By Paul Snyder Madison Common Council members Tuesday questioned whether the city’s plan to rebuild its existing central library is better than a new project. “Were we too enthusiastic?” asked Alderwoman Thuy Pham-Remmele of the council’s approval last year of ...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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RACINE, Wis. (AP) — Thousands of employees, their families and other guests are getting their first look at a new architectural showpiece on the campus of S.C. Johnson and Son in Racine. Fortaleza Hall opens officially on Monday. It includes ...Read More »
Paul Snyder firstname.lastname@example.org Fitchburg’s choice of a Minneapolis-based contractor as construction manager for a library project has sparked arguments that the selection betrays the local economy. “I was lukewarm on the project to begin with,” said Fitchburg resident Steve Streck. ...Read More »
Paul Snyder email@example.com If Fitchburg locks in a tentatively scheduled library opening date of Jan. 1, 2011, the city might have to cover most of the estimated $14 million construction price tag. That prospect already is jangling the nerves of ...Read More »