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Photo of the new stairs leading down to Atwater Beach. The new stairs were put in this __, and should improve user safety.

Atwater Beach stairs revitalized

Laura Oldfather January 11, 2020

The stairs leading down to the lake at Atwater Beach were recently renovated. The stairs are frequently used by the community and need occasional repairs.  “The Atwater stairs are a valuable...

Village to prohibit vaping in public parks

Sophia Wiley October 16, 2019

On July 15, the village board passed an ordinance to ban e-cigarette usage in indoor spaces where tobacco cigarettes are prohibited.  “The broader discussion happened a while back in terms of health...

Two kids listen to Sue Anderson as she explains about plastic waste. Anderson wore the costume to promote Plastic Free MKE at the Fish and Feather Festival.

Local festival promotes eco-friendly MKE

Margaret Raicu and Naomi Raicu October 16, 2019

Community members attending the fifth annual Fish and Feather Festival at Hubbard Park had the chance to learn about environmental conservation efforts and solutions, participate in hands-on activities...

Triangle Park, a green-space at the five-way intersection of Woodburn St., Kenmore Pl. and Olive St. Its future is being decided by the Parks Commission.

Community debates improvements to Triangle Park

Ethan McKaig October 7, 2019

The Parks Commission is in the process of making a decision about what to do with Triangle Park, a green-space at the five-way intersection of Woodburn St., Kenmore Pl. and Olive St. At a meeting on Wednesday,...

A young fisherman tries his luck under a disputed oak tree. Kletszch Park is home to many such trees, some may be over 200 years old.

Community discusses river access

Naomi Raicu June 5, 2019

Developers from the Milwaukee County Parks system are planning designs for construction that will bring about repairs and new structures for the Kletzsch Park dam on the Milwaukee River. The project’s...

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