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State Trail passes for 2020 are available from the Fitchburg Recreation office, 5510 Lacy Road, Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The passes are $25 - only cash or check is accepted.
The City of Fitchburg is pleased to announce that as of January 16, 2020 the application period for its 2020 Healthy Neighborhoods Grant Program is open, through February 17, 2020. All interested non-profit organizations that meet the Program’s ...
City Hall will be closed on Monday, January 20th in observance of Martin Luther King Day. The 24-hour drop box, located in the foyer of City Hall, will be available for property tax payments on that day.
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.
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...
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...
With another round of snow still falling, here are a few winter reminders:
•Never leave your car unlocked, running and unattended. We know it’s no fun to start your day in a cold car, but it’s better than starting your day with...
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.
After an outage lasting several hours phone service was restored around 5:00 p.m. on January 15th. The Fitchburg Police Department non-emergency line is fully functional.
The Fitchburg Police Department is currently experi...
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...
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...
Incident Type: Armed Robbery
Incident Date: 12/31/19
Date of Release: 12/31/19
Case #: 19-20855
On Tuesday, December 31, 2019, at 7:03 p.m., officers from the Fitchburg Police Department responded to the Pancheros Mexi...
Incident: Burglary and Vehicle Theft
Incident #: FP19-0020459
Location: 3000 block of Portarligton Lane
Incident Date: 12/24/19
Date of Release: 12/24/19
Release By: Lt. Edward Hartwick
Just after 6 a.m. this morning, Tuesday...
On December 21, 2019 at 9:56pm, officers from the Fitchburg Police Department were called to Capitol Petro Mart, at 2770 S Syene Rd, for an armed robbery. The investigation revealed two suspects wearing masks entered the store, pointed handguns at an empl...
Incident Type: Bank Robbery Suspect Identified
Original Incident Date: 12/9/19
Date of Release: 12/18/19
Completed By: Lt. Edward Hartwick
Suspect: Rondino Fleming, 27
Following last week’s robbery of Associated Bank a...
UPDATE **CORRECTED DATE**
The below release has been corrected to reflect today's date, December 16, 2019.
On December 16, at approximately 6:00 a.m., Fitchburg Police officers responded to the Kelley Williamson Mobil gas station, 2956 Fish ...
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 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
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...