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Local Briefs: June 6, 2012
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DarlingtonRides will be available at weekend canoe festivalDARLINGTON - Revelers at this weekend's Canoe Festival can take advantage of free taxi rides home, thanks to a state grant.This is the third consecutive year the Darlington Police Department has received a grant from the Wisconsin Department of Transportation to partner with the Road Crew of Darlington to provide the free rides.The program is intended to keep roads safe by providing a free rides to those who may be drinking during the Darlington Canoe Festival.Free taxi rides will be available Friday night, June 8, from 10 p.m. to 3 a.m., and Saturday night, June 9, from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. Anyone who wishes to use the service can ask a bartender or police officer, or hail a taxi as it passes.MonroeCards for Fair share drawing now availableMONROE - Shares are now available for the Green County Fair.Cards will be available at the fair office, 2600 10th St., and must be turned in no later than 4 p.m. on Friday, June 29. Cards may be dropped in the mail slot at the office also.The drawing will take place the first week of July.