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Help Purge Lake Park of Garlic Mustard

Lake Park Friends is extending an invitation to all the users of Lake Park to help us in the eradication of Garlic Mustard in the ravines.  Because it is not native and is very invasive, we have been working to eradicate it for many years.  We have been successful in reducing the outbreak in the North Ravine, Locust Street Ravine and the Waterfall Ravine

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UWM Annual Hunger Cleanup

Dear Murray Hill Members: Next Saturday, April 27th, UWM will be conducting their annual Hunger Clean-Up. This is UWM’s largest one-day service event where we help local older adults with small tasks around their house (raking, window cleaning, and other yard maintenance), participate in various spring cleaning projects at local non-profits, and take part in a neighborhood clean-up. A free taco bar lunch is

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Message from the Mayor: Residency Requirement Legislation

Passing along this note from the Mayor.  (Note: MHNA as an organization currently has no position on this issue.) ———————- Dear Milwaukee Residents, Business and Community Leaders: I need your help with an issue that’s of critical importance to the City of Milwaukee’s future. Since 1938, Milwaukee has required all city employees to live within its municipal boundaries as a condition of employment. The

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Riverside Rummage Sale: Saturday May 18

On Saturday, May 18th, 9 to 3, Riverside University High School Foundation will hold the seventh annual Rummage Sale and Flea Market in the gym at 1615 East Locust. The foundation is made up of alumna and retirees from Riverside whose sole purpose is to fund scholarships and special programs for the students and staff of the school. The annual rummage sale is the

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Project Clean and Green

From the City: The 2013 Project Clean & Green program will run from April 15 through June 4, 2013. Now is the perfect time to get rid of unwanted furniture, mattresses, household items, up to 5 tires, and extra recyclables for free when you place them at your usual garbage collection point – either the curb or alley line – on your regular collection

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East Library Meeting: April 10

All neighbors are welcome to attend the upcoming meeting to discuss and provide feedback on design issues for the new East Library and get updates on the temporary East Library facility. Comments from the first listening session held on Dec 11,2012 can be found at the Milwaukee Public Library web site: www.mpl.org – then choosing “East Library Redevelopment Update” and then “Read community comments”.

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UWM Friends Booksale: April 9 and 10

The Friends of the UWM Golda Meir Library will hold their spring used book sale April 9-10, 2013. Over 6,000 books in a wide variety of genres — including contemporary fiction, foreign languages, history, biography, and poetry — will be offered. The sale will be held in the fourth floor Conference Center of the UWM library. The booksale is open to the public on:

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