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Posted on: April 16, 2021

Joint Meeting of Council and Pension Committee of the Electric Department scheduled for April 26

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The Murfreesboro City Council will hold a special Joint Meeting with the MED Pension Committee at 5:00 p.m., Monday, April 26, 2021, in Council Chambers, at City Hall, 111 W. Vine Street, Murfreesboro, Tenn., 37130.

 

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Posted on: April 7, 2021

Park planning in West Murfreesboro resumes on acreage off Hwy 96

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The Murfreesboro Parks and Recreation Department is resuming plans for development of a large West Park located on 154 acres a mile west of Veterans Parkway on Hwy 96. 

 

The Murfreesboro Parks & Recreation Department and Kimley-Horn&a...

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Posted on: April 6, 2021

MTSU groundbreaking for new $40.1M School of Concrete and Construction Management building

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Middle Tennessee State University officials broke ground Tuesday, April 6, on a much-needed 54,000-square-foot, $40.1 million School of Concrete and Construction Management building.

 

With special guests, industry partners and alumni on h...

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Posted on: April 8, 2021

Murfreesboro City Schools Premiers New Show TAKE 20 April 12

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TAKE 20, a 20-minute program focused on all things Murfreesboro City Schools, premiers Monday, April 12 at 7 p.m. on CityTV, City of Murfreesboro Facebook and YouTube and Murfreesboro City Schools Facebook.  

The inaugural April episode with hosts...

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Posted on: April 1, 2021

One million people fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in Tennessee

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Tennessee has reached a vaccination landmark of one million Tennesseans being fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Approximately 22 percent have received at least one dose.

‘’We celebrate this milestone and expect to see this number incre...

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Posted on: March 29, 2021

Community Investment Study Group begins meeting April 7 to develop recommendations on MED Proceeds

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The Community Investment Study Group will conduct its first public meeting to begin developing recommendations on the best management of MED proceeds received by the City from the sale of the Electric Department. The Committee will meet at the Municipal A...

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Posted on: March 26, 2021

MTSU survey: Tennessee consumers more optimistic as spring arrives

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Outlook among Tennessee consumers has improved noticeably heading into the spring and summer months, according to the latest statewide survey by Middle Tennessee State University.

 

The Tennessee Overall Outlook Index crept bac...

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Posted on: March 25, 2021

Public Works Department employee Jeff Todd receives STARS Award

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Murfreesboro Public Works Department employee Jeff Todd has been named STARS award recipient for February 2021. Todd’s quick action in calling 9-1-1 is credited with helping prevent the fire loss of a duplex along with personal belongings. Mayor ...

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Posted on: March 19, 2021

Affordable Housing, MHA featured on The Insider Podcast

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The Murfreesboro Housing Authority is featured in the latest edition of “The Insider,” the City’s monthly podcast, premiering Saturday, March 20. Listen to this edition of “Insider” at https://cityofmurfreesborotn.podbean.com/. The guest for this edition ...

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Posted on: March 19, 2021

MTSU Report: Q4 Housing Market in Tennessee shows positive trends

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Tennessee’s housing report data for the last quarter of 2020 “generally show positive growth in Tennessee’s economy” with the housing market seeing “strong upswings” in single-f...

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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: 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 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: 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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