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The Blue & Gray Press | September 23, 2018

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Updates on the empty store fronts in Eagle Village

February 22, 2018 |


Staff Writer

In recent months, two storefront properties located in Eagle Village have closed their doors. One used to house  Mexican restaurant, Pancho Villa and the other used to be a Blackstone Coffee café. Today, the two properties are being leased by Cushman and Wakefield Thalhimer Commercial Real Estate.Read More

UMW students and faculty celebrate discount from Eagle Village’s Giant

September 7, 2017 |


Staff Writer

Beginning this fall semester, Giant in Eagle Village now offers a 5 percent discount on final purchases to students or faculty with a valid University of Mary Washington ID. Read More

UMW students towed from unmarked parking

September 7, 2016 |


In the midst of upperclassmen move-in, vehicles were crammed into each free space in order to move in their belongings.Read More

National honors society on campus serves surrounding community

December 3, 2015 |


As a club, the Mortar Board is not well known on campus. In fact, not many people are aware that it exists. The club however, has been a part of campus culture for quite some time.Read More

Blackstone Coffee celebrates birthday as relationship with community grows

December 2, 2015 |


Blackstone Coffee; the coffee shop we all know and love here in Fredericksburg. We sip and savor the delicious coffee without much thought to the origin of it. What many do not even know, however, is that Blackstone has very local roots.Read More

Giant in Eagle Village to undergo renovations this fall

September 8, 2015 |


Construction in Fredericksburg, especially near the University of Mary Washington campus, is a big concern for some of the Eagle Landing residences, who lived through the building of both the Information Technology Convergence Center and the University Center.Read More

Eagle Village Refinanced For Lower Interest Rates

October 12, 2011 |


The University of Mary Washington Foundation, which owns Eagle Landing, has just announced that it will be refinancing the debt associated with the Eagle Village apartment building in order to take advantage of more favorable interest rates.

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Eagle Village Business Space Fills up Quickly

March 24, 2011 |


Despite the hard economic times, Eagle Village is proving to be a lucrative location for area businesses.

Chief Executive Officer of the UMW Foundation and President of Eagle Property Holdings Jeff Rountree is very pleased with the new … Read More

Hotel Proposed for Eagle Village

March 16, 2011 |


Although students moved into Eagle Landing in August, Eagle Village is far from complete.

According to Chief Executive Officer of UMW Foundation and President of Eagle Property Holdings Jeff Rountree, the UMW Foundation is exploring the possibility … Read More

New grill not quite a home run

March 16, 2011 |

As one of the newest businesses to open its doors in Eagle Village, Home Team Grill provides yet another option for anyone looking to dine out in Fredericksburg.

Started in Richmond, Home Team Grill now has three locations. Although it … Read More

Police Beat 1/20/11

January 19, 2011 |

Jan. 2, 7:28 a.m.: Police responded to a report at 622 Wolf. St. and recovered stolen university property. The investigation is pending.

Jan. 2, 4 p.m.: University police responded to a report of vandalism in the Eagle Village parking deck. … Read More

New Restaurant Offers Healthy Alternative to Nearby Fast Food

October 6, 2010 |

Salad Creations, the first restaurant in Eagle Village, opened last Thursday. According to the store manager, Sharon King, the restaurant serves about 200 customers every day.

Students are usually there in the evening, King said.

Senior Bethany Farrell said … Read More

Flaws in Eagle Landing Cause Mixed Emotions

September 1, 2010 |

Eagle Landing, the $60.5 million new apartment building, has gotten off to a rough start.

Now that all the students have moved in, residents are beginning to find many problems that went unnoticed during construction.

Chris Porter, director of residence … Read More

Housing Next Year: Randolph to Close, Others No Longer Freshmen

March 17, 2010 |


Residence Life recently announced  that residence halls previously considered upperclassmen dorms, will now be made freshmen, along with other changes to take place over the summer.

According to Chris Porter, director of residence life, with Eagle Village … Read More

New Eagle Landing Apartments Not Helpful to UMW Students Financially

February 10, 2010 |

The UMW community has been excited about Eagle Village for over a year. Students, professors and administrators have watched it go up piece by piece, and the excitement has become more and more tangible.

As UMW approaches the annual on-campus … Read More

Route 1 Bridge Connects Eagle Village to Campus

January 21, 2010 |


Early in the morning of Jan. 16,  workers began assembling the pedestrian bridge that will link the campus to the $100 million Eagle Village project. Route 1 between College Avenue and Alvey Drive was closed to traffic … Read More

In Housing Lottery, GPA Now a Factor

January 21, 2010 |


As a result of feedback from students, parents and staff, the housing selection process is undergoing many major changes for the 2010-2011 year.

The changes are designed to save time and reward students with seniority who want … Read More

UMW foundation project

December 2, 2009 |

Some students in the Newspaper Writing class created an in-depth report on the UMW Foundation. The project looked at the Foundation’s history, members, master plans and funds. Go to the UMW Foundation Project to learn about the Foundation and Eagle … Read More

Students Test Luck in Housing Lottery For Eagle Village

November 11, 2009 |

Off-campus students will be able to participate in the Residence Life housing lottery this spring, according to Director of Residence Life Chris Porter.

Off-campus students, according to Porter, will now be placed at the end of their class in the … Read More

Brick by Brick, Eagle Village Climbs, Adding One Floor Every Three Weeks

September 30, 2009 |


Eagle Village apartments are showing visible progress since Phase I construction began in February 2009.

Between February and August 2009, a total of 78,000 square feet (1.8 acres) of the former Park-N-Shop retail space was demolished to … Read More

A Pedestrian Bridge to Cross Over Route 1

September 23, 2009 |


In order to complete the Eagle Village pedestrian bridge, the UMW Foundation had to get permission from the City of Fredericksburg.

The bridge will be built over U.S. 1 to connect Eagle Village to the main campus.  … Read More

Twi-Lite Purchased for $1.5 Mil.

March 19, 2009 |


On Feb. 13, the University of Mary Washington Foundation announced its purchase of the Twi-Lite Motel, located in the former Park ‘n’ Shop shopping center.

It is the foundation’s latest acquisition for the future retail mixed-use site, … Read More

Ground Breaks at Eagle Village

February 26, 2009 |


Guests and members of the University of Mary Washington gathered in the parking lot of the former Roses convenience store Saturday to witness the groundbreaking of the Eagle Village complex.

Speakers at the ceremony repeatedly emphasized the … Read More

Eagle Village Progresses

February 5, 2009 |


Roses will be torn down at the end of February in order to make room for Eagle Village, which is scheduled to open in the summer of 2010.

“Construction starts as soon as Roses comes down,” … Read More

Plans for Eagle Village Released

October 23, 2008 |


The construction of Eagle Village,  a $115-million complex to feature new apartments, a high-security parking facility, retail stores and office space, and a pedestrian bridge spanning U.S. Route 1, will begin this March, with an estimated completion … Read More