By Marie Rohde The Milwaukee Historic Preservation Commission’s delay of plans to build a Marriott Hotel downtown has prompted one alderman to call for a review of its authority and possible abolishment of the commission. Alderman Terry Witkowski said he ...Read More »
By Marie Rohde Tests confirmed the presence of small quantities of hexavalent chromium, a cancer-causing chemical, in the water sent to customers of the Milwaukee Water Works. Carrie Lewis, the superintendent of the water works, said the city is not ...Read More »
OSHA reports • R&R Exteriors, New Berlin, must pay a $1,530 head-protection citation and a $1,530 fall-protection citation because the period to contest the violations has ended. The company was issued the citations Oct. 5 during a roofing job in ...
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By Joe Lanane Milwaukee Public Schools shies away from selling vacant schools to charter programs that would not add to district enrollment. That, at least partially, has led to the district spending as much as $1 million per year maintaining ...Read More »
By Marie Rohde A Milwaukee law favoring city-based contractors is among the targets of state and national construction associations trying to ban local preference ordinances. “If the idea catches on and spreads, you’ll have islands where only a few contractors ...
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OSHA reports • Ernans Construction LLC, Minneapolis, must pay a $3,000 head-protection citation, a $3,000 disposal-of-waste-materials citation, a $4,200 fall-protection citation and a $4,200 fall-protection-training citation because the period to contest the violations has ended. The company was issued the ...
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By Joe Lanane Wisconsin architectural firms are ending 2010 on a high note, but it’s still in a minor key. “We haven’t completely turned the corner yet, but any slow, steady good news is welcomed at this point in time,” ...Read More »
By ?NOAKI SCHWARTZ Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — The head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said Wednesday it would likely tighten drinking water standards to address potential health risks of a carcinogen recently detected in the tap water ...Read More »
By Marie Rohde The renovation of Kenosha’s train station, the last stop on the Chicago Metra line and what commuter train planners want to be a part of a new connection to Milwaukee, is almost complete. “We’re looking at finishing ...Read More »
By Joe Lanane
More passengers may not necessarily equal more money for construction projects at General Mitchell International Airport in Milwaukee.Read More »