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Mayor Dave's weekly whereabouts: Sept. 17-22

Expect lots of backstabbing and skullduggery this week as Madison Mayor Dave Cieslewicz meets with, among others, rookie Alds. Marsha Rummel and Michael Schumacher, County Exec Kathleen Falk (twice!), former UW-Madison dean of student Mary Rouse, Developer Richard Munz, one-time mayoral aspirant Nino Amato and radio guy Lee Rayburn. >More
 The scoop on those tiny bus shelters on Capitol Square

New bus shelters have gone up on Capitol Square -- teeny, tiny bus shelters that a well-fed Wisconsinite would barely fit into. Are these the shelters that the city of Madison paid $70,000 for apiece? >More
 Cieslewicz, Wray, Lengfeld respond to west side crime concerns

View the PowerPoint presentation and hear the remarks of Mayor Dave Cieslewicz, Police Chief Noble Wray and West District Capt. Jay Lengfeld from Thursday night's response meeting on Madison's west side. >More
 City of Madison gets an online facelift

The City of Madison has a brand new online face. Nearly six months after the website for the Madison Common Council was updated, the same has been done for the entire city government. This new online entry into city business was launched around 6 a.m. on Monday, September 10, replacing the antediluvian version that was anything but user-friendly. >More
 ATV riders eye Badger State Trail

Landscaper Dan Sullivan owns 90 wooded acres just outside Monticello. Friends and neighbor kids know they can walk his property on the trails he's built, but only if they follow his rules. >More
 Show of force on the way to Madison's west side

Madison police announced Monday that they are stepping up enforcement on the southwest side of Madison. On Monday, September 10, Captain Jay Lengfeld of the MPD's West District sent a letter to the "Residents of West Madison" describing the department's plans. >More
 Mayor Dave's weekly whereabouts: Sep. 10 - 15

The last time Mayor Dave Cieslewicz met with residents of southwest Madison to discuss crime in the area, he was confronted by a few opportunistic speakers who dropped a false dichotomy, imploring him to prioritize public safety over trolleys. >More
 Managing the brain drain

This week, nearly 25,000 Madison schoolchildren will settle into the routines of a new school year defined by anticipation and anxiety about big changes to come. >More
 After the flood

"This probably wouldn't have happened ten years ago," says Mark Muller, a director at the Minneapolis-based Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy. He is talking about the donations currently flowing into the institute's Sow the Seeds Fund, which will benefit farms in eastern Minnesota and western Wisconsin that were damaged by last month's floods. >More
 Landlord says he 'couldn't carry' the Madison Center for Creative and Cultural Arts

Landlord John Hutchinson has weighed in on the closing of the Madison Center for Creative and Cultural Arts, saying that the center's finances were even more dire than the operators said last Friday. >More
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