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BUILDING BLOCKS: Redevelopment of Main Street building in Cambridge (access required)

The village of Cambridge is receiving $72,700 from the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. to help with the renovation of this 130-year-old store front. The building’s ground floor has been used for everything from a hardware store, to a meat market a sporting-goods shop and a grocery store. Its upper floor housed the village’s clerk’s office.

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BUILDING BLOCKS: Lead water-line replacements (access required)

The village of Menomonee Falls is one of many Wisconsin municipalities that are replacing their lead water lines to reduce the risks of lead poisoning from drinking water. Milwaukee, for instance, has about 70,000 lead laterals that are up for replacement. Doing that work is expected to cost as much as $800 million.

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