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The city is trying to use less salt this winter. We all should.
We passed with flying colors.
There’s nothing quite like winter in Wisconsin. To avoid being fined this year, we’re brushing up on the city’s winter road rules and resources.
The city of Madison has created collectible snow plow baseball cards.
Looking for a fun and active way to give back to the community? Look no further than this year’s Cranksgiving.
Take a look at some of our favorite stories we brought you in 2023 — and learn about how you can keep them coming by supporting 608today with the gift of your membership.
Find out how to dispose of old pumpkins that are turning from porch decor to unsightly decay.
We rounded up a few fast facts about the 2024 Dane County budget that was recently approved by the County Board.
Get in the holiday spirit by volunteering with these local organizations. Whether you’re looking to volunteer solo, with a group, or even just help out online, there are plenty of options to choose from.
Take a look at some of our favorite stories we brought you in 2023 — and learn about how you can keep them coming by supporting 608today with the gift of your membership.
We’re checking up on the Madison Engineering Department and some road projects that are in the bidding, planning, designing, and construction phases.
It’s time to plan your trick-or-treat schedule in order to maximize this year’s candy haul. Check out the hours for downtown and the ‘burbs.
From flood damage to environmental health concerns, here are a few city resources to keep in your Rolodex.
Dane County’s 2024 executive budget includes social services, emergency food supply, environment, and construction funding.
Bascom Hill will soon be covered with hundreds of plastic pink lawn flamingos. Find out more about this annual UW-Madison’s Fill the Hill fundraiser and other Homecoming events this week.
What’s new in Madison? We’re talking retail additions, a restaurant relocation, and progress on a mixed-use development project near Hilldale.
Learn about why new area codes are being implemented in Wisconsin and what it means for Madisonians with 608 phone numbers.
Hey Madison, are you registered to vote? If not, get in the National Voter Registration Day spirit by registering online, in person, or by mail.
Learn more about Madison’s 2024 Capital Budget, and attend upcoming city meetings to give your two cents on the matter.
We asked, you answered. Here are some pieces of advice that our readers have for freshmen at UW-Madison.
They’re baaack. Here are a few tips to help students and locals navigate UW-Madison back-to-school season on the isthmus.
Didn’t get your security deposit? A tenant isn’t paying rent? We’re checking out what tenant and renter resources the City of Madison has to offer to locals.
Black Girl Magic Educational Services is closing applications for its Youth Leadership Board this week. Girls in 4th-10th grade are encouraged to apply.
Re-educate and reintroduce yourself to nature by participating in the second annual Naturalist-in-Residence program.
Make Madison your own by getting involved in public meetings. Whether you want to watch past meetings from home or register to speak about an agenda item that’s important to you, we’re laying out the process.
It’s moving week in Madison. If you live on the isthmus, you know that Hippie Christmas is in full-swing. Help the Streets Division help you by adhering to this week’s guidelines.
Do you live in the Northeast Area of Madison? Mark your calendar to get involved with the Northeast Area Plan, and help make your community the best it can be.
Does your furry friend need a furry friend? You’re in luck. This month, a few local animal shelters are participating in NBCUniversal’s Clear the Shelters campaign.
From takeout containers to unwanted clothes, here are a few tips and tricks to recycling in the 608.
By 2035, Madison officials hope to achieve zero deaths or serious injuries thanks to the Vision Zero campaign. We’re checking out what progress has been made and what the future looks like.
Here’s a quick rundown on the 2023-2025 biennial budget.
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