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"Keep Greater Milwaukee Beautiful:" City crafts plan to spruce up the streets in spring

MILWAUKEE — The snow was all but gone on Wednesday, March 22nd in Milwaukee, revealing the unflattering side of spring. Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett was at 53rd Street School on Wednesday morning, recruiting help cleaning it all up. 229 more words

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New drug disposal program makes it easy for Milwaukee residents to get rid of unused prescriptions

MILWAUKEE — The City of Milwaukee is making it easier for residents to dispose of unused prescription drugs. The City of Milwaukee and the Milwaukee Police Department, in partnership with CVS Pharmacy and the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District, announced Wednesday, February 22nd, they’ve developed a drug disposal program for city residents to dispose of unused prescription medications through a free prescription drug mail-in program. 219 more words

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"I swear to you this is false:" Milwaukee landlord denies city's claim his south side properties are nuisance

MILWAUKEE — A landlord is being sued by the City of Milwaukee for allegedly neglecting 12 of his properties on the city’s south side. The lawsuit says several of his buildings have been the site of drug dealing and prostitution. 514 more words

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On this Day in History

On this Day in History in 1846: After the Milwaukee Bridge War, Juneautown and Kilbourntown unified as the City of Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

To help ex-offenders find jobs: Common Council approves 'Ban the Box' legislation

MILWAUKEE — The Milwaukee Common Council on Tuesday, October 11th approved legislation that will enshrine as law the City of Milwaukee’s practice of eliminating questions about prior criminal history from applications for employment with the city — according to a statement from a spokesman for the council. 223 more words

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More officers, deputies, less GPS monitoring, review of pursuit policy among public safety recommendations

MILWAUKEE — Members of Milwaukee’s Common Council, including President Ashanti Hamilton on Tuesday afternoon, August 23rd unveiled a “public safety action plan” — including a series of recommendations intended to address Milwaukee’s violence epidemic, spelling out possible strategies for reducing crime. 1,361 more words

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DOJ settlement under the ADA reviews polling places, emergency procedures and PSA's

The Justice Department has announced an agreement with the city of Milwaukee under Project Civic Access (PCA), the department’s wide-ranging initiative to ensure that public entities comply with Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). 988 more words

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