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Don’t Be Haunted by a Halloween Purchase Gone Wrong

Pop-up stores and websites offering Halloween costumes and decorations seem to come out of nowhere every fall. Before falling for a trick, rather than a treat, Better Business Bureau Serving...

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2013 Holiday Folk Fair International to Host 5k Run/Walk

The 13th annual Around The World 5K Run/Walk, benefitting The Salvation Army of Milwaukee County, will be held Sun., Nov. 24, at 9:00 a.m. as part of the 70th annual...

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Family Care Program In Need Of An Overhaul

The Family Care Program, which has come under much scrutiny over the last two years, may be in need of some serious reform. There are nine Managed Care Organizations contracted...

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Travel Around the World at the 70th Annual Holiday Folk Fair International

Holiday Folk Fair International will be held Fri., Nov. 22 – Sun., Nov. 24, 2013 at the Wisconsin Exposition Center at State Fair Park in West Allis, Wis. A program of...

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BBB Tips: How to Find a Reliable Auto Mechanic

When your vehicle needs repairs, you don't need a crash course in auto mechanics, but you should know how to find a reliable shop and mechanic. Better Business Bureau and the...

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Online Rental Scams: Beware

Western Union & Better Business Bureau Fight Online Rental Scams As consumers scan the Internet for good deals, particularly on free classified websites, sophisticated scammers are poised to prey on unsuspecting...

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Special Attractions Abound at Fall Home & Remodeling Show

In addition to the hundreds of home improvement and remodeling exhibitors, the 23rd Annual Milwaukee/NARI Fall Home & Remodeling Show, presented by Kohl’s Floor Covering, will feature the Milwaukee/NARI Information...

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Milwaukee/NARI to Present 23rd Annual Fall Home & Remodeling Show

The 23rd annual Milwaukee/NARI Fall Home & Remodeling Show, presented by Kohl’s Floor Covering, will be held Fri., Sept. 20 – Sun., Sept. 22, 2013, at the Wisconsin Exposition Center...

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Milwaukee/NARI Offers “Cost vs. Value” Panel Discussion on September 18

The Milwaukee chapter of the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (Milwaukee/NARI), the area’s leading home improvement and remodeling industry resource for more than 52 years, will sponsor a free...

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Harley-Davidson Museum® and Milwaukee/NARI Partner on Ticket Promotion

The Harley-Davidson Museum® and the Milwaukee/NARI Home Improvement Council have partnered to offer southeastern Wisconsin residents an opportunity to visit the Museum and the 2013 Fall Home & Remodeling Show...

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New Berlin resident named spokesman for smoking cessation program

A New Berlin resident wants to help smokers quit smoking for good. Keran Farrell, a former smoker kicked the habit himself and now wants to use that experience to...

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Just Between Friends Announces Three Fall Sales, Including Milwaukee County

Just Between Friends (JBF) has announced three Fall community children’s and maternity consignment sales in the metro area. The Milwaukee sale will be held September 22 through 27, at the...

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Milwaukee/NARI Offers Five Tips For Lighting Small Spaces

Lighting a small space can be a tricky task, as small spaces limit the size of the fixtures you can use as well as the intensity of the lights....

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Milwaukee/NARI Members Offer Tips for Improved Insulation and Upgraded Appliances - Part 2

The Milwaukee/NARI Home Improvement Council, Inc., the area’s leading home improvement and remodeling industry resource for 52 years, offers steps to help reduce a home’s energy costs that also benefit...

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Milwaukee/NARI Members Offer Tips for Improved Insulation and Upgraded Appliances - Part 1

There are simple steps to help reduce a home’s energy costs that also benefit the environment, according to members of the Milwaukee/NARI Home Improvement Council, Inc., the area’s leading home...

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Consumers Increase Spending on Remodeling Projects in 2013

Increased spending on home remodel projects, use of nontraditional materials, and incorporation of modern design options are themes in home remodeling so far in 2013, according to the members of...

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Wisconsin BBB Advises: Beware of Green Dot MoneyPak Scams

The Wisconsin Better Business Bureau is warning consumers to beware of scammers using the Green Dot MoneyPak prepaid cards to scam. These reloadable debit cards are widely available nationwide and can...

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Avoiding Restaurant Nightmares

OAK CREEK, Wis. – Ask almost any new parent and most would agree that one of the things they miss from their days without children is the opportunity to go...

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Free Shred Event helped Thousands of Wisconsinites Fight Identity Theft

The Better Business Bureau of Wisconsin’s spring ShredFest events in Milwaukee, Madison and Green Bay were very successful, with record totals. We had a combined total of more than 1,600...

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American Cancer Society Cancer Prevention Study-3

As the American Cancer Society celebrates its 100th birthday, the American Cancer Society is looking to local residents to help finish the fight against cancer by reaching full enrollment in...

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Community Watch

» West Allis superintendent finalists hail from Shorewood, Greendale, MPS 2/23

» Sandra's on the Park to take Mia Famiglia's place in Hales Corners 2/20

» Greenfield Plan Commission mixed on idea of Goodwill opening on S. 76th St. 2/19

» Naked Furniture in Greenfield to close 2/19

» West Allis man arrested on seventh drunken driving charge 2/18

» Two suburban superintendents in top 3 for West Allis-West Milwaukee 2/18

» Greenfield's Naked Furniture to close April 30 2/17

» Greenfield Plan Commission clears Chapman project, Meijer for hearings 2/17

» With Butch's Old Casino downtown to close in March, Butch's Pub opens in West Allis Updated:  2/13

» Federal official encourages more schools to join free meal program 2/11

» West Allis-West Milwaukee superintendent candidate interviews delayed 2/11

» Wisconsin high school under fire for assignment on political ideology 2/10

» West Allis-West Milwaukee officials react to proposed state budget 2/10

» Residents to quiz West Allis-West Milwaukee superintendent candidates 2/10

» Requests to attend Nathan Hale High School in West Allis push attendance over edge 2/10

» 2 men charged in string of south side fast-food robberies 2/9

» My Community Now and Lake Country Now websites switch to Viafoura commenting 2/9

» Greenfield paramedics in viral photo say 'shovel it forward' 2/3

» Greenfield firefighter/paramedics good deed goes viral 2/3

» Answers and winners of the Suburban Selfies contest revealed! 1/29

» West Allis-West Milwaukee School Board saves $1.7 million 1/28

» A West Allis-West Milwaukee District administrator might be laid off 1/27

» West Allis-West Milwaukee School Board approves selling Roosevelt 1/27

» Denny's coming to Highway 100 in Greenfield 1/21

» Suspected getaway driver in deadly robbery tells police being helpful 'in her nature' Updated:  1/19

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