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Madison’s Edgewater project scores major victory (UPDATE)

By Paul Snyder The proposed Edgewater Hotel redevelopment Wednesday morning broke through Madison’s legislative barriers with a positive vote from the city’s Common Council. But the $98 million project on Madison’s Lake Mendota shoreline still needs final approval from a ...

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Cities wait for road money ruling from attorney general

By Sean Ryan Municipal officials facing backlogs of roadwork are waiting on a Wisconsin attorney general’s opinion that could give them a new source of construction money. The idea of using tax-incremental financing to rebuild deteriorating roads started in the ...

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Edgewater money request draws Madison critics

By Paul Snyder Two Madison Common Council members are questioning the value of Hammes Co.’s offer to trade public access to Lake Mendota for $16 million for the Edgewater Hotel redevelopment. Alderman Mike Verveer and Alderwoman Satya Rhodes-Conway argue a ...

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Edgewater gets Plan Commission approvals

By Paul Snyder The Madison Plan Commission on Tuesday gave the proposed Edgewater Hotel redevelopment three approvals after hours of debate and questioning that began Monday night. “It certainly gives the project new wind,” said Alderman Michael Schumacher, a member ...

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