Maurice Brazell, 61, lives in the Midtown area. He said injuries and deaths caused by guns are far too common and that police and other entities need to focus more resources on controlling firearms.
A new federal program allows distressed census tracts to be certified as “Opportunity Zones,” where investments can receive various tax incentives. Some Milwaukee state legislators are hoping the program can spur development in the city’s overlooked neighborhoods.
Every tax season, when people are looking for help to file their forms, low-income individuals are forced to navigate through services that pop up in their neighborhoods and may offer predatory loans, hard-to-notice fees and a mistake-prone tax return. Here are a few tips to keep in mind when choosing a commercial preparer.
Street Angels Milwaukee Outreach, which runs an emergency shelter on frigid nights, has been working overtime during the brutal cold that’s hit Milwaukee over the last week and a half. The all-volunteer organization is eager to find more community members to help keep its shelter running throughout the winter.