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Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony

Thursday, Nov. 17 – 5:00 PMCity Hall, 200 E Wells St. Mayor Tom Barrett is pleased to invite Milwaukee residents to the 103rd Annual City Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony.Performances include the Lincoln Center of the Arts Ambassador Choir, Salvation Army Brass Ensemble, and the cast from the Milwaukee Repertory Theater’s “A Christmas Carol”.  More information available here.

Milwaukee Path to Platinum Bicycling Newsletter and Survey

Are you interested in helping Milwaukee become a better city for bicycling?  Please provide your input to improve bicycling and create safer streets throughout Milwaukee!  In pursuit of the League of American Bicyclists’ Platinum Standard for a Bicycle Friendly Community for the City of Milwaukee, the Path to Platinum effort is putting community needs first to drive this endeavor. The Path to Platinum Community

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2016 MHNA Annual Meeting

Hello Neighbors! I am excited to invite you to attend our October General Membership Meeting on Tuesday, October 25 at 7 PM at the Urban Ecology Center at 1500 E Park Place.  This meeting is extra-special because it is our ANNUAL MEETING!  Here’s what’s on the agenda: Update from MPD District 1 Annual Meeting Reports: Board will report to neighbors about what we’ve been up to

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Public Safety Survey

Public Safety Survey From Common Council President and 1st District Alderman Ashanti Hamilton: Welcome Community Members, Civic leaders and community partners across the city have been engaged in a robust conversation around public safety.  We welcome your input as you and others help shape the outcome of public safety policy in the City of Milwaukee. I invite you to take this opportunity to share

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UWM Voter Registration Request

This request to neighbors comes from the UWM Student Association: Hello, My name is Brandi Hernandez and I am currently a student at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. I am also a member of the Student Association and we are currently working on a couple projects regarding the upcoming elections. All of the members on the Student Association executive board are SRDs (Special Registration Deputies)

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Leaf Raking Season is Here!

Rake Your Leaves into the Street Beginning October 1, 2016. The City of Milwaukee Department of Public Works (DPW) announces that residents may rake their leaves into the curb lanes beginning Saturday, October 1 and ending Tuesday, November 15, 2016. Leaves and brush, along with other yard waste, are banned from landfills and must not be placed in garbage or recycling carts.  DPW collects

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September MHNA Meeting

Neighbors, We hope you will be able to join us for our next MHNA Meeting on Tuesday, September 27.  It begins at 7 PM at the Urban Ecology Center in Riverside Park (1500 E Park Place).  We will be hearing from Kate Nelson, UWM’s Chief Sustainability Officer, who will share with us an overview of UWM’s green initiatives.  We will also have MPD District 1

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Organics Collection Pilot Program

The City of Milwaukee Department of Public Works (DPW) announces a one-year pilot program to study the impact of a residential collection program for food and yard waste. The pilot study zone will target a limited number of households that include the Bay View, East Side, and Riverwest neighborhoods (see attached map). Residents in these neighborhoods living in single-, two-, and multi-family homes (up

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