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On May 25 the City Council decided what components are “in” and what components are “not in” the Lacy Rd Reconstruction project. The staff proposal considered by the Council included 10’ traffic lanes, 5’ on-street bike lanes, 7’ terraces, a 10 to 12’ multi-use path on the north side, and gr…

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Let’s see if I’ve got this right: The City of Fitchburg allowed the construction of businesses, expanded the Business Park, and added Commerce Park Drive prior to addressing and improving the Drive’s egress, inadequate ”minimum sight distances,” traffic flow, safety, and accessibility on Lacy Road.

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In February of this year, 20% of Wisconsin’s grey wolf population was killed in less than 60 hours. Yet, astonishingly, plans are underway to conduct a second wolf hunt in November of 2021.

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On May 25 the Fitchburg Common Council will decide the width of Lacy Rd between Seminole Hwy and Fitchrona Rd and the size of it’s environmental footprint. Safety improvements, installing a multi-use path next to the road, and several other project components are certainly needed.

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We’re relatively new residents of Fitchburg and pleased to live in a community that identifies as “Wisconsin’s Recycling Leader.” Recently we participated in Dane County’s inaugural Master Recycler Program designed with the expectation that attendees would improve their own recycling habits …

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At last night’s city council meeting, there was a resolution to transfer funds to support a community engagement study that was already approved in the 2020 budget for a new teen center. The alders who voted no on this resolution, causing it to fail, did the city of Fitchburg and the surroun…

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As a retired administrator in the Oregon School District, I still have a strong interest in our schools being successful. I am pleased to extend my support to Mary Lokuta in the upcoming election as she clearly has the skills to continue to ensure that our schools are excellent.

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I’d like to encourage my fellow Fitchburg citizens to support Julia Arata-Fratta in her re-election campaign for District 2 of the City Council.

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I am Frances Huntley-Cooper. I have spent most of my adult life in Fitchburg, raised my children here, and served as the City’s first African American alder and the first and only African American mayor in Fitchburg and the entire state.

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