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Posted on: April 22, 2019

TDCI Provides Safety, Consumer Protection Tips Ahead of NFL Draft

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Nashville to Host the Draft for the First Time in History

NASHVILLE – As many as 300,000 spectators are expected in downtown Nashville when the National Football League (NFL) holds its annual draft from April 25 – 27, 2019, in Music City. The event, which is free and open to the public, will ...

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Posted on: April 18, 2019

Tennessee’s Overall Fire Death Rate Follows National Downward Trend

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SFMO Report Celebrates Lives Saved, New Training Space to Better Prepare Firefighters

NASHVILLE – Tennessee’s overall fire death rate continues to decline following the national downward trend in the reduction of fire deaths according to statistics compiled in the recently completed annual report for the Tennessee State...

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Fire & Rescue
Posted on: April 18, 2019

MFRD Announces Public Open House for New Station 4 May 4 and 5

Station 4 Open House Public May 4 and 5

The public is invited to a special “Open House Weekend” for viewing the recently relocated Murfreesboro Fire Station 4 at 1321 Medical Center Parkway.

Doors will be open for the community on Saturday, May 4 and Sunday, May 5 from 1:00-4:00 pm both days. Fire Rescue Chief Mark Foulks and other members of MFRD will be available to provide tours and answer questions about the station.

The relocation of this...

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Posted on: April 22, 2019

MTSU Survey News: Business leaders feel better about ‘steadily improving economy’

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Tennessee business leaders have a more positive economic outlook this spring despite concerns about the Mueller report and finding qualified workers, according to the latest Tennessee Business Barometer by MTSU’s Jones College of Business.

The on...

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Posted on: April 22, 2019

Learn how to help 'Save Our Species' at the 2019 Earth Day Celebration April 27

2019 Earth Day-Poster


Join Murfreesboro Electric Department April 27 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on theHistoric Downtown Square for the 18th Annual Earth Day Celebration. This year’s
theme, “S.O.S. Save Our Species: Protect, Don’t Neglect TN Wildlife,” focuseson local speci...

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In The News
Posted on: April 19, 2019

3rd Annual Pioneer Days will be held April 27 at Cannonsburgh Village

2019 Cannonsburgh Village Pioneer Days

The 43rd Annual Pioneer Days will be held in Cannonsburgh Village Saturday, April 27, 2019, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Live music, clogging, pottery and blacksmith demonstrations, hayrides, craft vendors, food trucks and an art exhibit are just a few of the a...

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Cannonsburgh Village webpage (Link) In The News
Posted on: April 22, 2019

City Council Special Meeting on FY 2020 Budget scheduled April 25

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The Murfreesboro City Council will meet in a Special Meeting Thursday, April 25, 2019, at 5:00 p.m. in Council Chambers at City Hall, 111 W. Vine St., to discuss the FY 2020 City Budget.

Who: The Murfreesboro City Council and Staff.

What: The Counc...

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In The News
Posted on: April 23, 2019

MFRD announces Public Open House for new Station 4 May 4 and 5

Station 4 Open House Public May 4 and 5

The public is invited to a special “Open House Weekend” for viewing the recently relocated Murfreesboro Fire Station 4 at 1321 Medical Center Parkway.  Doors will be open for the community on Saturday, May 4 and Sunday, May 5 ...

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In The News
Posted on: April 19, 2019

May 6 Murfreesboro Parks hold Open House for Master Plan Recommendations

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The Murfreesboro Parks & Recreation Department (MPRD) will host an open house Monday, May 6, 2019, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Patterson Park Community Center, Meeting Rooms A and B, to present final recommendations of the MPRD Master Plan.

Who: Mur...

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Murfreesboro Parks & Rec homepage (Link) In The News
Posted on: April 18, 2019

Council considering property tax increase for first time in two decades

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Confronting the infrastructure and services needs of a fast-growing City, for the first time in two decades the Murfreesboro City Council is considering an increase in property taxes. The reality of a need for increased revenues through a property tax adj...

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In The News
Posted on: April 18, 2019

Tennessee #1 in HireAHelper’s ‘True Tax Burden’ Study

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Tennessee ranked #1 in dollar-for-dollar tax burden ($1,970) and #3 effective state tax rate (4.5%) in HireAHelper’s true tax burdens study. In order to calculate the rankings, HireAHelper surveyed mean wage data, state income taxes, sales taxes...

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View Full Findings of Tax Study (Link) In The News
Posted on: April 17, 2019

Perform Murfreesboro Produces ‘High School Musical Jr.’ April 25-28

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Perform Murfreesboro premieres their production of “High School Musical Jr.” for four consecutive nights this month (April 25th - 28th) at the Washington Theatre in Patterson Park Community Center. Based on Disney Channel’s hit teen TV Movie of the same n...

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Cultural Arts Murfreesboro (Link) In The News
Posted on: April 9, 2019

Community Development Public Hearing April 25

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The City of Murfreesboro Community Development Department has announced a Notice of Public Hearing, Thursday, April 25, 2019, 5:30 p.m.- 6:30 p.m. at the Patterson Park Community Center, 521 Mercury Boulevard. The purpose of the public hearing is to prese...

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Notice of Funding Availability (Link) In The News
Posted on: April 1, 2019

April 23 Public Meeting on development of ADA compliance and transition plan

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The City of Murfreesboro will conduct a public informational meeting at City Hall, Tuesday, April 23, 2019, 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. to provide opportunity for the public to participate in the development of the City’s ADA compliance plan.

Who:  City...

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In The News
Posted on: April 19, 2019

City recognizes MPD Officer Matthew Rice with STARS Award

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Murfreesboro Police Officer Matthew Rice has been recognized as the STARS award recipient for March 2019. Rice was honored by Mayor Shane McFarland prior to Thursday’s (April 18) meeting of the Murfreesboro City Council.

On two separate days, Officer Rice ...

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In The News
Posted on: April 10, 2019

It’s spring, and it’s JazzFest! May 3-4

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It’s not spring in Rutherford County until JazzFest arrives, sponsored annually by Main Street Murfreesboro.  JazzFest is the first weekend in May, with high school jazz bands performing on Friday evening, May 3, and the pros taking ove...

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Main Street Murfreesboro In The News
Posted on: April 8, 2019

MTSU Study: Habitat for Humanity creates $107M in economic activity statewide

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Habitat for Humanity of Tennessee generated more than $107 million in economic activity last year and the equivalent of 1,200 jobs.  That’s according to a new study by the Business and Economic Research Center in the Jones College of Bu...

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MTSU Busines and Economic Research Center (Link) In The News
Posted on: April 4, 2019

Council finalizes Cooperative Use Agreement with TSSA

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The Murfreesboro City Council Thursday (April 4) approved a 20-year Cooperative Use Agreement with the Tennessee State Soccer Association (TSSA) for Richard Siegel Soccer Complex. The formal agreement comes after TSSA voted December 1, 2018, to accept the...

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Richard Siegel Soceer Complex webpage (Link) In The News
Posted on: April 4, 2019

City seeks HUD Grant funding to serve homelessness

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The Murfreesboro City Council Thursday (April 4) approved the acceptance and application of federal HUD grants to address homelessness. The City of Murfreesboro is eligible for possible 2019-2020 Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) funding to assist non-profi...

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In The News
Posted on: April 3, 2019

MTSU News: WMOT Roots Radio brings 895 Fest to Murfreesboro

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Rodney Crowell, Lee Roy Parnell, Mandy Barnett and Sarah Potenza will be among the featured artists bringing their passion and performances to the inaugural 895 Fest, a two-day outdoor Americana music festival to be held the weekend of May 31 at Hop Sprin...

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895 Fest (Link) In The News
Posted on: April 2, 2019

Affordable Housing, Solid Waste options, tourism and more in April ‘In the City’

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The Murfreesboro Housing Authority presents a Master Plan to redevelop Oakland Courts’ public housing and local government officials tour facilities in California in the search for Solid Waste options, this month ‘In the City.&rsqu...

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Watch "In the City" (YouTube Link) In The News
Posted on: April 5, 2019

MTSU News: Riverdale High School College and Career Signing Day

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MTSU President Sidney A. McPhee helped congratulate nearly 500 Riverdale High School seniors Friday (April 5) on the occasion of the school’s inaugural College and Career Signing Day event in Johnny Parsley Memorial Gym.

Invited as the keynote sp...

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In The News
Posted on: March 25, 2019

MTSU BERC Report: Home prices continue rising, permits drop amid ‘stable economy’

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Home prices in Tennessee continued rising in the fourth quarter of 2018 while construction permits were down from the previous quarter, according the latest quarterly housing report from the MTSU Business and Economic Research Center.

But total permits wer...

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MTSU Business and Economic Research Center (Link) In The News
Posted on: March 21, 2019

Council OKs Neel Schaffer consulting on Mercury Blvd. Phase 2

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The Murfreesboro City Council approved Neel Schaffer, Inc. Thursday (March 21) to provide $235,870 in professional consulting contract services for the Mercury Blvd. Sidewalk Construction Project. The services are necessary for Phase 2 of the federally fu...

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City Transportation Department webpage In The News
Posted on: March 22, 2019

MTSU Survey: Tennessee consumer outlook ‘modestly’ improved in 2019

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Results from the most recent Tennessee Consumer Outlook Survey by MTSU indicate consumers’ outlook on the economy has improved modestly following a steady decline from an all-time high this time last year. 

The Tennessee Consumer Outlook...

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Tennessee Consumer Outlook Index (Link) In The News
Posted on: March 12, 2019

'Moonshine in the Mansion' at Oaklands April 26

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Oaklands Mansion will host its inaugural 'Moonshine in the Mansion' on Friday, April 26, from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.  Guests will have the opportunity to explore the mansion and grounds where they will find Short Mountain Distillery’s array of “shines...

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Oaklands Mansion Website In The News
Posted on: March 14, 2019

City opens Kingdom Drive bridge over Overall Creek

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The City of Murfreesboro is set to open the new $1.5 million Kingdom Drive bridge that will cross Overall Creek to Overall Creek Elementary School on the western side of the City. The bridge extension will officially open to traffic at 11 a.m. Friday, Mar...

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In The News
Posted on: March 11, 2019

City launches user-friendly Open Finance Portal

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The City of Murfreesboro announced Monday (March 11) the launching of a new government Open Finance Portal that allows easy-access to City financial data.

“We are pleased to announce the new Socrata Open Finance Portal for open access and transpa...

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City of Murfreesboro Open Finance Portal In The News
Posted on: March 15, 2019

Slate of new, advanced computer classes announced

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The Rutherford County Library System’s Technology Engagement Center [TEC] is excited to announce that it is taking computer class offerings to the next level in April. Classes like Computer Basics, Beginner Word, and Internet Basics will still b...

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Linebaugh Library System Link In The News
Posted on: February 14, 2019

City Council approves $58 million debt issuance

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The Murfreesboro City Council Wednesday (Feb. 13) approved a Detailed Bond Resolution and Loan Agreement with SunTrust Bank to fund $58 million in 2019 Capital Improvement Projects with a 2.84 percent interest rate over a 15-year term.  

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City of Murfreesboro homepage In The News
Posted on: October 12, 2018

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.

Veterans Day, Sunday Nov. 11, 2018 (Observed Mon. Nov. 12) Monday moved to Tuesday - Tuesday mo...

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Solid Waste Department website In The News

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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 4, 2019

2019 Earth Day Student Poster Contest

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Murfreesboro City Schools is a proud sponsor of the 2019 Murfreesboro Earth Day Celebration. Students across Murfreesboro and Rutherford County are invited to participate in the Student Poster Contest as part of the 2019 Murfreesboro Earth Day Celebration...

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Water Resources
Posted on: March 1, 2019

Water Resource Integration Plan

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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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Posted on: May 3, 2018

H2O - Help to Others

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H2O (Help 2 Others) - a program funded by our customers to assist those in need with their utility bills. You can add $1, $2, $5, $10 or more to your monthly bill. These funds are then forwarded to Rutherford County Community Helpers to serve the needs of...

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