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4 Donation Boxes at Airport to Help Homeless

Travelers using General Mitchell International Airport in Milwaukee can use their spare change to fight homelessness, thanks to four new donation boxes, Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele announced Tuesday, July 10.


MCTS Next: A Redesign of Milwaukee County's Transit System in the Works

In the next few years, riders can expect big changes to the county's bus system. The Milwaukee County Transit System is conducting the first comprehensive evaluation of its services in at least 40 years.


Milwaukee Regional Medical Center Agrees to Purchase County Land

Milwaukee County and four of the Milwaukee Regional Medical Center member organizations have reached initial agreements for the members to purchase the county land they lease on the Wauwatosa campus.


Partnership Gives Local Artists Chance to Show off Work at Bus Shelters

Milwaukee already has world-class sculptures lining Wisconsin Avenue. Now, local bus shelters are turning into works of art. A painting by artist CK Ledesma is on display at a shelter at Humboldt and North avenues. The partnership between Milwaukee County Transit System and a group called Bus Art MKE gives local artists a chance to show off their work.


China Lights Return to Boerner Botanical Gardens in 2018

If you didn't get a chance to go last year, fear not. The popular Chinese Lantern Festival is coming back to Milwaukee in the fall. Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele announced that the Milwaukee County Parks and Festival Pro LLC have agreed to bring back the China Lights.


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Recent Press Releases

Mitchell Airport Receives Honor Roll Designation From MMSD


Mitchell Airport was praised for its efforts to protect the environment while contributing to the economic vitality of the region. No violations were identified at MKE, as the Airport was in full compliance for the entire calendar year.


Milwaukee County Announces 2020 Budget Public Engagement Sessions


Four sessions in partnership with Milwaukee County Supervisors provide forum for residents to share priorities and weigh in on new revenue options


Staying Cool and Safe: Milwaukee County Resources for Beating the Heat


As the heat index is expected to climb in Milwaukee County headed into this weekend, several County departments are working to ensure residents, visitors and employees are staying safe. The County provides a number of resources to help ensure vulnerable populations and those spending time outdoors stay cool and hydrated during intense heat.



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