Salty Dogs, Salty Lakes

Earlier this year, my husband Scott and I adopted Hercules from a dog rescue organization. It has been a couple of winters since our previous dog passed away and we long ago gave away our dog accessories. We were unprepared for the early snow and cold this November. We’ll have to get Hercules some dog […]

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Partnerships & Resources For Lakes Clean Up

Long summer days spent enjoying Dane County’s lakes may feel like a distant memory, but fall is budget season for the county and our lakes are front and center in my 2015 budget. My 2015 budget puts more than $10 million into targeted measures and collaborations in the fight against lake-polluting phosphorus so we can […]

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City to Offer Four Installments for Payment of Property Taxes

I am pleased to let you know that Madison property owners will soon have the option of paying their taxes over four installments. By off ering taxpayers more than the typical two installments, beginning in December, Madison joins most of the larger communities in the state, such as Kenosha, Racine, La Crosse, and most of […]

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A few weekends ago during one of the last warm autumn days before winter weather set in, I tagged along with a friend when he brought his dog to the Brittingham Dog Park, near Broom Street and John Nolen Drive. Like many downtown residents, I have driven by the very nondescript dog park countless times […]

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