In a marathon meeting stretching into the early hours of Tuesday morning, the Madison Finance Committee voted in favor of a $40 vehicle registration fee and finalized Mayor Satya Rhodes-Conway’s 2020 operating budget, omitting funding that would have added officers to the Madison police force.
The committee submitted its final recommendations after four years of studying the dynamic between the police department and the city.
Shake Shack will open its second Wisconsin location at the Hilldale Shopping Center in 2020.
Madison Police Department arrested one man after numerous callers reported shots being fired on the 600 block of Langdon Street Thursday night.
“This march is not just about Marlon — it is for the Black community as a whole,” a committee member of the Black Student Union told the crowd of protesters Friday to address Marlon Anderson’s controversial termination.
Marlon Anderson was fired Wednesday after he used the N-word to explicitly tell a student to stop calling him the slur, according to Anderson.
A Wisconsin-based nonprofit launched a year-long project Tuesday seeking community input on a new Mifflin Street mural honoring Madison’s values.
The council voted unanimously to dedicate the extra funds to youth programs from the Mayor’s 2020 operating budget.
Former Assistant Police Chief Vic Wahl was officially appointed acting chief by Madison’s Police and Fire Commission Monday.
The Dane County Landfill has seen a decline in the amount of compost it’s received, making up approximately .05 percent of all material the landfill takes in.
Madison residents would pay a total of $153 in vehicle registration fees if the city were to introduce the $40 tax.
The appointment of a new Police Chief will be a defining moment for the city, said Keith Findley, UW-Madison Associate Professor of Law.
Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Public Health’s Well Woman Program provides services to women of colorBy Allison Garfield | Oct. 10, 2019
The Wisconsin Well Woman Program provides free breast and cervical cancer screenings for individuals with limited income and little or no health insurance.
When deciding on the new name, the Dane County Board of Supervisors drew from the Ho-Chunk nation’s celebrated history as fur trappers, specifically of the muskrat.
“This is obviously a huge decision for all of us,” Ald. Mike Verveer, District 4, said on the proposed vehicle registration fee.
The Madison Finance Committee voted in September to refer their decision on funding the center.
The Madison Area Jugglers have been on Library Mall, weather allowing, every week, often twice a week, for over 35 years.
New owners of the Atwood Avenue Chocolate Shoppe Ice Cream Co. shop locked the company out on Wednesday, forcing the store's closure for the season.
“The decisions that are made in [the] city will have a very direct, real and almost immediate impact on people,” Abigail Becker of Cap Times said.
“There's something that inspires a lot of hope in me when there are people at the table who are elderly and people at the table who are 10 years old and we're all working together on this cause,” Marjorie Lewis said.