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Ravine Road Bridge Meeting

Thursday meeting about the future of the Lake Park Ravine Road County Supervisor Wasserman has expressed a desire to engage area community groups in the process of deciding the fate of the Ravine Road bridge. Many residents have an interest in this historic bridge and would like it preserved. One thing we probably can all agree on is that the dithering and indecision has

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3rd District Meeting with Alderman Kovac

Invitation from Alderman Kovac Dear Neighbor, Please attend the 3rd District town hall meeting I have scheduled at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 14th at the East Library (2320 N. Cramer Street). The meeting will include officers from Milwaukee’s 1st Police District (which covers the East Side and Downtown), as well as representatives from the Department of Neighborhood Services, the Department of Public Works

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Notes from August Meeting

Thank you to everyone who came out to the August MHNA meeting.  We had some excellent speakers and had a great turnout.  Here are a few key pieces of information you may find useful as we transition into fall. UWM Dean of Students The Dean of Students office intends to continue its practice of proactive messaging to students as well as a protocol of mandatory dean’s

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SS Peter & Paul Block Party – this Saturday

Karol Hoerth at SS Peter & Paul extends this invitation: Please join us on September 10th at our community-building parish festival, noon-9pm, with free admission, open to the public. Great music, food, and fun for the whole family can be found all day. Magic Rivers, winners of the 2016 Dominican High School Talent Show, play 1:45 – 2:45pm. Headliner Stray Voltage is on the

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2016 Solar Group Buy – Deadline Extended!

Neighbors, Last year many MHNA homes participated in the Milwaukee Shines solar group buy program. This year the program was expanded to include both Milwaukee and Shorewood. It has surpassed the second benchmark of 100 kW! As a result, everyone will get an additional price break on the cost of their solar array. Right now, over 118 kW has been contracted by 37 home

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Volunteers Needed at Riverside University HS – Sat 8/27 @ 9AM

Principal Michael Harris would welcome volunteer help on Saturday, August 27 at 9 am by neighbors to make Riverside University High School a welcoming place for students for the new school year. Community members, staff, students and volunteers from Marquette University will assist with outside projects (e.g. tend & mulch flower beds, sweep walkways, remove trash) and beautify the interior (e.g., clean entrance windows).

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August Membership Meeting

Greetings Neighbors, We hope you have all had a wonderful summer!  With back-to-school just around the corner, we will be welcoming guest speakers from both UWM and MPD at our August MHNA meeting – this Tuesday, August 23 at 7:00 PM at the Urban Ecology Center – to come speak with neighbors about their plans for keeping our neighborhood peaceful this fall. Our guests will include:

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UWM Dump and Run – TODAY!

UWM’s Neighborhood Housing Office will again be sponsoring a Dump and Run to dispose of unwanted large items and other things. Eastside neighbors are free to take part in it, too, either in dropping items off or in coming around looking for items.