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Wed
17
Dec

Bridge inspection will close roundabout under Verona Road Friday

On Friday, 

Tue
16
Dec

Pfaff announces re-election bid

Fitchburg Mayor Shawn Pfaff announced Dec. 4 he intends to run for another four-year term to lead the city.

The announcement sets up a race against 10-year alder Steve Arnold, who last month declared his intention to run in the spring election. Election day is April 7.

Mon
15
Dec

New neighborhood proposed near McGaw Park

City officials have begun reviewing a comprehensive development plan for a new residential neighborhood between McGaw Park and the Fitchburg Technology Campus. 

The city’s Plan Commission will get a look at the neighborhood proposed by Fahey Lands, LLC and developer Tony Heinrichs at its Dec. 16 meeting. 

Sun
14
Dec

Woman dies in Hwy. MM crash

A 55-year-old Stoughton woman died Friday night in a two-car accident in Fitchburg.

Fitchburg police responded to the 2500 block of County Hwy. MM at approximately 6:40 p.m. and pronounced the woman dead at the scene.

Fri
12
Dec

Tax bills mostly drop

The average home in the City of Fitchburg will pay about $45 less in taxes this year than in 2013, even though many gained in value. Most homes, in fact, will see an even larger decrease.

Fri
05
Dec

Pfaff announces re-election campaign


Pfaff

Fitchburg Mayor Shawn Pfaff announced Thursday he intends to run for another four-year term to lead the city.

 

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.

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