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Help Tree Fredericksburg Plant in April

Help Tree Fredericksburg Plant in April

By Anne Little, Tree Fredericksburg
What could be more rewarding than spending a few hours planting trees?  Come plant trees with Tree Fredericksburg, learn new planting techniques and meet like-minded people in the community.
Volunteers are needed from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. on Saturday, April 5, and Saturday, April 26.
Meet at the corner of Caroline and Germania Streets, directly across from the entrance to Old Mill Park, 2410 Caroline St., Fredericksburg.  We usually finish by 11 a.m., and you can plant even for an hour with us -– every effort helps.

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Gallery: Planting with Tree Fredericksburg

Gallery: Planting with Tree Fredericksburg

Story and photos by Larry Faulkner
Volunteers worked with Tree Fredericksburg on April 26.  The nonprofit headed by Anne and Carl Little is dedicated to restoring the urban canopy in Fredericksburg.  Since its founding in 2008, Tree Fredericksburg has planted and maintained some 3,500 trees in the city.

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Do Not Jeopardize Fredericksburg’s Future Financial Capabilities. Say No to Baseball.

Do Not Jeopardize Fredericksburg’s Future Financial Capabilities. Say No to Baseball.

An editorial by Fredericksburg resident Anne Little.
Editor’s Note: Read the comment at the end of the editorial for an opposing viewpoint.
Dear Friends:
Fredericksburg officials have been negotiating on a baseball stadium for over a year.  The final negotiations last year resulted in a package that totaled $28 million dollars in cash, tax breaks and incentives to the Baseball Group (which is comprised of the former Hagerstown Suns and Diamond Nation) from the City.

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Tree Fredericksburg Offers $1,000 Reward

Tree Fredericksburg Offers $1,000 Reward

By Susan Larson
Tree Fredericksburg is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of the person or persons who have destroyed their plantings in recent weeks.
Vandals attempted to chop down a six-year-old Crabapple tree in the median at Washington Avenue and Lewis Street.
Anne and Carl Little, founders of Tree Fredericksburg, discovered the destroyed tree on Saturday morning, September 6.  An axe was left at the scene, and police are processing it for fingerprints.

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