Media Digest, September 5th 2017


Madison public schools are changing the process for independent schools to be declared charter schools. Windsor Elementary looks different after renovations. UW-Madison will open a new research institute dedicated to Big Data.


A hotel and grocery store are under consideration for development of the downtown MATC site.


Madison cover band Hometown Sweethearts is playing several shows this week to wrap-up a 15-year stint. Though a small marker has already been removed from a Madison cemetery, the Common Council will this week debate removing a 4-foot statue that commemorates Confederate soldiers buried there. A new director will assume the helm of the Chazen Museum next week, stepping in for the retiring director.