The News Desk is a collection of news, notes and breaking items affecting the Fredericksburg community.

The News Desk archives:

Cicadas arrive in Fredericksburg

Fredericksburg now considering a 4-cent tax increase

Fredericksburg remembers Ruth Coder Fitzgerald

Pictures: Earth Day, Multicultural Fair in Fredericksburg

Three arrested in downtown Fredericksburg spray-painting incidents

Local chef recalls interacting with ‘Iron Lady’

Gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe drops by downtown Fredericksburg

City Council deals with fowl, buzzing issues

Local thrift shop encourages creativity with online bulletin board

Bomb squad removes grenade from house

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