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Posted on: October 17, 2019

Resurfacing on County M, between Verona and Oregon is Completed

Resurfacing operations are completed along County M between Verona and Oregon. The county highway is open to traffic from County PB to County MM. County M will remain a signed alternate route for Verona Road.

City of Fitchburg
Posted on: October 16, 2019

Goodland Road Closure

Goodland Road between County Highway MM and Larson Road will be closed on October 18 from 9am to 3pm for paving.  Travel through the area will be possible before and after those times, but delays are to be expected due to lane closures associated...

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City of Fitchburg
Posted on: October 4, 2019

Fall Recycling Day!

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Come out on Saturday, November 2 from 8:00-11:00 am to recycle your confidential paper and electronics, or drop off items at MedDrop! This event will be held at Fitchburg's City Hall campus (5520 Lacy Road). For more details, please visit the webpage belo...

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Posted on: September 25, 2019

Update to City of Fitchburg Comprehensive Plan – Opportunities for Public Input

Fitchburg’s
Comprehensive Plan provides guidance on the City’s overall direction, growth,and development over a 10-year period. The Plan covers every aspect of the City
including land use, housing, economic development, recreation,...

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City of Fitchburg
Posted on: September 21, 2019

Capital City Trail to Close for Pavement Restoration

Two miles of the Capital City Trail between Fish Hatchery Road and Seminole Highway is anticipated to close on Wednesday, October 2nd for asphalt pavement resurfacing. Work is anticipated to be completed in November and will include a bridge replacement j...

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City of Fitchburg
Posted on: September 23, 2019

Mayor's Proposed 2020 Operating Budget

The Mayor's proposed 2020 Operating Budget is now available on the website for viewing. To access the budget, use the link shown below.

Mayor's Proposed 2020 Operating Budget Here City of Fitchburg
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 25, 2019

Update to City of Fitchburg Comprehensive Plan – Opportunities for Public Input

Fitchburg’s Comprehensive Plan provides guidance on the City’s overall direction, growth, and development over a 10-year period. The Plan covers every aspect of the City including land use, housing, economic development, recreation, transportation, natura...

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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: September 28, 2019

Property Crime Prevention - Theft from Auto

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Over the last 24 hours, we have received at least five reports of theft, or potential theft, from vehicles.  In at least one instance, a garage door opener was taken from an unlocked car. 

We began receiving these calls around 10:00 p.m. ...

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Police Department News
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: 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: October 11, 2019

Stolen SUV Recovery & Arrest

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...

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Police Department Press Releases
Posted on: October 7, 2019

Fleeing Auto strikes Squad Car

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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...

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Police Department Press Releases
Posted on: October 1, 2019

Thefts/Burglaries 19-15416

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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...

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Police Department Press Releases
Posted on: September 30, 2019

High Ridge Trail Shooting Investigation Update

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High Ridge Trail Shooting Investigation Update

9/30/19

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...

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Police Department Press Releases
Posted on: September 30, 2019

Media Briefing

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UPDATE - MEDIA BRIEFING - 9/30/19

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...

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Police Department Press Releases
Posted on: September 29, 2019

Head-on Crash With Serious Injuries

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 ...

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Police Department Press Releases
Posted on: September 29, 2019

High Ridge Trail Shooting

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Incident: Shooting

Location: 2100 block of High Ridge Trail

Date of Incident: 9/29/2019

Date of Release: 9/29/2019

Case #: FP19-15329

Incident Details: 

Just before noon today, September 29, 2019, Fitchburg Police responded to reports of shots fired in...

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Police Department Press Releases
Posted on: September 19, 2019

Homicide Investigation Status

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INVESTIGATION STATUS

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...

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Police Department Press Releases
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: 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: October 16, 2019

Goodland Road Closure

Goodland Road between County Highway MM and Larson Road will be closed on October 18 from 9am to 3pm for paving.  Travel through the area will be possible before and after those times, but delays are to be expected due to lane closures associated...

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