With the school year just around the corner, families from Verona and all over Dane County have been taking advantage of the warm summer weather by visiting Fireman’s Park beach and the new splash pad and playground on Thursday, Aug. 25.
With summer vacations and families busy preparing for school to start there is a shortage of blood donors, according to a news release. The American Red Cross has announced an emergency need for blood and platelet donations.
Even though last year’s inaugural Paulpalooza was meant to celebrate the life of a Fitchburg teenager who died in 2017, there was still a little bit of sadness.
Seeking to enhance public safety and deter impaired driving, Wisconsin law enforcement agencies will patrol in greater numbers for longer hours during the “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign, which began Aug. 16 and continues through Labor Day on Sept. 2.
Whether you’re good with words or not, the Madison Reading Project wants you to join its spelling bee event just “for the spell of it.”
The third annual Barks for Parks was Sunday, Aug. 11, at Badger Prairie County Park. The proceeds from the event, run by the Dane County Parks Department, will go toward funding a shade cover for dogs at Badger Prairie County Park.
Hundreds of people filled the Fireman’s Park beach on Wednesday, July 31, to celebrate summer at the annual Beach Bash. This year’s Beach Bash was preceded by a ribbon cutting for the park, which underwent $3 million in upgrades in the past year.
The Verona Police Department hosted its annual National Night Out event on Tuesday, Aug. 6, at Hometown U.S.A. Festival Park. The event included demonstrations, a dunk tank, helicopter and law enforcement vehicle tours, food and a visit from police horses, who were painted with colorful handprints.
Concerts in the Park kicked off Thursday, July 12, with cover band Your Mom performing at Harriet Park. Attendees watched from benches, lawn chairs and blankets, played games of pickup basketball and had fun on playground equipment.
Dane County Parks staff who maintain the Prairie Moraine County Park will host a public information meeting so residents can learn how they can help with its upkeep.
As Verona resident and Oakwood Village Senior Living employee David Mossner was out finding all of the Bucky on Parade statues on his bike last summer, he had the idea to bring them to those who didn’t have the ability to see them.
- Grand opening, Beach Bash set for July 31
- Verona rotarian, resident is Paul Harris fellow
- Dvoraks’s time, talents have driven VACT’s growth
- Yahara Bay to host first Fitch-Rona Blues and Booze Festival
- Azurene Lane home awarded Civic Beautification Award
- Returning their stones
- Hometown Brewdown raises money for Verona Ice Arena
- Resurrection Lutheran Church holds youth soccer camp
- ‘Stuff the Squad’ set for July 20
- Verona man cycles to raise money for cancer research
- Concerts in the Park season opens this week
- Fundraiser brings in $3K for VLL
- Teens play quidditch at the library
- Kids make out-of-this-world crafts
- Verona resident wins LLS Woman of the Year
- Historical society cemetery volunteer workday is July 13
- Hometown Brewdown set for July 13
- VAHS student wins Rockonsin for second year
- Library offers Bob Ross paint-along session
- BPNN receives Alliant Energy community grant
- Triathlon athletes compete on Verona's south side
- VACT presents 'Chitty Chitty Bang Bang'
- Krumme joins UNG
- Summer reading program pulls in nearly 1,900 readers
- Wisconsin Triterium to swim, bike, run back to Verona
- Four Verona students to perform in SPCT production
- Beth Kille Band headlines first Music on Main of season
- Five years later, tornado is a distant but vivid memory
- Senior center to host craft sale June 23
- VACT to present “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang”
- Park concerts return for summer season
- Refugee crisis talk at library June 20
- Vets Helping Vets to do what they love