No new stadium

No lights. No amplified sound.

UPDATE MARCH 7, 2019, 12pm. At the Wednesday, March 6 DMNA Council meeting, the Council passed a motion to meet next Wednesday to discuss the terms of engagement with Edgewood High School. The Council, for the first time in remembered history, will meet twice in one month, signifying the importance of this issue to the neighborhood and the Council’s commitment to a transparent process.

FEBRUARY 23, 2019. The Edgewood High School Board of Trustees announced it will seek permits for outdoor lighting and sound amplification on the practice field. Bordered by Monroe and Woodrow Streets the field is a mere 65 feet away from the nearest residential property. The Dudgeon Monroe Neighborhood Association has opposed the project while noting a history of support for other Edgewood projects in recent years.

Read NO New Stadium’s response.

Noise and light impacts on the neighborhood would be significant in terms of intensity and reach. You can take action to protect Lake Wingra, Madison’s quietest lake, from sky glow and noise pollution. Tell the city to say “No” to the stadium.


The Waunakee High School football stadium has been held up as an example of the technology Edgewood High School plans to use.

Click on the images Above to see and hear for yourself.

Review the data here.

A thing is right when it tends to preserve the integrity, stability and beauty of the biotic community. It is wrong when it tends otherwise.

ALDO LEOPOLD, A Sand County Almanac

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That’s the percentage of Edgewood High School students that live in the 53711 zip code (Madison and Fitchburg).


The number of households in the residential and business area along Monroe Street represented by the Dudgeon-Monroe Neighbohood Association.


The percentage of respondents opposing the new stadium in 2018.