While financial experts warn against the dangers of payday lending, cash-strapped Milwaukeeans take out payday loans because they have no other choice.
Lindsay Heights residents share redevelopment ideas at annual meeting
Access to a high-quality grocery store and new recreational venues for youth were among the top priorities for residents who attended Walnut Way’s recent annual “report to community” meeting.
On the Block: One nation; one school system
Former Milwaukee Public School teacher Ruth Williams, 66, is concerned about equity in education.
Concern over vacant properties dominates Sherman Park town hall meeting
City leaders addressed Sherman Park residents’ concerns about unkempt vacant homes and other issues at a recent town hall meeting hosted by Ald. Russell Stamper.
Circus returns to Highland Community School
Juggling, plate-spinning, martial arts stick-fighting. These were among the circus acts performed by Highland Community School students at the fourth annual circus on Friday, Oct. 16.
Local churches work with congregations to combat infant death
Faith leaders shared messages with their communities about infant death prevention as part of this year’s Strong Baby Sabbath.
Gloria De Angelo relaunches namesake bakery after 16-year hiatus
The owner of Gloria’s Cake Shop & Café in Clarke Square is determined to give back to her community while serving up delectable pastries, cakes and tarts.
How to visit national parks for free
Fourth graders in the United States and their families can now visit federal lands and waters nationwide for free.
On the Block: Classroom confessions
Dennis Marshall, 39, talks about the challenges of teaching grade school students.
Milwaukee Public Library seeks public input on new Forest Home branch
Milwaukee Public Library asked community members to share their ideas on the design of a new library branch coming to the Historic Mitchell Street neighborhood next year.
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