Stories from this past week and a look ahead.
Neighborhoods and Development
Monroe Street development brings new coping strategies from businesses. Barry Adams, WSJ, 6/24.
Some far west side residents criticize new development plan. Lisa Speckhard Pasque. CT, 6/19.
Madison's downtown "hairball" intersection up for approval. Chris Rickert, WSJ, 6/18.
Madison bakery picketed, accused of wage theft. Teymour Tomsyck, CT, 6/24.
Profile of Exact Sciences CEO Kevin Conroy by Mike Ivey, Isthmus, 6/21.
An important statewide story from Jesse Opoien asking whether statewide candidates can call attention to opium addiction without politicizing the issue. 6/2o.
MMSD gets $1 million from state to increase school security. Bill Novak, WSJ, 6/21.
A principal at Sherman Middle School resigns after a blog post criticizes her school management; MMSD Superintendent Jennifer Cheatham responds. Chris Rickert, WSJ, 6/19. Madison365's take here.
Media and Culture
Madison Magazine celebrates its 40th year. Congrats!
LunART Festival shines light on female composers. Gayle Worland, WSJ, 6/24. Thursday through Saturday.
In opinion this week, Paul Fanlund asks what it would take for people to embrace actual journalism again. CT 6/22.
Trump team misreads bible. John Nichols, CT, 6/24.
Some upcoming hearings ( from WSJ, 6/24).
Monday, 4.p.m. Madison Parks Long Range Planning Subcommittee, City-County Building, 201 MLK Blvd, Rm. 118. Hearing on the Park and Open Space Plan.
Monday, 4:30, p.m. Madison Finance Committee, City-County Building, multiple items, including achieving Madison's 100 percent renewable energy goal.
Thursday, 5 p.m. Madison Public Market Development Committee, City-County Building, Rm. GR 27. Authorizing design services for public market.