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Landlord registrati​on program could be eliminated

Statement from Alderman Nik Kovac June 20, 2013 A bill (AB 183/SB179) now moving through the state Legislature would eliminate the City of Milwaukee’s landlord registration program – a highly successful program that has helped to resolve problems and hold landlords accountable when they have problem tenants or are negligent in maintaining a property. The bill has already passed the Assembly, has had a

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East Library is Closing…

Media Advisory EAST LIBRARY IS CLOSING Milwaukee Public Library will hand out “I Closed East Library” mementos at closing celebration on Saturday, June 22nd MILWAUKEE – The Milwaukee Public Library (MPL) invites people to “close” East Library. The library will hold a closing celebration on Saturday, June 22nd before closing its doors permanently at 5:00 pm after 45 years of service to the east

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Burglary Suspect Notice

This notice is from Officer Alba at District 1. P.O. JOSE A. ALBA Community Liaison Officer Milwaukee Police Dept. District 1 (414) 935-7701 ——————- BOLO, (be on look out) burglary suspect in sector 120 (east side), officers engaged in a brief chase with suspect yesterday. Suspect on dark dirtbike, first observed Park and Cramer, last scene Locust and Bremen northbound. Green olive drab shirt

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Upcoming Lake Park Events

History Walk – Lake Park Sunday, June 9, 2013 at 1:00 p.m.;  Meet at the Marcia Coles Community Room (below Lake Park Bistro).  Join members of the Lake Park Friends History Committee as we roam Lake Park in search of its past history. Armed with maps and early 20th Century postcards, we will try to uncover the secrets of Lake Park past.  This walk

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Farewell to East Library; Opening of Temporary Facility

Say farewell to East Library (1910 E. North Ave.) on the last day of service: Saturday, June 22, 2013 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Closing Celebration: Share a memory in the scrapbook; Get your “I Closed East Library” magnet; Say hello to Browser the Library Lion Your East Library is moving temporarily to 2430 N. Murray Ave. beginning July 1, 2013. The temporary site will

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General Membership Meeting: Tuesday, May 28 @ 7:00 PM

Dear Murray Hill Members: This has been one weird year for securing speakers, and I must apologize for last month’s inability to get the word out that Senator Larson had to cancel at the last minute. However, I hope you can join us and our speaker this Tuesday, May 28th. at 7:00 PM at the Urban Ecology Center for our May General Membership Meeting.  Our

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Eastside School Survey

From Alderman Kovak: Eastside Community Residents: A group of residents on the Eastside recently met to discuss what could be done to strengthen public education in our community. One focus of the discussion was Hartford University School, with a goal of increasing neighborhood enrollment. From that discussion, we decided it would be helpful to conduct a survey of Eastside residents to be able to

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New Website and “Like Us” on Facebook!

We hope you like the new MHNA website!  We hired local Murray Hill resident Jen Casanova of Casanova Creative to update and modernize our website. Check back often for the latest neighborhood news and events as well as an archive of past newsletters, historical articles, and community resources! And, while you’re at it, “like us” on facebook (https://www.facebook.com/pages/Murray-Hill-Neighborhood-Association/295369561467) where we’ll also be posting the

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Reminder: Neighborhood Town Hall Meeting on Tuesday

Please plan to attend a Neighborhood Town Hall Meeting on Tuesday, May 14, 2013 from 6:00 pm to 8 pm at Riverside University High School (auditorium, 1615 E. Locust St.). Speakers include Alderman Kovac, District One Police Capt. Stephen Basting, Heidi Weed from the Department of Neighborhood Services, and a representative from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Updated data on owner occupancy trends and nuisance

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Super Reader Program – Summer Reading Kickoff

Remember that the 2013 Summer Reading Program begins Monday, May 13 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. Receive a yard sign and earn food coupons, free admission to fun places around town and a free book. Pick

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