The county recently adapted new bus routing and scheduling after a Costco opened in Menomonee Falls, but the needs of some workers on the early shift remain unmet and the long-term future of the route is uncertain.
With no city subsidies available for lead abatement on the South Side, Sixteenth Street Community Health Centers points residents to other options to keep children safe from lead poisoning.
The Near West Side Partners “Challenge Fund,” a $5 million initiative, is expected to create new opportunities for investment in economic development efforts on the city’s Near West Side.
A full-service supermarket, known for serving a diverse customer base, has announced plans to open second store on Milwaukee’s near North Side.
More than 1,000 people attended an employment event focused on the transportation industry that connected unemployed and underemployed city residents with companies offering living-wage jobs and advancement opportunities.
Hundreds gathered recently to celebrate the unveiling of a life-sized statue of Cesar E. Chavez, the second major initiative of the Farm project.
Matt McCoy, 27, is co-founder and chief operating officer of Menomonee Valley-based Scanalytics. Inspired by his father, he uses people skills and business know-how to grow the company.
County officials have begun planning for a new bus rapid transit line to connect central city neighborhoods with growing suburban job centers west of Milwaukee. They have hired a consultant to develop a grant application for federal funding that will be submitted later this year.
A last-minute grant from the United Way of Greater Milwaukee and Waukesha will help prevent cuts to Social Development Commission’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program.
A 26-week Small Business Administration program for emerging business leaders helped family-owned JCP Construction develop a growth plan for the company.