Amid market changes and declining revenue due to COVID-19, the Madison City Council slashed funding for three prominent tourism organizations, but also applied for a federal grant to help finance the construction of another project — an indoor public market.
The City Council will soon decide whether or not to put changes to the council’s structure on the spring ballot.
The Police and Fire Commission are now looking for input from the community as the search for the city’s next police chief continues.
Many Dane County private schools were quick to respond to the Supreme Court ruling, announcing to students and parents that in-person instruction will resume.
After a successful summer, the program received praise from the Mayor and city council.
As COVID-19 cases rise in Dane County, several bars in the downtown Madison area have shortened their hours or shut down entirely to prevent transmission among patrons and employees.
UW moves all classes online, quarantines two dorms for two weeks after county executive asks for campus to send students homeBy Kate Van Dyke | Sep. 9
Blank states that the university’s efforts need further evaluation before drastic measures are taken.
An effort to recall Madison Mayor Satya Rhodes-Conway failed after not meeting the necessary amount of signatures in addition to not turning paperwork in on time.
As Madison sets records for positive cases in a single day, residents and local officials look to UW-Madison students for answers.
Racist and white supremacist graffiti discovered on multiple buildings around Library Mall
The Madison Common Council increases community control over police in midst of concerns with the council’s civility.
The city’s Public Safety Review Committee has finished its work in establishing the Alder Work Group’s ordinance for new methods of monitoring the Madison Police Department.
Several Madison storefronts looted and windows smashed by demonstrators in wake of the shooting of Jacob Blake
Members of the Guard work to increase testing efficiency and overcome language barriers with Wisconsin residents
As Wisconsin’s unemployment rate continues to climb and thousands of small businesses remain indefinitely closed by the state’s “Safer-at-Home” in order to contain the rapid spread of the novel coronavirus, shortages in supplies, equipment and services have been exacerbated by the public health crisis.
The Madison Police Department will be citing any social gatherings that violate the stay-at-home order.
‘We have a right to assemble’: Protests against ‘Safer at Home’ order highlights growing conflict between public health, personal freedomsBy Michael Parsky | Apr. 23, 2020
Mentally, emotionally and financially stressed by social distancing guidelines, Madison Elmer and her sister-in-law Adrianne Elmer-Melby’s frustration turned into a campaign for collective action.
The decision to base the jets in Madison has divided the community on public health and environmental concerns.
Many residents are finding the open trails and parks in Madison as a beneficial way to keep healthy and active during an ordered shutdown of state parks.