City Notices

2016 Summer Reader Program

Super Reader Program – Summer Reading Kick-Off at East Library The 2016 Summer Reading Program begins Monday, May 16 but sign-up can be done throughout the spring and summer. Visit any Milwaukee Public Library to sign-up to become a Super Reader- all kids 0-12 years of age and their parents can participate. Come to Super Reader Kick-off at the East Library on Wednesday, May

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Meeting on Liquor License for below Beans & Barley

Notice from Alderman Kovac: Dear neighbors, I am hosting a neighborhood meeting regarding a new application for a Class B Tavern License, Food Dealer’s License and Public Entertainment Premise License for the old Library Club, located in the space beneath Beans & Barley. Marla and David Poytinger, the current owners and operators of Splash Studio in the Third Ward, will be there to present

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Neighborhood Cleanup Box Program

This information is provided by Ghassan Korban, Commissioner of Public Works: Thinking your block could benefit from a neighborhood cleanup?  Here’s a great opportunity to get one organized! The Department of Public Works will begin taking reservations for neighborhood cleanup boxes on Tuesday – March 1, 2016.  The 2016 program will place up to 13 boxes each Saturday from April 16th through July 23rd. 

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Crime Update from Alderman Kovac

From Alderman Kovac: Dear Neighbors, Here is the latest data from our District 1 police: In the six week period from early November until mid December there were nine carjackings in District 1 (Downtown and the East Side). Towards the end of that six week period, in early December, we began the Robbery Task Force which focused increased patrol and investigatory resources in response

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13 Carjacking Arrests

City-wide carjacking update Police Officer Jose Alba from Milwaukee Police Department Milwaukee police arrested 13 people — including 11 juveniles — in four carjacking cases in an 18-hour span, department officials said in a social media post Friday. The flurry of arrests comes as Milwaukee police and suburban agencies continue to focus on carjackings in a specialized task force. The task force has arrested about 115 people

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Another carjacking

Originally posted by MPD Officer Alba on NextDoor. Journal-Sentinel story is here. Carjacking Update from Capt. Eric Moore, District #1. As a number of you all are already aware, on Friday, January 15th at 5:40 PM a 44 year old Milwaukee woman pulled up in front of her residence in the 2900 block of N Farwell Avenue when several teenagers pulled up in a

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COPS Community Town Hall Meeting

Help enhance and improve the Milwaukee Police Department by participating in this important, interactive community event on Thursday, January 21 from 6-8PM at the Central Milwaukee Public Library. The U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office) wants to hear your perspectives, concerns, and suggestions regarding the Milwaukee Police Department and its interaction with the Milwaukee community. Your participation in

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Recent carjacking – additional detail

Captain Moore has provided additional detail regarding recent carjacking. On Monday, January 4, 2016, at approximately 6:20AM, in the 2900 block of N. Farwell Avenue, a 56 year-old Franklin (WI) woman parked her Toyota SUV in front of her son’s residence.  As she was sitting in her vehicle, she observed a dark auto drive past her several times (in a northerly direction on N.

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Carjacking Warning

Carjacking on Farwell Ave. This summary is from Police Officer Jose Alba at District One. Prelim. Inv. entry (1/4/2016 7:17 AM): Victim parked her vehicle in front of her son’s residence located at above address. Victim was sitting inside her vehicle and observed the suspect vehicle drive past her several times northbound on North Farwell Avenue. At one point, suspect vehicle made a U-Turn,

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Holiday Recycling

City of Milwaukee Offers Recycling and “E-Cycling” Tips For the Holidays The holidays usually mean lots of leftovers, cans, bottles, gift boxes, wrapping paper and of course, the tree! The City of Milwaukee Department of Public Works encourages all City residents to recycle the usual bottles, cans and cardboard boxes, but what about those unique holiday items? What holiday items can be recycled? Greeting

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