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Property tax bills were mailed on December 12. For more information, see the link at www.fitchburgwi.gov/177/Tax-Credit-Information.
Starting January 1, 2020, refuse tags will no longer be sold at City Hall. Residents will need to call Pellitteri Waste Systems to pay for additional refuse bags over the phone. Pricing for additional bags will be $3.50 each up to a 32-gallon bag. This ba...
Dane County has passed an increase of $5 per dog license for 2020, therefore we will be collecting an additional $5 per license to pass on to the County. Licenses will be $25, $20 for spayed or neutered dogs.
2020 dog licenses will be available m...
Solid waste rates will increase from $162 per household/year in 2019 to $203 per household/year in 2020. This fee will appear as a special charge on your tax bill and includes curbside solid waste, recycling, brush, and yard waste pickup. It also helps fu...
Online credit card payment of tax bills are accepted through January 28th through Payment Service Network and Official Payments. Have your tax bill available to easily complete the payment. See link for more information.
Check out Fitchburg's holiday recycling guide to find out what holiday items are recyclable, and ways to reduce waste during the holidays.
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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...
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...
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...
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.
On 12/11/19 at 1:04am, officers responded to the 3300 block of Leopold Way for a report of a Weapons Violation.
During the course of the investigation, it was determined a single shot was fired in a residence. The shot penetrated a wall...
Incident Type: Bank Robbery
Incident Date: 12/09/19
Date of Release: 12/09/19
Case #: 19-19556
Completed By: Sgt. Andrew McCarthy
On Monday, December 9, 2019, at 3:37 p.m., officers from the Fitchburg Police Department responded to the Associated Bank...
Incident Type: Industrial Death Investigation
Incident Date: 12/06/19
Date of Release: 12/07/19
Case #: 19-19431
On Friday, December 6, 2019, around 8:14 p.m., officers from the Fitchburg Police Department, along wit...
Incident Type: Wanted Person – Arrested
Original Incident Date: 11/14/19
Date of Updated Release:12/5/19
Date of Arrest: 12/3/19
Case #: 19-18150
Completed By: Lt. Edward Hartwick
A United States Marshals Service Task Force arrested ...
Incident Type: Serious Injury Crash with Stolen Auto
Incident Date: 11/30/19
Date of Release: 11/30/19
Case #: 19-19047
At about 9:01 p.m., Fitchburg Police responded to an injury crash in the 2200 block of Rosenberr...
On November 28, 2019 at 8:56pm, officers from the Fitchburg Police Department were called to Stop-N-Go, at 2932 Fish Hatchery Rd, for an armed robbery. The investigation revealed two suspects wearing masks entered the store, pointed a handgun at an employ...
Incident Type: Wanted Person
Incident Date: 11/14/19
Date of Release: 11/20/19
The Fitchburg Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance to locate Allen C. Artis Jr, 30, of Fitch...
Incident: Driver Arrested After Fleeing Traffic Stop
Incident Date: 11/19/19
Release Date: 11/19/19
Arrested: Uriah Smith, 28, of Fitchburg. Smith was booked on a tentative charge of resisting/obstructing an officer
Release Completed By: Lt. Edward Hartwick
On November 12, 2019, at 10:52 a.m. Fitchburg Officers were dispatched to the 2000 block of Pike Drive for a report of shots fired. During the investigation it was discovered there was a disturbance among numerous younger males in the 2000 block of Pike D...
Incident: Stolen SUV Recovery & Arrest
Location: Churchill Drive & Greenway View, City of Madison
Case #: FP19-0016004
Arrested: Alwayne Jones, Jr., 22, of Madison.
Tentative charges - Operating vehicle without owner's consent, rece...
Incident: Fleeing Auto strikes Squad Car
Location: 4500 Block of Thurston Lane
Case #: FP19-0015771
Incident Date: 10/7/19
Date of Media Release: 10/7/19
Prepared by: Sgt. Pete Johnston
On Monday, October 7, 2019, at approximately 4:31 p.m., an officer...
On October 1, 2019, at approximately 2:51 a.m., Fitchburg Police officers responded to the area of the 3000 block of Hartwicke Dr. for a report of two suspicious males. The reporting party could see the suspects from his security camera and witn...
Yesterday, at 11:56 a.m., the Fitchburg Police Department received a call from a resident on High Ridge Trail reporting a group of people fighting in a parking lot between the 2100 and 2200 blocks of Hi...
A media briefing, regarding the shooting that occurred yesterday on High Ridge Trail, will be held this afternoon at 3:00 p.m. at Fitchburg City Hall.
LOCATION: Council Chambers - Fitchburg City Hall 552...
On Sunday, September 29, 2019, at 4:48 p.m., Officers with the Fitchburg Police Department responded to a two vehicle head-on crash on McCoy Road and S. Syene Road with serious injuries. Initial indications are that the driver of one vehicle drifted left ...
Location: 2100 block of High Ridge Trail
Date of Incident: 9/29/2019
Date of Release: 9/29/2019
Case #: FP19-15329
Just before noon today, September 29, 2019, Fitchburg Police responded to reports of shots fired in...
The Fitchburg Police Department continues to investigate the homicide of Shay Watson that occurred on August 25, 2019, in the 2700 block of Lyman Lane. A multi-jurisdictional team of investigators has been actively pursuing leads and t...
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...