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Community leaders in the town of Harmony are examining next steps regarding the placement of sex offenders in the former Pine Tree Inn in Janesville.

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The following business was conducted by the City of Milton Common Council on Nov. 19:  

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The City of Milton Common Council voted in favor on Nov. 19 of continuing its contract for legal services with Janesville-based Consigny Law Firm. City attorney Mark Schroeder is an attorney with the firm. The new contract period is from Jan. 1, 2020 to Dec. 31, 2022. 

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The City of Milton Common Council approved on Nov. 19 a three-year contract with members of the city of Milton police union, covering a period between Jan. 1, 2020 and Dec. 31, 2022. 

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2019 marks the second year the Milton Police Department has sponsored “Shop with a Cop,” said Milton Police Chief Scott Marquardt. The opportunity to sponsor the program came after Janesville Police Officer Chad Sullivan, who has applied for grants to sponsor the event in Janesville for the …

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2019 marks the second year the Milton Police Department has sponsored "Shop with a Cop," said Milton Police Chief Scott Marquardt. The opportunity to sponsor the program came after Janesville Police Officer Chad Sullivan, who has applied for grants to sponsor the event in Janesville for the …

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Senate Bill 380 authored by Rep. Amy Loudenbeck, R-Clinton; Sen. Dale Kooyenga, R-Brookfield; Rep. Deb Kolste, D-Janesville; and Sen. Janet Bewley, D-Mason, was signed into law by Gov. Tony Evers on Nov. 25.

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The Milton Town Board and Planning and Zoning Committee will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 9. Meetings are held at the town hall, 23 First St.

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The Town of Fulton will hold a joint meeting of Planning & Zoning and the town board on Tuesday, Dec. 10, starting at 6 p.m. Meetings are held at the town hall, 2738 W. Fulton Center Drive, Edgerton.

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The City of Milton Common Council approved on Tuesday, Nov. 19, the 2020 city budget. The approved budget includes a 7-cent increase per $1,000 in property value for taxpayers living within the city of Milton to help pay down long-term debt.

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) in Rock County announced payments are now available to eligible producers who lost stored commodities due to natural disaster in 2018 or 2019. The On-Farm Storage Loss Program (OFSLP) was authorized by the Additional Supplem…

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The following actions were taken during the City of Milton Common Council meeting held Nov. 5:

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During this holiday season, a great way to connect with our deployed soldiers, sailors, airmen, Marines and Coast Guardsmen is to send them festive letters and packages for their enjoyment this time of year.

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A man accused of an armed robbery spree in Beloit, Janesville and Milton in recent weeks was feeding a cocaine habit, he told investigators, according to a criminal complaint filed in Rock County Court on Monday.

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Officer Lea Olsen of the Brown Deer Police Department received the 24th Assembly District First Responder of the Year Award. Olsen is a 2011 graduate of Milton High School.

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A request for the removal of construction debris from underneath the County Highway M/F bridge is being drafted, according to officials from two state agencies: the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (DOT). The bridge spans the Rock…

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A joint meeting of the Town of Fulton Planning & Zoning Commission and Town Board will be held 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 12. at town hall. (The address is 2738 W. Fulton Center Drive, Edgerton.) 

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With Halloween upon us and lots of talk about who will be on the ballot for President in 2020, it might seem that Election Day is right around the corner. It is not.

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The Rock-Koshkonong Lake District (RKLD) has begun a bidding process to hire a design engineer to investigate and create a supplemental gated spillway at the Indianford dam, and provide a construction timeline for the project.

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Job description OK’d for engineer

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The Residential Exterior Improvement program will be funded for a second year. Members of the City of Milton Community Development Authority (CDA) approved updates to the program with some language and procedural changes made during a meeting held Sept. 30.

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Officials from two Wisconsin state agencies and the Rock-Koshkonong Lake District say surveying efforts are underway to determine how much and in what year debris recently found underneath the Indianford Bridge was placed in the Rock River.

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City officials expressed confidence about marketing initiatives executed thus far in 2019 by the Janesville Area Visitors and Convention Bureau (JAVCB). Executive Director Christine Rebout, in an update given during a city council meeting Oct. 1, reviewed first-year marketing steps and assoc…

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Eager for new listening material while making your daily commute? Two Milton podcast teams are hoping you’ll give the fast-developing new medium a try.

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Mayor Anissa Welch is among than 100 local government officials from over 70 jurisdictions and 30 states are calling on McDonald’s to take concrete action to stop sexual harassment in its stores. In a letter to the company’s CEO Steve Easterbrook, the officials decry McDonald’s failure to pr…

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The Milton and Milton Township Fire Department has never had full-time employees. That will change if the budget recommended by the Joint Fire Commission Sept. 25 is approved by the City of Milton and the Town of Milton.