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Posted on: August 21, 2015

Expect Overnight Delays on I-95 August 24-27, August 31, and September 1

FREDERICKSBURG – The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) has multiple planned work zones in the Fredericksburg area between Aug. 24-27, Aug. 31 and on Sept 1. Traffic on Interstate 95, Route 17 and Route 1 will be... Read on...

Posted on: August 14, 2015

Stafford County Is Working to Fulfill Its "Downtown" Vision

Improving “Downtown Stafford County”

Historically, many residents have migrated out of County for health care, shopping, and jobs. But for more than a decade we have strategically and proactively worked to reverse that... Read on...

Posted on: August 14, 2015

Stafford County Employees Hosting United Way Yard Sale at Government Center

Stafford County employees are hosting the annual United Way Yard Sale on Saturday, October 3, 2015, from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the George L. Gordon, Jr., Government Center, 1300 Courthouse Road, Stafford, VA 22554. Space... Read on...

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Posted on: August 28, 2015

Marine Corps Base Quantico Noise Advisory August 31 - September 6, 2015

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 operations during the week... Read on...

Posted on: August 10, 2015

Stafford Planning Route 1 and Courthouse Road Intersection Improvement Project

Stafford County is planning improvements to the Route 1 and Courthouse Road intersection to reduce motorist delays. Planned improvements along Route 1 extend from south of the Courthouse Road intersection, to north of Hope... Read on...

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Posted on: August 6, 2015

Stafford Sheriff's Office and Local Law Enforcement Establish "Safe Zones"

Stafford, Va. The Stafford County Sheriff’s Office, the Spotsylvania County Sheriff’s Office and the Fredericksburg Police Department, joining law enforcement agencies across the nation, announce an opportunity to have a... Read on...

Posted on: July 24, 2015

Social Services Receives Grant for SHINE Program

Social Services Receives Grant for SHINE Program

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... Read on...

Posted on: July 14, 2015

Standard & Poor's Upgrades Stafford to Highest AAA Bond Rating

Standard & Poor’s Upgrades Stafford to Highest AAA Bond Rating

Stafford, VA – After years of unwavering adherence to strict financial management and strong reserve levels established by the Board of Supervisors, Stafford... Read on...

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Posted on: April 29, 2015

Moody’s Upgrades Stafford’s Bond Rating to Aa1 from Aa2

Stafford County’s strong financial management, conservative budgeting, and financial flexibility has led Moody’s Investors Service to upgrade the County’s bond rating to Aa1 from Aa2. This upgrade comes just two years after... Read on...

Posted on: June 9, 2015

Stafford County Wins Two National Achievement Awards

Stafford County Wins Two National Achievement Awards

Stafford, Va. – Stafford County is pleased to announce that it has won two 2015 Achievement Awards from the National Association of Counties (NACo). Stafford won awards... Read on...

Posted on: June 15, 2015

Tips for Preventing Heat Related Illness

The Stafford County Fire and Rescue Department, in conjunction with the National Center for Environmental Health, issues these tips to prevent heat-related illness.

Tips for Preventing a Heat Related Illness

Drink more... Read on...

Virginia Department of Health Heat Tips
Posted on: May 22, 2015

Stafford Officials Urge Visitors To Use Extreme Caution Near the Rappahannock River

As the Memorial Day weekend approaches, Stafford officials urge all visitors to the Rappahannock River to use extreme caution.

More than 80 individuals have drowned in the Rappahannock River since 1972. Public safety... Read on...

Posted on: April 21, 2015

Paving, Safety Improvements Coming to Route 218 in Stafford

Press Release from VDOT

FREDERICKSBURG – Construction will begin in late April on a $5.2 million package of pavement and safety improvements over nearly 20 miles on Route 218 in King George and Stafford counties.

The... Read on...

Posted on: April 13, 2015

Construction Work Ramping Up at Falmouth Intersection

Press Release from VDOT

FREDERICKSBURG – Motorists will see increasing nighttime lane closures this spring and summer at the intersection of Route 1, Route 17 Business and Route 218 (Butler Road) in Stafford County’s... Read on...