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Guilt By Association

Elections, political campaign scandal

Judas betrayed Jesus. Does that make the other 11 Apostles “guilty by association”?

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We are in the Top Ten!


When Mark Maley, the online editor for all of the CommunityNOW sites, informed me last summer that my blog was one of NOW's most popular, I was pleasantly surprised.

On Monday, January 5, Mr. Maley sent an email expressing greetings, thanks, and the news that total page views or "hits" on the NOW sites in 2008 were 12.5 million - a 58% increase over the 7.9 million page views in 2007. 

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The 3 A's

NBPS Administrators, New Berlin Schools

A meeting regarding the District Vision for the Arts will be held by New Berlin Public Schools Superintendent Paul Kreutzer on Wednesday, January 28 at 7:00 pm at New Berlin West High School in the Performing Arts Center.

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Alert: No School Thursday

New Berlin Schools

Due to the frigid weather/wind chill forecast for Thursday, January 15, New Berlin Public Schools will be closed and extra-curricular activities (for Thursday) will be cancelled.

Brrrrrr, It's Cold. Schools Will Be Closed On Friday

New Berlin Schools

New Berlin Public Schools will also be closed on Friday, January 16 and all Friday's extracurricular activities will be cancelled due to the weather conditions.    

Circuit City Closing Its Stores reports:  

Bankrupt Circuit City has sought court approval to close its remaining 567 U.S. stores and sell all its merchandise. The company said its Canadian operations, which employ 3,000 workers, will continue to operate.

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Barely Attended

School Board

The January 14 Journal Sentinel newspaper editorial “She’s Back!”,  which criticizes Milwaukee Public Schools Board Member Charlene Hardin, reminds us that $2,500 from the district was spent for a Philadelphia conference on school safety that “she barely attended”.

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MLK, Jr and Helping Others


Life's most urgent question is: what are you doing for others?
---Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Bye Bush, Hello Obama

Elections, Events

Barack Obama’s message of hope, change, and unity resonated with a majority of American voters.

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Wal-Mart: The High Cost of Low Price

community, Events

Did you know that the New Berlin Public Library has a film discussion series?

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They're Back!

Elections, political campaign scandal

Jefferson Davis and Ted Wysocki want their old jobs back.

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Cool Stuff For Kids Fair

community, Events, Local groups

Parents and students (K-12) who are looking for academic and cultural enrichment programs that offer curriculum and opportunities for high-achieving students should attend the COOL STUFF FOR KIDS FAIR this Saturday.

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Sen. Lazich Is On Worst Legislators List

musings, State

Milwaukee Magazine’s February 2009 issue features an article titled “ Best and Worst Legislators”.

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Voters Forums in New Berlin

Aldermen, City government, community, Elections, Events, NBPS Administrators, New Berlin Schools, School Board

Because four people are running for mayor and there are six New Berlin School Board candidates (for 2 seats), a primary election is necessary. The primary is on February 17 and the general election, April 7.

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