Housing

 

by Lauren Faust | 11/14/2017 - 10:02am

 A Bird's Eye View of the Vilas Neighborhood (Aaron Hathaway/Madison Commons)A Bird's Eye View of the Vilas Neighborhood (Aaron Hathaway/Madison Commons)

Pumpkin spice drinks, warm sweaters, carving turkeys; all signs that Autumn is among us.

With Autumn also comes one of the more tedious chores of owning or renting a home: raking leaves and other yard waste before the snow falls.

by Gretchen Christensen | 08/04/2017 - 10:00am

If you only read one local news story this week, it should be this one about a Madison bakery that will be affected by Kwik Trip’s buy-outs of PDQs.

Education

by Charlene Monay Robinson | 07/06/2017 - 4:01pm

“I moved out of Chicago to come here to have a better life,” Nikki Johnson said as she watched her daughter color her favorite cartoon character.  

 

Johnson lives in a low-income apartment building with her two-year old daughter.

 

Johnson was in need of affordable housing quickly after her hours were cut at her job. She was trying to pay her $800 a month rent payment each month.

 

Tags: The Grid, Housing
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