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Posted on: June 26, 2020

MFRD, MPD offers fireworks safety tips ahead of Fourth of July holiday

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Murfreesboro, Tenn. – Fireworks are a staple of the Fourth of July holiday, but they can also be dangerous.  The Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department (MFRD) and Murfreesboro Police Department (MPD) are urging residents to take the necess...

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Posted on: June 26, 2020

MFRD, MPD offers fireworks safety tips ahead of Fourth of July holiday

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Fireworks are a staple of the Fourth of July holiday, but they can also be dangerous. The Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department and Murfreesboro Police Department are urging residents to take the necessary precautions to keep themselves and others safe.

Murfreesboro, Tenn. – Fireworks are a staple of the Fourth of July holiday, but they can also be dangerous.  The Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department (MFRD) and Murfreesboro Police Department (MPD) are urging residents to take the necess...

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Posted on: June 26, 2020

Murfreesboro Emergency Communications promotes five employees

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The Murfreesboro Emergency Communications Center recently recognized employee promotions after a ceremony honoring them was postponed because of COVID-19.

Murfreesboro, Tenn. – The Murfreesboro Emergency Communications Center recently recognized employee promotions after a ceremony honoring them was postponed because of COVID-19.

“Our success in Emergency Communications is only made possi...

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Posted on: June 19, 2020

City offices closing in observance of Independence Day holiday July 3

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In observance of Independence Day, City Hall and most other City offices will be closed Friday, July 3, 2020. St. Clair Street Senior Center will be closed. Rover, the City’s public transportation system, will not run on Friday, July 3rd and Sat...

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Posted on: June 30, 2020

Patterson Park Community Center receives grant to support 2021 ‘MLK Jr. Day of Service’ activity

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Murfreesboro’s Patterson Park Community Center was awarded a Day of Service grant of $50,000 from the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), the federal agency for volunteering and service, to implement Project Dream in support o...

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Posted on: June 5, 2020

Murfreesboro to present fireworks display July 4

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The City of Murfreesboro will
present its annual fireworks display from a new location this year to celebrateIndependence Day July 4. Although there will be no official venue with games,
music or food, organizers are planning virtual activities leadin...

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Posted on: June 29, 2020

Watch Mayor McFarland's ‘Live Televised Briefing’: 'A Conversation on Race'

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Mayor Shane McFarland held a live televised briefing Tuesday, June 30,  a ’Conversation on Race,’ on Facebook and CityTV  with MTSU’s Dr. Vincent L. Windrow.

The Mayor’s latest briefing is the begin...

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Posted on: June 29, 2020

City of Murfreesboro Fourth of July Fireworks Ordinances; fireworks may only be used July 3-5

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Within the City limits, fireworks may only be used on July 3rd, 4th, and 5th from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 p.m.

It is illegal to sale fireworks to:

  • Anyone less than 16 years old and purchasers close that are must present to vendors a state issued photo identi...

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In The News
Posted on: June 19, 2020

City urges residents to ‘Be Counted’ in 2020 Census

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As we celebrate Independence Day, Murfreesboro residents are reminded to ‘Be Counted’ as part of the 2020 Census, a civic duty vital to the community’s financial health and well-being. In a year when the coronavirus shuttered...

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Posted on: June 30, 2020

Rutherford County Mayors’ Caucus Shares Joint Message Concerning Face Coverings

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Over the weekend, Dr. Michael Caldwell, Director of the
Metro Public Health Department issued Public Health Order 8 that mandates theuse of facial coverings or masks in Davidson County.  The Order took
effect Monday, June 29 at 12:01 a.m.

As a...

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In The News
Posted on: May 28, 2020

Local artist featured in virtual reception June 12; Rotunda exhibit June 2-July 23

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Murfreesboro Cultural Arts
hosted a virtual reception featuring the works of local artist JamesThrealkill on June 12 at 6. The exhibit, Kaleidoscope of Color, opened
June 2 and runs through July 23. 

Via Facebook, viewers will take a virtual t...

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Posted on: June 15, 2020

Q1 TN HOUSING MARKET REPORT: ‘Strong’ first quarter, but future economic impact of COVID-19 unclear

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Tennessee’s housing report showed the state “did experience a strong first quarter of 2020,” but the report’s author cautions that the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and the economic disruptions that followed won&a...

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Posted on: June 12, 2020

MPD releases Dash Cam Videos of Murfreesboro vigil and protests

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The
Murfreesboro Police Department is making patrol vehicle videos availableconsistent with the Tennessee Public Open Records Act after multiple Open
Records requests from the media and private citizens of the Sunday, May 31,2020 Murfreesboro vigil ...

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Posted on: June 10, 2020

Council approves reduced FY21 Budget amid Covid-19 economic stress

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The Murfreesboro City Council Wednesday (June 10) approved the City’s adjusted $180.4 million proposed FY21 General Fund Budget on second reading following a special Budget Review meeting in May and a public hearing in June. The FY21 budget is a...

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FY21 Budget (Link) In The News
Posted on: June 9, 2020

Murfreesboro Electric merger with Middle Tennessee Electric Membership Cooperative approved by TVA

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The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) has approved the proposed merger between the Murfreesboro Electric Department (MED) and Middle Tennessee Electric (MTE), it was announced today (June 9).

“This represents the coming together of two excellent e...

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Posted on: June 4, 2020

Tennessee’s Economic Recovery Group Updates Guidance (June 4)

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Tennessee’s Economic Recovery Group continues to advance the state’s reopening plan, issuing updated guidelines today for close contact service businesses, exercise facilities and recreation activities under the Tennessee Pledge.

For mo...

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Posted on: May 5, 2020

New fire station opens in one of Murfreesboro’s fastest growing areas

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Murfreesboro residents in the Blackman and Gateway areas should receive quicker response times after Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department (MFRD) opened Fire Station 11 Sunday, May 3, on Blaze Drive adjacent to Blackman High School.

The new $3.9 million stat...

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Posted on: April 30, 2020

MTSU intends to resume on-campus, in-person class operations this fall

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Middle Tennessee State University will move forward with its COVID-19 preparations with a goal of resuming on-campus, in-person classes and operations in August for the Fall 2020 semester, MTSU President Sidney A. McPhee announced Thursday.

“The ...

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Posted on: October 12, 2018

2020 Solid Waste Holiday Garbage Collection Schedule

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Solid Waste collection changes during holidays. Please refer to the Murfreesboro Solid Waste Holiday Garbage Collection Schedule for changes in garbage pickup.

 New Year’s Day, Wednesday Jan 1, 2020 NO CHANGES

 Martin Luther King, Jr Day, ...

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Posted on: June 29, 2020

Man arrested minutes after spraying a home with bullets, seven people inside escape injury

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Murfreesboro, TN – A Murfreesboro man has been arrested for shooting at a home multiple times with seven people inside, including a 15-month old, on Saturday, June 27. 

Murfreesboro Police Department (MPD) officers responded to a call wh...

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Police
Posted on: June 26, 2020

MFRD, MPD offers fireworks safety tips ahead of Fourth of July holiday

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Murfreesboro, Tenn. – Fireworks are a staple of the Fourth of July holiday, but they can also be dangerous.  The Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department (MFRD) and Murfreesboro Police Department (MPD) are urging residents to take the necess...

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Posted on: June 26, 2020

Suspect arrested for robbing and shooting a Murfreesboro man; stolen guns recovered

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Murfreesboro, TN – A suspect has been arrested and multiple stolen firearms recovered following the robbery and shooting of a Murfreesboro man Wednesday, June 24.  Another suspect is still on the run.

Marcus Johnson, 33, was arrested sho...

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Posted on: June 19, 2020

Police investigate shooting in parking lot of apartment complex

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Murfreesboro, Tenn. –  A man was found shot to death in a car in the parking lot of a Murfreesboro apartment complex Friday morning, June 19.

Murfreesboro Police Department (MPD) officers responded to The Cove at Center Point 5 Apartment...

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Police
Posted on: June 19, 2020

Verbal dispute between acquaintances leads to triple shooting

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Murfreesboro, Tenn. – Murfreesboro Police Department (MPD) detectives say a dispute between acquaintances led to a triple shooting Thursday, June 18.

Officers were dispatched to a home in the 1700 block of Herald Lane around 4:30 a.m. Thursday mo...

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Police
Posted on: June 12, 2020

MPD RELEASES DASH CAM VIDEOS OF MURFREESBORO PROTEST

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Murfreesboro, Tenn. – The Murfreesboro Police Department is making patrol vehicle videos available consistent with the Tennessee Public Open Records Act after multiple Open Records requests from the media and private citizens of the Sunday, May ...

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Posted on: June 11, 2020

Murfreesboro murder suspect arrested in Mississippi

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Murfreesboro, Tenn. – A fugitive from justice wanted in the 2019 Eagle Street murder of a Murfreesboro man has been arrested in Mississippi.

Thirty-year-old Delarrious Crawford, of Murfreesboro, was taken into custody in Moss Point, Mississippi T...

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Posted on: June 11, 2020

An adult and three juveniles arrested for shooting at Murfreesboro man

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Murfreesboro, Tenn. –  Three juveniles and an adult male are in custody after being arrested on a variety of charges, including shooting at a Murfreesboro man Friday, June 5.

Murfreesboro Police Department officers responded to the scene...

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Posted on: June 10, 2020

Two men arrested for burglarizing and vandalizing church van

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Two Murfreesboro men led police on a foot chase and were later arrested for breaking into and vandalizing a church van Tuesday, June 8.

Murfreesboro Police Department officers responded to the St. Marks United Methodist Church, 1267 N. Rutherford Blvd., in...

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Posted on: July 1, 2020

Murfreesboro Water offers billing alternatives to relieve customers during pandemic

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As coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to impact our community, we want to update you on the steps we have taken to ensure business continuity for our customers. As a courtesy to customers who may have gotten behind on their bills, we’ve establishe...

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Water Resources
Posted on: June 4, 2020

Murfreesboro Water urges customers to "Don't Flush Wipes!"

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A growing concern for the Murfreesboro Water Resources Department (MWRD), is the excess use of disposable (often labeled flushable) wipes  and similar products being flushed into our sewer system, causing major blockages. Due to the curr...

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Posted on: March 2, 2020

2019 Annual Water Quality Report

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The 2019 Annual Water Quality Report is now available on our website at http://www.murfreesborotn.gov/awqr. The purpose of this water quality report is to provide information regarding your drinking water.  We want to keep you informed about the ...

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