Author Archive: Ed Nadolski

Village agrees to changes, additional costs in River East project

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent As spring slips into summer, work on the Village of Waterford’s River East shoreline project along the Fox River is heating up. Alongside the progress in work has come a series of changes and cost updates related to the work. The Village Board on Monday approved […]

 
 

New hope for Mount Hope

New hope for Mount Hope

Pioneer cemetery restored and set to reopen to the public By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief Abandoned for 130 years and at one point so overgrown that it was unrecognizable, tiny Mount Hope Cemetery in the Town of Spring Prairie has been restored and will open to the public again […]

 
 

Farewell to the Class of 2017

Farewell to the Class of 2017

      Nearly 300 seniors ­– the largest class in years at Burlington High School – crossed over into the realm of graduates during the 2017 commencement ceremony at the school June 9. Mortarboards bearing bits of inspiration – or college destinations – ruled the day as the departing seniors offered […]

 
 

Village holds off on contract linked to downtown redevelopment

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent A company specializing in environmental remediation could be tapped to assist in downtown redevelopment efforts in Union Grove. But the proposal is on the back burner for the time being. The Village Board was slated to discuss a contract for ongoing environmental services as work on […]

 
 

School Board to consider charging groups to use facilities

By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief For the better part of two decades, the Burlington Area School District has allowed community groups to use school buildings – for everything from Boy Scout meetings to youth basketball tournaments – at little to no cost. That could change in the future, however, […]

 
 

Sheriff: Man left overdosing friend on side of road to die

Sheriff: Man left overdosing friend on side of road to die

A Franksville man is charged with a felony offense after allegedly dragging his overdosing friend to the side of the road and leaving him for dead in Burlington on Saturday. Brett M. Baumann, 22, was charged Monday in Racine County Circuit Court with first-degree recklessly endangering safety. He is scheduled […]

 
 

Pool site preparation begins

Pool site preparation begins

Current pool, tennis courts remain open through season By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief Preliminary preparation of Burlington’s new aquatic center site began in earnest late last week after the City Council approved a resolution allowing the use of fill from the nearby Kendall Street reconstruction project. And although patrons […]

 
 

Club to host garden walk

Garden enthusiasts are invited to view five private gardens and two community gardens during the Burlington Garden Club’s 2017 Walk and Raffle. The walk will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 9. The event will give the public an opportunity to visit gardens in the Burlington and […]

 
 

Home values under review

Perceived low level has Union Grove considering re-evaluation By Dave Fidlin Correspondent As a precursor toward planning for future residential developments and a possible re-evaluation in the village, a Union Grove panel recently combed through current housing data. According to results from a recently completed analysis, Union Grove’s incorporated limits […]

 
 

City will crack down on unattended boats

City will crack down on unattended boats

Officials will ask owner to remove boats; may confiscate if they remain on city property By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief What has been a longstanding practice of fishermen storing their boats near the public access area for Rockland Lake – or any other body of water for that matter – in Burlington […]

 
 
 
 
 

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