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Posted on: March 27, 2020

Fish Hatchery Road Construction to Begin in Fitchburg on April 1st

Beginning April 1, construction will begin with work in the median to install cross overs, temporary driveway connections, and temporary traffic signals.  Utility relocations are also ongoing along Fish Hatchery Road.

2020 Construction on Fish Hat...

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Posted on: March 26, 2020

Critical Needs Assessment Form for Older Adults in Need

The Fitchburg Senior Center is committed to keeping our community of older adults safe during the impact of COVID-19. Below is a link to our Critical Needs Assessment Form which can be filled out and submitted on line. If you or someone you know is in nee...

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Posted on: March 25, 2020

On-line Voter Registration Re-Opened by Wisconsin Elections Commission

The Wisconsin Elections Commission has re-opened on-line voter registration. You can register to vote until 11:59 p.m. on March 30, 2020, for the April 7th Spring Election and Presidential Preference Primary at myvote.wi.gov.

👉Register to vote on...

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City of Fitchburg
Posted on: March 23, 2020

CHANGE OF IN-PERSON ABSENTEE VOTING

ALL VOTERS ARE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO VOTE ABSENTEE BY MAIL

To promote public safety, the LAST DAY TO IN-PERSON ABSENTEE VOTE at Fitchburg City Hall will be Tuesday, March 24th at 4:30 p.m. Voters are strongly urged to request a ballot to be mailed to your...

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Posted on: March 24, 2020

Playgrounds Closing

Effective Wednesday, March 25, 2020, playgrounds in Fitchburg parks are closed until further notice.

City of Fitchburg
Posted on: March 23, 2020

Gov. Evers Suspends Utility Rules and Allows for Additional Consumer Protections

Gov. Tony Evers has issued Emergency Order #11, suspending several utility-related administrative rules, paving the way for the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin (PSC) to temporarily order further consumer protections amid the COVID-19 public health ...

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Posted on: March 23, 2020

Poll Workers Needed for April 7th Election

The City of Fitchburg is calling on residents of Fitchburg willing to serve as poll workers for the April 7 election to replace poll workers who are unable to serve due to age or health concerns from the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic.

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

City Services During COVID-19

Over the last week we have issued several website newsflashes for closures, cancellations, and operating procedures during this COVID-19 pandemic. We have also been providing the information on social media and through Fitchburg Access Community Televisio...

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

Building Inspection Department Contact Information

At this time, Building Inspection direct contact is by appointment only. We are still accepting permit applications, however, we ask for your patience as we work through the processes. If you need to speak to staff, please see contact information below. Y...

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City of Fitchburg
Posted on: March 17, 2020

Declaration of Emergency by Mayor Aaron Richardson

On March 16th, Mayor Aaron Richardson issued a Declaration of Emergency in Fitchburg. Read the Declaration at the link below. 

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

Emergency Broadcast System Instituted

The City has instituted its Emergency Broadcast System. During this time the FACTv Community Channel F2 will provide continuous updates and announcements. Below is a list of the media outlets for the COM Ch. F2:

Online:http://factv.fitchburgwi.gov/Cablecas...

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City of Fitchburg
Posted on: March 16, 2020

Fitchburg Recreation Cancels Programming and Rentals

The safety of participants and customers is of highest importance. As a result, in response to COVID-19 the Fitchburg Recreation Department has cancelled all programs through March 31. In addition, all Community Center activities and rentals have been can...

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City of Fitchburg
Posted on: March 15, 2020

Senior Center Closure

Beginning March 16th, the Fitchburg Senior Center is officially closed to the public.  Essential services that will be provided during this closure are home delivered meals and case management support.

The safety of our participants, volunteers a...

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Posted on: March 14, 2020

UPDATED - Library Closure

In response to Governor Tony Evers’ orders to close all K-12 schools and prohibiting large gatherings, the Fitchburg Public Library will close at 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, March 15, and will remain closed at least through Sunday, April 5. The situati...

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City of Fitchburg
Posted on: March 10, 2020

In-Person Absentee Voting Hours Extended

In-person absentee voting hours for the April 7th spring election and presidential primary have been extended and are as follows:  

March 16 - March 27, 2020, Monday - Friday, 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. 

Monday, March 30 - Thursday, April 2, 20...

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Posted on: March 10, 2020

Sunnyside Dog Park Closed

Due to wet conditions, Sunnyside Park is closed until further notice.

City of Fitchburg
Posted on: March 6, 2020

The 2020 Census is coming!

Complete your census form in March and April to benefit everyone in the City of Fitchburg. Learn more at: 

https://www.fitchburgwi.gov/2020Census

https://2020census.gov

#FitchburgCounts

#2020Census

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City of Fitchburg
Posted on: March 9, 2020

Swan Creek Park Community Garden - Now accepting 2020 gardener applications

As of March 9, 2020, the City of Fitchburg is accepting applications for gardeners in 2020 at the Swan Creek Park Community Garden. Please see the following webpage link or contact for further information:

 http://www.fitchburgwi.gov/2397/Communit...

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Posted on: March 23, 2020

Assistance Requested from Community Partners

FFD_FR PPE Supply letter SIGNED

As the COVID-19 Virus threatens the health and wellness of our nation and our community, we are experiencing a shortage in Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). To further complicate this issue, our typical supply chain does not have the needed equipment a...

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Posted on: March 27, 2020

Fish Hatchery Road Construction to Begin in Fitchburg on April 1st

FITCHBURG, WI – The reconstruction of Fish Hatchery Road is underway in the City of Fitchburg.  The two year project will focus on the area between Traceway Drive to the Madison Beltline in 2020.

Beginning April 1, construction will begi...

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Posted on: March 25, 2020

"Safer at Home" Order & COVID-19

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On Wednesday, March 25, at 8:00 a.m., a “Safer at Home” order for residents of the State of Wisconsin will go into effect.  In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the order restricts residents to their home or place of residenc...

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Police Department News
Posted on: March 21, 2020

Crime Prevention & COVID-19

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We know your newsfeed is inundated with COVID-19 stories, but we wanted to take a moment to ask you to pass on some important information to our community.

First and foremost, we remain on-duty, ready to serve our community. We’ve taken a number ...

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

COVID 19: A Message To Our Community

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To Our Fitchburg Community,

Like most of you, we are actively monitoring all developments related to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. 

We continue to maintain contact with our local, state, and federal partners, and we are working closely with ...

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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: March 15, 2020

Accident Causes Power Outage

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On March 15, at 8:27 P.M., officers from the Fitchburg Police Department were dispatched to an accident in the 6200 block of Nesbitt Road. A preliminary investigation revealed that a sedan was traveling north on Nesbitt Road, left the roadway, then hit a ...

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Police Department Press Releases
Posted on: February 17, 2020

Disturbance Leads to Shot Fired

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Incident Type: Shot Fired - 1900 block Pike Drive

Incident Date: 2/17/20

Date of Release: 2/17/20

Case #: 20-2964

Completed By: Sgt. Andrew McCarthy

On Monday, February 17th, 2020 at 8:12 p.m., Officers with the Fitchburg Police Department responded t...

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Police Department Press Releases
Posted on: February 14, 2020

Anton Drive Shooting

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Incident Type: Shooting

Location: 5100 Block of Anton Drive

Incident Date: 2/13/20

Date of Release: 2/14/20

Case #: FP20-0002719

Completed By: Lt. Edward Hartwick

A 31 year-old male was shot multiple times while sitting in his car in an apartment complex parkin...

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Police Department Press Releases
Posted on: February 3, 2020

Drug Investigation/Child Neglect/OWI-4600 Crescent Rd

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Incident Type: Drug Investigation/Child Neglect/OWI-4600 Crescent Rd

Incident Date: 2/3/20

Date of Release: 2/3/20

Case #: 20-2083

Completed By: Sgt. Pete Johnston

On Monday, February 3rd, 2020, at 7:25 p.m., officers from the Fitchburg Police Departm...

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Police Department Press Releases
Posted on: January 23, 2020

Weapons Violation-Basswood Dr

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Incident Type: Weapons Violation-Basswood Dr

Incident Date: 1/23/20

Date of Release: 1/23/20

Case #: 20-1423

Completed By: Sgt. Pete Johnston

On Thursday, January 23rd, 2020, at 8:14 p.m., officers from the Fitchburg Police Department responded to Sub...

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Posted on: January 22, 2020

Death Investigation

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Incident Type: Death Investigation

Incident Date: 1/22/20

Date of Release: 1/22/20

Case #: 20-1345

Completed By: Deputy Chief Matthew Laha

On Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at 12:47pm, officers from the Fitchburg Police Department were sent to the bike p...

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Posted on: January 14, 2020

Fitchburg Police respond to a Weapons Violation

Incident Type: Weapons Violation

Incident Date: 1/14/20

Date of Release: 1/14/20

Case #: 20-876

Completed By: Sgt. Pete Johnston

On Tuesday, January 14, 2020, at 8:19 p.m., officers from the Fitchburg Police Department responded to the 2000 block of G...

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Posted on: January 9, 2020

UW Credit Union Robbery

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Incident Type: Bank Robbery

Incident Date: 1/09/20

Date of Release: 1/09/20

Case #: 20-576

Completed By: Sgt. Nick Clemens

On Thursday, January 9, 2020, at 5:28 p.m., officers from the Fitchburg Police Department responded to the UW Credit Union at 63...

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Posted on: December 31, 2019

Fitchburg Police respond to an Armed Robbery

Incident Type: Armed Robbery

Incident Date: 12/31/19

Date of Release: 12/31/19

Case #: 19-20855

Completed By: Sgt. Pete Johnston

On Tuesday, December 31, 2019, at 7:03 p.m., officers from the Fitchburg Police Department responded to the Pancheros Mexi...

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