuesday,... Read on...

Posted on: June 25, 2014

Beat the Heat, Check the Backseat!

Press Release from Stafford Fire and Rescue

Heatstroke Deaths of Children in Vehicles

With the official beginning of summer, The Stafford County Fire and Rescue Department is urging everyone to take special precautions... Read on...

Posted on: June 21, 2014

Proposed Proffer Guidelines

At their July 2, 2014, meeting, the Board of Supervisors decided to hold a public hearing on the proposed proffer guidelines on Tuesday, August 19, 2014. They referred the Comprehensive Plan to the Planning Commission.

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Posted on: June 23, 2014

Hot Weather Is Danger to Pets Left in Cars

With warmer temperatures, it's time to think about our furry friends. Heat rises quickly in parked cars, especially with the windows down but even with the windows open. The temperature can rise to 120 degrees in more in... Read on...

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Posted on: June 17, 2014

The Stafford Board of Supervisors Supports Education in Stafford County

The Stafford Board of Supervisors supports education in Stafford County! The Stafford Board of Supervisors has made education a priority for the community. Please see the link below for more information.

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Posted on: May 23, 2014

Renovated Curtis Park Pool Open for Summer Season

After 39 years of faithfully serving the citizens of Stafford County, the pool at Curtis Park has undergone a well-deserved makeover and has reopened to the public.

“As Stafford’s first public pool, Curtis Park has served... Read on...

Posted on: May 19, 2014

Aquia Landing Wins America's Best Restored Beach Award

The American Shore and Beach Preservation Association (ASBPA) announced today that Aquia Landing Park in Stafford is a winner of its 2014 Best Restored Beach Award.

“We are thrilled that Aquia Landing was selected for... Read on...

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Posted on: May 9, 2014

Stafford Receives Worldwide and State Recognition for Heart Safety Efforts

County Named First “Heart Safe Community” in Virginia

Stafford, VA – Gwyneth Griffin’s legacy continues to grow. The Stafford County 7th grader died from sudden cardiac arrest in 2012. Her death led the Stafford Board of... Read on...

Posted on: April 2, 2014

Rolling Lane Closures on Greenbank Road

Work Zone/Traffic Alert to residents and commuters who use Greenbank Road:
Beginning the week of April 7, there will be rolling daily lane closures of 5 – 15 minutes in duration between the hours of 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. ... Read on...

Posted on: February 10, 2014

“Tell Your Stafford Story” Online Video Series Launched at George Washington’s Birthday Celebration

Stafford, VA – The George Washington Foundation is partnering with Stafford County’s 350th Anniversary Blue Ribbon Committee to create an online video series of residents telling stories about their Stafford experiences.... Read on...

Posted on: February 6, 2014

Reduced Speed Limit Extended on Route 17 for Widening Project

Press Release from VDOT

Motorists traveling between Interstate 95 and International Parkway will be impacted by the 35 mph speed limit... Read on...

Posted on: January 8, 2014

Stafford Supervisor Elected VRE Chairman

For the second time in his tenure on the Stafford Board of Supervisors, Aquia Supervisor Paul Milde will lead the Virginia Railway Express Operations Board. Mr. Milde was elected as chairman of the VRE Operations Board at... Read on...

Posted on: December 26, 2013

Stafford 350th Anniversary Merchandise Now on Sale!

Individuals interested in ringing in Stafford’s 350th anniversary in 2014 can do so in style with an array of items featuring the 350th anniversary logo, including a special commemorative coin.

Fleece jackets, polo... Read on...

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Posted on: August 23, 2013

Winner of the Stafford 350th's Commemorative Coin Design Contest Announced

coin design

Stafford Artist Wins 350th... Read on...

Posted on: March 8, 2011

Stafford County Selects Firm, Prepares for Aquia Creek Battlefield Survey

The Stafford County Department of Economic Development is pleased to announce the selection of John Milner Associates, Inc. (JMA), the firm appointed to conduct a Terrestrial Phase I Cultural Resources Investigation of the... Read on...