Now Budget Director for the City of Milwaukee, former Alderman Nic Kovac shares his thoughts on being our Alderman for 14 years withCurrents’ writer Austin Greenberg. Only the first two segments were included in the July 2022 Riverwest Currents printed edition. ( Humboldt Blvd. redo and Creation of the Greenway) Following those two segments on-line […]
Riverwest Co-op and Cafe 2016 Annual Meeting—Falcon Bowl Sunday May 1–4 to 6 PM by Vince Bushell The river flowing by our neighborhood is constantly changing, and reassuringly always the same, a natural presence. “Sunshine softly through my window today” — Donovan 15 years and still going Changing But still the same Serving our Community […]
by Mary Vuk Sussman
photo by Paul Gaudynski
When it comes to state government,
the real fireworks might not happen until after July 4.
“I attended a meeting at an elementary school in my district, and the people there were crying,” said Milwaukee Ald. Nik Kovak from Riverwest. He was testifying at the Wisconsin Assembly Committee on Education meeting on Tuesday, April 19 at the State Capital in Madison. He was almost the last speaker some seven hours into the hearing on lifting the cap for voucher schools in Milwaukee.
“I’ve heard a lot of anger in the last few weeks, and I’ve shared some of that anger, but this makes me want to cry. It makes a lot of people want to cry.
by Catherine Jozwik Brian Dettmering, Riverwest’s friendly neighborhood accountant, is well-prepared to answer his clients’ questions about taxes and accounting out of his home office, a service that online tax services and corporate tax firms can’t provide to the fullest or will charge a lot of money for. The Currents sat down with Dettmering, a […]