Posted on: November 22, 2017

City, County Fire Agencies Offer Holiday Safety Tips

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Thanksgiving festivities are going on this week and the Christmas season is right around the corner. Murfreesboro Fire Rescue, Rutherford County Fire-Rescue, and the La Vergne and Smyrna Fire Departments are offering advice on keeping your holiday safe

Thanksgiving festivities are going on this week and the Christmas season is right around the corner.   Murfreesboro Fire Rescue, Rutherford County Fire-Rescue, and the La Vergne and Smyrna Fire Departments are offering advice on keeping your holi...

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Posted on: November 15, 2017

MFRD Welcomes Five New Firefighters

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Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department welcomed five new firefighters this week.

Josh Carlock, Ryan Slauson, Kyle Williams, Chad Wisniewski, and Ben Yeargan began a three-week department orientation on Monday, November 13. The five have 39 years combined fire service experience.

“We are excited to have these gentlemen join ou...

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Posted on: November 22, 2017

City, County tally cost of Public Safety required for Oct. 28 rally on downtown Square

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The City of Murfreesboro and Rutherford County have tallied the cost of providing security and support services for the Oct. 28 rally on the historic downtown Square.

The City of Murfreesboro incurred a total cost of approximately $101,237 in securing publ...

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Posted on: November 22, 2017

City, County fire agencies offer holiday safety tips

Turkey in Oven

Thanksgiving festivities are going on this week and the Christmas season is right around the corner.  Murfreesboro Fire Rescue, Rutherford County Fire-Rescue, and the La Vergne and Smyrna Fire Departments are offering advice on keeping your holid...

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Posted on: November 20, 2017

City initiates traffic study to assess downtown stop signs

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The City of Murfreesboro Transportation Department will conduct a comprehensive study of the stop conditions in downtown Murfreesboro to determine whether traffic warrants additional signage at more than a dozen intersections.

“After the opening of the Bro...

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Posted on: November 15, 2017

City offices closing in observance of Thanksgiving Day holiday

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City Hall and most other city offices will be closed Thursday, November 23, and Friday, Nov. 24, 2017, in observance of the Thanksgiving Day holiday. St. Clair Street Senior Center will be closed Thursday, Friday and Saturday, November 23-25. Rover, the C...

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In The News
Posted on: October 30, 2017

‘Be Murfreesboro, Be Counted’: Special Census available online

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The City of Murfreesboro, one of the fastest growing municipalities in the country, is conducting a Special Census to certify the city’s growth in population. The census survey is available in electronic form online at www.murfreesborotn.gov/census.

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Posted on: October 13, 2017

Special Edition of ‘Murfreesboro Storytellers’ documents local Gannaway/Ganaway history

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Burrell Gannaway was a slaveholder and Rutherford County pioneer who served as one of Murfreesboro’s first alderman. King Daniel Ganaway was a descendant of a slave who became a celebrated African American photographer in the early 1900s. Their contrastin...

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In The News
Posted on: November 15, 2017

MFRD welcomes five new firefighters

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Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department welcomed five new firefighters this week.

Josh Carlock, Ryan Slauson, Kyle Williams, Chad Wisniewski, and Ben Yeargan began a three-week department orientation on Monday, November 13. The five have 39 years combined fire...

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In The News
Posted on: November 16, 2017

MTSU News: MTSU selected to get use of new Cessna for promoting aerospace program

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Middle Tennessee State University’s aerospace department has been selected by Textron Aviation to receive a new Cessna aircraft as part of their Top Hawk program for 2018.

Textron Aviation will provide a new 2018 Cessna Skyhawk 172, considered th...

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In The News
Posted on: November 9, 2017

Council approves construction of Fire Station 4 on Medical Center Parkway

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The Murfreesboro City Council voted Thursday, Nov. 9 to approve $5.68 million for construction of a new Fire Station 4 on land owned by the City. Council approval authorizes a contract with Boyce Ballard Construction, LLC to build the station from funds a...

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Posted on: November 3, 2017

November episode of ‘In the City’ features David Price Miracle Field appearance, more

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The November 2017 episode of “In the City,” Murfreesboro’s video magazine program hosted by Mike Browning, begins airing on CityTV Nov. 6 throughout the month of November. Watch as MLB all-star and native son David Price take...

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Posted on: October 5, 2017

City Property Taxes due Jan. 2, 2018 without interest

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Finance Director and City Recorder/Treasurer Melissa Wright reminds property owners to pay property taxes on time. City property taxes are normally due by Dec. 31 but payment can be made on or before January 2, 2018 without incurring interest charges for ...

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Posted on: November 6, 2017

Murfreesboro City Manager Names Michael Bowen Chief of Police

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Murfreesboro City Manager Rob Lyons named Michael Bowen as the new Chief of Police effective Monday, November 6, 2017. Bowen has served as Deputy Chief since October 2016 and was appointed Interim Chief Oct.19, 2017, following the resignation of James &am...

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In The News
Posted on: October 13, 2017

TDOT Update: Broad & Memorial Interchange

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A great deal of progress was made during the third quarter on the project. Bell & Associates started things off by setting the steel girders for spans #2 and #3 on the new overpass. Gilley Construction Incorporated then installed the forms and tied th...

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In The News
Posted on: October 2, 2017

City’s annual Fall Leaf Collection underway

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You can start making plans for the weekend that includes raking leaves and sprucing up the yard ahead of winter. Fall Leaf Collection season kicked off Monday, Oct. 9, 2017.

The Murfreesboro Streets and Solid Waste departments will team-up for the fifth co...

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Posted on: August 25, 2017

Rover public transportation seeks input to enhance system

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Rover, the City’s public transportation service is seeking public input for a study on how Rover operates and service can be enhanced. The request for public comment coincides with a City of Murfreesboro Transportation Department initiative to c...

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Posted on: August 10, 2017

Murfreesboro Water Resources Department reflects ‘One Water’ Future

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The City of Murfreesboro Water & Sewer Department (MWSD)

is embracing a new name to reflect the future of how water is utilized. MSWD has become the Murfreesboro Water Resources Department. The concept reflects the evolving approach of “one w...

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Posted on: August 3, 2017

Draft ‘2040 Major Transportation Plan’ released for public review process

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The City of Murfreesboro today announced the release of the draft 2040 Major Transportation Plan, an updated long-range plan that will guide city traffic planning and transportation projects for the next 25 years.

“The draft 2040 Major Tr...

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Posted on: November 20, 2017

Public Notification from Stones River Water Treatment Plant

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On October 19, 2017 from 11:58 a.m. until October 20, 2017 6:50 p.m. the SRWTP had the turbidimeter for one (1) filter rack that malfunctioned and staff failed to collect grab samples every four (4) hours for turbidity on this rack as required in Division...

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Posted on: September 7, 2017

AMI System Provides Leak Detection and Meter Testing

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MWRD's new Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) water meters will enable employees to find leaks on main lines and service lines. A leak sensor on the meter listens for sound frequencies and will show where the sound is located on a map, allowing them t...

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Water Resources - News
Posted on: August 10, 2017

'One Water' Future

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The City of Murfreesboro Water & Sewer Department (MWSD) is embracing a new name to reflect the future of how water is utilized. MSWD has become the Murfreesboro Water Resources Department. The concept reflects the evolving approach of “one water” to ...

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Water Resources - News
Posted on: August 10, 2017

Lead and Copper Testing

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Drinking water lead levels has been a hot topic given the recent events that occurred in Flint, Michigan. Staff at the Stones River Water Treatment Plant (SRWTP) take this issue seriously and strive to meet and exceed regulatory standards set forth for bo...

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Posted on: September 20, 2017

Water Resources Recovery Facility expands to 24 million gallons a day

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The Water Resources Recovery Facility, formerly known as the Sinking Creek Waste Water Treatment Plant, has increased capacity 50 percent following a major expansion. The facility is located at 2032 Blanton Drive in Murfreesboro, TN 37129.

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