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Posted on: February 14, 2024

Main Street Murfreesboro's Celebration and Downtown Awards Feb. 22

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Main Street Murfreesboro plans for its Annual Celebration on February 22 at The Walnut House located at 116 N. Walnut Street in downtown Murfreesboro.  The event will have light appetizers and drinks from 4:30-5:00 with the celebration and awards...

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Posted on: February 20, 2024 | Last Modified on: November 23, 2022

Six Murfreesboro City Schools receive Reward School Status

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Today, Feb. 20, 2024, the Tennessee Department of Education announced that Murfreesboro City Schools has six schools recognized as Tennessee Reward Schools. Reward status is the top state distinction a public school can earn in Tennessee.&nbs...

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Posted on: February 12, 2024

City opens Gateway Blvd. Extension to Robert Rose Drive

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The City of Murfreesboro is set to open the new $6.84 million Gateway Blvd. Extension to Robert Rose Drive. The extension will officially open to traffic Tuesday, Feb. 20, with traffic controls in-place. 

 

A new traffic ...

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Posted on: February 15, 2024

Mayor Shane McFarland recognizes Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Ladder 2 B-Shift with STARS Award

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Typically, we think of firefighters for extinguishing fires and responding to injuries, but as exemplary citizens these Murfreesboro Fire Rescue employees are being recognized for using their training to remain calm, hyper vigilant, and aware of surroundi...

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Posted on: February 15, 2024 | Last Modified on: November 23, 2022

Sign up to receive Solid Waste text notifications on garbage collection schedule changes

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City residents can receive text notifications letting them know about changes in Solid Waste garbage collection in their neighborhood. Sign up for Garbage Collection text notifications by simply texting BoroGarbage to 38276.

 

If residents prefer t...

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Posted on: February 9, 2024

City Community Development Grant Applications Available Online

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The City of Murfreesboro Community Development Department is currently accepting applications from local non-profit agencies for two grants for services and housing to qualifying residents. 

 

“As a CDBG entitlement city since 19...

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Posted on: February 9, 2024 | Last Modified on: November 23, 2022

Council approves Murfreesboro Community Investment Trust funding for charitable organizations

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The Murfreesboro City Council voted Feb. 8th, to approve the Community Investment Trust funding of qualified charitable organizations in FY25. $364,950 will be distributed to twenty-nine (29) charitable organizations.

 

Council approval follows app...

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Posted on: February 6, 2024

‘In the City’ features Winter Storm response, Tax Prep, Traffic and Airport Safety, more in February

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Whether its traffic concerns, environmental projects, airport safety, or snow removal, City of Murfreesboro employees work to improve the community’s quality of life. CityTVs “In the City” showcases these efforts every month-...

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Posted on: January 25, 2024

Downtown Murfreesboro Wayfinding with City Planner Joel Aguilera on “The Insider” podcast

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The City of Murfreesboro recently conducted an online survey as City leaders embark on an effort to improve signage and branding in the Downtown area. The City’s newest podcast features City Planner Joel Aguilera who i...

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Posted on: January 25, 2024 | Last Modified on: November 23, 2022

City Council approves Skate Park and Pump Track Construction Contract for Old Fort Park

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The Murfreesboro City Council voted Thursday, Jan. 25, 2024, to approve the construction contract for a skate park and pump track with New Line Skateparks FL, Inc. The skate park will be located at Old Fort Park. 

 

“We are excit...

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Posted on: January 26, 2024

Gabriel Brothers and City ink agreement to purchase Old Time Pottery Sign on River Rock Blvd.

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Gabriel Brothers, Inc. recently signed an agreement for the City of Murfreesboro to purchase the Old Time Pottery sign on River Rock Blvd. at Cason Lane. The City will remove the sign by the end of February and utilize the area to construct an ad...

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Posted on: January 11, 2024

City Council OKs Pedestrian Bridge Professional Services Contract

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The Murfreesboro City Council voted Thursday, Jan. 11, 2024, to authorize a professional services contract for $267,000 with Energy, Land and Infrastructure, Inc. (ELI) to design the Pedestrian Bridge over Broad Street. The pedestrian bridge concept was o...

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Posted on: January 4, 2024

Murfreesboro Building Activity in 2023 hits high of $1 billion in valuation

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Murfreesboro’s single-family permits and new commercial development in 2023 reveal expanding growth and higher valuation. Overall building activity in 2023 hit $1 billion in permit valuation, a new high for Murfreesboro, which recorded a 3-year p...

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Posted on: January 4, 2024

City Schools Foundation will honor Andy and Cherry Womack, April 26

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Andy and Cherry Womack will join an influential group of civic leaders to be honored by The City Schools Foundation for their support of public education at the 17th Annual Excellence in Education Celebration on April 26, 2024. 

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Posted on: December 14, 2023

VIDEO: Murfreesboro Airport receives 2022 General Aviation Airport Safety Award

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The Tennessee Department of Transportation Aeronautics Division presented Murfreesboro Municipal Airport with the 2022 Federal Aviation Administration Southern Region General Aviation Airport Safety Award, Thursday, Dec. 14, 2023, during a special award c...

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Posted on: December 7, 2023

Council Oks Construction Contract for Butler Drive Realignment

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The Murfreesboro City Council gave approval Thurs., Dec. 7, 2023, for the construction agreement with Moody Excavating, LLC to realign Butler Drive. Moody Excavating submitted the lowest responsible bid with the estimated cost of construction at approxima...

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Posted on: December 1, 2023

Murfreesboro Transit Center with Russ Brashear and Jim Kerr on “The Insider” podcast

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On Oct. 27, 2023, the City of Murfreesboro celebrated the groundbreaking for a new $17.1 million Murfreesboro Transit Center. City Transportation officials Jim Kerr and Russ Brashear are guests on the latest edition of “The Insider.&...

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Posted on: October 27, 2023

City breaks ground on new Transit Center for Murfreesboro Transit

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Elected City officials and city and state transportation administrators gathered on a field Friday, Oct. 27 at New Salem Hwy. and Bridge Ave. to officially break ground for a new $17.1 million Murfreesboro Transit Center. The Transit Center, with a passen...

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