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Holiday Folk Fair to Help Celebrate Italian Heritage Month

As Holiday Folk Fair International continues planning for its 72nd annual event Fri., Nov. 20 – Sun., Nov. 22, 2015 at the State Fair Park Exposition Center in West Allis,...

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Local Contractor on Mission to Educate First Time Homeowners

New Berlin, WI, October 5, 2015: A local home service company specializing in plumbing, heating, air conditioning, and bathroom remodeling is on a mission to educate consumers about choosing...

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Prepare Plumbing for Cool Weather

New Berlin, WI, September 15, 2015: As we slowly stop using our air conditioners and start turning our heat on, the experts at Flat Rate Home Services advise their...

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Job Fair to be Held at MATC's Oak Creek Campus Oct. 13

A free, public job fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 13, at Milwaukee Area Technical College’s Oak Creek Campus, 6665 S. Howell Ave. Nearly...

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BBB Wise Giving Alliance Issues Donor Advisory for Syrian Refugee Assistance

As the Syrian refugee crisis continues to grow, BBB Wise Giving Alliance (BBB WGA) warns donors to be cautious when making donations to assist refugees in need. “Tragedies generate public sympathy...

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Helpful tips for your Baby's First Haircut

Helpful tips for your Baby’s First Haircut September 14, 2015 Looking for some helpful tips to make this first haircut one with out tears or fears?...

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How to Choose a Trustworthy Plumber

New Berlin, WI, August 31, 2015: Flat Rate Home Services, a local plumbing, heating and cooling company, understands that the average consumer is weary when it...

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Heading to the Fair? BBB Says Check Vendors Out First

With the Wisconsin State Fair underway, the Better Business Bureau Serving Wisconsin suggests caution when buying from out-of-town vendors and sellers. Before heading out, or from your smartphone while there, check...

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BBB Tip: Back-to-School Shopping Shouldn’t Break the Bank

“Back-to-school” specials now run all summer long and, while kids may not want to think about summer’s end, smart parents can take advantage of all the deals to save money...

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Callen Shares the Pros and Cons of a Home Addition

When you need more space, making the choice between remodeling your existing home and buying a new house can be difficult. There are many factors and questions to take into...

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Internet Safety Month is a Reminder to Check Children’s Online Activities

This month give your children a refresher course in online safety. Although some parents help their kids with their first baby steps online, most do not. According to a study by...

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Association of Equipment Manufacturers Named a Top Workplace; Global HQ at Summit Place in West Allis

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM), the premiere international trade organization for off-road equipment manufacturers and suppliers – and headquartered in West Allis (Summit Place complex) - has been named...

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Staycation Suggestions for Your Home’s Exterior from Callen

With many families watching their spending, opting for “staycations” instead of extravagant getaways has become a frequent compromise. A staycation is a vacation from work for relaxation and leisure activities...

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Callen Offers Remodeling Tips if Looking to Sell Home

When the decision is made to sell your existing home and buy something new, getting the existing home ready to sell is not an easy task job. In fact, there...

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The Importance of Incorporating Play Into Learning

What do most successful business people, happy children, and Nobel Laureates have in common? They love to play and understand that it is an important part of learning. According to Beverly...

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BBB WGA Offers Tips to Avoid Donor Deception

BBB Wise Giving Alliance (BBB WGA) joined with the Federal Trade Commission, State Attorneys General, and State Charity Regulators today to help the donating public avoid questionable fund raising circumstances...

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Industry Expert: Prevent Fires. Clean Dryer Vents.

Cleaning dryer vents can save you: time, money, and possibly lives. According to the National Fire Protection Agency, 18,000 structure fires a year in the U.S. are caused by...

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JBF Milwaukee County April 19-25 Consignment Sale & Presale

Just Between Friends (JBF), the leading children’s and maternity consignment event, is announcing a special presale for military families, first-time moms, and teachers on Saturday, April 18, from 6-9 pm,...

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This Online Ticket Scam is no April Fool’s Joke

The Better Business Bureau Serving Wisconsin is warning fans shopping on Craigslist for Final Four tickets to be wary of scams after one North Carolina woman lost more than $1,400. On...

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Do You Have a Silent Leak? Southeast Wisconsin Plumber Suggests Auditing Water Bill

Milwaukee, WI, March 24, 2015 - We all do it four times a year; open our water bill and brace ourselves. It seems impossible to have an ever growing...

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Community Watch

» Possible student transfer restrictions in West Allis schools gets flak 1/19

» Whitnall School District's Superintendent Lowell Holtz announces retirement 1/18

» Area police departments, school districts to team up for anti-heroin summit Updated:  1/18

» Err ball: Where the WIAA (but mostly everybody else) went wrong 1/13

» Charges filed in connection to alleged human trafficking, prostitution in south suburbs Updated:  1/12

» Recent suspension in prep sports a reminder of perils of social media Updated:  1/12

» Cold suspected in woman's death in Kenosha Updated:  1/11

» Volunteers needed for wheelchair basketball tournament at Whitnall High School 1/8

» Longtime West Allis School Board member to step down, 4 seek 3 seats 1/8

» West Allis mayor unopposed, but races in three aldermanic districts 1/7

» Six seek four seats on Greenfield School Board 1/7

» Police ask help to find West Allis man, 50, missing since Tuesday 1/6

» West Allis Central High School club donates to disaster relief, vets 1/5

» 2015 preps state championships in suburban Milwaukee and Lake Country 1/5

» Man charged with hit-and-run involving pedestrian on Miller Park Way 1/4

» Whitnall gets $10,000 grant to make school forest more accessible 1/4

» Positive and uplifting stories in suburban Milwaukee and Lake Country in December 1/4

» Jurors allowed to hear about 2nd death in suitcase body trial 12/31

» Top 10 news stories of 2015 in Greenfield and West Allis 12/30

» Biz buzz: A look at the top business stories in Greenfield and West Allis in 2015 12/30

» Newspaper delivery may be delayed due to weather 12/29

» Milwaukee County declares snow emergency Dec. 28 12/28

» West Allis police seek help in shooting investigation 12/28

» West Allis commission picks new police chief Updated:  12/21

» Who should Packers fans be cheering for in the home stretch of 2015? 12/16

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