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Marcia Nelesen

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    Janesville city government, home and garden

Marcia Nelesen

Downtown to see heavy construction
- Downtown Janesville business owners and the city continue to discuss a 2015 Main Street construction project. Read more >>
Third riverfront meeting set
- City staff and a consultant heading Rock Renaissance Area Redevelopment and Implementation Strategy efforts will meet with the public for the third of four sessions. Read more >>
Janesville native's rare voice sending him to London
- Janesville native Patrick Terry's rare voice has become his ticket to the prestigious Royal Academy of Music in London. Read more >>
Local woman offers veggies on the go
- Milton resident Tracy Thompson connects local residents with area producers. Read more >>
Chapel focus of student art contest
- Artist will create student art in glass. Read more >>
Downtown Janesville taps first craft beer festival
- Two downtown bar owners are heading up the city's first annual craft beer festival this weekend. It's a celebration they are confident will grow every year. Read more >>
City wants $1.2 million annually
- The Janesville City Council decided Tuesday to ask residents in November to exceed levy caps by about $1.2 million to fix roads. Read more >>
Group unveils riverfront arena plan
- The Forward Foundation is spearheading an effort to build a riverfront outdoor theater to bring people to downtown Janesville. Read more >>
Food trucks on council agenda
- The Janesville City Council will consider rules Monday to allow food trucks and mobile vendors to operate in the city. Read more >>
Petition would limit $2 million projects
- Bill McCoy, who last week said he would distribute petitions for direct legislation to void a council vote to build a new fire station, will distribute two petitions now that the city attorney ruled the first invalid. Read more >>
Petition invalid: League attorney
- An attorney from the League of Wisconsin Municipalities agrees with a decision by Janesville City Attorney Wald Klimczyk that a petition for direct legislation to rescind a decision to build a new fire station is not valid. Read more >>
Winzenz leaving city for job in Eau Claire
- Jay Winzenz, who was acting city manager for Janesville for almost a year over several stints, will leave city employment in July. Read more >>
Questions about direct legislation petition raised
- Janesville City Attorney Wald Klimczyk said Monday a petition for direct legislation to force the city council to change its vote on building a fire station is illegal. Petition organizer Billy McCoy said he will continue t... Read more >>