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CoHousing — An Alternative Way to Live

by Vince Bushell The following is a summary of a presentation given in Madison at the Friends Meeting House by Nick Meima on May 16. Meima lives in a Cohousing community in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and he also designs and helps develop new Cohousing communities. Madison has at least one Cohousing community with about 18 […]

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Working Toward Consensus in RNA

Last September, the RNA held an informational meeting concerning the request for a liquor license for Jewel Osco (JO) on Capitol Drive. After discussion, the group empowered a committee to draft a position paper and a proposed covenant with JO. During the process of discussion, held on RNA e-mail, in small groups, and at subsequent […]

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