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Morning Buzz – Jan. 11, 2011
A daily digest of what’s going on in Fredericksburg, and what news from elsewhere is relevant here. Send suggestions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wondering about the city’s business incentives policies? Curious about why there’s talk of Fredericksburg re-joining the Main Street program for downtown revitalization? You can ask city Economic Development Director Karen Hedelt and Economic Development Manager Richard Tremblay about these topics and more in a Web chat at noon today. Submit questions ahead of time here.
The City Council holds a work session at 5:30 p.m. today at the Circuit Courthouse. Council members will hear from Judge Gordon Willis about the need to upgrade Fredericksburg’s courts facilities. The council then holds a 7:30 p.m. meeting, where they’ll hold a public hearing on raising parking fines and could vote on the management plan for the land the city owns along the Rappahannock and Rapidan rivers.
Shoppers Food & Pharmacy in Central Park will close at the end of February, reports Cathy Jett on her blog. See today’s business section for more on this story.