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Posted on: July 2, 2020

Gov. Lee Announces Law Enforcement Reform Partnership

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Today,  (July 2)Tennessee Governor Bill Lee announced a partnership with the Tennessee Association of Chiefs of Police, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, The Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security, the Tennessee Highway Patrol,...

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Posted on: July 2, 2020

Murfreesboro to present fireworks display July 4; road closed

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The City of Murfreesboro will present its annual fireworks display from a new location this year to celebrate Independence Day, July 4. The location has been moved from McKnight Park in order to provide better visibility of the fireworks for more citizens...

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Posted on: June 19, 2020

City offices closing in observance of Independence Day holiday July 3

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In observance of Independence Day, City Hall and most other City offices will be closed Friday, July 3, 2020. St. Clair Street Senior Center will be closed. Rover, the City’s public transportation system, will not run on Friday, July 3rd and Sat...

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Posted on: June 29, 2020

City of Murfreesboro Fourth of July Fireworks Ordinances; fireworks may only be used July 3-5

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Within the City limits, fireworks may only be used on July 3rd, 4th, and 5th from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 p.m.

It is illegal to sale fireworks to:

  • Anyone less than 16 years old and purchasers close that are must present to vendors a state issued photo identi...

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In The News
Posted on: June 29, 2020

Watch Mayor McFarland's ‘Live Televised Briefing’: 'A Conversation on Race'


Mayor Shane McFarland held a live televised briefing Tuesday, June 30,  a ’Conversation on Race,’ on Facebook and CityTV  with MTSU’s Dr. Vincent L. Windrow.

The Mayor’s latest briefing is the begin...

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Posted on: June 19, 2020

City urges residents to ‘Be Counted’ in 2020 Census

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As we celebrate Independence Day, Murfreesboro residents are reminded to ‘Be Counted’ as part of the 2020 Census, a civic duty vital to the community’s financial health and well-being. In a year when the coronavirus shuttered...

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Posted on: June 30, 2020

Patterson Park Community Center receives grant to support 2021 ‘MLK Jr. Day of Service’ activity


Murfreesboro’s Patterson Park Community Center was awarded a Day of Service grant of $50,000 from the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), the federal agency for volunteering and service, to implement Project Dream in support o...

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National Day of Service (Link) In The News
Posted on: June 30, 2020

Rutherford County Mayors’ Caucus Shares Joint Message Concerning Face Coverings


Over the weekend, Dr. Michael Caldwell, Director of the
Metro Public Health Department issued Public Health Order 8 that mandates theuse of facial coverings or masks in Davidson County.  The Order took
effect Monday, June 29 at 12:01 a.m.

As a...

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In The News
Posted on: May 28, 2020

Local artist featured in virtual reception June 12; Rotunda exhibit June 2-July 23


Murfreesboro Cultural Arts
hosted a virtual reception featuring the works of local artist JamesThrealkill on June 12 at 6. The exhibit, Kaleidoscope of Color, opened
June 2 and runs through July 23. 

Via Facebook, viewers will take a virtual t...

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Posted on: June 15, 2020

Q1 TN HOUSING MARKET REPORT: ‘Strong’ first quarter, but future economic impact of COVID-19 unclear

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Tennessee’s housing report showed the state “did experience a strong first quarter of 2020,” but the report’s author cautions that the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and the economic disruptions that followed won&a...

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MTSU Tennessee Housing Market Report In The News
Posted on: June 12, 2020

MPD releases Dash Cam Videos of Murfreesboro vigil and protests

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Murfreesboro Police Department is making patrol vehicle videos availableconsistent with the Tennessee Public Open Records Act after multiple Open
Records requests from the media and private citizens of the Sunday, May 31,2020 Murfreesboro vigil ...

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Posted on: June 10, 2020

Council approves reduced FY21 Budget amid Covid-19 economic stress

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The Murfreesboro City Council Wednesday (June 10) approved the City’s adjusted $180.4 million proposed FY21 General Fund Budget on second reading following a special Budget Review meeting in May and a public hearing in June. The FY21 budget is a...

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FY21 Budget (Link) In The News
Posted on: June 9, 2020

Murfreesboro Electric merger with Middle Tennessee Electric Membership Cooperative approved by TVA

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The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) has approved the proposed merger between the Murfreesboro Electric Department (MED) and Middle Tennessee Electric (MTE), it was announced today (June 9).

“This represents the coming together of two excellent e...

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Posted on: June 4, 2020

Tennessee’s Economic Recovery Group Updates Guidance (June 4)

State of Tennessee

Tennessee’s Economic Recovery Group continues to advance the state’s reopening plan, issuing updated guidelines today for close contact service businesses, exercise facilities and recreation activities under the Tennessee Pledge.

For mo...

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Posted on: May 5, 2020

New fire station opens in one of Murfreesboro’s fastest growing areas


Murfreesboro residents in the Blackman and Gateway areas should receive quicker response times after Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department (MFRD) opened Fire Station 11 Sunday, May 3, on Blaze Drive adjacent to Blackman High School.

The new $3.9 million stat...

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Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Webpage (Link) In The News
Posted on: April 30, 2020

MTSU intends to resume on-campus, in-person class operations this fall

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Middle Tennessee State University will move forward with its COVID-19 preparations with a goal of resuming on-campus, in-person classes and operations in August for the Fall 2020 semester, MTSU President Sidney A. McPhee announced Thursday.

“The ...

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Posted on: October 12, 2018

2020 Solid Waste Holiday Garbage Collection Schedule

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Solid Waste collection changes during holidays. Please refer to the Murfreesboro Solid Waste Holiday Garbage Collection Schedule for changes in garbage pickup.

 New Year’s Day, Wednesday Jan 1, 2020 NO CHANGES

 Martin Luther King, Jr Day, ...

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