Tag Archives: Homeless

Housing the homeless comes at a price

Especially when they don’t have to be clean and sober The cost of compassion “We must continue to create more affordable housing in Dane County,” Dane County Executive Parisi vowed last year. Madison Mayor Paul Soglin chimed in: “Tree Lane … Continue reading

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Mo Cheeks, champion of street corner scammers, running for mayor

Identity politics will be on the ballot next spring Stopping at the corner of Whitney Way and Odana Road, the Squire had a flashback. (No, not from the orange sunshine back in the day.) Just a year ago, motorists at … Continue reading

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On Starbucks and Meadowood Library

The Stately Manor is open to customers only A few years back, drunken bums set up housekeeping at a Brittingham Park shelter. Comfy on sofas discarded on curbside, they blasted tunes on boom boxes as they got their jones on … Continue reading

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