Travelers using General Mitchell International Airport in Milwaukee can take the spare change out of their pockets and put it to work fighting homelessness, thanks to four new donation boxes, Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele announced Tuesday, July 10.
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 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.
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. The partnership between Milwaukee County Transit System and a group called Bus Art MKE gives local artists a chance to show off their work.
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. On Friday 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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Travelers using Milwaukee's Mitchell Airport can take the spare change out of their pockets and put it to work fighting homelessness, thanks to four new donation boxes installed this week, Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele announced today.
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