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Madison Central Library project under bid

Madison got an early Christmas present last Friday, when it opened bids for the renovation of the Central Library building on West Mifflin Street. >More
 Private plaza sticking point on plans for 100 block of State Street

The plan to transform the 100 block of State Street calls for many drastic changes, but the most important one to the developers is a private plaza and garden on Fairchild Street across from the Overture Center and Central Library. >More
 Dane County Board spring 2012 campaigns heating up

Spring elections for the Dane County Board of Supervisors will involve eight open seats, including two in downtown Madison. At least another eight incumbents will face challenges, though Board chair Scott McDonell says "that could change in two weeks." >More
 What will happen to Edgewater without $16 million loan

After failing to approve a $16 million tax incremental financing deal for the Edgewater Hotel two weeks ago, supporters of the project sounded an apocalyptic note. "We demolished the Edgewater. We did," Ald. Mark Clear told his colleagues and predicted that in a couple of years, "the Edgewater will be closed and we'll be looking at a demolition permit for that property." >More
 No Walker recall petitions on Madison buses

If you'd like to sign a petition to recall Gov. Scott Walker, you won't find one on a Madison Metro bus. >More
 Bridget Maniaci's parking ticket dismissed

A $30 parking ticket written to Ald. Bridget Maniaci for parking in a lot behind the Madison Municipal Building has been dismissed. >More
 Overture Center CEO search almost complete

The Overture Center Foundation, the nonprofit that will take over management of the arts center on Jan. 1, has narrowed its search for a new executive director down to five people. >More
 Madison's draft Downtown Plan emphasizes lakes

There are scores of recommendations in Madison's draft Downtown Plan, which was submitted to the Common Council this week as a guide for the city's development over the next two decades. But there are two recommendations in the 133-page document that city planner Bill Fruhling thinks could be "a real game-changer." >More
 State Street Block 100 plans get tepid reception

Two city commissions got a first look at plans for the 100 block of State Street Monday. Although it was just an informational meeting, the comments were overwhelmingly negative. >More
 Edgewater project sinks

The Edgewater Hotel redevelopment project, which has consumed Madison politics for years, returned to the Common Council Tuesday night. But this time the council failed to muster the votes for the project, which appears dead. >More
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