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Posted on: August 22, 2019

Splash Pad Closing on August 30, 2019 for Season

The last day to visit the Splash Pad at McKee Farms Park is Friday, August 30, 2019. Thanks for a great season!

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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: July 31, 2019

Whalen Road Closure

Whalen Road is scheduled to be closed from Mutchler Road to Seminole Highway beginning Wednesday, August. 7th through the end of August. The detour route is along Mutchler Road, Lacy Road and South Seminole Highway. Please plan accordingly.

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Posted on: March 5, 2019

City of Fitchburg Receives Special Recognition Award for Demonstrating Solar Excellence

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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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Police Department News
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 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

Early this morning, ...

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Police Department Press Releases
Posted on: May 31, 2019

Shots Fired 5400 Block of Williamsburg Way

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On May 31, 2019, at approximately 12:02 a.m., Fitchburg Police responded to the 5400 block of Williamsburg Way for a report of a gunshot and a male seen walking in the area.  Police officers located a shell casing where the subject was seen walki...

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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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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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