Volunteer program exposes women to the world of building construction, while adding needed housing in Lindsay Heights.
The Layton Boulevard West Neighbors 2011 Most Improved Porch Contest gives residents a chance to improve the look of their home and their neighborhood and win prizes in the process.
Clarke Street School, Grant Elementary School and the Manitoba School will get new principals this fall.
Gwen T. Jackson Early Childhood and Elementary School, Hopkins-Lloyd Community School and North Division High School will all get new principals this fall.
The Albert E. Kagel Elementary School, 1210 West Mineral St., near Clarke Square, will have a new principal next fall.
Volunteers are growing fresh fruits and vegetables at Alice’s Garden as part of a new initiative to increase availability of fresh produce at corner stores in Lindsay Heights.
Members of the Wisconsin Latino/Hispanic Tobacco Prevention Network gathered June 5 to celebrate the one-year anniversary of the state’s ban on smoking. Wisconsin is one of 27 states that have banned smoking in enclosed public spaces.
The Artists Working in Education (AWE) mobile art program is sending four vans stocked with projects and art supplies to neighborhood parks and playgrounds every day for one to two weeks. Children are invited to capture their creativity through painting, sculpture, fabric arts, recyclables, wearable art and more.
A new sports court at Silver City Townhomes is now available for the community to use. The townhomes and sports court recently celebrated their grand opening.
Brown Street Academy principal Ava Morris wanted her students to have a variety of experiences that they might not otherwise have access to. The school lost its part-time art teacher in 2009, so when Morris heard about Arts@Large from a colleague, she jumped at the opportunity. The organization pairs diverse visual, literary, performing and multimedia artist educators with students for a three-year period.