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  • Three City of Madison Golf Courses Open Sunday

    Good news golfers! The unseasonably warm temps are allowing three of the four City of Madison Golf Courses to open starting at 10:00 am on Sunday, February 25. Online tee time reservations may be made after 8:00 am Friday, February 23.  Here's what…

  • Hartmeyer Redevelopment Project Street Closure

    Starting at 7:00 a.m. on Tuesday, February 27 the intersection of Roth Street and Huxley Street will be fully closed for street work related to the Hartmeyer Redevelopment project, which involves a new street connection of Huxley Street between Roth…

  • Madison Celebrates Adult Crossing Guard Recognition Week

    The State of Wisconsin has declared the week of February 19th Adult School Crossing Guard Recognition Week. The City of Madison would like to recognize the 58 dedicated Crossing Guards who brave the elements to ensure students walk safely to and…

  • MPD volunteers at Ronald McDonald House

    MADISON, Wis. – Lending their hearts, hands and muscles, members the Madison Police Department recently volunteered with the Ronald McDonald House.A group of commanders opted to spend their management team meeting out in the community.

  • Chief Barnes to be inducted into Evidence-Based Policing Hall of Fame

    MADISON, Wis. – Madison Police Chief Shon Barnes will be inducted into the Evidence-Based Policing Hall of Fame this summer.The honor is awarded to members of law enforcement who have been central to the implementation of a high-quality research…

  • Police Be Our Valentine: Officers deliver flowers, candy to people across the city

    MADISON, Wis. – Officers delivered candy, cards and carnations to hundreds of people throughout the city on Valentine’s Day.This is the third year for the department’s “Police Be Our Valentine” event.

  • Officer dishes up service, spaghetti during job shadow program

    MADSON, Wis. – For one community center on the south side, Fridays are for food and friendship.The latest round of the Madison Proximity Project, a job shadow program started by the Madison Police Department earlier this year, took place at the…

  • State Street--Bus Rapid Transit Station Construction

    The two State Street Bus Rapid Transit stations will begin construction starting Monday, February 19, between W Gorham Street and W Dayton Street.  A single, westbound traffic lane will remain available for delivery vehicle access.  Construction…

  • Street Closures--Southbound N Lake Street

    Starting 7:00 a.m. on Monday, February 19, the southbound direction of traffic on North Lake Street will be closed between State Street and University Avenue for installation of temporary communication poles and overhead lines. The work and closure…

  • New Artist-in-Residence at Central Library Wants Your Help Filling A Vintage Doll House and Creating A Family Reunion

    The Bubbler at Madison Public Library welcomes artist Grace Olson as the new Artist-in-Residence at Central Library

  • City Breaks Ground on New Bus Storage, Maintenance Facility to Support Electric Fleet
  • Hospitalized Absentee Ballot Process

    Today is the first day for hospitalized voters to appoint an agent for the retrieval, delivery, and return of their absentee ballot. This process is available until 5 p.m. on Election Day.Hospitalized voters can initiate the process by appointing an…

  • Mail It Back Monday

    As of today, the City Clerk’s Office has issued 615 absentee ballots for the February Primary, with 123 returned to be counted. The Clerk’s Office strongly encourages absentee voters to mail back their absentee ballots today, if possible. By mailing…

  • Luna’s Groceries to Open Second Location in South Madison

    The Community Development Authority of the City of Madison (CDA), working closely with the City’s Economic Development Division (EDD) is pleased to announce that it has executed a lease with Luna’s Groceries to open a store in the former Yue‐Wah…

  • MPD providing up-close look at police work through Community Academy

    MADISON, Wis. – The Madison Police Department is now accepting applications for this year’s Community Academy.

  • Public Test of Election Equipment This Weekend

    The public is invited to witness the City of Madison public test of election equipment taking place this weekend. The City of Madison deliberately schedules the public test on a Saturday to maximize accessibility for the community.Before each…

  • MPD to hold free active shooter response training

    MADISON, Wis. – On average, it takes police 3 minutes to respond to an active shooter event.About two-thirds of these incidents are over by the time police arrive on scene. But there are steps people can take during these tragedies to improve their…

  • BRT East-West Project: One of the Largest Public Works Projects in City History

    The City of Madison is proud to celebrate its partnerships with several independent businesses making an important contribution to the community through Bus Rapid Transit. Coming in at $65.7 million, it’s one of the largest public works projects in…

  • In-Person Absentee Voting Starts Today

    In-person absentee voting for the February 20 Spring Primary begins today.Most Madison residents do not have a February Primary. The only Madisonians with a primary are voters in County Supervisor districts 13 and 36, and voters in the Middleton-…

  • The Bubbler at Madison Public Library Seeks Artists for 2024 Residencies and Exhibitions

    The Bubbler is accepting applications for three residencies and exhibitions at multiple Madison libraries

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