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Chill On The Hill announces summer lineup for 2016

The summer of 2016 starts the 12th Season of Chill on the Hill in Bay View. Running from June 7th until August 30th, neighbors and friends from the community can enjoy a music-filled Hill for 13 weeks. Presented by the Bay View Neighborhood Association, Chill on the Hill is one way the organization is able to accomplish its goal of “Connecting Neighbors for a Better Bay View.” Home to Chill on the Hill, the Humboldt Park Band Chalet is a natural amphitheater that offers great acoustics and comfortable space for guests to sit back and soak in the surroundings....

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Grunau and Gurda among Historical Society’s award recipients

Gary Grunau and John Gurda will be honored along with other awardees at the 63rd Annual Awards Dinner, a celebration the recognizes longstanding contributions to Milwaukee. The Milwaukee County Historical Society will host the 63rd Annual Awards Dinner on Wednesday, May 11, 2015 at the Pfister Hotel. This fundraising event recognizes individuals or organizations that have played a significant role in preserving Milwaukee history, along with Milwaukee companies celebrating milestone anniversaries. This year’s award recipients are: Marion Chester Read, the Courtland R. Conlee Community Service Award Named in 1981 for the Milwaukee Journal vice president devoted to the Milwaukee...

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Milwaukee forges ties with German city of Darmstadt

Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett welcomed the German Delegation from the Federal State of Hesse and the City of Darmstadt, on May 2. The Delegation’s visit includes meetings with City of Milwaukee officials, Wisconsin State officials and the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation. During the meeting with the Delegation, Mayor Barrett and Lord Mayor Jochen Partsch signed a Letter of Intent. The document expressed a desire to establish a closer relationship between the City of Darmstadt and the City of Milwaukee. “That Milwaukee and Darmstadt intend to explore exchange and collaboration opportunities with intent to develop a long term relationship that...

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Lt. Gov. Kleefisch shares colon tumor story, calls cancer the great equalizer

Stage II survivor and Wisconsin Lt. Governor Rebecca Kleefisch shared her cancer story during the One Million Strong Milwaukee Community Health Fair on April 23. Attendees had the opportunity to receive colon, mammogram, dental, HIV/Hepatitis C health screenings, and obtain information on preventative care from medical and research experts. “People across Wisconsin hear gross stories about my large intestines all the time, but there aren’t a lot of people willing to tell gross stories about their own large intestines, and we need you to,” said Kleefisch. “We need you to talk about your own personal health care experience. We...

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Map: Spring River Clean-Up

The City of Milwaukee Department of Public Works (DPW) is a proud sponsor of the 2016 Milwaukee Riverkeeper Spring River Clean-Up. Volunteers will remove tons of trash from miles of Milwaukee area rivers. On Saturday, April 23rd, thousands of volunteers will join Milwaukee Riverkeeper for the 21st annual Spring River Cleanup. The volunteers will clean riverbanks at more than 50 locations throughout the Milwaukee River Basin. The Cleanup will take place from 9:00 a.m. until noon, is free and open to people of all ages, and will be followed by a volunteer thank-you party on each of the three...

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