What do a civic group in Port Washington and a sign painting company in Milwaukee have in common?
Fracking, a method for extracting natural gas and oil from shale rock, is a hot topic around Wisconsin as the fight over jobs, technology and the environment hits a feverish level. Fracking is also a hot topic in the bidding arena as seen in these notices from around the state:
Just in time for Halloween, Paranormal Investigators of Milwaukee will conduct a program at the Muskego Public Library, revealing their findings about paranormal activity at several Milwaukee area businesses and residences.
Last week I heard that the village of Fontana declared war on a long-time mascot and village landmark – the frog on Highway 67.
The new Hausmann Nature Center opened in June and has already been host to several park visitors and school groups interested in learning about area history, nature and the environment in Delafield.
UW-Madison has out for bids ME4/2 Skewclear® Cable Assemblies for CERN (the European Organization for Nuclear Research) which will be used on the Compact Muon Solenoid, a large general purpose detector in the Large Hadron Collider near Lake Geneva, Switzerland.
The Greater Milwaukee Foundation held its annual meeting Wednesday and conducted a civic awards presentation to a partnership that led redevelopment and transformation efforts in Milwaukee’s Menomonee Valley.
In case my boss is reading, the following are interesting tidbits I’ve come across while researching for JobTrac listings:
The Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District announced that a new Contract and Vendor Management System is being established for those wishing to do business with MMSD.
Construction is under way for a 28,000-square-foot multi-use building at the Ozaukee County Fairgrounds in Cedarburg.