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Morning Buzz – Feb. 8, 2010


A daily digest of what’s going on in Fredericksburg, and what news from elsewhere is relevant here. Send suggestions to

Closings and cancellations in Fredericksburg today:

- City offices are closed.

- FRED bus service is not operating.

- The city Visitors Center is closed. 

- City schools are closed.

- The Economic Development Authority meeting scheduled for noon today has been cancelled.

- The General District Court will open at 11 a.m., and the clerk’s office will open at 10:30 a.m.

- The "Via Colori" meeting that was supposed to happen at the area museum tonight will be rescheduled. (Via Colori is a street-painting festival that is being planned for September by the Arts Commission.)

Read Kelly Hannon’s report on the progress being made to clear area roads here

In non-snow news, Bill Freehling reports on his blog that the new tenant that will be moving into the old University Cafe space is Las Palmas, a Caribbean restaurant that had been operating out of a space on Caroline Street.

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