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Posted on: April 23, 2014

Stafford's Founders Day Features Parade, History Square and Fine Arts Festival

Flame Thrower, Marching Bands and Mayor of Stafford, England Join Celebration Stafford, VA – Thousands of people are expected to converge in... Read on...

Posted on: April 23, 2014

Southbound Route 17 Traffic to Shift Lanes Thursday Night, April 24

Press Release from VDOT:

FREDERICKSBURG – Motorists on southbound Route 17 in Stafford County may encounter minor travel delays between Cardinal Forest Drive and International Parkway overnight on Thursday, April 24.... Read on...

Posted on: April 22, 2014

Quantico Commissary Will Be Closed April 27-29, 2014, To Complete Renovation

Marine Corps Base Quantico Commissary closure for new shelving and store reset April 27-29, 2014.

Commissary hours will be:
Sunday - April 27: 0900-1500 (Early Closing)Monday - April 28: CLOSED (New Shelving and... Read on...

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Posted on: April 18, 2014

Upcoming Road Work, Lane Closures at Falmouth Intersection

Press Release from VDOT

FREDERICKSBURG – Motorists traveling through the Falmouth area of Stafford County next week may encounter several work zones as construction progresses to build new turn lanes and travel lanes at... Read on...

Posted on: April 11, 2014

Stafford EDA Targets More High-Tech Opportunities

Stafford EDA Targets More High-Tech Opportunities
Consultant To Help Draw Jobs to Tech and Research Park Initiative Stafford, VA – Stafford’s Economic Development Authority, as fiscal agent, approved a contract this... 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: March 25, 2014

Stafford County Animal Control Hosting Rabies Clinic Saturday, April 26

Stafford County Animal Control is hosting a Rabies Clinic at the Stafford County Government Center on Saturday, April 26th, 2014, 9:00 a.m. to noon. The cost is $7 per rabies vaccination. Animals must be at least 4 months... Read on...

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Posted on: March 10, 2014

350th Donation Opportunities Now Online

Thanks to the many wonderful sponsors of Stafford's 350th Anniversary Celebration, Stafford has raised $900,586 towards its $1 million goal for fundraising for the 350th. 2014 is packed full of wonderful programs and... Read on...

Link to Online Donation System
Posted on: February 16, 2014

4:00 p.m. Burn Law in Effect

Press Release from Stafford Fire and Rescue

Stafford County, in an effort to achieve and maintain such levels of air quality as to protect human
health, welfare and safety of its residents, has regulated open burning... 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: December 20, 2013

Rocky Run Road To Close in February

Construction on Stafford’s 521-acre, 5.54 billion gallon Rocky Pen Run Reservoir is nearing completion and officials are taking steps to prepare the reservoir to be filled with water. As part of this process, the midpoint of... Read on...

Posted on: August 23, 2013

Winner of the Stafford 350th's Commemorative Coin Design Contest Announced

coin design

Stafford Artist Wins 350th... Read on...

Posted on: July 19, 2013

Social Services Grant To Focus on Health Insurance for Children

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 Enrollment). This... Read on...

Posted on: June 26, 2013

Try Stafford County's Free Mobile App!

Stafford County now has a free mobile app to connect citizens and visitors with government services, news, job openings, online payment options, emergency alerts, its 311 Center and much more.

“Our new app, which is free... Read on...

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Posted on: June 12, 2013

Stafford Earns Trifecta of Positive Financial News

Stafford County has received a trifecta of positive financial news this week with all three rating agencies assigning a positive outlook to the County. Standard & Poor’s upgraded the County's bond rating from AA to an AA+... Read on...

Posted on: April 24, 2013

Stafford Board Zeroes 3 Taxes and Prioritizes Funds to the Classroom

The Stafford Board of Supervisors unanimously passed a budget that holds the line on real estate taxes and eliminates the boat tax, the machinery and tools tax, and the common carrier tax. The adopted $253,430,560 FY14... Read on...

Posted on: May 22, 2012

Stafford's "County Store" is open for business.

Visit the new "County Store"! If you're looking for that special gift or wanting to show your Stafford pride, we can help! The County Store is open in the lobby of the Government Center from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.... 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...