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Posted on: September 24, 2020

MPD receives NAMI Tennessee Criminal Justice Award

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The National Alliance on Mental Illness Tennessee (NAMI Tennessee), a member of the largest grassroots mental health organization, names MPD and Chief of Police Michael Bowen as one of two recipients of the 2020 Criminal Justice Award. 

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Posted on: September 22, 2020

Sept. 30 deadline nears to participate in 2020 Census

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The U.S. Census Bureau is making a final push to reach households in Rutherford County’s low-responding areas to encourage them to respond to the 2020 Census by the fast-approaching Sept. 30 deadline.

Census takers are asking households to respon...

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U.S. Census Online (Link) City News
Posted on: September 11, 2020

2020 Virtual Greenway Art Festival: A Cultural Arts Interactive Event


The Greenway Art Festival is a virtual event in 2020, featuring talented artists in an Interactive PDF.  The 2020 Virtual Greenway Art Festival is live at the Greenway Art Festival page at

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Virtual Greenway Arts Festival (Link) City News
Posted on: August 25, 2020

WalletHub ranks Murfreesboro 6th Best Real-Estate Market in U.S.; #1 for small cities

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Personal finance website recently ranked Murfreesboro the 6th Best 2020’s Real-Estate Market in the U.S. and #1 for small cities.

To determine the best local real-estate markets in the U.S., WalletHub compared 300 cities of varying ...

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WalletHub 2020 Best Real Estate Markets City News
Posted on: September 4, 2020

City saves by refinancing debt service issuances

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It is the City of Murfreesboro’s practice to consistently monitor and scrutinize all expenses. This effort incorporates careful management of the City’s debt. With interest rates at historic lows, the City recognized an opportunity to ...

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City News
Posted on: August 25, 2020

Murfreesboro Water Resources sponsors ‘Imagine A Day Without Water' high school video contest

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The Murfreesboro Water Resources Department Community Affairs team (MWRDCA) is getting students excited about the value of water with this year’s “Imagine A Day Without Water” high school video contest. The contest is a groun...

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Enter Contest (Link) City News
Posted on: September 9, 2020

City Council election, Rover, ‘Imagine A Day Without Water’ and more ‘In the City’ this month


Can you “Imagine A Day Without Water”? Join the Murfreesboro Water Resources Department’s high school video contest. The September episode of ‘In the City’ with Michael Linn White also features information...

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Watch Sept. "In the City" (YouTube Link) City News
Posted on: August 31, 2020

Tennessee releases new digital tool to help business owners check relief payment eligibility

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Tennessee Governor Bill Lee and the Department of Revenue announced today a new digital eligibility tool for small business owners to determine if their business may be eligible for a Tennessee Business Relief Program payment.

“The COVID-19 pande...

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Tennessee Business Relief Eligibility Tool (Link) City News
Posted on: August 21, 2020

City Water Resources begins N. Highland Ave. water and sewer upgrades

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Water Resources Operations and Maintenance (O&M) is scheduled to begin work on water and/or sewer replacements in the N. Highland neighborhood, beginning Monday, Aug. 24.  No through traffic will be allowed on streets where sewer and water li...

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Posted on: August 11, 2020

U.S. Census takers begin visiting homes that have not responded


Beginning August 11, the U.S. Census Bureau will begin sending census takers to visit homes that have not yet responded to the census. This is an important activity because the number of people counted in our community determines how much federal funding ...

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Take the 2020 Census City News
Posted on: August 3, 2020

City implements new burn permit fee for commercial construction sites and public gathering bonfires

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The City of Murfreesboro Building & Codes Department has established a new burn permit fee for open burning organic material on commercial construction sites and for organizations like schools, churches or neighborhood groups hoping to host public gat...

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Commercial or Bonfire Permit Application (Link) City News
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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Solid Waste Department website City News