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Tag: Safety

September 18, 2017 9:39 AM

  Replacing or re-lining our aging pipes is not easy or cheap, but it is necessary to provide safe and reliable water to our residents. Madison Water Utility has been working on a Water Main Replacement Program since 2005 and have reached the 100th mile! Although we still have many … [read more]

July 20, 2017 3:32 PM

  It had been about a year since a group of Madison Firefighters were called to a rual area outside of the Dodge County community of Iron Ridge to search for three teenage boys who had wandered into a large, abandoned, and very dangerous mine.  Madison Fire Department Public … [read more]

June 6, 2017 12:22 PM

  Please make plans to attend Safety Saturday 2017.  The event offers children and families the opportunity to learn injury and harm prevention through interactive displays and exhibits.  More than 30 community partners to include many city agencies will set-up along East and … [read more]

April 17, 2017 11:37 AM

  Would you like to prevent identity theft while helping to end hunger? Madisonians, ShredFest 2017 is coming up. You can do some spring cleaning and donate to a good cause at the same time! [read more]

February 24, 2017 3:05 PM

There is no question there is too much salt used, not only on our roads, but on sidewalks and parking lots and other solid surfaces in Madison, Dane County and the entire State of Wisconsin.  Because of snow and ice, we are accustomed to thinking that impressive salt use is the way to … [read more]

May 26, 2016 11:21 AM

You may have noticed some additional excitement at the Fire Administration Building/Fire Station #1 on West Dayton Street last week. Madison’s busiest fire house recently re-opened for business following nearly three years of renovations. The station invited city staff, representatives from Hovde … [read more]

May 10, 2016 3:27 PM

You may have seen a recent Public Service Announcement that was created in partnership with the Black Leadership Council of Greater Madison and the City of Madison called Stop the Violence.  The announcement brings together community members to discuss the consequences that come from … [read more]

August 10, 2015 3:35 PM

Many of you may have heard about the Madison Metro Bus Driver, Tim Homann, who rescued a toddler from a busy street last week. Tim, a Metro bus driver of 18 years, was driving his usual route when he spotted a small toddler standing alone in the street near a parked car. Tim immediately pulled to … [read more]

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