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State Highway 69 Reconstruction

State Highway 69 Reconstruction Construction is scheduled to take place summer of 2019.  During construction, the roadway will be closed to through traffic.  Access to residences and bisinesses throughout the corridor will be maintained. The project begins near the intersection of County Road D in Belleville, WI and extends north approximately 8.56 miles to the… Read More

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The Troubleshooting Process for Town Websites

How many times have you sat on hold while a technician on the other end of the phone tried to walk you through a troubleshooting process? The process can be time-consuming and frustrating, not to mention –all too often it’s effective. Since every problem is unique, the troubleshooting process should also be unique. Unfortunately though,… Read More

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HOW TO: Add Events to the Calendar

In TownCMS v5, we have improved how the Calendar of Events works by adding new functionality. This “HOW TO” was put together to help current municipal customers of ours see how it would work when upgrading to v5, and especially for any other town who is thinking of switching to Town Web Design. Here are the highlights… Read More

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All About Analytics for Town Websites

One question that comes in regularly from municipal customers is the request to add what’s known as a ‘hit counter’ to their website. A hit counter is a small, online counter that sits on a section of the web page, and counts how many visitors arrive on the page. But while this small device can… Read More

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What Goes on the Contact Us Page?

The purpose of a contact page is simple: to give those looking to contact you, a way of contacting you! Often though, the importance of the humble contact page is overlooked. All too often, the contact page is poorly designed, overlooked, and neglected –almost as an afterthought in the design process. This is unfortunate though,… Read More

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The Anatomy of a Municipal Web Site’s Homepage

In Summer 2015, we started launching new sites for our municipal customers that are built on TownCMS v5. This is a big enhancement to a municipal site, which includes page designs that are done in Responsive Web Design (RWD). I wanted to share an overview of a site design by breaking down the anatomy of a municipal web site’s… Read More

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Requirements for Town Email Archiving and Management

In today’s world, many people prefer to communicate with organizations via email. Due to the prevalence of email-based communication, it’s becoming increasingly important for municipalities to have their own email archiving systems, usually based on the state’s requirements. Email archiving is essentially a vault that can store emails. An email archiving system makes it easy… Read More