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Party fuels debate over Madison block’s future

By James Briggs A raging block party that flowed from porches to streets and included alcohol, drugs and stabbings, could help build a case for changes to a historic Madison neighborhood. City officials — including Mayor Paul Soglin, Police Chief ...

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Madison trying to smooth out bumpy project reviews

By James Briggs The Edgewater Hotel redevelopment’s months-long slog through city committees is prompting a Madison review of how it vets projects. The Edgewater gained final approval earlier this month, but city officials want to avoid such long and winding ...

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Neighborhood group appeals commission’s Edgewater approval (UPDATE)

By Paul Snyder Residents of Madison’s Mansion Hill Historic District keep battling the proposed Edgewater Hotel redevelopment as a Common Council vote on the project nears. “I would be astonished if we don’t irritate a few people,” said Fred Mohs, ...

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Proposed zoning changes stoke fires of Edgewater debate (UPDATE)

By Paul Snyder Two proposed zoning amendments in Madison would remove roadblocks to the proposed Edgewater Hotel redevelopment and knock down restrictions on future lakefront projects. “I hope it’s a movement toward rationality and wanting to make things happen,” said ...

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Madison commission faces power outage (UPDATE)

By Paul Snyder Madison created and empowered its Landmarks Commission in the wake of a controversial construction project 38 years ago. Another controversial project might prompt the city to take that power away. Madison Mayor Dave Cieslewicz said he wants ...

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Edgewater wait tests builders’ patience

Paul Snyder [email protected] There are 154 unemployed union electricians waiting for negotiations to end and work to begin on Madison’s Edgewater Hotel redevelopment. “Any delay certainly dims the light at the end of the tunnel,” said Mark Hoffman, business manager ...

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