Wisconsin News Briefs

Wisconsin News Briefs

Pavement Buckles Rise with Summer Temperatures The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) is reminding motorists to be alert of pavement buckles as hot temperatures continue over the next several days. The recent heat wave increases the possibility of pavement buckles. Pavement buckling occurs when slabs of pavement expand and push against one another. If the […]

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Wisconsin Help for Homeowners Program – Applications Open The Wisconsin Help for Homeowners program has so far distributed over $2 million to help Wisconsin homeowners stay in their homes, catch up on bills, and avoid foreclosure. The program is open to individuals and families who live in Wisconsin with overdue housing-related bills, both with and […]

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Fireworks Return to Milwaukee’s Lakefront on July 3rd MILWAUKEE, WI – After a two-year hiatus, Milwaukee’s July 3 fireworks display presented by American Family Insurance, Milwaukee County Parks, the Kelben Foundation, Inc. and Town Bank, a Wintrust Community Bank, returns to the lakefront this summer. The July 3rd display, which attracts over 100,000 people to […]

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Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee MILWAUKEE – Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee (BGCGM) is hosting a job fair on May 26 at the Mardak Center for Administration & Training. BGCGM is welcoming candidates to apply and interview for full-time and part-time positions onsite. Available positions include Club managers, youth development professionals, […]

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Bloom and Groom Brightens Eleven Milwaukee Neighborhoods in May Flowers Bring Residents Together, Build Community Strength MILWAUKEE – The City of Milwaukee and its Neighborhood Improvement Development Corporation (NIDC) will again coordinate the sale and distribution of nearly 50,000 flowers to residents in 11 different neighborhoods around Milwaukee during the month of May. The first […]

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Affordable High-Speed Internet Comes to Westlawn Gardens MILWAUKEE, Wisconsin — Nearly 1,000 households in the Westlawn Gardens community will have access to affordable high-speed internet. With support from the Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee (HACM), and Microsoft, PCs for People built a 4G LTE tower to provide internet access to residents at an […]

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FAT TUESDAY COMING TO DEER DISTRICT THIS SUMMER MILWAUKEE – Fat Tuesday, the leading brand of frozen cocktails, will come to Deer District this summer as a permanent tenant, featuring its famous 190 Octane®, piña coladas, margaritas, electric lemonade and more. Fat Tuesday features the famous 190 Octane®, Cat 5 Hurricane® and other customer favorites. […]

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Mask Mandate to Remain in Effect for Milwaukee County Transit System MILWAUKEE, WI – The Milwaukee County Transit System will continue to require riders to wear masks on County buses. The decision comes out of an abundance of caution as COVID19cases have increased locally over the past three weeks.  Some of the most vulnerable, high-risk […]

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Palermo’s and Hunger Task Force to Host “Easter Baskets for the Hungry” Distribution will provide 500 special holiday boxes for local families in need When: Friday, April 8 Distribution to begin at 9:30 a.m. Where: Hunger Task Force 5000 W. Electric Avenue, West Milwaukee, WI 53219 What: Palermo’s Pizza is partnering with Hunger Task Force […]