Following an increase in outreach efforts, Madison Police Department Public Information Officer Joel DeSpain answered questions from the public using Reddit’s “Ask Me Anything” function Friday.The forum, which focused on DeSpain’s history of using creative language in writing incident reports, addressed personal topics like his favorite color and professional topics regarding his post as the police department’s spokesperson.“There have been a couple of cases where I later learned the report had an unintentional negative impact on someone,” DeSpain wrote on the impact of his unconventional reports of crime in Madison.
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Madison Police Chief Mike Koval offered insight into local issues and his appearance on “The Daily Show” during a small community meeting Thursday night.
The Orpheum Theatre opened in 1927 as a movie theater and has gone through many operational changes since then.
Dane County Executive Joe Parisi announced plans Wednesday to help police and other law enforcement officials better deal with mental health emergencies.
Madison’s historic Orpheum Theatre will install a new sign, rooted in its original design, replacing an iconic feature of the downtown landscape.
The Madison Common Council worked well into the night Tuesday, voting 12 to 6 in favor of adopting a $200 million downtown redevelopment plan during a special session.
The City of Madison began an online competition between businesses and nonprofits Monday to increase environmental sustainability initiatives, in an effort to win a monetary prize.
Hayley Young, who engaged in politics as an undergraduate student, was chair of the College Democrats of UW-Madison.
Steep & Brew opened in 1979, and moved to its State Street location in 1983, where it served customers for more than 30 years.
The well-known coffee shop Steep & Brew closed its flagship State Street location Tuesday after more than 30 years of business in downtown Madison.
Dane County Executive Joe Parisi released an expansion plan Monday to provide additional mental health services for youth in all Madison elementary and middle schools.
Recent UW-Madison graduate Hayley Young launched a campaign Tuesday for the campus-area District 5 seat on the Dane County Board of Supervisors.
“Give me something good and I won’t mess that up,” declares Drew Baker, not only the proud co-owner of Taco Bros. restaurant, established this April on the 600 block of University Avenue, but also the co-owner of Love Rock Farm, a Community Supported Agriculture farm in New Glarus, Wis.
Madison police recently received a report of an attempted sexual assault on the Capital City State Trail from last April, near the same location of an attempted homicide earlier this month.
As Madison’s Common Council prepares to vote on a proposal that would kickstart the development of Judge Doyle Square, alders raised several questions at a discussion Thursday that weigh heavily on the upcoming vote.
Madison Mayor Paul Soglin announced the city will pay one-quarter of the total cost of the Judge Doyle Square project.
City Year members spend time with children supplementing after-school educational programs in the U.S. and abroad.
City Year service leaders work with students after school in Johannesburg, South Africa. City Year is a partner in the Synergos social connectedness work.
A few months ago friends and family would ask me what I was going to do this year. I would answer, “Just City Year, an Americorps program.”
After an extensive search, Dane County Executive Joe Parisi announced the purchase of a property on Madison’s Near East Side for a permanent homeless day center.
Madison Mayor Paul Soglin released details on the public funding for the downtown Judge Doyle Square project, saying the city’s investment represents 25 percent of the total development costs.