The Taco Bell Cantina coming to State Street will be able to sell late-night wine and beer, after city officials approved its alcohol license Tuesday. The restaurant had originally planned to serve hard liquor as well, but the Alcohol License Review Committee recommended last month to limit sales to wine and beer.
While some Dane County religious institutions have amped up their security measures in response to the Texas shooting earlier this month, other churches in downtown Madison say they will not make extreme changes to their precautionary procedures.
Former UW-Madison student Alec Cook’s defense lawyers believe his trials should take place outside of Madison and want evidence they say was obtained illegally to be excluded, according to court documents.
Downtown Madison’s new homeless day resource center could receive an additional $40,000 if a finance committee gives the go-ahead to an amendment to the city budget.
Dane County community members packed into a hearing before county officials Wednesday night, sparring over a proposed $75.2 million jail renovation project. The jail has been highly scrutinized in the past, with some noting dwindling building conditions and a lack of resources for prisoners.
Madison Mayor Paul Soglin joined many other local leaders across the U.S. when he ordered the removal of Confederate monuments following the racially charged events in Charlottesville in August. But some city officials are questioning if perhaps Soglin’s actions were too hasty.
Dane County employees could get 10 weeks of paid parental leave for the birth or adoption of a child, Dane County Executive Joe Parisi announced Wednesday.
A proposed resolution asserts county officials’ condemnation of recent hateful rhetoric toward Muslim Americans and, if approved by the Dane County Board of Supervisors, will affirm the body’s support for those targeted.
The Alcohol License Review Committee granted Japanese restaurant Osaka House an alcohol license Wednesday after rejecting a request several months ago.