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Revenues are down in BASD budget

  Ultimate impact on tax rate yet to be determined By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief The Burlington Area School District’s Finance Committee began combing through its preliminary budget for 2017-18 May 1 by examining revenues and fees. The budget currently predicts an increase in enrollment as well as 2.27 percent […]

 
 

WGSD re-ups with busing contractor

  District also decides switch to committee of the whole format By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Dousman Transport Co. will continue busing students in the Waterford Graded School District through at least the next two years as part of a plan officials approved. The WGSD School Board on April 24 issued […]

 
 

Preparing for the worst

Burlington officials will get disaster training Burlington Mayor Jeannie Hefty often wonders what would happen if a train derailed in the heart of Burlington, spilling hazardous materials and forcing the evacuation of the downtown area. For that reason, the mayor and five other city officials are joining in a Racine […]

 
 

Wind Lake teen arrested in drug bust

Wind Lake teen arrested in drug bust

A Wind Lake teen faces multiple drug charges after he was arrested Wednesday by a team of officers from the Racine Metro and Waukesha County drug units. Andrew Sikorski, 17, was arrested at a residence in the 7800 block of S. Loomis Rd., after he was investigated for allegedly selling LSD, […]

 
 

Woman says husband ran over her ankle

A 35-year-old Union Grove man allegedly ran over his wife’s ankle with his truck during an argument Sunday. Deputies were called to the 700 block of Vine Street in Union Grove at about 10:45 p.m. Sunday after a woman reported that her husband had run her over. The 46-year-old woman […]

 
 

Waterford has concerns about Highway 36 plans

  Village would like to see improved safety at Main St. intersection By Dave Fidlin Correspondent The Village of Waterford will go on record in expressing concern with some of the conceptual plans associated with the Wisconsin Department of Transportation’s forthcoming project along Highway 36. The Village Board on April […]

 
 

Weather that’s for the dogs

Weather that’s for the dogs

      Erin Laplante, of Racine, and her canine buddy are bundled up for the weather during the third annual Bark for Life fundraiser for the American Cancer Society April 30 in Waterford. See a full story and more photos from the event in the print edition of the Waterford Post. […]

 
 

Sale clears way for building on vacant downtown lot

Sale clears way for building on vacant downtown lot

Project to on prominent corner to feature retail, offices By Jason Arndt Staff Writer The Burlington Common Council authorized the sale of two properties on East Chestnut Street to Burlington Core Upgrades II at its meeting on Tuesday, contingent on several items, including a developer’s agreement. Burlington Core Upgrades, which […]

 
 

Making a splash

Making a splash

City approves bonds for new water park; work will begin in fall for 2018 opening By Jason Arndt Staff Writer The new Burlington Community Pool is coming into fruition, after the Common Council authorized the purchase of two bonds at its Tuesday meeting, where council members learned the city has […]

 
 

Deep spring cleaning

Deep spring cleaning

      Employees of Veolia remove paints and other household chemicals from vehicles using the drive-through drop-off at the Clean Sweep event in Burlington Saturday. A total of 762 vehicles representing people from seven area communities took advantage of the event. See this week’s print editions of the Standard Press, Waterford […]

 
 
 
 
 

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