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Posted on: September 29, 2023

City Burn Ban for Recreational Fires Lifted

Recreational Burning Ban Lifted

The Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department Fire Marshal’s Office has lifted the burn ban for recreational fires and other fires that do not require a permit inside the city limits of Murfreesboro after two days of significant rainfall. Burning that requires ...

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Posted on: September 18, 2023

Murfreesboro Transit App

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Murfreesboro Transit (formerly Rover) is a convenient way to get around Murfreesboro.

Now you can download the Murfreesboro Transit App to help you get where you're going!  

  • Lets you know which bus goes where
  • Tracks a bus in real time
  • Provides a trip...
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Posted on: August 18, 2023

'Imagine A Day Without Water’ High School Video Contest

Day Without Water Contest

The Imagine A Day Without Water video contest is the perfect learning tool to start the school year on the right foot. MWRD: Community Affairs invites Rutherford County and City Private High Schoolers to participate in a fun educational competition to ben...

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Posted on: September 25, 2023



“You can’t hide from the past…”Frightensburgh is a scary haunted trail that weaves its way through terrifying scenes of horror at Cannonsburgh Village.Visit haunted Cannonsburgh Village on a walking tour at your own risk.WARNING: Not recommended for child...
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Cannonsburgh Village In the Spotlight
Posted on: September 25, 2023

Barfield Bash Carnival

Barfield Bash

Play some ghostly games and win some frighteningly fun prizes, enjoy spooky music, and participate in a chilling costume contest! There will be a startling story time, family fun carnival games and a fortune teller, just to name a few.

For all agesDate: Oc...

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Barfield Crescent Park In the Spotlight
Posted on: September 25, 2023

Old Scream Road at Barfield Crescent Park

Old Scream Road

The scariest hayride into the depths of Barfield Park! Who or what is lurking in the woods? Do you dare find out? 
Date: October 27 and 28  Time: Starts at dark. Tickets sold until 9:00 pm.
Location: Barfield Crescent Park
Address: 697 Vete...
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Barfield Crescent Park In the Spotlight
Posted on: June 19, 2023

Council Approves Development Impact Fees

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The Development Impact Fee becomes effective July 1, 2023. Developers, homebuilders and stakeholders will notice the Fee Schedule on building permits by land use. Permit applications for single family residential construction received by June 30, 2023 wil...

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Posted on: October 31, 2022

Report speeding, traffic concerns online to Murfreesboro Police

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Murfreesboro Police Department (MPD) has a webpage that assists you in reporting traffic issues such as speeding, failing to stop at stop signs or red lights, parking issues and others.


Complaints and concerns made to police through this...

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Report Traffic Concerns Webpage In the Spotlight
Posted on: March 31, 2023

2022 Annual Water Quality Report

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The 2022 Annual Water Quality Report is available on our website at The purpose of this water quality report is to provide information regarding your drinking water.  We want to keep you informed about the water and servi...

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Posted on: September 8, 2023

Court Affirms Board's July 9, 2021, Decision to Deny BFI's application to expand Middle Point

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On Sept. 8, 2024, Davidson County Chancellor Russell T. Perkins issued a decision affirming the decision of the Central Tennessee Regional Solid Waste Planning Board to deny BFI Waste System of Tennessee’s application to construct a new landfill adjacent ...

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Posted on: August 10, 2022

Mayor McFarland announcement regarding Middle Point Landfill lawsuit

Mayor announcement

On August 10, 2022 the Murfreesboro City Council authorized a federal lawsuit against Republic Services, Inc., BFI Waste Services of Tennessee, LLC, and Republic Services of Tennessee, LLC to address ongoing environmental problems at Middle Point Landfill...

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Watch Mayor's Announcement In the Spotlight
Posted on: December 15, 2021

Odor Reporting Portal - Middle Point Landfill

Odor Reporting Portal

On September 20, 2021, the City of Murfreesboro launched a website for the public to report odors or gas believed to be coming from the Middle Point Landfill (“MPL”). The site,, contains a simple complaint form. shor...

Odor Reporting Portal

Odor Reporting Portal In the Spotlight
Posted on: July 31, 2020

City of Murfreesboro’s Financial Transparency

Financial Transparancy

The City is committed to providing a transparent view of our financial data. Our Open Finance Portal provides a transparent look at the types of revenues we collect and how those public funds are spent. 

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

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Posted on: May 19, 2021

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