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Here is a conceptual layout of the baseball complex at Celebrate Virginia South. There are likely to be some changes, including the stadium being rotated about 45 degrees clockwise. Click for a larger view.[/caption]
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Baseball deal out in city

BY PAMELA GOULD / THE FREE LANCE–STARFredericksburg’s professional baseball project may be hea ... Nov 25, 2014 in The News Desk

Baseball partners still seek city site

BY PAMELA GOULD / THE FREE LANCE–STAR Fredericksburg Treasurer Brenda Wood is working with a repres ... Sep 30, 2014 in The News Desk

Revised baseball proposal is a hit

BY PAMELA GOULD / THE FREE LANCE–STARThe partners seeking to bring professional baseball to Frederic ... Sep 23, 2014 in The News Desk

Council passes new incentive agreement for baseball project

The Fredericksburg City Council just passed a resolution giving approval of a revised incentive agre ... Sep 23, 2014 in City Beat

New baseball proposal released by city manager

The city and the partners seeking to bring the minor league Hagerstown Suns and a facility for amate ... Sep 23, 2014 in City Beat

Will 3rd pitch be a hit for stadium?

BY PAMELA GOULD / THE FREE LANCE–STAR The Fredericksburg City Council is slated to hold an open dis ... Sep 20, 2014 in The News Desk

Baseball partners try to sweeten deal with city

BY PAMELA GOULD / THE FREE LANCE–STAR The partners seeking to build a sports complex and bring mino ... Sep 17, 2014 in The News Desk

New twist on baseball project could resolve money issue

New developments in negotiations between the city of Fredericksburg and the partners seeking to relo ... Sep 17, 2014 in City Beat

ICYMI: Hagerstown Suns lose in South Atlantic League title series

The Hagerstown Suns lost game 5 in the South Atlantic League championship on Saturday, the Herald Ma ... Sep 15, 2014 in City Beat

City awaits word on baseball

BY PAMELA GOULD / THE FREE LANCE-STAR The next move is apparently in the hands of the partners seek ... Sep 10, 2014 in The News Desk

Minor League Baseball announces 2014 attendance figures

Minor League Baseball announced its total attendance figures for 2014 today, saying more than 42.4 m ... Sep 10, 2014 in City Beat

Fredericksburg city manager to reach out to baseball partners today

BY PAMELA GOULD THE FREE LANCE–STAR City Manager Bev Cameron today was to contact the partners see ... Sep 10, 2014 in City Beat

Council just went into closed session to discuss baseball project

UPDATE: Council emerged from its meeting after 80 minutes but took no action. UPDATE: Council has ... Sep 09, 2014 in City Beat

City EDA steps up to the plate

BY PAMELA GOULD / THE FREE LANCE–STARFredericksburg’s Economic Development Authority met behin ... Sep 08, 2014 in The News Desk

Baseball talks may go into extra innings

BY PAMELA GOULD / THE FREE LANCE–STAR The fate of a proposal to bring professional baseball to Fred ... Sep 06, 2014 in The News Desk

Baseball project will be discussed in closed-door meeting on Tuesday

The Fredericksburg City Council will go behind closed doors on Tuesday to discuss the proposed stadi ... Sep 04, 2014 in City Beat

Tax exemption off table in baseball negotiations

BY PAMELA GOULD / THE FREE LANCE–STAR Fredericksburg Mayor Mary Katherine Greenlaw said this week’s ... Aug 28, 2014 in The News Desk

Video of Diamond Nation operations

At Tuesday's City Hall meetings, the owners and operators of Diamond Nation, showed a video to give ... Aug 28, 2014 in City Beat

Tight timeframe on business deal

ONLINE EXTRA: Check out video of Diamond Nation operations. BY PAMELA GOULD / THE FREE LANCE-STAR ... Aug 27, 2014 in The News Desk

A new deadline approaches for Fredericksburg baseball

The countdown begins again today for a decision on professional baseball in Fredericksburg. The m ... Aug 27, 2014 in City Beat

Baseball partners seek 'win-win' deal with city

Diamond Nation owner Jack Cust (left) and president Keith Dilgard address the Fredericksburg City C ... Aug 27, 2014 in The News Desk

Regular council meeting has begun with baseball presentation

NOTE: As time allows, this blog will be updated from the bottom. *** The regular council meeti ... Aug 26, 2014 in City Beat

Fredericksburg baseball project negotiations will continue

UPDATE: Council just unanimously agreed to continue negotiations with the baseball stadium partners. ... Aug 26, 2014 in City Beat

Poll: Should Fredericksburg move forward with the baseball stadium proposal?

The Fredericksburg City Council is scheduled to act today on a revised proposal for the baseball sta ... Aug 26, 2014 in City Beat

Baseball deal in question

ONLINE EXTRA: Take our poll. Weigh in on whether the project should proceed. BY PAMELA GOULD / THE ... Aug 25, 2014 in The News Desk

Council moves baseball work session to larger space for possible crowd

The Fredericksburg City Council has moved the location of Tuesday's work session on the stadium prop ... Aug 25, 2014 in City Beat

Baseball partners make new offer to Fredericksburg for stadium project

ONLINE EXTRAS: Letter from Diamond Nation owner Jack Cust to City Manager Bev Cameron with reven ... Aug 21, 2014 in City Beat

Fredericksburg to revisit stadium financing

ONLINE EXTRA: "Focus on FOIA" blog addresses concerns raised about council members meeting in privat ... Aug 15, 2014 in The News Desk

Baseball financing back at the start

RELATED: Rising costs put stadium in jeopardy BY PAMELA GOULD / THE FREE LANCE–STAR With this week ... Aug 14, 2014 in The News Desk

Rising costs put stadium in jeopardy

RELATED: Baseball financing back at the start BY PAMELA GOULD / THE FREE LANCE–STAR The group plan ... Aug 14, 2014 in The News Desk

Fredericksburg treasurer delaying decision on baseball project extension request

Fredericksburg Treasurer Brenda Wood just informed me that she is delaying a decision on whether to ... Aug 14, 2014 in City Beat

Fredericksburg treasurer considering extension for stadium partners

The partners seeking to build a baseball stadium in the Celebrate Virginia South section of Frederic ... Aug 13, 2014 in City Beat

City’s stadium project at risk

BY PAMELA GOULD / THE FREE LANCE–STAR The partners seeking to build a baseball stadium in Frederick ... Aug 13, 2014 in The News Desk

Baseball partners falling $18 million short in stadium plan

City Manager Bev Cameron just told the City Council that the baseball partners are coming up $18 mil ... Aug 12, 2014 in City Beat

Fredericksburg treasurer grants extension to baseball stadium investors

Fredericksburg Treasurer Brenda Wood has granted a 60-day extension to the investors seeking to buil ... Jun 13, 2014 in City Beat

Baseball partners seek extension of deadline to finalize land deal

The private partners seeking to build a baseball complex in Fredericksburg have asked for a 60-day e ... Jun 11, 2014 in City Beat

Suns extend stadium lease in Hagerstown

BY PAMELA GOULD / THE FREE LANCE–STARThe Hagerstown, Md., City Council has agreed to a two-year leas ... Apr 30, 2014 in The News Desk

Hagerstown council approves lease extension for Suns

The Herald-Mail in Hagerstown reports today that the Hagerstown City Council approved a 2-year exten ... Apr 30, 2014 in City Beat

Baseball investors receive 90-day extension to buy land

The investors who plan to build a minor league baseball complex in Fredericksburg have received a 90 ... Mar 15, 2014 in Business Insider

House passes bill to support Fredericksburg baseball complex

The Virginia House of Delegates on Wednesday passed a bill that would allow the city of Fredericksbu ... Feb 26, 2014 in Business Insider

Wilder refers to Fredericksburg as 'elsewhere' in pitch to build slavery museum in Richmond

Former Gov. L. Douglas Wilder has an opinion piece in today's Richmond Times-Dispatch calling for th ... Feb 26, 2014 in City Beat

Senate approves bill to support Fredericksburg baseball complex

The Virginia Senate this month passed a bill that would allow the city of Fredericksburg to capture ... Feb 12, 2014 in Business Insider

Suns required to seek lease extension in Hagerstown

The Hagerstown Suns are seeking to extend their lease with the Maryland city for the 2015 and 2016 s ... Feb 05, 2014 in Business Insider

Senate panel hesitant about city baseball bill

BY CHELYEN DAVIS / THE FREE LANCE–STARRICHMOND—The Senate Finance Committee isn’t ready ... Jan 22, 2014 in The News Desk

General Assembly bill would support Fredericksburg stadium

The Virginia General Assembly this session will take up a bill that would allow the city of Frederic ... Jan 13, 2014 in Business Insider

Stadium groundbreaking planned for spring

BY BILL FREEHLING / THE FREE LANCE–STARThe investors in the planned Fredericksburg minor league ... Jan 03, 2014 in The News Desk

March groundbreaking targeted for baseball complex

The investors in the planned Fredericksburg minor league baseball complex plan to purchase the land ... Jan 03, 2014 in Business Insider

Stadium owners hire internationally known architectural firm

HKS Sports and Entertainment Group, which has been hired to design the Fredericksburg baseball stadi ... Dec 06, 2013 in The News Desk

Stadium partners hire well-known firm to design facility

  Coolray Field, home of the AAA Gwinnett Braves. The owners of the Hagerstown Suns and ... Dec 06, 2013 in City Beat

Financing found for new stadium

BY PAMELA GOULD / THE FREE LANCE–STARThe partners planning to build a $29 million baseball stadium i ... Nov 26, 2013 in The News Desk

Baseball stadium leaders making progress on project

City Manager Bev Cameron is scheduled to provide City Council an update on the stadium project short ... Nov 26, 2013 in City Beat

Fredericksburg seeks admissions tax increase

BY PAMELA GOULDFredericksburg City Council on Tuesday briefly discussed its legislative agenda that ... Nov 13, 2013 in The News Desk

City stadium plan progresses

In case you missed it, there have been three developments on the stadium front this week. On Tues ... Oct 23, 2013 in City Beat

Council unanimously approved changes to CIP and Comp Plan for stadium parking

City Council unanimously approved amending the Comprehensive Plan and Capital Improvements Plan to a ... Oct 22, 2013 in City Beat

Slavery Museum auction to be delayed 150 days

The Oct. 31 public auction that had been scheduled on the U.S. National Slavery Museum land in Celeb ... Oct 22, 2013 in Business Insider

Slavery museum gives up city land; stadium backers reach deal on Celebrate Virginia site

BY BILL FREEHLING / THE FREE LANCE–STAR Developers of a minor league baseball stadium and amateur s ... Oct 21, 2013 in The News Desk

Stadium project heading back to site planned for slavery museum

It looks like the multipurpose stadium is heading back to the 38 acres where the U.S. National Slave ... Oct 21, 2013 in City Beat

Baseball complex likely to be built on Slavery Museum land

Developers of a minor league baseball stadium and amateur sports complex are reverting to their orig ... Oct 21, 2013 in Business Insider

City holds public hearing on stadium parking on Tuesday

City Council on Tuesday will hold  a public hearing to consider amending the Comprehensive Plan and ... Oct 18, 2013 in City Beat

Oct. 31 auction scheduled for slavery museum land

The 38-acre parcel in Fredericksburg where the U.S. National Slavery Museum was once planned is sche ... Oct 10, 2013 in Business Insider

Public hearing on baseball parking issue is Oct. 22

A public hearing on the proposal to amend Fredericksburg’s Comprehensive Plan and Capital Improv ... Oct 08, 2013 in City Beat

Hagerstown Suns apply to relocate to Fredericksburg

Here is a conceptual layout of the baseball complex at Celebrate Virginia South. There are likely t ... Oct 01, 2013 in Business Insider

Stadium traffic creating rift

BY PAMELA GOULD / THE FREE LANCE–STARSome Fredericksburg City Council members are steamed over an e ... Sep 26, 2013 in The News Desk

City Planning Commissioners back baseball lot

RELATED STORY: Former Kalahari site now likely stadium location BY PAMELA GOULD / THE FREE LANCE–ST ... Sep 25, 2013 in The News Desk

Planning Commission supports amendments to for baseball stadium parking

The Planning Commission just voted its support of changes to the city's Comprehensive Plan and Capit ... Sep 25, 2013 in City Beat

Former Kalahari site now likely home of baseball complex

RELATED STORY: City Planning Commission backs city parking lot for stadium The Hagerstown Suns an ... Sep 25, 2013 in Business Insider

Talks going on for land for stadium

BY BILL FREEHLING / THE FREE LANCE–STARLast-minute negotiations regarding the 38 acres owned by the ... Sep 24, 2013 in The News Desk

Baseball plans move forward

UPDATE: Judge orders sale of museum parcel BY PAMELA GOULD / THE FREE LANCE–STARThe Fredericksbur ... Sep 24, 2013 in The News Desk

Council approves draft performance agreement for stadium

RELATED: Negotiations continue on slavery museum parcel Fredericksburg City Council Tuesday eveni ... Sep 24, 2013 in City Beat

Negotiations continue on slavery museum parcel

Here is a rendering showing the projected layout of the proposed baseball complex on the U.S. Natio ... Sep 24, 2013 in Business Insider

Baseball stadium plan faces key hurdles this week

BY PAMELA GOULD / THE FREE LANCE–STAR The proposal to build a multipurpose stadium in Fredericksbur ... Sep 21, 2013 in The News Desk

Parking would be city's largest fixed cost at baseball complex

Here is a rendering showing the layout of the proposed baseball complex at Celebrate Virginia South ... Sep 18, 2013 in Business Insider

Planning Commission holding public hearing on stadium next week

The Fredericksburg Planning Commission will hold a public hearing next Wednesday on the proposed cha ... Sep 18, 2013 in City Beat

Spotsy set to approve resolution on city baseball stadium

The Spotsylvania County Board of Supervisors next Tuesday is scheduled to approve a resolution expre ... Sep 17, 2013 in Spot News

Visions of baseball stadium traffic worries Spotsylvania supervisor

BY JEFF BRANSCOME / THE FREE LANCE–STARSpotsylvania County Supervisor David Ross wants the city of ... Sep 12, 2013 in The News Desk

Spotsy supervisor worried about traffic impacts of proposed baseball stadium in city

Spotsylvania County Supervisor David Ross says he’s heard from numerous constituents who are concern ... Sep 11, 2013 in Spot News

Baseball partners meet with architectural firm

Here is a rendering showing the layout of the proposed baseball complex at Celebrate Virginia South ... Sep 11, 2013 in Business Insider

Stadium proposal moves through one step

City Manager Bev Cameron took the stadium proposal to the city's Economic Development Authority on M ... Sep 10, 2013 in City Beat

Fredericksburg EDA endorses baseball proposal

Here is a rendering showing the layout of the proposed baseball complex in Fredericksburg. Frede ... Sep 09, 2013 in Business Insider

Wilder considering another bankruptcy filing, T-D reports

The Richmond Times-Dispatch is reporting this morning that former Gov. L. Douglas Wilder is consider ... Sep 06, 2013 in City Beat

First public hearing on stadium planned for Sept. 25

The city of Fredericksburg is starting to schedule the steps needed to take the proposed stadium in ... Sep 04, 2013 in City Beat

City manager will brief EDA on stadium proposal on Monday

Fredericksburg City Manager Bev Cameron will brief the city's Economic Development Authority on Mond ... Sep 03, 2013 in City Beat

Plan for stadium moves forward

OWNERS WILL LIKELY ASK RESIDENTS TO WEIGH IN ON NEW NAME FOR BASEBALL TEAM BY PAMELA GOULD / THE FR ... Sep 02, 2013 in The News Desk

Hagerstown paper: Closed session with Suns set for Friday

The Hagerstown (Md.) Herald-Mail reports that Bruce Quinn, majority owner of the Hagerstown Suns min ... Sep 01, 2013 in City Beat

Baseball partners eye slavery museum land

BY PAMELA GOULD / THE FREE LANCE–STARThe partners seeking to build a multipurpose stadium in Frederi ... Aug 29, 2013 in The News Desk

City supports new baseball stadium concept

BY PAMELA GOULD / THE FREE LANCE–STAR Fredericksburg City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to supp ... Aug 27, 2013 in The News Desk

Baseball project will move forward

City Council just approved the baseball deal in a unanimous vote. Hagerstown Suns majority owner ... Aug 27, 2013 in City Beat

Suns partner makes land bid

BY CHELYEN DAVIS / THE FREE LANCE–STARRon Rosner, a local partner with the group planning to build a ... Aug 27, 2013 in The News Desk

Baseball project will be approved

UPDATE: Fred Howe made the motion to approve the proposal and Brad Ellis seconded it. The deal has a ... Aug 27, 2013 in City Beat

Baseball proposal in action tonight

The proposal to build a multipurpose stadium in the Celebrate Virginia South development is schedule ... Aug 27, 2013 in City Beat

Former Mayor Davies supports baseball stadium project

Former Fredericksburg Mayor Lawrence Davies sent a letter to City Manager Bev Cameron commending him ... Aug 26, 2013 in City Beat

Rosner Auto Group investing in Hagerstown Suns; acquiring stadium naming rights

Here is a rendering showing the layout of the proposed baseball complex at Celebrate Virginia So ... Aug 26, 2013 in City Beat

Admissions tax rate only tax increase in stadium proposal

Here is a rendering showing the layout of the proposed baseball complex at Celebrate Virginia South ... Aug 23, 2013 in Business Insider

Spotsylvania EDA hears from PlayBall VA! about its proposal

The Spotsylvania Economic Development Authority had no discussion Thursday evening following a pitch ... Aug 23, 2013 in The News Desk

City prepares process for baseball stadium

BY PAMELA GOULD / THE FREE LANCE–STARFredericksburg City Council could vote Tuesday to move forward ... Aug 22, 2013 in The News Desk

Fredericksburg releases details of baseball proposal

RELATED: Admissions tax rate only tax increase in stadium proposal Here is a rendering showing t ... Aug 22, 2013 in Business Insider

City Council could move toward full development of baseball project on Tuesday

UPDATE: City Manager Bev Cameron released the final report from the negotiating team and a memo summ ... Aug 22, 2013 in City Beat

Conceptual agreement reached between Suns, city negotiation team

Here is a rendering showing the layout of the proposed baseball complex at Celebrate Virginia South ... Aug 21, 2013 in Business Insider

Spotsylvania EDA to hear presentation on ballpark plan

The area in the above Google image between U.S. 1 and Interstate 95 is roughly where PlayBallVA env ... Aug 21, 2013 in Business Insider

Hagerstown Council shifts majority support to stadium deal

The Hagerstown (Md.) Herald-Mail reports today that the majority of that city's council now supports ... Aug 21, 2013 in City Beat

Meeting between city, Suns called 'positive'

Here is a rendering showing the layout of the proposed baseball complex at Celebrate Virginia South ... Aug 20, 2013 in Business Insider

Full council will take up baseball stadium next week

BY PAMELA GOULD / THE FREE LANCE–STARFredericksburg City Manager Bev Cameron said he expects City C ... Aug 19, 2013 in The News Desk

City council expected to hold open meeting on baseball Aug. 27

Fredericksburg City Manager Bev Cameron said he expects City Council to meet in open session on Aug. ... Aug 19, 2013 in City Beat

Hagerstown Suns to meet with city Tuesday

Here is a rendering showing the layout of the proposed baseball complex at Celebrate Virginia South ... Aug 16, 2013 in Business Insider

Fredericksburg baseball complex could serve all ages

Here is a rendering showing the layout of the proposed baseball complex at Celebrate Virginia South ... Aug 14, 2013 in The News Desk

New baseball stadium proposal unveiled in Fredericksburg

Here is a rendering showing the layout of the proposed baseball complex at Celebrate Virginia South ... Aug 13, 2013 in The News Desk

City Council just started closed-door meeting on baseball proposal

UPDATE: Council came out of the closed session at 11:13 p.m. but took no action. Councilman Matt ... Aug 13, 2013 in City Beat

Six of 10 speakers during City Council public comment time support baseball stadium

Six of 10 people who spoke during public comment time of tonight's City Council meeting expressed su ... Aug 13, 2013 in City Beat

Fredericksburg baseball proposal takes new shape

Here is a rendering showing the layout of the proposed baseball complex at Celebrate Virginia South ... Aug 13, 2013 in Business Insider

Council will close doors to discuss stadium

BY PAMELA GOULD / THE FREE LANCE–STARFredericksburg City Council will meet behind closed doors Tuesd ... Aug 08, 2013 in The News Desk

City to take up baseball negotiations in closed session Tuesday

UPDATE: Here's a link to today's full story. *** The Fredericksburg City Council will review the s ... Aug 08, 2013 in City Beat

Baseball meeting apparently illegal

BY PAMELA GOULD / THE FREE LANCE–STARA group appointed by Fredericksburg City Council to negotiate ... Aug 02, 2013 in The News Desk

Meeting between city, Suns called 'positive'

Tuesday night's meeting between the Hagerstown Suns and city of Fredericksburg was "very positive,"  ... Jul 30, 2013 in Business Insider

Hagerstown Suns, city to meet Tuesday

Representatives of the Hagerstown Suns and the city of Fredericksburg will meet Tuesday to discuss a ... Jul 29, 2013 in Business Insider

Fredericksburg reps will hold negotiating meeting on baseball on Tuesday

Fredericksburg officials are scheduled to meet Tuesday with ownership of the Hagerstown Suns to see ... Jul 26, 2013 in City Beat

Hagerstown Suns, city officials to meet Tuesday

Representatives from the Hagerstown Suns minor league baseball team and the city of Fredericksburg w ... Jul 25, 2013 in Business Insider

City officials crafting new stadium plan

BY BILL FREEHLING / THE FREE LANCE–STARFredericksburg officials are now focused on developing a plan ... Jul 16, 2013 in The News Desk

Clarion executive weighs in on Central Park tax district

As we reported last week, there was ample opposition expressed at a July 9 public hearing in front o ... Jul 16, 2013 in Business Insider

Could stadium proposal resolve slavery museum case?

A sculpture is surrounded by overgrowth and weeds at the proposed site of the Slavery Museum in Cel ... Jul 15, 2013 in Business Insider

In a close call, city is Nats' turf

This section of the Heritage Trail along Riverside Drive in Fredericksburg is within 15 miles of Pr ... Jul 12, 2013 in The News Desk

TAX DISTRICT TO SUPPORT BASEBALL LOOKS LIKE A NONSTARTER

BY BILL FREEHLING / THE FREE LANCE–STARA proposal to levy a significant new real estate tax on Centr ... Jul 10, 2013 in The News Desk

Fredericksburg baseball deal is on tight schedule

BY PAMELA GOULD / THE FREE LANCE–STARFredericksburg City Council set a five-week deadline to decide ... Jul 10, 2013 in The News Desk

Residents rally, rant over stadium; City seeks better deal

People for and against the multipurpose minor league baseball stadium proposed in Celebrate Virgini ... Jul 10, 2013 in The News Desk

LIVE from City Hall: Baseball stadium public hearing

Tweets about "#fxbgPitch" // COMPLETE COVERAGE: View all related stories and images. LIVE: T ... Jul 09, 2013 in City Beat

Public hearing on baseball stadium proposal just started

The public hearing on the proposal for a $29.5 million publicly funded multipurpose stadium just sta ... Jul 09, 2013 in City Beat

Council appoints two members to help negotiate stadium lease

The Fredericksburg City Council voted xx-xx to appoint xx and xx to serve with City Manager Bev Came ... Jul 09, 2013 in City Beat

Fredericksburg Planning Commission's Wednesday agenda includes stadium discussion

 The Planning Commission agenda for Wednesday includes discussion of  the proposal for a multipurpos ... Jul 09, 2013 in City Beat

Baseball deal to take council into extra innings?

BY PAMELA GOULD / THE FREE LANCE-STARFredericksburg City Council and baseball enthusiasts could be i ... Jul 08, 2013 in The News Desk

Poll: Should Fredericksburg City Council back baseball deal?

COMPLETE COVERAGE: View all related stories and images on the proposed baseball deal. RELATED ... Jul 08, 2013 in City Beat

Key facts for Fredericksburg's baseball public hearing on Tuesday

Fredericksburg City Council will hold a  hearing Tuesday night to get input from the public about a ... Jul 08, 2013 in City Beat

Busy City Council agenda planned Tuesday

Tuesday promises to be a late night in Fredericksburg City Council Chambers, with five public hearin ... Jul 07, 2013 in Business Insider

Three columns on baseball in the 'Burg

Three columns ran in Sunday's Free Lance-Star about the proposal to build a publicly financed, multi ... Jul 07, 2013 in Business Insider

Bonds could boost stadium cost, taxes

BY BILL FREEHLING / THE FREE LANCE–STAR Here is a rendering of the proposed Fredericksburg sta ... Jul 04, 2013 in The News Desk

Fredericksburg releases proposed baseball lease, analysis

Fredericksburg today issued a copy of the proposed lease between the city and Hagerstown Suns at a p ... Jul 03, 2013 in Business Insider

Can stadium end Celebrate Virginia's slump?

Bruce Quinn, right, majority owner of the Hagerstown Suns, meets with Fredericksburg City Council o ... Jul 02, 2013 in The News Desk

Eleven firms respond to city RFP on baseball deal

Eleven firms responded to a request for proposals that the city of Fredericksburg put out last month ... Jul 02, 2013 in Business Insider

HAGERSTOWN SUNS, CITY COUNCIL MEET

Bruce Quinn, right, majority owner of the Hagerstown Suns, meets with Fredericksburg City Council o ... Jul 01, 2013 in The News Desk

Baseball rules dictate stadium sizes

Major League Baseball requires that new stadiums built for its minor league affiliates have a certai ... Jul 01, 2013 in Business Insider

Fredericksburg baseball proposal: A timeline

Here is a look at the site plan for the proposed Fredericksburg stadium. Click for a larger view. ... Jul 01, 2013 in Business Insider

Council shares stadium qualms

BY PAMELA GOULD / THE FREE LANCE-STARIf the City Council were to vote today, a proposal to bring a m ... Jun 29, 2013 in The News Desk

Council set to begin stadium discussions

BY PAMELA GOULD / THE FREE LANCE–STARMonday evening, Fredericksburg Mayor Mary Katherine Greenlaw wi ... Jun 28, 2013 in The News Desk

Baseball backer critical of city-Suns deal

BY BILL FREEHLING / THE FREE LANCE–STAR Hagan One of the original leaders of an effort to b ... Jun 27, 2013 in The News Desk

Fredericksburg stadium includes plan for dog park

Here is a look at the site plan for the proposed Fredericksburg stadium, including the proposed dog ... Jun 26, 2013 in Business Insider

Baseball scenes from Hagerstown stadium

Bruce Quinn I recently asked Bruce Quinn, the majority owner of the Hagerstown Suns, to send ove ... Jun 26, 2013 in Business Insider

If Fredericksburg builds stadium, will baseball fans come?

BY BILL FREEHLING / THE FREE LANCE–STARAmong the many debates swirling locally over a proposed multi ... Jun 25, 2013 in The News Desk

Fredericksburg Council meetings changed for baseball pitch

The pitch to bring Minor League Baseball to Fredericksburg has thrown a curve ball into the normal m ... Jun 25, 2013 in City Beat

Potomac Nationals OK with Suns relocation here

Here is a rendering of the proposed new Potomac Nationals stadium in Prince William County. BY BIL ... Jun 24, 2013 in The News Desk

Fredericksburg City Council will meet Monday with Hagerstown Suns

MORE: Click here for complete coverage of Fredericksburg's pursuit of a minor-league team and stadiu ... Jun 24, 2013 in City Beat

Stadium funding varies by site

COMPLETE COVERAGE: See more stories and graphics on Fredericksburg's pursuit of a baseball team and ... Jun 22, 2013 in The News Desk

City seeking advice on stadium lease

COMPLETE COVERAGE: See the latest stories and images on Fredericksburg's pursuit of a minor-league t ... Jun 20, 2013 in The News Desk

Help Wanted: Fredericksburg seeks stadium lease consultant

Fredericksburg is advertising for a lease consultant for a proposal to build a multipurpose stadium ... Jun 20, 2013 in City Beat

Fredericksburg hears stadium pitch next month

COMPLETE COVERAGE: Click here to view related stories and images on Fredericksburg's pursuit of a mi ... Jun 19, 2013 in The News Desk

Fredericksburg council moves up meeting times for July 9 but stadium issue will be last

Fredericksburg City Council just agreed to move up the times for its July 9 meeting out of concern f ... Jun 19, 2013 in City Beat

Stadium could take up chunk of Fredericksburg's bonding power

COMPLETE COVERAGE: Click here to see all stories and images related to Fredericksburg's pursuit of a ... Jun 18, 2013 in Business Insider

Suns future grows dim in Hagerstown

Photos by Kelly Hahn Johnson / The Hagerstown Herald-Mail BY ZAC BOYER / THE FREE LANCE–STAR ... Jun 15, 2013 in The News Desk

Fredericksburg stadium plan calls for pool, kids' zone, party deck

RELATED:Suns future grows dim in Hagerstown BY BILL FREEHLING / THE FREE LANCE–STARHagerstown Sun ... Jun 15, 2013 in The News Desk

Study: Stadium a money-maker

BY BILL FREEHLING / THE FREE LANCE–STAR A multi-purpose stadium would generate surplus revenues of ... Jun 13, 2013 in The News Desk

Report shows Fredericksburg stadium projections

A multi-purpose stadium would generate surplus revenues of about $274,000 a year for the City of Fre ... Jun 13, 2013 in Business Insider

Fredericksburg announces public hearing on baseball on July 9

DOCUMENT: The City of Fredericksburg just released a detailed document on the city's pursuit of a te ... Jun 13, 2013 in City Beat

UPDATE: More than 100 people have offered ideas for a baseball team name

UPDATE: More than 100 people have offered ideas on what to name a minor league baseball team if one ... Jun 12, 2013 in City Beat

Fredericksburg approves $50K to evaluate baseball here

Check out our complete baseball proposal coverage. BY PAMELA GOULD / THE FREE LANCE–STAR The Frede ... Jun 12, 2013 in The News Desk

Fredericksburg council approves $50,000 to evaluate baseball proposal

Fredericksburg City Council just approved spending $50,000 to hire experts to evaluate the proposal ... Jun 11, 2013 in City Beat

Baseball supporters are speaking out at Fredericksburg council meeting

Six of the first 10 speakers at tonight's Fredericksburg City Council meeting spoke about the possib ... Jun 11, 2013 in City Beat

Regional baseball deal could prove challenging

COMPLETE COVERAGE: See related stories on Fredericksburg's pursuit of a minor-league baseball team a ... Jun 11, 2013 in Business Insider

Turned on or off by pitch for club?

BY PAMELA GOULD / THE FREE LANCE–STARPeople in the Fredericksburg region are excited about the prosp ... Jun 10, 2013 in The News Desk

Fredericksburg stadium concept has support from local residents

Troy Lane of Fredericksburg is among the people in the region who support building a stadium in the ... Jun 09, 2013 in City Beat

Attorney general's office OKs tax district for stadium in Fredericksburg

A special tax district can be formed in Fredericksburg to help fund a multi-purpose baseball stadium ... Jun 07, 2013 in Business Insider

Fredericksburg city manager will ask council for $50K to evaluate baseball proposal

Fredericksburg City Manager Bev Cameron will ask City Council on Tuesday to appropriate $50,000 for ... Jun 06, 2013 in City Beat

Hagerstown Suns to Fredericksburg: Build it and we will come

UPDATE: Here's what the Suns owner told his local newspaper in Hagerstown POLL: How many games wo ... Jun 06, 2013 in Business Insider

Does Fredericksburg have an affordable field of dreams?

RELATED: Details emerge on possible Fredericksburg baseball deal STUDY: Fredericksburg seen as 'i ... Jun 05, 2013 in The News Desk

Details emerge on possible Fredericksburg baseball deal

BY BILL FREEHLING / THE FREE LANCE–STAR New real estate taxes on commercial properties in Central P ... Jun 01, 2013 in The News Desk

City staff directed to pursue deal on stadium, baseball team for Fredericksburg

City Council on Tuesday night directed city staff to negotiate the terms of a deal to bring a minor ... May 29, 2013 in Business Insider

No council action on stadium

Fredericksburg City Council just emerged from its closed session on the multi-use stadium. Council t ... May 28, 2013 in City Beat

Fredericksburg City Council to hold closed meeting on stadium deal

Fredericksburg City Council will hold a closed meeting Tuesday night to discuss a potential deal to ... May 23, 2013 in Business Insider

Fredericksburg seen as 'ideal' city for minor league baseball

Fredericksburg would be an "ideal location for minor league baseball," a Washington-based firm told ... May 13, 2013 in Business Insider

Fredericksburg pursuing Hagerstown Suns?

Fredericksburg appears to be making a push to land a Class-A affiliate of the Washington Nationals. ... May 11, 2013 in Business Insider

Results of stadium study to be presented to Fredericksburg EDA

The preliminary results of a study to assess the economic potential of a multi-purpose baseball stad ... May 08, 2013 in Business Insider

Washington Nationals A team interested in Fredericksburg

BY BILL FREEHLING / THE FREE LANCE–STAR Major League Baseball rules on territorial rights may lim ... Apr 09, 2013 in The News Desk

Report to be prepared on potential city stadium

An upcoming study will look into whether a stadium for professional baseball and other uses would su ... Apr 08, 2013 in Business Insider

Baseball stadium projects spreading

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