News

Mon
24
Nov

Quarry Vista apartments advance


Map courtesy Fiduciary Real Estate Development, Inc. A set of three multi-family building along Lacy and Fitchrona roads would have access to Fitchrona Road via the new Quarry Vista Road.

Plans for 152 multi-family housing units on the corner of Lacy and Fitchrona roads moved forward after a brief review Nov. 18.

 

Thu
20
Nov

CARPC votes against Northeast Neighborhood

A regional planning body voted against a City of Fitchburg neighborhood proposal, leaving the final decision up to the state’s Department of Natural Resources.

 

Wed
19
Nov

Greenfield Park neighbors reject Fitchburg Fields

A month ago, it looked like Fitchburg Field’s struggle to find a new home was almost over, but the search continues.

With input from the City of Fitchburg, Fitchburg Fields had been eyeing a portion of a parcel of land attached to Greenfield Park to use as a community garden for its food-growing operation come springtime.

Tue
18
Nov

Verona Road traffic shift completed

While some work along Verona Road has eased, drivers can expect continued congestion along the corridor and the Beltline.

Crews will be working to add extra lanes along the Beltline between Whitney Way and Verona Road, including a new bridge over Verona Road. Work is expected to last through fall 2016, with breaks during the winter.

Mon
17
Nov

Multi-family buildings up for review


Map courtesy Fiduciary Real Estate Development, Inc. A set of three multi-family building along Lacy and Fitchrona roads would have access to Fitchrona Road via the new Quarry Vista Road.

A set of three multi-family building along Lacy and Fitchrona roads will be up for review later this month.

The city’s Plan Commission and Common Council will have a chance to weigh in on general implementation plans for 152 multi-family units proposed by Fiduciary Real Estate Development, Inc. The Plan Commission meets Tuesday, Nov. 18, and the council could take action the following week.

Mon
17
Nov

Council adds 3 public safety positions

The city will add four new public safety positions into the 2015 budget.

Mon
17
Nov

Verona Road construction update for Nov. 17-21

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

With the early onset of winter, work is finishing up due to prolonged below-freezing temperatures. Some construction activities that were on track to complete in 2014 will need to be postponed until spring/early summer 2015.

Fri
14
Nov

Arnold plans run for mayor


Arnold

After years of being an often-dissenting voice on the City of Fitchburg Common Council, Ald. Steve Arnold (D-4) announced his candidacy for mayor Monday.

Fri
14
Nov

CARPC refuses approval for Northeast Neighborhood

The Capital Area Regional Planning Commission voted against approval for the City of Fitchburg's proposed Northeast Neighborhood plan at its Thursday meeting, according to Madison.com.

The state's Department of Natural Resources will have the final say on the issue.

Mon
10
Nov

Restaurant robbed at gunpoint

A man displayed a handgun and stole money from Sabores Michoacanos in Fitchburg Sunday evening.

Police were called to the restaurant at 3050 Cahill Main at 6:55 p.m., according to a news release from the Fitchburg Police Department.

The suspect, identified as an approximately 35-year-old black man, entered the store, demanded money and fled with an undisclosed amount after displaying a handgun, according to the release.

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