Detached Garage Catches Fire, House Not Damaged
City of Madison Firefighters were called to 1010 South Thompson Drive at 6:21 pm for a garage fire. When firefighters arrived, crews noticed light smoke coming from the peak of the garage. As they approached the structure, they saw fire …
Lightning Strike Causes $10,000 in Damage
No one was injured at Brownlofts Apartment construction site when lightning struck shortly after 8:00 am on Friday, May 17th. When City of Madison Firefighters arrived at 1815 University Avenue, on-site Findorff workers took the …
Branch Sampling concluded - No EAB detected in Madison
Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) Branch Sampling Results
Madison Parks Forestry Section concluded its second year of ‘Branch Sampling' test program for early Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) detection this week. No evidence of Emerald Ash Borer was …
TRAFFIC ENFORCEMENT SAFETY TEAM
The Madison Police Department's Traffic Enforcement Safety Team (T.E.S.T.), in addition to other enforcement efforts, will be specifically addressing traffic violations this week in the following areas: Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Annual Water Quality Report is now available
Madison Water Utility has released our annual Water Quality Report. We are pleased to announce that in 2012, Madison's water met or surpassed all Federal and State standards for health and safety. The annual Water Quality Report is …
Pedestrians and Drivers - Avoid the Multiple-Threat Crash
Now that Spring Weather is finally upon us there are many pedestrians and bicyclists out and about enjoying Madison's Neighborhoods and Business Districts.
It is very important for drivers and pedestrians to be alert to each other in …
Ride the Drive | Sunday, June 2nd, 10am - 3pm
Ride the Drive is a community event that turns Madison's signature streets into a public promenade that is open to bikers, walkers, rollerbladers, and those out to share in the experience and fun atmosphere.
Home Composting Classes at Madison Public Library
Want to compost, but not sure where to start? Take a Home Composting Class to learn the basics: including what to compost, bin placement, tending to compost, and more. These free classes are presented by the Streets Division at various Madison Public Libraries.
Online Dog Park Permits
You may now purchase a Dog Park Permit online; making it easier to give your friend a place to run, play, meet (and sniff) new four-legged friends at an off-leash dog park. Madison is fourth in the nation for number of dog parks per resident; so there are many to choose from!
Online Dog & Cat Licensing
It just got easier to get a pet license for your cat or dog. The City of Madison is now accepting online applications. All Madison residents owning a dog or cat that is 5 months of age or older must have their pet licensed. The license year is January 1 through December 31.
New Common Council Alders
We welcome the new Common Council alders who were sworn in April 16th. Want to keep up with what is going on in your neighborhood or district? Check out the tools your alder has available to help you stay informed. From blogs & updates, to development in your district; there are lots of ways to be in the know.
New Municipal Court Website
The City of Madison Municipal Court represents the judicial branch of government and provides a neutral setting for resolving alleged City ordinance violations. We provide friendly and efficient service to all court users, keeping in mind legal and ethical requirements.
Report a Problem-New and Improved
The updated Report a Problem website will make it easier for residents to report problems to city agencies. "Our new site uses 'Responsive Design' to ensure a great browsing experience by working well on any device - desktop, tablet, net book, or smart phone - from anywhere you have internet access" the Mayor said.
New Madison Police Department Website
The new site features Chief Wray's new blog; the Police Blotter on events, training, and community initiatives; responsive design for viewing on differently sized devices; improved incident reporting and mapping; restructured navigation and content; and social sharing capabilities on every page.