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What happened to Windsor's famous roses?

Re: Bert Weeks Memorial Gardens and Trail.

I am disappointed and embarrassed to report that the only responses that I received to a written complaint about the state of the city were from former councillor Alan Halberstadt and the Windsor Star. 184 more words


Looking The Part For The Holidays

Thanks to our new Beautification Committee, the Street Department and local businesses like Parkway Floral for their work in decorating South Milwaukee this holiday season. It looks terrific, and it was on full display at Christmas on the Avenue today. 9 more words

South Milwaukee

Two tiny community notices

Two tiny, but important, community-oriented notices for this post.

First, if you haven’t already discovered our ‘hoods newest coffee-shop-meets-book-store yet, called ‘Press,’ it’s worth checking out.   197 more words


Campus Clean Up and Electronic Recycling This Saturday

This Saturday November 14, 9am-4pm
Free Electronics Recycling 9am-1pm

We need your help!
This year’s campus beautification projects include:

Weeding and planting in the garden… 73 more words


Cooum Clean Up to Sweep Away Slums Again

The crowd outside the Ripon building grew more restless with every second. Vela, a young woman who works as a house help in the adjacent neighbourhood, wiped her brow with the end of her polyester… 620 more words


Fall Clean Up at the Wynnewood Train Station - Success!

This year’s fall station clean up was a multi-generational affair and a huge success! With more than a dozen helpers, the job went quickly and the work was thorough. 55 more words

Wynnewood Civic

Update on Community Improvements, Upholding the Overlay Code, and Economic Development

Biffle Park Blooms with Generous Support

On Saturday, a group of volunteers planted dozens of perennials in three planters at Biffle Park. We planted drawf gardenias, Coral Bells, Japanese surge, Coral Bell, Carpet bugleweed (ajuga), black-eyed Susan,  variegated vinca, paperwhite narcissus, and crocus.  666 more words