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You might not know that this creek runs under your neighborhood

Published Nov. 6, 2017

Many people - including me - only know Schoonmaker Creek as what looks more like a culvert running through the Washington Highlands. But it actually originates a few miles to the northwest, hidden from view. A meeting this week discusses ideas on how to prevent it flooding.

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Westown Crossing holds kickoff meeting next week

Published Sept. 23, 2016

A business and residential alliance looking to create more vibrant commercial corridors on W. Burleigh St. and W. Lisbon Ave. will hold its kickoff meeting early next week at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 27.

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Merged program at 81st Street School takes steps forward

Published April 11, 2014

When it comes to schools, communities often know best. Maybe not always, but often. And it looks like in the case of Eighty-First Street School - in the Cooper Park neighborhood on the city's West Side - that's the case. In the first year of the roll out of a new personalized learning curriculum at the school that was merged with nearby 68th Street School two years ago, progress is already being seen.

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MPS changes course to collaborate with West Side communities

Published March 1, 2012

It was welcome news to community organizers when MPS recently assigned director of school administration Anita Pietrykowski to take over discussions about the future of 68th Street School's early childhood program and a community proposal to merge the program into nearby 81st Street School.

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Merger proposal is a reminder that MPS must engage communities

Published Feb. 14, 2012

The proposed merger of 68th Street School with nearby 81st Street School has been on our radar, as you've likely noticed if you follow what I write about Milwaukee schools. The issue is an important one. Folks across the city are watching to see how this plays out. Future enrollment in the district may not be affected not simply by how it ends, but also by how it is handled by MPS.

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