Current News Releases
09/13/2018 Dedication Ceremony Set for the New Accessible Pier at Vilas Park
The City of Madison, the Building Trades Council of South Central Wisconsin (BTC), the Union Sportsmen’s Alliance (USA) and Madison Parks invite the public to a dedication ceremony at 1:00pm on Friday, September 14
09/11/2018 Invest in Our Community - City of Madison Community Bonds
The City of Madison is selling community bonds* from Oct. 3 – Oct. 9, 2018!
08/30/2018 City of Madison Flooding Update-Thursday, August 30, 2018
In an effort to manage the water level on Lake Mendota, the flow of water through the Tenney dam has been increased.
08/29/2018 City of Madison Flooding Update - Wednesday, 8/29
We are incredibly fortunate that, although we had a severe weather forecast for our area last night, the majority of the rain went to the north and south of Madison. That meant that although there were some minor lane clo
08/29/2018 Bike Path Closure-Wednesday, August 29, 2018 10:00 a.m.
Brittingham Park bike path is being closed immediately along North Shore Drive between Bedford Street and John Nolen Drive near Brittingham Park because of critical construction work.
08/08/2018 Thousand Oaks Park Opens Thursday
A ribbon cutting ceremony will celebrate the opening of a new park in the 1000 Oaks Neighborhood, on Madison’s west side.
07/24/2018 City of Madison to Offer Mini-Bonds to Residents
The City of Madison is offering mini-bonds to our residents! By buying mini-bonds, residents can invest in the future of our city, and earn tax-exempt interest at the same time.
07/17/2018 Permanent Sculpture to be Placed in Elver Park
Madison Arts Commission recently awarded Makeshift Festival a $15,000 Art in Public
07/12/2018 Yahara Hills Golf Course Celebrates 50 Years Saturday
Yahara Hills Golf Course, located on Hwy. 12 & 18, just east of I-39/90, is celebrating 1968 and 50 years on Saturday, July 14. The public is invited to join in this all day celebration!
06/26/2018 Sand and ready-to-fill bags available to City of Madison Residents
Lake levels for Lake Monona and Mendota have stabilized over the last few days but remain high.
06/14/2018 Free Summer Food Program Launches June 18
An innovative partnership of public and nonprofit partners is addressing food insecurity for children and families in Madison again this summer.
06/08/2018 It's Pool Season! Goodman Pool opens Friday, June 8
Thanks to Goodman's Jewelers the first 500 kids will receive FREE ADMISSION to the Irwin A. and Robert D. Goodman Pool beginning at 12:00pm on Friday, June 8!