January 29, 2019

We have said “Yes-in-my-front-yard” for over 24 years to one project after another.

Shawn Schey, Cap Times / Read the Letter


January 24, 2019

A long history of trust and cooperation has been sacrificed.

Pat Alea, Wisconsin State Journal / Read the letter


January 28, 2019

Analysis of emails show that neighborhoods surrounding Edgewood High School oppose the new stadium 3 to 1

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January 23, 2019

…it would negatively impact livability for nearby residents and undermine urban greenspace in the neighboring Park and Pleasure Drive, Wingra Park, Vilas Park and on Lake Wingra.

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January 20, 2019

It’s coming soon to your neighborhood. Or not, if good sense prevails.”

John Robinson, Wisconsin State Journal / Read the Letter


January 13, 2019

I would counsel Edgewood to commit its resources to finding a worthier emblem of its academic excellence.”

Andrew Ladd, Wisconsin State Journal / Read the Letter


January 13, 2019

It’s not a compromise that’s offered in good faith because it’s come so late in the process.”

Tag Evers, NBC15 / Watch Video


January 9, 2019

…Open records request… shows a “pattern of deception” and “bad faith negotiating tactics.”

Lisa Speckhard Pasque, Cap Times / Read Full Article


January 9, 2019

Emails obtained via Open Records Requests reveal a pattern of bad-faith negotiating tactics and misinformation on the part of Edgewood High School with regard to its proposed Master Plan amendment.

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December 23, 2018

It is…about the money, particularly Edgewood High School’s need for new revenue streams, and it’s about protecting the livability of a city neighborhood.

Dianne Jenkins, Cap Times / Read the Column


DEcember 21, 2018

The compromise…was that Edgewood would be allowed to upgrade…but that they would NEVER add a sound system or lights.

Susan Nicol, Cap Times / Read the Letter


DEcember 13, 2018 | Press release

No New Stadium Grassroots Neighborhood Group Responds to Alder Allen Arntsen’s Statement on Edgewood High School’s Proposed Amendment to Master Plan

Response to Alder Arnsten’s Statement / Read the Press Release

 

DEcember 13, 2018

People who live around the school are strongly opposed to the changes, saying increased lights and noise from a nighttime football game would be disruptive to the neighborhood.

WISC TV Channel 3000 / Watch the video


DEcember 12, 2018

They’ve really done nothing to address the major concerns of the neighborhood which are the lights and the sound and just the unavoidable impact that a football stadium has on people who live very close to it."


WMTV Channel 15 / Watch the video


DEcember 6, 2018

If the stadium is ever approved, that’s it. It’s done. The neighborhood has to muster up a defense every time this comes around. Edgewood only has to win once.”

Isthmus / Read Full Article


DEcember 6, 2018

There’s no buffer between our home and the stands,” says Trest, gesturing out her window. “There’s no buffer between our home and the field.”

Isthmus / Read Full Article


November 28, 2018

It’s not adding to the tax base, it’s not adding a greater benefit to Madison as a whole.”

WORT, A Public Affair / Listen to call-in show with Josh Naprovnik


October 31, 2018

 We are a grassroots group of concerned citizens that…strongly oppose Edgewood’s recently unveiled plan to turn its new athletic field into a stadium.

Letter to the Plan Committee / Read the Full Letter