Quality of Life

Dealing with nuisance behavior

Murray Hill residents regularly comment on a variety of nuisance behaviors they experience – noisy groups passing through the neighborhood, loud parties, property theft, destruction of flower beds, overturning trash bins, speeding cars… Some people wonder if they should wait for a party to settle down.  Or they think perhaps that trampling the tulips isn’t all that bad, or that tipping garbage carts onto

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Dear MHNA Member, In our ongoing efforts to help keep the Murray Hill neighborhood clean and attractive, MHNA is resurrecting the “Adopt-A-Block” program. Here’s how it works: 1.  you let us know if you’d like to be supplied with a trash grabber – a long-handled pick-up device for light litter and trash items; 2.  you specify which block(s) in the Murray Hill area you

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Reminder: Neighborhood Town Hall Meeting on Monday

This will be an opportune time to provide feedback to Alderman Kovac and MPD regarding your neighborhood concerns. ==================================== Alderman Nik Kovac invites you to attend a 3rd District town hall meeting from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Monday, November 17th at Riverside University High School (1615 E. Locust St.). The meeting will include officers of the MPD’s 1st Police District, as well

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Request for Feedback about Report-It/Record-It

Good morning, Murray Hill member, The MHNA Board is requesting feedback from the membership about recent experiences with the Report-It/Record-It program.  If you can take a few minutes to respond to this request it would be most helpful to us.   Have you called the Report-It/Record-It phone number? If so, can you briefly describe what your experience was like? When did you make the

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Do you work for UWM?

This message is from Mike Darnell, a member of MHNA and someone who works at UWM. It is directed to other members who are employed by UWM.   =======================================   Hi,I’m writing to reach out to those MHNA members who are also, like me, UWM employees. I’m writing to ask if you would join me in signing and forwarding a request to Student Affairs.

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MHNA Meeting Reminder

Dear Murray Hill members and friends: Please join us to meet the new leader of MPD District 1, Captain Leslie Thiele, an 18 year veteran of the department. A new academic year has begun at UWM and you’ll want to hear directly form Captain Thiele about her perspective on our neighborhood problems and solutions. And Captain Thiele will surely want to hear your view

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What is your opinion of the East North Avenue Business Area?

The East Side Business District, which is the business area between the river and the lake on North Avenue, is conducting a survey to get input regarding use of the area. The results will help shape plans for development between Oakland Avenue and the river. Please take a few minutes to take their survey. This is your chance to influence their planning. http://www.theeastside.org/categories/20-news/documents/142-make-a-difference-take-the-survey

A Request for Feedback

The UWM academic year has swung into action and the MHNA Board would appreciate hearing your observations. What was last weekend like in your part of the neighborhood? What is it like this weekend? Please email any comments your might have to us at issues@murrayhillna.org. Also… We’ll send another reminder later in the month, but our general meeting (on Tuesday, September 23rd) will feature

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MHNA Spring Newsletter

The Spring issue of Murray Hill News is back from the printer and will soon be appearing on doorsteps around the neighborhood. The PDF version of the newsletter is available here if you would like to get a jump on the stories. This issue’s main story is a brief history of MHNA’s attempt to work with the University under an agreement we, other NA’s,

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Did Shamrock Shuffle and St. Patrick’s day affect you?

How was your weekend? On Saturday the “Shamrock Shuffle” was again held on North Avenue. And, of course, yesterday was St. Patrick’s Day. How was your part of the neighborhood affected? If you witnessed any disruptions, please take a moment to send us a description of the event(s). We’re preparing a summary to send to District 1 and City officials. Please send any comments

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