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Break-ins.  There have been house break-ins in the Westbrook, Piedmont, South Prairie Road and Stratford area.  Be on the look-out and report any suspicious activity to the police.  If it is ongoing, call 911.  Also, be sure to have lights going on and off when you are away.

Secure websites. Ever wonder if a website you’re looking at is secure? If the URL starts with “https” rather than “http.” The “s” stands for secure.  Also, most modern browsers will highlight the “https” in green, the entire URL in green, or show the website identification to the left of the URL in green.

Halloween Info.  Trick or treating is generally from 4 – 8 p.m. on Halloween.  Put your porch light on if you want scary visitors.  Wednesday 3-6 there’s a downtown Halloween night at State St. and the Capitol Square for families and kids 12 and under.  Lots of good stuff.


Tuesday, October 27 at 2:00 p.m. Evaluating Charities at Attic Angel Place (8301 Old Sauk Road). Come learn about how to how to establish a legacy, planned giving, and more. You’ll  receive a copy of the Wisconsin Senior Guide on how to avoid scams. Call SAIL at 230-4321 or email us at by October 24 to register!

Tuesday, Oct. 27  6:30-8:00 p.m. West Side Warblers at the West Madison Senior Center (602 Sawyer Terrace). If you love to sing or play an instrument, come along.  They provide the words and music.

Wednesday, Oct. 28  3:00-5:00 Meadowridge Minecraft Club.  Grab your friends and come to library for multiplayer Minecraft action. Bring your own computer, or use one of ours. No account necessary. Grades 6-12.Thursday, Oct. 29 noon – 1:00 p.m.  (ongoing)

Thursday, Oct. 29 noon – 1:00 p.m. Adult Computer Literacy at the Theresa Terrace Neighborhood Center (1409 Theresa Terrace). An instructor will answer your questions and help you become a computer guru.

Thursday, Oct. 29  3:30-5:30 p.m. Pick Your Flick: Scary Movie Night at the Meadowridge Library.  Join us for Meadowridge’s second-annual Scary Movie Night for teens! Costumes encouraged, candy available. Choose from three movies; selections to be announced. All PG-13  Teen (grades 6-12)

Saturday, Oct. 31  5:00 p.m. Trunk or Treat: A Safe Place to Trick or Treat. The Good Shepherd Parking Lot (corner of Raymond Rd. and Whitney Way) Inside if raining.

Tuesday, Nov. 2  Deadline to apply for the Certified Nursing Assistant Scholars Program provided by Agrace Hospice and Palliative C are.  You could receive paid training and be hired as a CNA at Agrace.  Call 327-7236 or go to

Wednesday, Nov. 4  4:30-5:30 p.m. Read to a Dog at the Meadowridge Library. Bring a favorite book and read aloud to a furry friend. Time slots available on a first-come, first-served basis. Families or All Ages, School Age (grades K-5).