Construction crews officially broke ground on the city’s new westside fire station this week, a milestone Mayor Steve Arnold called the “first in a series of steps (to) dramatically improve fire and paramedic response times.”
No one was injured when a passenger in a moving vehicle on the 2900 block of King James Way fired four or five shots at about 3:20 p.m. Monday, July 25, Fitchburg Police said.
A 31-year-old male was attacked on the 5600 block of Longford Terrace and had his digital music player taken at about 9:25 p.m. Sunday, July 24, Fitchburg Police said.
Boys track & field
Madison Edgewood seniors Connor Maloney and Thomas Thelen received the No. 4 seed on the doubles side of the WIAA Division 2 individual state tournament June 2-4 inside UW-Madison’s Nielsen Tennis Stadium and played all the way to first-team All-State honors making the final four.
Freshman Jordyn Rothwell scored in the 79th minute to send the Madison Edgewood High School girls soccer team to the WIAA Division 3 sectionals.
The Fitchburg Splash Pad celebrated its third birthday on Saturday, July 10.
To unite what she believes to be a neighborhood divided by race and class, Wanda McCann-Smith is organizing a block party at King James Way on July 16.
Fitchburg seniors may receive one of 50 free smoke alarms and have it installed by the city’s fire department.
The empty Fitchburg building on South Fish Hatchery Road near East Cheryl Parkway has served as various restaurants – some successful, some not – for more than a couple of decades.
One week after the new 18|8 Fine Men’s Salon opened in March, John Shaw got to sit down in the chair and get a haircut.
A Madison-area distiller hopes to open its new location in Fitchburg by the “latter part” of August.
Verona Area School Board members have made it clear they want to take a vote on a policy for transgender students.
A Verona Area School District committee focused on behavior initiatives told the school board earlier this month the key to success is consistency and training.
Verona could have a large sports complex in its future.