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Our Views: International program in Janesville schools needs transparency
Our Views: International program in Janesville schools needs transparency
Lacking details, Superintendent Karen Schulte has struggled to convince critics that it's not tax dollars being used for foreign trips now numbering 30, The Gazette Editorial Board writes.
Our Views: ‘No-kill’ label us another step forward for Humane Socety of Southern Wisconsin
The compassion and care it shows animals says much about a community.
Our Views: Janesville should convert downtown Milwaukee Street to two-way traffic
Our Views: Janesville should convert downtown Milwaukee Street to two-way traffic
Converting Milwaukee Street is part of the ARISE plan the city adopted last year. Also, in 2011, the council supported converting a shorter section of Milwaukee.
Our Views: Freeway project demands much sand, gravel
Our Views: Freeway project demands much sand, gravel
This material must come from somewhere. And the farther it must be trucked from pits and quarries, the more it will cost taxpayers.
Thumbs Up/Down for Monday, Feb. 8
Thumbs Up/Down for Monday, Feb. 8
Thumbs Down to no penalty for destroying records and long delays in releasing records; Thumbs Up to panfish fishing plan and BTC learning by building specialized bus.
Our Views: Milton School District should huddle with Y about joint pool idea
The school district is facing the realities of fiscal constraints after a survey showed taxpayers are unlikely to support a referendum to build a new high school.
Our Views: Here’s your chance to help city of Janesville solve expected budget deficit
Our Views: Here’s your chance to help city of Janesville solve expected budget deficit
Recent surveys showed public safety as the top priority of residents. The city also can’t ignore water main breaks. So will this “City of Parks” cut recreation?
Our Views: City of Janesville wise to prepare for the unthinkable
Despite a projected 2017 budget deficit of $800,000, Freitag believes an emergency management coordinator is “absolutely critical” and will ask for it again.
Our Views: It's past time to get drunks off state's roads
Our Views: It's past time to get drunks off state's roads
Wisconsin remains the only state that doesn't consider a first offense drunken driving even a misdemeanor crime. Instead, it's a civil violation, a traffic ticket.
Thumbs Up/Down for Monday, Feb. 1
Thumbs Up to policing in Janesville, school lunch buddies; Thumbs Down to not requiring kids to wear life jackets, leaving plowed snow in roads.