The Granville Business Improvement District, with support from the City of Milwaukee, is in the midst of an effort to rejuvenate the once-bustling far Northwest Side.
Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service covered a wide range of stories focused on central city neighborhoods during 2017. NNS reporter Edgar Mendez explains why this two-part series, originally published on Dec. 11 and Dec. 12, is his favorite among those he wrote this year.
The City-County Opioid, Heroin and Cocaine Task Force has cancelled one-third of its scheduled meetings since it was created earlier this year. However, Task Force members are assuring the public that work to combat the epidemic continues behind the scenes.
State Rep. David Crowley has proposed a series of bills that would provide housing credits tied to volunteer work for low-income residents, change rules on the rental screening process, hold landlords accountable for repairs and provide funding for counties hit hardest by homelessness.