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Milwaukee County Mental Health Complex to shut down

The Milwaukee County Mental Health Complex at the Milwaukee Regional Medical Center in Wauwatosa will shut down for good on Sept. 9, after more than 40 years of operation.

Near West Side Partners installs Miller Valley sculpture

Passersby along the 35th Street corridor near the entrance of Miller Valley now have a new landmark to see at Fats Triangle as Milwaukee nonprofit Near West Side Partners on Thursday unveiled a 12-foot-tall sculpture detailing the neighborhood’s history.

Funds allocated for new state crime lab planned in Wauwatosa

Gov. Tony Evers on Tuesday announced a portion of the State Building Commission’s approval of $306 million in funds for projects will go toward creating a new state crime lab in Wauwatosa, replacing the current facility in Milwaukee.

🔒 City Forward Collective names new leader

Milwaukee nonprofit City Forward Collective announced that Brittany Kinser will succeed Patricia Hoben as the organization’s president and executive director.

🔒 Site on Milwaukee’s northwest side picked for new juvenile prison

Plans are moving forward to close two youth correctional facilities in Wisconsin and replace them with a new facility that will be built in Milwaukee. On Tuesday, Gov. Tony Evers announced a new juvenile prison is pegged to be built on Milwaukee’s northwest side at 7930 W. Clinton Ave.

🔒 Mitchell International paves CLEAR path for travelers

Travelers who dread waiting in long TSA lines at General Mitchell International Airport now have a remedy to quell their concerns as officials unveiled an innovative security screening system, CLEAR, on Tuesday.

🔒 Heritage Senior Living names new chief nursing officer

West Allis-based Heritage Senior Living recently promoted Amanda Runnoe as its chief nursing officer.

Acts Housing launches fund to help low-income home buyers compete with...

Milwaukee-based nonprofit Acts Housing is setting up a fund to help low-to-moderate income families buy lower priced homes that otherwise are often snapped up by out-of-state investors.

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