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Posted on: August 19, 2014

Stafford GIS Goes Mobile

Stafford County GIS Office, Interactive Mapping Site is now mobile/tablet-enabled. Visit the GIS page on the Stafford County website. Select the "Interactive Mapping" link.

Also, "New Application Submittals"... Read on...

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Posted on: August 15, 2014

Streetscape Project To Enhance Courthouse Area

The Courthouse Area Enhancement (Streetscape) Project was developed to improve the aesthetics and pedestrian accommodations in the Courthouse Area along Jefferson Davis Highway (Route 1) and Courthouse Road (Route 630).... Read on...

Posted on: August 15, 2014

Quantico Noise Advisory Week of August 15 - 22

Press Release from Quantico
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... Read on...

Posted on: August 13, 2014

Belle Plains Road to Be Closed To Through Traffic Aug. 18 - 21, 2014.

Press Release from VDOT

CLOSED TO THROUGH TRAFFIC AUG. 18-21Road in Stafford County’s White Oak area to close between
Paul Hill Road and Trails End Lane

FREDERICKSBURG – Route 604 (Belle Plains... Read on...

Posted on: August 11, 2014

It's Not too Late to Be Part of History!

Your Name Could Go Down in History!
There’s Still Time to Buy a 350th Anniversary Brick; More than 100 Already Sold!

Stafford, VA – The Community Fundraising Team of Stafford’s 350th Anniversary Blue Ribbon Committee... Read on...

Posted on: August 5, 2014

Stafford Saves $7.5 Million Through Bond Refinancing


Stafford, Va. – Thanks to a move by the Stafford Board of Supervisors to authorize bond refinancing through the Virginia Resource Authority, Stafford County... Read on...

Posted on: August 4, 2014

Through Trucks Restricted From Spring Valley Drive and Spring Knoll Circle

Press Release from VDOT

FREDERICKSBURG – The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) has approved a through truck restriction for two residential streets in the Falmouth area of Stafford County, Route 1040 (Spring... Read on...

Posted on: July 31, 2014

Community Yard Sale on Saturday, September 13, 2014, at Government Center

Stafford County Government employees are hosting a community yard sale to benefit the Rappahannock United Way on Saturday, September 13, 2014, from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the parking lot of the George L. Gordon, Jr.,... Read on...

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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 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: 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: 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...