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Starting a dialogue on homelessness

The third season of Dialogues on Homelessness kicks off Saturday, Oct. 17, at the downtown Madison Public Library, from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. It is free and open to everyone. >More
 Talking transit

The Wisconsin Urban and Rural Transit Association is hosting a seminar all day Thursday at Warner Park Community Center, to talk about transit in Madison. The event will include national and local mass transit experts, including Mark Huffer of the Kansas City Transportation Authority. >More
 Where's that confounded park?

Nathanial Abrams figured it was okay to play R&B music from his boombox in Lisa Link Peace Park on Sept. 16. He was wrong. A Madison police officer wrote him a ticket for violating city ordinance 24.04. >More
 Mike Verveer wants new benches without the bum-proofing

This summer, city workers installed dividers on some benches around Capitol Square at the behest of the Central Business Improvement District to keep people from sleeping on them. >More
 Anderberg house still standing

The historic Anderberg house and its less-famous sibling at the Drumlin Farm in Fitchburg may have gotten a reprieve from the wrecking ball last week. >More
 Madison businesses are defying the fire marshal

Marsh Shapiro doesn't know what he did to attract the scrutiny of the Madison fire marshal. But he's not taking it lying down. >More
 Death to Miffland?

In drafting the downtown plan (which is a guide for development), the city's planning department is considering two alternatives for the area, known for old houses that have been carved up into student apartments and the annual pre-finals keg party each spring. One idea would leave the area as it is. The other would let the houses be razed to make way for four- to six-story buildings. >More
 Next stop: Yahara Station?

As the Oct. 2 deadline looms to apply for federal funds for the Milwaukee-to-Madison high-speed rail line, a group of residents is lobbying to move the proposed station from the airport closer to downtown - to First Street and East Washington Avenue, next to Burr Jones Field. >More
 City of Madison landmarks get a break

On Tuesday night, the Common Council agreed to exempt city-designated landmarks from encroachment fees for marquees and decorative cornices in city rights-of-way. >More
 Peace Park renovations overbudget

Plans for a visitor center and bathrooms at Lisa Link Peace Park -- the humble, often neglected park at State and Gilman streets -- are already running over budget. >More
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