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Posted on: March 5, 2021

TSSAA Division I tourneys return to MTSU March 10-20 with local parking, traffic changes

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It’s TSSAA high school basketball tournament time again in Middle Tennessee, and MTSU once again is making a few temporary parking and traffic changes to accommodate its guests and neighbors. 

 

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Posted on: March 5, 2021

Take an Airport Tour, Patterson Park Pool, Vita Tax Preps ‘In the City’

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The latest edition of “In the City” is available for viewing via YouTube and other platforms this month. The March episode of ‘In the City’ with Michael Linn White features a tour of the new Murfreesboro Municipal A...

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Posted on: March 4, 2021

Speed Cushion Pilot Program dedicated to study of neighborhood traffic safety improvement

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The City of Murfreesboro recently installed traffic speed cushions on Alexander Boulevard to slow traffic on the busy stretch of roadway in a residential neighborhood. 

 

The City Engineering Department has developed a “Speed Cus...

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Posted on: March 1, 2021

Center for the Arts presents Tuck Everlasting at Cannonsburgh Village March. 12-13

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Take a step back in time and join the magical Tuck family for Center Stage Academy’s production of Tuck Everlasting performed by the Center for the Arts at Cannonsburgh Village. Center Stage Academy, the youth education program at the Center for the Arts,...

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Posted on: February 26, 2021

RCEMA Encourages Participation in Tennessee's Severe Weather Awareness Week: Feb. 28-Mar. 6

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Tennessee's Severe Weather Awareness Week is Feb. 28 to Mar. 6, 2021, and Rutherford County Emergency Management Agency (RCEMA) is using this week to promote preparedness to the community.

 

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Posted on: February 25, 2021

Council adopts resolution creating Community Investment Study Group on MED Proceeds

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The Murfreesboro City Council voted Thursday (Feb. 25) to create a Community Investment Study Group to provide advice on handling proceeds from the sale of the City’s Electric Department to Middle Tennessee Electric Membership Corporatio...

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Posted on: February 22, 2021

City Street pothole filling and crack repair work gets underway

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After a week of ice and snow that blanketed Middle Tennessee, requiring the application of approximately 2,000 tons of salt on City streets and plowing of major roadways, potholes are appearing throughout town. As always, freezing and re...

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Posted on: February 5, 2021

Road projects featured on “The Insider”: City of Murfreesboro Podcast

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Murfreesboro’s many road projects are featured in the latest edition of “The Insider,” the City’s monthly podcast, beginning Friday, Feb. 5. Listen to this edition of “Insider” at https://cityofm...

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Posted on: February 4, 2021

City maintains Moody’s Aa1 and S&P 500 Global AA Ratings on General Obligation debt

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Moody’s Investors Service has assigned a Aa1 rating to the City of Murfreesboro’s $65 million General Obligation Bonds, Series 2021. In addition, Standard and Poor’s (S&P Global) has assigned an AA rating for this issue. ...

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Posted on: January 21, 2021

Phase 1 of Rucker Lane reconstruction set to be advertised for bidding

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A Section of Rucker Lane from near Muirwood Boulevard to Veterans Parkway will be advertised for bidding in January with reconstruction work projected to begin in Spring 2021. The roadway project will take about a year and a half to complete.&...

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Posted on: December 30, 2020

City prepared for winter ice and snow with salt brine and snow plows

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The City of Murfreesboro is once again applying salt brine to major corridors to pretreat City streets ahead of ice and snow.  Murfreesboro is also  

stocked and ready to clear streets during the winter weather season. 

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Posted on: January 21, 2021

Mayor recognizes two Water Resources employees with STARS Award

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Murfreesboro Water Resources employees Adam Todd and Cody Bell have been named STARS award recipients for December 2020. The STARS award comes after they gave roadside assistance to a woman who became stranded on the roadway after she ran out of gas. &...

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Posted on: January 7, 2021

Woods Air Movement to Establish North American Headquarters, Manufacturing Facility in Murfreesboro

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Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee, Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe and Woods Air Movement officials announced today that the ventilation and fan company will establish a U.S. facility in Murfreesboro.

 

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Posted on: January 11, 2021

Murfreesboro Cultural Arts announces 2021 Laureates

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The City of Murfreesboro Cultural Arts announced the 2021 recipients of the Murfreesboro laureate honor today.  Dancer laureate Meg Brooker and Actor laureate Cameron L. Mitchell join Poet laureate Amie Whittemore after being selected from a tale...

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Posted on: January 20, 2021

Murfreesboro City Schools Appoints Trey Duke as Director of Schools

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The Murfreesboro City School Board is proud to announce their intention to enter into a contract negotiation with Mr. Trey Duke as Director of Murfreesboro City Schools. 

 

The School Board embarked on the search for a Director of Schools ...

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Posted on: December 17, 2020

Murfreesboro Greenway featured on “The Insider”: City of Murfreesboro Podcast

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Murfreesboro’s model Greenway is featured in the latest edition of “The Insider,” the City’s monthly podcast, beginning Sunday, Dec. 20. Listen to this edition of “Insider” at  

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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: February 2, 2021

Duplex fire ruled accidental, victims identified

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Murfreesboro, TENN – The deaths of a mother and son who perished in a Murfreesboro duplex fire early Saturday morning have been ruled accidental.

 Kendra LaNae Malone, 33, and her son, 5-year-old Kamden Joseph Hayes, died in the duplex f...

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Posted on: January 30, 2021

Mother, child die in overnight duplex fire

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Murfreesboro, TENN – Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department (MFRD) Fire Marshal’s Office investigators are looking into the cause of a fire that claimed the life of a mother and her 7-year-old son early Saturday morning, accordin...

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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 hoping to host public gathering bonfires.

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – 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 ...

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Posted on: March 4, 2021

Speed Cushion Pilot Program dedicated to study of neighborhood traffic safety improvement

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The City of Murfreesboro recently installed traffic speed cushions on Alexander Boulevard to slow traffic on the busy stretch of roadway in a residential neighborhood. 

 

The City Engineering Department has developed a “Speed Cushion Pilot...

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Posted on: March 3, 2021

City Street pothole filling and crack repair work underway

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After a week of ice and snow that blanketed Middle Tennessee, requiring the application of approximately 2,000 tons of salt on City streets and plowing of major roadways, potholes are appearing throughout town. As always, freezing and re...

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Posted on: July 31, 2020

City of Murfreesboro’s Financial Transparency

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Amounts for the current fiscal year (July 1...

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Posted on: September 3, 2020

Status of Parks & Recreation Facilities and Programs due to COVID-19

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Posted on: September 30, 2020

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Posted on: July 7, 2020

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Registration for 2021 Summer Camps begins March 1. Register online or in person at Sports*Com, Patterson Park Community Center, or the main office at Barfield Crescent Park.

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Posted on: January 26, 2021

2021 Laureates

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Murfreesboro Cultural Arts announces 2021 Laureates

The City of Murfreesboro Cultural Arts announced the 2021 recipients of the Murfreesboro laureate honor today.  Dancer laureate Meg Brooker and Actor laureate Cameron L. Mitchell join Poet laurea...

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Posted on: March 1, 2021

18-year-old arrested for shooting a teenager at a Murfreesboro hotel

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MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – An 18-year-old man is arrested for the shooting of a 15-year-old male at a hotel in Murfreesboro on Sunday, Feb. 28.

 

Deshawn Wells is charged with attempted homicide.   

 

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Posted on: February 26, 2021

Police investigating break-ins at three businesses in the Medical Center Pkwy area

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MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Murfreesboro Police Department (MPD) detectives are investigating several business break-ins that occurred on Monday, Feb. 2.

Three businesses, BurgerIM, Mission BBQ, and Bad Daddy’s, along Medical Center Pkwy, wer...

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Posted on: February 6, 2021

Suspect arrested in weekend fatal shooting

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MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – The suspect in this past weekend’s fatal shooting of 21-year-old Giovanni Gilis on Ewing Blvd. has been arrested in Cheatham County.  

 Larry Johnson, II, 23, was taken into custody without incide...

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Posted on: February 3, 2021

Suspects used crowbar to break into two Murfreesboro business minutes apart, stealing cash

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MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Murfreesboro Police Department Criminal Investigations Division Property Crimes detectives are attempting to identify three individuals who used a yellow crowbar to pry open the front door of two businesses stealing cash on...

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Posted on: January 19, 2021

Murfreesboro police searching for suspects after multiple vehicles stolen from rental car business

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MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Murfreesboro police detectives are on the hunt for two individuals after they stole seven (7) vehicles from Enterprise Rental on NW Broad Street Sunday, Jan. 17.

According to detectives, the suspects drove a black pickup to ...

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Posted on: December 21, 2020

Amazon driver held at gunpoint, delivery van and packages stolen; suspects on the run

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MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – A female Amazon driver is robbed by two armed men who stole her van full of packages in broad daylight on Monday, Dec. 21. The suspects are on the run.

 

The driver, delivering a package near Hawkins Avenue ...

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Posted on: August 5, 2020

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Posted on: July 7, 2020

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Posted on: February 25, 2021

Grow With MPD - We're Hiring

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We are accepting applications for Police Trainee. The advertisement will run continuously from February 23, 2021 through Friday, March 19, 2021.

Applications will be accepted through the city’s website www.murfreesborotn.gov t...

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Posted on: February 25, 2021

Grow With MPD - We're Hiring

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We are accepting applications for Emergency Communication Specialist I.  The advertisement will run from February 23, 2021 through Friday, March 19, 2021.

 

Applications will be accepted through the city’s website www.mu...

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Posted on: November 23, 2020

MWRDCA's 'H2O Distance Learning Pod' for Students!

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The H2O Distance Learning Pod is a collaborative effort by the Murfreesboro Water Resources Department’s Community Affairs (MWRDCA), Rutherford County Stormwater Project WET (Project WET), and the Stones River Watershed Association (SRWA) as a d...

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Posted on: November 23, 2020

Cold Weather Readiness & Recovery Tips

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When the temperature drops below 32 degrees F, water in your pipes can freeze and burst. To safe guard your pipes against bursting during periods of frigid temperatures, you can use a couple of simple precautions to protect your pipes.

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Posted on: August 24, 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: July 7, 2020

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Posted on: July 7, 2020

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Posted on: July 7, 2020

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