Author Archive: Ed Nadolski

It floats their boats

It floats their boats

Village hosts ribbon cutting for new canoe/kayak launch June 16 marked the culmination of an effort and the beginning of a journey. The Village of Waterford hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony at Village Hall Park to mark the official opening of four canoe and kayak launches. The launches are designed to […]

 
 

Fire department honored for heart care

On June 7, the Union Grove-Yorkville Fire Department was awarded the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline EMS Bronze Award for implementing quality improvement measures for the treatment of patients who experience severe heart attacks. With more than 250,000 people experiencing what is called a STEMI – an elevation of the […]

 
 

Council OKs parkway signs for city rummage sale event

Council OKs parkway signs for city rummage sale event

By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Burlington’s Common Council will allow residents to place yard sale signs in city-owned parkways during the annual citywide rummage sale held July 29 and 30. In a report to the council during the July 21 meeting, Alderman Edward Johnson said he received correspondence from a […]

 
 

Bulk pick-up put on back burner

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Maybe at some point, but not now. The Waterford Village Board overwhelmingly delivered this response as a proposed annual bulk item pick-up day went under the microscope. With early backing by the village’s Finance Committee, plans had been in motion to revise an existing contract with […]

 
 

Ten Club Park plans advance

New gazebo, river outlook area are included By Dave Fidlin Correspondent A new gazebo, access to the Fox River and paying homage to the village’s history are among the features included in Ten Club Park’s concept plan, which has received backing from municipal officials. With expertise from such consultants as […]

 
 

DNR downplays cougar report

No evidence to back up Wheatland sighting, official says By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Despite a reported sighting of a cougar in the Town of Wheatland Tuesday, there was no evidence to support the claim, according to a Department of Natural Resource official. Wildlife Biologist Marty Johnson, who oversees both […]

 
 

New fire chief answers the call

New fire chief answers the call

Burlington Mayor Jeannie Hefty welcomes Fire Chief Alan Babe to the city after his hiring was officially approved at Tuesday’s Common Council meeting. Babe replaces Perry Howard, who resigned at the end of last year. (Photo by Jason Arndt)

 
 

Rockin’ on the river

Rockin’ on the river

      Cold Sweat and the Brew City Horns perform June 16 at Village Hall Park as part of the Waterford River Rhythms concert series. The eight-piece band played a variety of popular songs during the 2-1/2 hour concert. (Photo by Jennifer Eisenbart)

 
 

It’s wants vs. needs in Waterford

Budget crunch has village prioritizing expenses By Dave Fidlin Correspondent As budgetary constraints and anticipated shortfalls remain an ongoing issue of concern in the years ahead, officials in the Village of Waterford are re-examining a list of expenses for this year and beyond. The Village Board and Finance Committee held […]

 
 

Crash claims life of student athlete

Crash claims life of student athlete

Community rallies in memory of Taylor Skendziel   By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor With the summer sun still bright, a handful of red balloons drifted slowly into the evening sky Saturday. Minutes earlier, friends and family of Taylor Skendziel circled around members of the Union Grove High School softball team as […]

 
 
 
 
 

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