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Seats on local councils, boards are on April ballot By Jason Arndt Editor Area residents seeking seats on local government bodies at different levels can launch their candidacies this week. As of Dec. 1, prospective candidates looking to serve on the Burlington Town Board, Burlington Common Council and Burlington Area […]

 
 

Probable cause found in homicide case

Probable cause found in homicide case

Four defendants are bound over for trial By Jason Arndt Editor Despite objections by their attorneys, four Racine men accused in the Nov. 15 shooting death of Joseph Riley were bound over for trial, which will be before Kenosha County Circuit Court Judge Jason Rossell. Kenosha County Commissioner Loren Keating, […]

 
 

Burlington’s brush with George Bush

Burlington’s brush with George Bush

Mayor Hefty remembers late president’s visit By Jason Arndt Editor Before President George Herbert Walker Bush died on Nov. 30, the former Commander-in-Chief made many stops nationally and internationally, including a visit to the City of Burlington 26 years ago. Bush, seeking re-election in 1992, visited Burlington as part of […]

 
 

Hey Santa!

Hey Santa!

     Chloe Watson, 5, and her sister, Clara Watson, 2, meet Santa and Mrs. Claus Saturday at the Waterford Library after the tree lighting. The tree lighting ceremony usually follows the Christmas parade, but the parade was postponed a week because of rain. Absolutely Waterford’s 20th annual Winter Wonderland […]

 
 

CCHS presents ‘A Christmas Carol’

CCHS presents ‘A Christmas Carol’

Students, community come together for retelling of classic tale By Jason Arndt Editor Topper Hall at Catholic Central High School in Burlington is where holiday magic will happen starting 7 p.m. Thursday, when the Catholic Central Theater Association premieres “A Christmas Carol,” which continues through the weekend.       The presentation […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      For every local resident who believes he or she has no voice in local government, now is the time have your voice heard. Local offices – ranging from city councils to town and village boards and school boards – will appear on the ballot this spring, which means it’s […]

 
 

Grove committee reviews village’s 2019 utility budgets

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent A Village of Union Grove panel recently reviewed spending plans linked to the village’s three utilities for the year ahead. Members of the village’s Water, Wastewater, Storm Water and Streets Committee combed through the financial documents at a meeting Nov. 19. According to documents in the […]

 
 

New middle school eyed for 2021-22

New middle school eyed for 2021-22

District to start planning process in December By Jason Arndt Editor Following taxpayer approval of a multi-million dollar facilities referendum in early November, the Burlington Area School District looks to begin the planning process on Dec. 10, when the School Board will start putting together a financing plan. As part […]

 
 

Waterford’s Christmas parade postponed to Dec. 8

Waterford’s Christmas parade postponed to Dec. 8

  Tree-lighting ceremony is still on for Saturday evening Absolutely Waterford’s 20th annual Winter Wonderland Christmas parade has been rescheduled to Saturday, Dec. 8. The parade was originally scheduled for Dec. 1, but was postponed due to an unfavorable weather forecast. A tree-lighting ceremony, performance by carolers and pictures with […]

 
 

Merry Christmas, Charlie Brown!

Merry Christmas, Charlie Brown!

Young Haylofters present classic tale this weekend The Young Haylofters will present “A Charlie Brown Christmas” – the familiar tale of a Christmas season lost in commercialization by cartoonist Charles Schulz – for six shows this weekend. The youthful cast, directed by Julie Busch, will perform Friday at 7 p.m., […]

 
 
 
 
 

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