The only * podcast from and about Shorewood, Wis., pop. 13,162.

Also visit www.ShorewoodNewsroom.com

Produced by David M. Goldhaber

*as far as we know.

From the Dairy State’s most densely progressive municipality.

All protein; no manure or fillers.

Issues. Questions. Facts. Answers.

No.

Date

PODCAST INDEX

Notes

15

 

11/18/2021

 

 

Has the school board lost students, revenue, control or contact with reality?

 

Or . . .

All of the above?

Guest: Former

Lake Bluff Principal

Kirk Juffer

14

10/25/2021

 

 

Is the school board moving toward one-way communicating?

[Shut up. We’ll tell you]

 

Lie to me.

Guest: Lannette Brockman

 

13

9/7/2021

Why did the village president break her campaign promise about filling commission openings on her first outing? And can a trustee ethically serve both the village and Milwaukee?

(Yes, because they refuse to pass an ethics ordinance.)

 

Promises made; promises broken. But maybe we just don’t understand …

12

8/16/2021

 

 

 

 

Are Shorewood schools all they’re cracked up to be? Why are families pulling out their kids?

Guests: Judy Wood and Sam knox

 

 

 

11

8/8/2021

Dog diapers, pickleball and corruption in India

Does Shorewood have the safeguards necessary to protect against corruption?

Shorewood wants to look “progressive” without having to enforce the values

 

 

10

7/24/2021

Police Oversight

 

When the Shorewood Village Board meets Aug. 2, will trustees side with police, or residents who want more police accountability and citizen oversight?

Guests are Kristin Sziarto and Michelle Waite of the Police Accountability Committee of Shorewood, who discuss the police reorganization study and how officials are responding.

Contact the group here.

 

9

7/6/2021

Open Records

Fifteen years after settling a lawsuit over public records, a village committee again circles the wagons over the cost to citizens to monitor government.

 

 

What you don’t know, can’t hurt them.

8

6/18/2021

 

NEW! Legacy sound.

Marketing our village!

BUT WHY?

Plus . . . Should Lake Drive be wider and treeless? Is ‘Shorewood Today’ relevant and worth the money? ¿Quien es mas a la vanguardia: Shorewood Schools or School District of Elmbrook?

HEY! That’s our gravy in their train!

But is the train going where we want?

 

7

5/30-2021

PICKLE BALL!

Property assessment, ethics, development, and should Lake Dr. be closed to traffic?

6

 

5/14/2021

 

Save the mansions

 

Architect Jeff Stein discusses the blending of architecture and ecology to save the planet and even the Lake Dr. mansions before the bluffs collapse.

 

Jeff Stein

5

 

5/12/2021

 

Poop, police and ethics

 

Are Shorewoodians too progressive and trusting for their own good? And why are trustees shunning a code of ethics?

 

 

No poop bags?

4

 

4/27/2021

 

Raking Muck

 

Davida discusses Geoff’s cartoon fetish; new board members face learning curve on constitution, open meetings and records; Covid and in-person learning; Sunseekers appeal; Covid relief and more.

 

3

 

4/15/2021

 

Making Ripples

 

Shorewood High School editors discuss throwing an election forum for the whole community.

 

 

Shannon Carlson & Laura Oldfather

2

 

4/12/2021

 

Development

 

Davida and Geoff discuss the April 6, 2021 municipal election returns, and Davida produces statistics showing the turnout was not only low but the undervote was high. Also discussed, SpawnFest (like Woodstock for fish, but with polka music), high-density zoning, parking at Sunseekers location and fishless sandwiches.

 

 

No guest this week

1

 

4/1/2021

 

Spring election

 

Dr. Enrique Figueroa, the retired university professor and expert on agricultural economics, explains why he dropped out of the village board election an hour after he filed his campaign papers. Also, producing food in your yard, racism, consultants and health-code violations.

 

 

 

Dr. Enrique Figueroa

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