Phone and Utilities
Verizon Communications is the leading phone service provider in the area. Call 1-800-VERIZON or go online to Verizon's website
. For water and sewer services, contact the Department of Utilities
at 540.658.8616. Several local companies provide gas and electricity.
The three major cable providers in the area are Comcast, Cox Communications, and Verizon FIOS. Comcast has local offices at 10841 Houser Drive in Fredericksburg and at 1128 Garrisonville Rd. in Stafford. Call Comcast at 800.266.2278, or go to Comcast's website
. Cox has a local office at 1310 Belman Rd. in Fredericksburg 540.373.6343, or go to Cox's website.
at 540.658.8616. Several local companies provide gas and electricity. Verizon can be reached at 800.837.4966 or go to Verizon's website
The main Stafford office, 2650 Jefferson Davis Highway, 540.659.7095, is open 8:30am–5pm Monday through Friday and 10am–2pm Saturday. The region also has many smaller post offices. You can find them by searching the US Postal Service website
The Free Lance-Star is the Fredericksburg area’s local daily newspaper. You can subscribe by calling 540.374.5002 or 800.877.0500, ext. 5540, from 5:30am–5:00pm weekdays, 6:00am–11:00am weekends and 6:00am–10:00am on holidays. You can also subscribe online at the Free Lance-Star's website