A visit to City Hall prompted a great idea by a Milwaukee police officer.
Colorful artwork portraying the aspirations of neighborhood youth and vibrant flowers combined to brighten up the Amani neighborhood.
Sixteen finalists in five categories have been announced for the annual MANDI awards, which recognize individuals, organizations and companies who work to strengthen central city neighborhoods.
The Metropolitan Milwaukee Fair Housing Council has filed a federal housing discrimination complaint against Bank of America Corp. alleging that the bank maintains and markets foreclosed homes in white neighborhoods better than in African-American and Latino neighborhoods.
A $192,000 two-year grant from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, matched by grants from two Milwaukee foundations, will allow the Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service to expand its coverage area to more central city Milwaukee neighborhoods.
Residents of the Rufus King area can expect researchers from University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health to pay a visit this month.
The Milwaukee County Board has approved a resolution calling on Congress to raise the federal minimum wage, making it the first local unit of government in the country to support the Fair Minimum Wage Act of 2012 (H.R. 6211).
Nearly three-quarters of registered voters in the city of Milwaukee turned out for the recall election on Tuesday, according to the City of Milwaukee Election Commission. A total of 223,044 ballots were cast.
An unscientific poll of central city residents conducted during the past weekend found that of those eligible to vote, 88 percent plan to go to the polls tomorrow.
Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service celebrated the first anniversary of its launch Thursday. About 75 community members, Diederich College of Communication faculty and staff, and guests gathered in Marquette University’s Johnston Hall to hear Journal Sentinel columnist and editorial writer James Causey discuss his work.