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School Board debates reach of gun ban

District considers banning weapons on all district properties By Jennifer Eisenbart Staff writer It’s not the idea of guns in schools that the Burlington Area School District is wrestling with right now – federal law prohibits that. What BASD is trying to figure out now is whether it will increase […]

 
 

Taking stock, giving thanks

Taking stock, giving thanks

Just in time to help purchase much-needed supplies for the holidays, Arlene Odeja of the Union Grove Area Food Bank (left) is thankful to receive a $2,000 donation from Laurie Ehleiter, president of the Union Grove Kiwanis Club. The Kiwanis Club this year is also donating Christmas gifts for 25 […]

 
 

To repave or replace is the big question

Highways 20/83 design project getting ready to hit the road By Patricia Bogumil Waterford Post interim editor State transportation officials are asking the Waterford Village Board for input to use as a road map in designing either a repaving or reconstruction of Highway 20/83 through the village. A Design Process […]

 
 

Village offers levy freeze, worker pay-ins, planning

By Patricia Bogumil Waterford Post interim editor  Before any new numbers could be plugged in or moved around in the Village of Waterford 2012 budget process, one old number had to stay the same. “Our Village Board President, Tom Roanhouse, was very adamant that we would not raise our levy,” […]

 
 

Bottom line holds steady in city

Officials anticipate little change in city’s portion of property tax bills By Jennifer Eisenbart Staff writer As the City of Burlington nears the end of its budget process for 2012, it looks like city taxpayers will avoid a tax increase for next year. That isn’t exactly a surprise, given that […]

 
 

New crosswalks create new set of problems

City seeks solution for West State Street pedestrian safety hazard By Jennifer Eisenbart Staff writer After commissioning a traffic study last year and installing crosswalks at the intersections of West State Street and Elmwood and Maple avenues, City of Burlington officials thought they had a solution for the safety of […]

 
 

Shepherds College recommended for accreditation

Shepherds College recommended for accreditation

By Julie Rossman Correspondent After just three years in existence, Shepherds College, Union Grove, is now one step closer to being fully accredited as a post-secondary school for young adults with intellectual disabilities. The college hosted a review team from the North Central Association – Commission on Accreditation and School […]

 
 

Veterans feted and treated at breakfast buffet

Daniel Fuerstenberg, Burlington (at left), a former Air Force paramedic who served in the Vietnam War, is among the area veterans treated on Veterans Day to a tribute breakfast organized by (front, from left) Kathy Romanak, Mary and Gonzalo Perez, Al Romanak (back) and Jeff “Doc” Dentice. (Photo by Patricia Bogumil)

By Patricia Bogumil Waterford Post interim editor Some area veterans were honored on Veterans Day with more than just a mouthful of praise. Allen and Kathy Romanak, owners of Waterford Wash ’N Dry Coin Laundry, teamed up with Gonzalo and Mary Perez, owners of Marty’s Diamond Restaurant, to treat 117 area […]

 
 

Town proposes pay freeze, less patrols, worker pay-ins

By Patricia Bogumil Waterford Post interim editor Town and Village of Waterford officials hope that local taxpayers will realize they totally get it – times are tough and paying taxes is rough. And while the first thing taxpayers would like to see is a big drop in taxes (usually the […]

 
 

Scotty McCreery is really just like us

Abby Schmalfeldt (center) lets her emotions flow while Morganne Longoria (right) snaps photos as American Idol winner Scotty McCreery takes the stage for a brief concert at Burlington High School Monday. The show was a reward for the school’s efforts in winning a toy drive sponsored by Milwaukee radio station FM 106.1. (Photo by Ed Nadolski)

Students make a connection when teen ‘Idol’ comes to town By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief                   After winning American Idol with the support of millions of people across the country, Scotty McCreery had to know he’d become a pop culture fixture – however fleeting it may be.                   But […]

 
 
 
 
 

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