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 ...Read More »
By James Briggs Just three months after insisting there was no stopping a proposed high-speed rail line from being built between Madison and Milwaukee, U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood on Thursday issued the project’s death sentence. Wisconsin Gov. ...Read More »
By Darryl Enriquez Two Madison aldermen want the state Department of Health Services building, with its art deco styling, to be home to the new high-speed rail depot near Monona Terrace. Common Council President Mark Clear and Alderman Mike Verveer, ...Read More »
By Paul Snyder Madison’s downtown business community is not ready to give up on the development opportunities tied to construction of a new central library. If the city and The Fiore Cos. Inc., Madison, had reached a development deal, the ...Read More »
By Paul Snyder Madison-area construction unions are lining up behind Mayor Dave Cieslewicz’s push to renovate the city’s central library. But some groups are not sold on the plan. “Unemployment’s at 20 percent in our local alone,” said Dave Boetcher, ...
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Mayors Dave Cieslewicz, Joe Chase, Jay Allen and Kurt Sonnentag and County Executive Kathleen Falk on Friday announced their appointments to the Dane County Regional Transit Authority. Appointments to the RTA Board are as follows: *County Executive Kathleen Falk: Kristine ...Read More »