Author Archive: Ed Nadolski

BHS considers dumping class rank

New system would weigh several factors of performance By Alex Johnson Correspondent Principal Eric Burling and teacher Jim Dennert of Burlington High School gave a presentation to the Burlington Area School District Curriculum Committee Monday about the possibility of switching from a class rank system to a laude-point system. Currently, […]

 
 

Village reviewing high school’s referendum-fueled expansion plans

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Voters will have a say in Union Grove High School’s expansion plans during next month’s $7.85 million referendum question. District officials, however, are not wasting any time in setting the stage for the ambitious project, which is aimed at benefiting the high school’s agriculture, industrial arts […]

 
 

Hearing set for former teacher in sex assault case

Hearing set for former teacher in sex assault case

Richmond, 41, is accused of having sex with students By Jason Arndt Staff Writer With trials pending in both Racine and Kenosha county circuit courts, a former Kenosha teacher and Waterford pastor accused of having sexual contact with students had one court proceeding adjourned this week, and is awaiting the […]

 
 

Scouts to play game of Clue in downtown

  By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief Hundreds of Boy Scouts, friends and family members will descend upon downtown Burlington Saturday for an event labeled: Clue, Scouting Edition. The scouts and others will visit 30 local businesses and agencies, collecting clues along the way as they attempt to solve the […]

 
 

Scout overwhelmed by success of park project

Scout overwhelmed by success of park project

It’s named Martin’s Square in his family’s honor By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief Aspiring Eagle Scout Tommy Martin admits he’s a bit overwhelmed by the thought that his seemingly simple suggestion rallied a community and created a showcase park for the city. When he first approached Mayor Jeannie Hefty […]

 
 

Village backs plan to keep geese off parkland

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Village of Waterford officials are hoping a natural repellent will mitigate ongoing concerns of geese disrupting vegetation on village-owned parkland. The Village Board on Sept. 25 voted to use Flight Control Plus, a solution touted as environmentally friendly, yet effective, in managing geese and other feathered […]

 
 

Rolling thunder

Rolling thunder

Tractors make their way down Dover Line Road in Waterford on Sunday during the 22-mile Tractorcade. The event, organized by the Waterford Lion’s Club, culminated with a chicken barbecue at Whitford Park. (Photo by Toni Schneider)

 
 

A life in groceries

A life in groceries

Paul Spiegelhoff was most comfortable on the sales floor By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief In 91 years of life, Paul Spiegelhoff saw the grocery business come a full circle. “He was fascinated with this place,” his son, Dave, said of the store, Gooseberries Fresh Food Market, that Dave currently […]

 
 

They’ve got spirit

They’ve got spirit

Burlington High celebrates homecoming Students at Burlington High School are celebrating “Blacklight Nights” this week as part of the school’s annual homecoming. The week of school spirit-building activities began Saturday with the Demon Dash run and continued during the school week with a series of dress-up days and activities, according […]

 
 

District offers 1.26% teacher pay raise

Teachers union seeks an additional 1.76% By Alex Johnson Correspondent The Burlington Area School District School Board Personnel Committee and the Burlington Education Association met Sept. 25 to discuss and exchange proposals regarding base wages for the current school year. After exchanging proposals, the meeting moved into a closed session, […]

 
 
 
 
 

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