by Anna Asendorf | 09/25/2011 - 6:01pm

A unique fundraiser asks grocery shoppers to support local nonprofits 

by Sue Robinson | 09/09/2011 - 10:41pm

Moms (and some dads) line up for the popular semi-annual Half Pint resale at the Goodman Center on the east side on September 9 and 10. This year attracted a record number of consignors - those parents looking to resell all the stuff their kids have grown out of  -- with more than 350 contributing everything from baby clothes to toys to kid blankets. 

by Anna Asendorf | 07/31/2011 - 1:50pm

Elementary school students enjoy local, fresh produce while learning about healthy eating

by Anna Asendorf | 07/28/2011 - 11:50am

Board approves water quality and supply projects to be implemented over next four years

Tags: East, City
by Anna Asendorf | 07/11/2011 - 3:03pm

The East Side Water Supply Project Citizen’s Advisory Panel (CAP) will present plans to address the future of water quality and supply on Madison’s East Side during a public hearing held by the Water Utility Board this Tuesday, July 12th.

by Anna Asendorf | 07/05/2011 - 10:12am

Group aims to inform citizens about upcoming water quality and supply projects while also gaining neighborhood feedback

by Rory Linnane | 05/10/2011 - 4:55pm

When it comes time to plant new peas at the Lapham Elementary School garden this year, there might not be anyone there to do it.

Jim Hansen, who for five years has coordinated the garden and introduced hundreds of students to the soil, plants and critters, might not be able to continue working at Lapham if his position is defunded.

Like most school garden initiatives, Hansen’s position is tenuous, dependent on funding from parent groups and grants.

“Trying to run any kind of project on soft money, I think, is really dicey,” he said.

by Gillian Losh | 04/23/2011 - 12:57pm

At Nuestro Mundo Elementary School, a charter school on Madison’s east side, students are taught in both English and Spanish in the hopes of producing completely bilingual students. Despite low initial test scores, advocates say bilingual instruction gives students invaluable tools for the future.