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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 […]

 
 

A second helping of breakfast

A second helping of breakfast

Schaal family steps up for second straight year   By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor Last year went so well, the Schaal Family decided to step up and make “Breakfast on the Farm” happen again. For the second straight year after a 15-year break, Racine County will have a dairy breakfast, served […]

 
 

Neighbors concerned about proposed special ed house

But city backs request to rezone property for district program By Jason Arndt Staff Writer A plan to rezone a residential property to institutional use ­– for the sole purpose of housing an educational program for young adults with developmental disabilities – drew concerns from Burlington residents in Tuesday’s Common […]

 
 

Planners back zoning for special ed. facility

By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor The Burlington Area School District on Tuesday got approved for the next step in moving its Project Active Citizen program to a new home. The City of Burlington Plan Commission recommended approval of a request to rezone the property at 340 Church St. from single family […]

 
 

Town joins opposition to sidewalk near golf course

By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor Town of Waterford Chairman Tom Hincz added his name Monday night to a letter bound for the Wisconsin Department of Transportation. Rivermoor Golf Club is protesting the addition of a sidewalk associated with the Main Street Project, which is projected to start in the next year […]

 
 
 
 
 

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