Almost 40% of Fitchburg’s nearly 16,000 registered voters have already requested to vote absentee in the upcoming April 7 election.

UW Health is consolidating its primary care clinics to keep staff safe during the COVID-19 health crisis.

City of Fitchburg fire department chief Joe Pulvermacher has been working for months on a basic emergency response plan that outlined the hierarchy of authority for the city and the role of emergency operations.

Mayor Aaron Richardson will have the power to authorize spending for up to $250,000 for emergency costs related to COVID-19.

The City of Fitchburg will limit in-person absentee voting after March 24 to scheduled appointments as the number of COVID-19 cases continues to rise.

Voters in the City of Fitchburg’s 3rd Aldermanic District will have a choice to make between an incumbent running for their first full term, and a newcomer in April.

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