Milwaukee will celebrate Memorial Day today with a parade at 2 p.m. This year the parade recognizes the Zablocki VA Medical Center and its employees.
Amid conflicting explanations about why the Milwaukee County parks department decided to cancel the Winter Farmers Market at the Mitchell Park Domes annex next season, the parks committee called for the county administration to negotiate a new lease to retain the market.
Local activists gathered this weekend for an intergenerational conversation and bus tour at the former site of St. Boniface Church. The event marked an end to nine months of events honoring the 50th anniversary of Milwaukee’s fair housing marches.
A preliminary plan to reduce the number of drug overdose deaths has been released by the City-County Opioid, Heroin, and Cocaine Task Force. The pace of drug- related deaths in Milwaukee County is similar to last year’s, which hit an all-time high.