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Posted on: September 19, 2019

MFRD Responds to Fire at 5002 Boyd Drive

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Two Murfreesboro families are displaced after fire destroyed one home and spread to a neighboring home on Boyd Drive Thursday morning.

Two Murfreesboro families are displaced after fire destroyed one home and spread to a neighboring home on Boyd Drive Thursday morning.

Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department (MFRD) was dispatched to the fire at 5002 Boyd Dr., at 8:37 a.m., Sept. 19.  ...

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Posted on: August 30, 2019

Sept. 21 2019 Greenway Art Festival returns to Old Fort Park Saturday

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Dozens of local talented artists will once again display and sell their creative work along the Greenway trail within Old Fort Park Saturday, Sept. 21, 10:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. at the 17th Annual Greenway Art Festival.

Hosted by the Cultural Arts division of ...

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Posted on: September 19, 2019

Parks & Rec Department employee Michael Philpott receives STARS Award

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Murfreesboro Parks & Rec Department employee Michael Philpott has been named STARS award recipient for Sept. 2019. Philpott was honored prior to Thursday’s (Sept. 19) meeting of the Murfreesboro City Council.

On Aug. 5, 2019, Philpott was participating...

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Posted on: September 19, 2019

Mayor Shane McFarland issues proclamation supporting 2020 Census

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The 2020 Census is months away, but the U.S. Census Bureau is already hiring part-time local workers for the count. Interested citizens can join the 2020 Census team by applying online at www.2020census.gov/jobs. Serving as a temporary Census worker provi...

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U.S. Census Jobs (Link) In The News
Posted on: September 18, 2019

MTSU alumna, retired admin Gloria Bonner shares cancer journey as Wine Around the Square honoree

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Two-time cancer survivor Gloria Bonner is being honored for the resilience and grace she’s shown throughout her journey to good health as the 2019 honoree for the eighth annual Wine Around the Square fundraiser Saturday, Sept. 21, in Murfreesbor...

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Posted on: September 16, 2019

Fire Marshal places ban on burning in City Limits until further notice

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Effective immediately, Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department's Fire Marshal Carl Peas has placed a mandatory ban on burning in the city limits until further notice.

The ban is the direct result of dry vegetation due to lack of rainfall.

"Until we receive...

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Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department webpage (link) In The News
Posted on: September 16, 2019

Arts News: Experience a new take on Shakespeare at the Center for the Arts Sept. 20-29

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The Center for the Arts continues its the 2019 season with 'Shakespeare in Love.' The play, adapted from the Academy Award winning movie, is a romantic comedy that questions how young Will Shakespeare came to be the revered poet that we know him today.

It ...

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In The News
Posted on: September 18, 2019

Hands-On Harley Davidson exhibit opens at the Discovery Center Sept. 21

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Hit the road with America’s most iconic and beloved motorcycle in Hands-On Harley-Davidson™, an interactive exhibit that rolls into the Discovery Center at Murfree Spring on Saturday, Sept. 21, as part of a national tour.

Visitors can e...

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Discovery Center 'Hands-On' exhibit webpage In The News
Posted on: September 3, 2019

MCS designated ‘Exemplary’ School District and more in Sept. ‘In the City’

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Murfreesboro City Schools received the designation of ‘Exemplary’ District from the Tennessee Department of Education, the highest distinction school districts can earn in Tennessee. ‘In the City’ takes you to the A...

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Posted on: August 26, 2019

WalletHub.com names Murfreesboro 4th Best Small Real Estate Market

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Murfreesboro has been named 2019's 4th Best Small Real-Estate Market in a recent study from the leading personal finance outlet WalletHub.Com. Murfreesboro ranks 11th overall and 4th among small cities.

To determine the best local real-estate mark...

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Posted on: August 8, 2019

Murfreesboro ranks No. 12 in Top-25 cities where millennials are moving, according to SmartAsset

Where are Millenials Moving

Murfreesboro ranks No. 12 in the Top-25 cities where millennials are moving, according to a recent SmartAsset study using U.S. Census Bureau data.

Millennials are now the largest generation in the workplace and by 2030 they will comprise 75% of the U.S. wo...

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SmartAsset Study (Link) In The News
Posted on: August 13, 2019

City Solid Waste expands Florence Rd. yard waste drop off to Saturdays

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The City of Murfreesboro Solid Waste Department is pleased to announce that limb and brush drop off at the Public Works Facility on Florence Rd. is expanding to Saturdays from 7 a.m. to Noon, beginning Aug. 17, 2019.

Murfreesboro Citizens who prefer to rem...

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Solid Waste Department webpage (Link) In The News
Posted on: September 10, 2019

Destiney Powell art exhibit and reception at Patterson Park community art gallery Sept. 4-Oct. 9

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The Washington Theatre at Patterson Park Community Center will host Colorful Cultural, a collection of art by Destiney Powel from September 4 through October 9, 2019. The public is invited to the opening reception on Friday, Sept. 13, from 6 p.m. until 9 ...

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Posted on: July 26, 2019

Solid Waste develops new efficiencies to improve yard waste pickup

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The City of Murfreesboro Solid Waste Department continues to experience challenges in recruiting Commercial License Drivers (CDL) needed to operate trash collection equipment and trucks for limb and brush pick-up. In response to the labor shortage, Solid ...

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Solid Waste Department webpage (Link) In The News
Posted on: September 9, 2019

City will raze structure located in Jaycee’s Park

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Based on the recommendation of an independent engineer, the City of Murfreesboro will proceed with demolition of the structure previously utilized by Murfreesboro Little Theatre. The structure is located at 702 Ewing Blvd. in Murfreesboro. No specific dat...

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In The News
Posted on: August 12, 2019

MTSU News: MTSU named among nation’s best by Princeton Review

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Middle Tennessee State University has been named one of the best places to earn an undergraduate degree in the nation by The Princeton Review, which called it “a go-to choice for those wishing to receive a quality and affordable education.&r...

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Posted on: August 2, 2019

City, MTSU celebrate renovation of Middle Tennessee Boulevard

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The City of Murfreesboro and Middle Tennessee State University celebrated Friday the renovation of Middle Tennessee Boulevard, an $18.2-million project that turned the thoroughfare into a gateway for the campus.

Former U.S. Rep. Bart Gordon and U.S. Sen. L...

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MTSU News (Link) In The News
Posted on: June 28, 2019

City closes on $1.8 million sale of historic downtown block for mixed use

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The City of Murfreesboro finalized the closing Friday (June 28) with One East College, LLC on downtown property for the area’s first mixed-use development. The development, on property known as the former First United Methodist Church location, ...

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Posted on: June 14, 2019

City Council approves FY20 Budget with first Property Tax Hike in 20 years

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The Murfreesboro City Council Thursday (June 13) approved the City’s $186.2 million proposed FY20 General Fund Budget on second reading following special Budget Reviews in April, May and June. The balanced budget includes a property tax rate of ...

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FY-2020 Proposed Budget In The News

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Posted on: September 11, 2019

POLICE INVESTIGATING A SUSPICIOUS SHOOTING DEATH

SUSPICIOUS SHOOTING DEATH

Murfreesboro Police Criminal Investigations Division (CID) detectives are investigating a suspicious shooting that left a man dead.

Patrol units responded to the Campus Villa Apartments, 902 Greenland Ave., around 1:26 p.m. Tuesday Sept. 10, about a man su...

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Posted on: September 9, 2019

VICTIM’S IDENTITY RELEASED IN WEEKEND HOMICIDE

The victim in Sunday morning’s fatal shooting on Halls Hill Pike has been identified as Marquis Turner, 21, who was visiting from Illinois.

Detectives continue to search for possible suspects and are still trying to determine a motive.

Anyone who ...

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Posted on: September 8, 2019

POLICE SEEK SUSPECT IN HALLS HILL PIKE FATAL SHOOTING

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A man is dead, and police are looking for the suspect, after responding to shooting near the city-county line early Sunday morning.                       &a...

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Posted on: August 8, 2019

SUSPECT SOUGHT IN OVERNIGHT SHOOTING

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MURFREESBORO, TN (August 8, 2019) – A Murfreesboro man who has survived gun violence in the past is shot yet again overnight.

Officers responded to reports of shots fired around 2:15 a.m. at Greenland East Apartments, 816 Greenland Drive, and found the vic...

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Posted on: August 13, 2019

City Solid Waste expands Florence Rd. yard waste drop off to Saturdays

Murfreesboro Solid Waste Logo

The City of Murfreesboro Solid Waste Department is pleased to announce that limb and brush drop off at the Public Works Facility on Florence Rd. is expanding to Saturdays from 7 a.m. to Noon, beginning Aug. 17, 2019.

Murfreesboro Citizens who prefer to rem...

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Posted on: August 12, 2019

Council approves design guidelines for Solid Waste curbside collection

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The City of Murfreesboro Solid Waste Department presented the City Council with Solid Waste design guidelines for determining what types of single-family attached developments qualify for curbside collection services.

“The City’s Solid Waste Department is ...

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Posted on: April 8, 2019

2018 Annual Water Quality Report

2018 Annual Water Quality Report

The goal of this water quality report is to provide you with information regarding your drinking water. We want to keep you informed about the water and services that we have delivered to you over the past year and we are pleased to provide you with this ...

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Posted on: March 1, 2019

Water Resource Integration Plan

WRIP

MWRD is excited to publish our Water Resource Integration Plan (WRIP).  This document was prepared as a companion document to the City’s Murfreesboro 2035 comprehensive plan.  With the anticipated growth of this community, MWRD believed ...

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