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The return of the Edgewater

If everything goes as planned, the fate of the Edgewater Hotel redevelopment project will be decided by the end of May. But, of course, when it comes to the Edgewater, hardly anything has gone as planned. >More
 Tim Bruer, the 'dean' of the Madison Common Council

People talk a lot about Tim Bruer, usually off the record. Some say the veteran Madison alderman, who just stepped down after two straight terms as Common Council president, knows how to get things done. Mayor Dave Cieslewicz has called Bruer the best council president he's worked with. >More
 Where's the Greyhound bus stop for Madison?

Greyhound Bus Lines has exasperated many in Madison by constantly shuffling its drop-off and pickup site for passengers. Since the old Badger Bus depot was torn down last fall, the company has moved the stop four times. It's even picked up people on Stoughton Road, not easily accessible to anyone without a car -- i.e., people who rely on buses. >More
 Warner Park prairie may be saved

The volunteer-planted prairie garden in the parking lot at Warner Park, which the Parks Division deemed ugly and ordered removed, has gotten at least a temporary reprieve. >More
 Greenbush park to get makeover

The Madison Parks Division is developing a master plan for the Edward Klief Park, an urban park in Madison's Greenbush neighborhood that has slowly grown to the size of a city block. >More
 Affordable housing report ripped

Dane County Supv. Carousel Andrea Bayrd wonders if she's been going to the wrong committee meetings for the past year and a half. Because, to her mind, the draft report of the Ad Hoc Housing Merger Committee looks nothing like what the committee she was on found. >More
 Volunteers are told to move 'ugly' prairie at Warner Park

It all started in aerobics class. Rose Ann Scott was working out five years ago at the Warner Park Community and Recreation Center when she got to talking to classmates about a traffic circle in the parking lot. They all felt it was a bit of an eyesore. Then Scott, a neighborhood resident, got an idea: "I said, 'Let's put in a prairie.'" >More
 Brett Hulsey vs. Dane County deputies

Dane County Supv. Brett Hulsey is running for reelection against Greg Hull, but you might think his opponent is the Dane County Deputy Sheriff's Association. >More
 Madison Common Council presidential politics

Ald. Lauren Cnare won't run for Madison Common Council president, leaving Ald. Mark Clear the only declared candidate. >More
 MMSD backyard education

When teachers think about organizing class field trips, they generally imagine a bus trip. But Timothy Peterson, coordinator of the Madison Metropolitan School District's science program, wants to get them thinking on a neighborhood level. >More
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