You can work at home in the Village … but new regulations are being considered

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent With the overarching goal of maintaining the residential character of its neighborhoods, Village of Waterford officials have proposed an ordinance to place tighter restrictions around home-based employees and business owners. The Village Board on April 13 had a first reading of an ordinance that, if enacted, […]


Wife complains of being choked during sex

A 28-year-old man who police say was intoxicated while reportedly choking his wife during a three-way sexual encounter is back in the Racine County Jail. Charged with felony bail jumping is Brandon J. Stokes, Burlington. According to the criminal complaint, city officers were called to the 300 block of East […]


Fatality in Sunday crash ID’ed

Fatality in Sunday crash ID’ed

The Racine County Sheriff’s Department confirmed Tuesday that the driver killed on Highway 75 in a crash early Sunday was 72-year-old Larry L. Burchell of Yorkville. The crash occurred at about 5 a.m. Sunday when the driver of a Ford Escape fell asleep at the wheel and drifted into the […]


Vos says lawmakers are working to improve budget

By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor While much of the reaction around the state to the proposed biennial budget has been in response to cuts in education funding, State Assembly Speaker Robin Vos found himself answering mostly questions about a possible new Milwaukee Bucks arena Tuesday night. Vos – whose father, Tom, […]


Lynam named new Miss BAC

Lynam named new Miss BAC

Haley Lynam, a Racine native attending Marquette University, was named Miss Burlington Area ChocolateFest 2016 Saturday afternoon. Lynam defeated a field of three other competitors, and earned a $500 scholarship for the victory. She also won the top interview and top talent awards for the pageant – a Miss Wisconsin […]


Driver killed in two-car crash

Driver killed in two-car crash

A two-vehicle car crash on Highway 75 Sunday resulted in the death of one of the drivers. According to a press release from the Racine County Sheriff’s department, the Racine County Communications Center received a 911 call for a crash on 75 just south of Highway A in the Town […]


City turns within for new police chief

By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor The search for a new City of Burlington police chief will – for now – remain local. According to various sources, the Burlington Police and Fire Commission made the recommendation that the job be posted internally first. According to Lt. Mark Anderson, the only job requirement […]


What a nuisance! Waterford trying to cut down on chronic police calls

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent A proposed ordinance aimed at charging property owners who overuse police resources could be added to the Town of Waterford’s books as soon as next month. The Town Board on May 11 continued to discuss a proposed chronic nuisance ordinance that was first discussed in April. […]


Broncos students show off skills

By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor There’s nothing like a practical application for what students learn in a classroom. That’s the mission statement of SkillsUSA – a program Union Grove Union High School students recently took part in. SkillsUSA – a partnership between students, teachers and industry to put skilled into use […]


Man dies in Waterford house fire

Man dies in Waterford house fire

An 88-year-old man died Thursday morning in a fire at his home in the Village of Waterford. Other occupants of the home were able to escape the blaze. Two of them were taken by rescue personnel to St. Luke’s Hospital, Milwaukee, for treatment of unspecified injuries, according to the Racine […]


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