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Posted on: September 10, 2019

Whalen Road Construction Update

Due to the weather, the shoulder work for Whalen Road has been rescheduled for next week. The barricades have been removed for now, but will return when the shoulder work can be completed.

City of Fitchburg
Posted on: September 3, 2019

Fitchburg Senior Center Celebrates 40 Years and National Senior Center Month with an Open House

On Thursday, September 19th from 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m., the Fitchburg Senior Center will celebrate 40 years with food trucks, beverages, memorabilia, tours, and music by the Red Hot Horn Dawgs at the Senior Center, 5510 Lacy Road. There will be a short pr...

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City of Fitchburg
Posted on: August 28, 2019

Movie Showing at the Library: Plastic Planet

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Since plastic became popularized in the 1960s, it has become a part of our daily lives. Plastic Planet shows why we’ve been called the children of plastic, how prevalent plastic has become and why it now threatens both the environment and human h...

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City of Fitchburg
Posted on: August 31, 2019

Curbside Brush Collection in September

Brush will be collected curbside September 9-13 and September 23-27. To ensure pick up, please have brush at the curb by 6:30 a.m. the Monday of the collection week. Use the link below for additional information and to view the schedule for the remainder ...

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Posted on: August 15, 2019

East Cheryl Parkway Closure - Updated

East Cheryl Parkway, including the multi-use path,  will be closed to through traffic from September 3, 2019 through November 1, 2019 between Woods Hollow Road and Hollyhock Street. This closure is due to reconstruction of the East Cheryl/Fahey G...

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Posted on: September 13, 2019

McKee Road Reconstruction Public Open House

The meeting will be held at Stark Realty Conference Room, 2980 Arapaho Dr. (Corner of Seminole Highway / McKee Road -  Access from Pineway Trail). Details can be found on the Announcement and on the Project Webpage

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Posted on: September 3, 2019

Fitchburg Senior Center Celebrates 40 Years and National Senior Center Month with an Open House

On Thursday, September 19th, the Fitchburg Senior Center will celebrate 40 years with food trucks, beverages, memorabilia, tours, and music by the Red Hot Horn Dawgs. A short presentation from our special guests, Mayor Aaron Richardson, former Mayor Jeann...

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General Fitchburg Press Releases
Posted on: March 5, 2019

City of Fitchburg Receives Special Recognition Award for Demonstrating Solar Excellence

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PRESS RELEASE

City of Fitchburg Receives Special Recognition Award for Demonstrating Solar Excellence  

March 5, 2019

For immediate release 

Fitchburg, WI - The City of Fitchburg is pleased to announce its recent recognition as a solar-frien...

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Posted on: February 27, 2019

Fitchburg Passes Clean Energy Resolution

Fitchburg Passes Clean Energy Resolution - Fitchburg becomes 4th city in Wisconsin to seek 100% clean electricity 

Fitchburg, WI – On Tuesday, February 26th, the Fitchburg Common Council formally approved the city’s co...

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General Fitchburg Press Releases
Posted on: January 15, 2019

Cafeteria Recycling/Waste Reduction Program at Aldo Leopold Elementary Making an Impact

Students, faculty, custodial staff and parent volunteers at Aldo Leopold Elementary School, Madison’s largest elementary school, have built a sustainable Cafeteria Recycling/Waste Reduction Program that is netting big gains.  In the fir...

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Posted on: August 20, 2019

We Need Your Help - Property Crime Prevention

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In the early morning hours of August 20, 2019, the Fitchburg Police Department responded to several reports of burglaries, attempted burglaries and suspicious activity.  These reports were concentrated in the area of Pembroke Drive, Restal Street...

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Posted on: May 16, 2019

Department Awards Ceremony & Badge Pinning

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On Wednesday, May 15, Peace Officers Memorial Day, we held our annual awards ceremony to recognize the excellent work of our personnel in 2018.

We also publicly welcomed six officers and two civilian employees to our team. Municipal Court Judge Hamdy Ezal...

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Police Department News
Posted on: October 10, 2018

Property Crime Prevention

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Property crimes are the most prevalent, as well the most preventable, crimes we respond to. 

•If a door has a lock, use it. This includes the door from your garage to your residence. Keep exterior doors locked even when you are home.

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Posted on: August 28, 2019

Fatal Vehicle vs. Motorcycle Accident

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On Wednesday, August 28, 2019, at 4:43 p.m., Officers with the Fitchburg Police Department responded to a car versus motorcycle crash at the intersection of County Highway MM and McCoy Road. The motorcyclist was discovered to have serious injuries and was...

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Police Department Press Releases
Posted on: August 27, 2019

Homicide Investigation Update

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Homicide Investigation Update

8/27/2019

The Fitchburg Police Department, with the assistance of the Dane County Sheriff’s Office, the Middleton Police Department, the Madison Police Department, and the Verona Police Department, continue to investi...

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Police Department Press Releases
Posted on: August 26, 2019

Lyman Lane Investigation Media Briefing

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A media briefing related to the Lyman Lane homicide investigation will be held at 3:30 p.m. to provide a brief status update. The briefing will be held outside the main entrance to the Fitchburg Police Department.

Location: Outside the main entrance to the...

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Police Department Press Releases
Posted on: August 26, 2019

Lyman Lane Death Investigation

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Incident: Death Investigation 

Location: 2700 block of Lyman Lane

Case #: FP19-0012896

Incident Date: 8/25/19

Date of Media Release: 8/26/19

Prepared by: Lt. Edward Hartwick 

On Sunday, August 25, 2019, around 9:06 p.m., officers from...

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Police Department Press Releases
Posted on: August 22, 2019

Help Identify Burglary Suspect

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HELP IDENTIFY BURGLARY SUSPECT

The Fitchburg Police Department is requesting your assistance in identifying the male in the below image. Based on multiple home surveillance system videos he appears to have a slender build with dark shoulder-length hair pul...

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Police Department Press Releases
Posted on: August 18, 2019

Armed Robbery 19-12300

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On August 18, 2019, at approximately 2:40 a.m., Fitchburg police officers responded to the McDonalds located at 2845 Fish Hatchery Rd. for a disconnected 911 call.  Upon arrival, officers learned that the restaurant was being robbed at gunpoint. ...

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Police Department Press Releases
Posted on: August 3, 2019

Armed Robbery 19-11294

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On August 3, 2019, at approximately 5:29 a.m., Fitchburg police officers responded to a report of an armed robbery.  Officers were able to make contact with the victims and determined the robbery took place in the 1600 block of Whispering Pines W...

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Police Department Press Releases
Posted on: July 31, 2019

Fitchburg Police Department Investigate Endangered Missing Adult ***UPDATED***

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***UPDATED***Justine has been located and has been reunited with her family. 

Updated 7.31.2019- 8:25 p.m. 

Sgt. Jason Marthe 

Justine Wendland is a 54 year old vulnerable adult with medical and mental health concerns. According to...

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Police Department Press Releases
Posted on: July 30, 2019

Burglary/Theft from Autos 19-11013

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On July 30, 2019, at approximately 12:14 a.m., Fitchburg police officers responded to the 3000 block of Hartwicke Dr. for a report of a burglary that had just occurred.  While officers were searching the area for the suspects, a separate report o...

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Police Department Press Releases
Posted on: July 11, 2019

Juveniles arrested after disturbance at Post Road and Traceway Drive

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On Thursday, July 11, 2019, at 4:36 p.m., officers from the Fitchburg Police Department were sent to the area of Post Road and Traceway Drive for a report of a juvenile with a handgun. The investigation revealed that a male and a female juvenile were invo...

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Police Department Press Releases
Posted on: July 11, 2019

Fitchburg Police Arrest 3 In Stolen Automobile

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On July 11, 2019, at approximately 2:40 a.m., a Fitchburg police officer observed a stolen vehicle in the area of the Verona Road Frontage and Atticus Way.  The officer attempted to stop the vehicle but it fled.  A Town of Madison office...

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Police Department Press Releases
Posted on: June 25, 2019

Shots Fired 2600 Block of Smithfield ***Updated***

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***Updated*** The original press released stated the incident took place on Monday, June 25th, 2019. It occurred on Tuesday, June 25th, 2019.  

On Tuesday, June 25th, 2019 at 4:41 a.m. officers from the Fitchburg Police Department were di...

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Police Department Press Releases
Posted on: June 23, 2019

Shots fired 3300 Block of Leopold Way

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On Sunday, June 23, 2019 at 5:51 p.m., Officers from the Fitchburg Police Department were dispatched to the 3300 block of Leopold Way for several shots fired in the area. Witnesses on scene indicated there was a disturbance between several males that occu...

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Police Department Press Releases
Posted on: June 18, 2019

Law Enforcement Presence on Green Crest Court

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Law Enforcement Presence on Green Crest Court

Incident: Assist Monona Police Department

Location: Woods Edge Road/Green Crest Court

Case #: FP19-0004550

Incident Date: 06/18/19

Date of Media Release: 06/18/19

Prepared By: Lt. Edward Hartwick

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Police Department Press Releases
Posted on: November 21, 2018

Intoxicated Driver Hits Squad Car, Injures Two

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On November 20, 2018, at approximately 9:14 p.m., a Fitchburg Police Officer was assisting with a disabled vehicle on S. Fish Hatchery Road near Brendan Avenue.

The officer was parked behind the disabled vehicle in a lane of travel with its emergency light...

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Police Department Press Releases
Posted on: November 18, 2018

Fitchburg Police Arrest 3 in Stolen Vehicle Crash

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On November 17, 2018, at approximately 11:32 p.m., a Fitchburg Police Officer observed a stolen vehicle driving in the Allied Dunn’s Marsh Neighborhood near Jenewein Road. After attempting to conduct a traffic stop, the vehicle immediately fled ...

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Police Department Press Releases
Posted on: September 25, 2018

Fitchburg Police Arrest 4 Suspects in Stolen Vehicle

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On Tuesday, September 25th, 2018 at 12:55am, a Fitchburg Police Officer observed a suspicious vehicle in the 5800 block of Dawley Drive. The officer observed the vehicle parked in the street and saw a male walking back towards the car from the lawn of one...

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