The city continues to prepare for the upcoming primary election while attempting to limit the spread of the novel coronavirus at the polls.
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The Bail Phondraiser aims to raise money for residents’ bail for the holidays.
An Instagram account proclaiming to be created by a group of Madison West High School students raised concerns last week.
In an attempt to encourage entrepreneurship among Madison’s minority communities, the city council and Mayor Paul Soglin announced a new citywide initiative to promote and support local, diverse entrepreneurship.
Concerns over flooding have been raised after a wave of warm weather swept through the Madison area, causing large amounts of snow to melt.
The Madison mayoral spring primary had a higher turnout than past years, up 59 percent from 2015, with incumbent mayor Paul Soglin set to face off against Satya Rhodes-Conway in the coming general election April 2.
Four of the five candidates for Madison’s mayor answered questions about the city’s future at a mayoral forum in UW-Madison’s Humanities building Thursday. The Feb. 19 primary is quickly approaching, putting pressure on the candidates to get their message across.
A long-planned Madison Public Market has shifted locations, reverting the project's status back to renovation rather than new construction. Previously, the city placed a bid to construct the market along East Washington Avenue, though it that bid is being dropped, according to Anne Reynolds, chair of Madison's Public Market Development Committee. The new site is situated on the corner of North First and East Johnson Streets, across from the previous location.
In the wake of last week’s national student walkout, the Madison chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America met Tuesday to discuss upcoming opportunities to engage with state and local politics on comprehensive gun legislation. The group discussed the planned March for Our Lives at the state Capitol on March 23.
The Transit and Parking Commision is set to consider a proposed parking rate change Wednesday that would increase prices for select ramps and lots throughout downtown Madison.