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Approaching a new season

Approaching a new season

Brenda Echeverria, Arts & Rec Editor

April 9, 2018

The Whitewater City Market will return to Cravath Lakefront Park on May 1 and run every Tuesday through the end of October – rain or shine. This year’s city market involves a few new changes. It will now run from 4 to 7 p.m. and will come to campus July 3 for a special merge with the sesquicent...

Council discusses Spring Splash

Nicole Aimone, News Editor

April 8, 2018

The city will also be sending out a letter to all rental property owner, which serves to not only make the landlords aware of the events of Spring Splash, but also ensure that property owners are communicating with their tenants about acceptable behavior on the property, and specific rules regarding pa...

Council mulls civility pledge

Council mulls civility pledge

Kimberly Wethal, Editor-in-Chief

February 12, 2018

The City of Whitewater Common Council debuted their Municipal Official Orientation Manual on Tuesday night, as a way to guide new city employees, council alders and residents appointed to committees through their role in democracy. It wasn’t the manual itself that raised issues – most council members...

Council to Review Room Tax Ordinance

Kimberly Wethal, Editor-in-Chief

January 22, 2018

The City of Whitewater, the Common Council, and the Whitewater Tourism Council want to put more “heads in beds” in hotels and motels, but those heads will soon be paying more to be there. And short-term lodging services such as Airbnb might not be able to ditch room taxes anymore after the city...

Property tax pending council approval

Kimberly Wethal, Editor-in-Chief

November 15, 2017

City of Whitewater residents will see an increase in the property tax mill rate in the fiscal year of 2018, should the Common Council approve the budget in the form it was presented at the Nov. 7 meeting. Several operations within the city took a decrease in their proposed budgets from the current fi...

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