Supporters of an act that would create more jobs in Milwaukee demonstrated at City Hall after the Common Council postponed introducing the citizen-authored Milwaukee Jobs Act until after the upcoming elections.
A new artisan cheese factory in Walker’s Point will be “small, local and value-driven,” according to owner Robert Wills, who plans to open the “Clock Shadow Creamery” in the next month. The operation, located in an environmentally friendly building, will be “green” from top to bottom.
A new charter school is aiming to close the proficiency gap for underserved, low-income students in the greater Thurston Woods community.
NOVA High School students recently visited the Jewish Museum Milwaukee to learn how to lead guided tours. The students are creating an exhibit on the Milwaukee civil rights movement in collaboration with Arts@Large, a program that provides arts experiences for Milwaukee Public School students.
SHOW researchers are coming to Layton Boulevard West this month to assess residents’ health. The information from the Survey of the Health of Wisconsin helps bring to light health problems in the state and creates a better understanding about factors that affect health over time.
Eighth graders at Bruce Guadalupe Community School are working with Milwaukee Repertory Theater educators to explore the literary classic, “To Kill a Mockingbird.”
Nearly half of ex-offenders with mental health disorders are back in prison within two years of their release. A program offered by Legal Action of Wisconsin seeks to reduce that number by making sure that they receive all the services they are entitled to.
A free resource fair offered HIV and STD tests and vaccinations at no cost to Milwaukee youth and family members recently to raise awareness about health and wellness. The fair took place during a youth basketball tournament at North Division High School.
A mixed-use building slated for construction on West Fond du Lac Avenue and a half dozen new businesses that opened within the last year could revive the North Avenue and Fond du Lac Avenue business district, local experts say.
A new $50,000 grant awarded to Milwaukee’s Cribs for Kids enables the organization to distribute Pack ‘n Play cribs and information about safe sleeping practices to eligible families. The goal is to reduce the incidence of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS).