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Residency Requirement Legislation

From Alderman Kovak: The City of Milwaukee needs your help with an issue that’s of critical importance to our future. Since 1938, Milwaukee has required all city employees to live within its municipal boundaries. The residency requirement has helped maintain a strong middle class in our neighborhoods, bolstered property values and ensured that municipal employees live among the people they serve. But now, Governor

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East Library Will Relocate for Summer; Plans Public Meeting

From Alderman Kovac: Milwaukee Public Library’s East Library will be relocated during the construction phase of the new East Branch at 1910 East North Avenue. The library will move to a temporary site located at 2430 North Murray Avenue this summer. East Branch is part of a multi-use development featuring 99 apartments, a 16,000 square-foot library and retail space on the first floor and

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Gerry Broderick at General Membership Meeting: Tuesday, March 26

Come join your neighbors this Tuesday at 7:00 pm at the Urban Ecology Center, 1500 East Park Place to hear Supervisor Gerry Broderick talk about the recent development within County government. Maybe you want to hear his views, an give your own views, on the proposed cuts in supervisor pay and responsibilities, or perhaps the brouhaha between Chef Flynn and Sheriff Clark; how should

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Lake Park Friends – Whooping Crane Presentation

Lake Park Friends is welcoming the public to the free presentation on “Wisconsin Whooping Crane Re-Introduction” on Sunday April 7, 1:00 pm in the Lake Park Pavilion, Marcia Coles Community Room. Joan Garland, the International Crane Foundation Outreach Coordinator, will talk about the exciting restoration program currently underway in Wisconsin. The elegant and endangered whooping crane, once almost extinct, is on the verge of

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Don’t Miss the Great 9th Annual Eggs-trava​ganza!!

Look at some of the creative eggs designs that have been made by the artists at Murray Hill Pottery Works for this event – you won’t find these at any other egg hunt!  Of course, we have many, many candy filled plastic eggs and real eggs designed by your very own neighbors. The fun begins the Saturday before Easter (March 30) at 9 am

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Updated: Outstanding Block Club Award

On February 12, 2013, Murray Hill Neighborhood Association became the proud recipient of the Police & Fire Commission “Outstanding Block Club Involved in Crime Prevention” Exchange Club Award! Here’s what the organizers had to say about MHNA’s efforts: “Neighborhood associations can be a great way for residents to work together and get things done. For example, a neighborhood near UWM experienced a growing influx

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We’re a Super Reader Neighborhood!

Murray Hill Neighborhood Has Become a Super Reader Neighborhood! Milwaukee Public Library’s Super Reader Summer Reading Program at a Glance: Super Reader starts on May 13 and ends on August 29, 2013. Children ages 0-12 can participate.  Enroll at any Milwaukee Public Library location. Your nearest library is East Library. Young adults ages 13-17 can participate in the teen summer reading program “Put Your

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9th Annual Eggs-travaganza

Mark Your Calendar!! All are welcome to join the fun at the 9th Annual Eggs-travaganza scheduled for the Saturday before Easter (March 30) at 9 am in the Children’s play area of Riverside Park. Bring your containers, cameras, smiles, kids and grandkids for our annual egg hunt. Several thousand eggs are “hidden” for the hunt, including traditional colored eggs, plastic eggs filled with candy,

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City Notice: St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations

Aldermen Nik Kovac and Robert Bauman would like to make East Side and Downtown residents aware of a large event happening this weekend with thousands of participants. The 4th annual Shamrock Shuffle pub crawl takes place this Saturday, March 9, starting at 2:00 p.m. on East North Avenue and on Water Street. In addition, the St. Patrick’s Day Parade begins at noon in downtown

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