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Wed
30
Jul

Agora Art Fair - Fitchburg

Over 100 Wisconsin Artists will be showcased in the 6th annual Fitchburg Agora Art Fair set amid the stunning architecture of Agora and the natural prairie landscape of southern Wisconsin. We are proud to feature local and regional artists from every medium including painting, ceramics, jewelry, photography, glass, metals, woodwork, mixed media, fiber and sculpture.

Date: 
Saturday, August 16, 2014 - 10:00 to 17:00
Wed
30
Jul

OSD Board mulls options for green building

With the clock ticking on deciding to pursue a school district referendum in November, school board members explored some “green” building possibilities at a special meeting July 23.

Representatives from Bray Architects and Findorff Co. were on hand to talk about what district officials might want included in a potential Nov. 4 referendum – something that board president Dan Krause said will decided on by Aug. 19.

Mon
28
Jul

Verona Road construction update for July 28 - Aug. 1

The following update is provided by the Wisconsin Department of Transportation:
 
Fri
25
Jul

No VASD referendum in November

Despite officials' hopes earlier in the year and a preliminary land purchase agreement, Verona Area School District voters will not vote on a land purchase referendum in November.

VASD superintendent Dean Gorrell told the Fitchburg Star Friday morning there was simply too much left in the process to ask the school board to pass a resolution in August to get a referendum on the ballot, which would be required by law.

Thu
24
Jul

Rep. Kahl office hour at Fitchburg Library

This is an opportunity for residents to visit with State Rep. Robb Kahl and discuss any issues or concerns they may have regarding state government issues.

Date: 
Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 16:30 to 18:30
Thu
24
Jul

Out on a Limb


Photos submitted. Fitchburg arborist Shelly Wollerman works in a honey locust tree for her employer, Verona-based Steven Bassett, Inc. She will participate in an international climbing competition next month

Shelly Wollerman admits she was “freaking out” the first time she worked on the “tree crew.”

“I was 15 feet off the ground and was like, ‘What the hell am I doing?’” she recalled of working for her employer, Steven R. Bassett, Inc., a landscaping company in the Town of Verona.

Four years later, the Fitchburg resident has clearly conquered her fear.

Wed
23
Jul

Out on a Limb


Photo submitted. Fitchburg arborist Shelly Wollerman works in a honey locust tree for her employer, Verona-based Steven Bassett, Inc. She will participate in an international climbing competition next month.

Shelly Wollerman admits she was “freaking out” the first time she worked on the “tree crew.” 

“I was 15 feet off the ground and was like, ‘What the hell am I doing?’” she recalled of working for her employer, Steven R. Bassett, Inc., a landscaping company in the Town of Verona.

Four years later, the Fitchburg resident has clearly conquered her fear.

Tue
22
Jul

"Weird Al" gets video help from local business

"Weird Al" Yankovic, famous for his parodies of popular songs, worked with a Fitchburg company on one of his latest releases, the Capital Times reported.

Mon
21
Jul

Pfaff elected Madison Area Technical College District Board vice-chair

Fitchburg Mayor Shawn Pfaff was recently elected to serve as the vice-chair of Madison Area Technical College District Board for the 2014-15 school year.

According to a press release from the college, the board serves as the official link between the college and the communities it serves, providing oversight and guidance on governance issues

Mon
21
Jul

Verona Road construction update for July 21-25

The following report is submitted by the Wisconsin Department of Transportation:

All lane restrictions and work operations are weather dependent and subject to change.

Verona Road work

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