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Time is ticking for school districts to comply with state teacher layoff rules

But lawmakers have not yet figured out what the rules are By Patricia Bogumil Interim editor Waterford Graded School District officials find themselves in a bit of a pickle, and they’re not alone. Like WGSD, about half the school districts in Wisconsin have teachers whose collective bargaining agreement expired last […]

 
 

It’s on! Village tree all lit up for Christmas

It’s on! Village tree all lit up for Christmas

By Patricia Bogumil Interim editor With a cold nip in the air but no snow to frost the tips of tiny noses, Waterford’s Winterland Parade stepped off smartly Dec. 2 with holiday-themed floats and marching bands. The parade’s grand finale was again held at Waterford Public Library, where families and […]

 
 

New districts to greet county voters

New districts to greet county voters

Reapportionment will be in play for spring County Board election By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief Local voters will have a chance to elect a slimmed-down Racine County Board this spring, but before you’ll be able to do that you’ll have to figure out what district you now live in. […]

 
 

See Tiny Tim melt a Scrooge

Terry Lemmon rattles his chains as Scrooge’s dead partner Jacob Marley in rehearsal for the CATHE Center's production of "A Christmas Carol."

‘Christmas Carol’ comes to CATHE stage By Jennifer Eisenbart Staff writer “God bless us, everyone!” The famous words of Tiny Tim seem to bless at least one local theater stage every holiday season, and this year, the CATHE Youth Theater will produce Charles Dickens’ famous “A Christmas Carol,” starting Friday. […]

 
 

Dunham’s opens on Friday

Work crews install the lettering Tuesday on the main sign outside the new Dunham's store in Burlington's Fox River Plaza. (Photo by Jennifer Eisenbart)

Store is tailored to local market, CEO says By Jennifer Eisenbart Staff writer The parent company of Dunham’s sporting goods has confirmed that it’s new store in Burlington’s Fox River Plaza Shopping Center will open Dec. 16. The announcement was made Monday, Dec. 12, by Jeff Lynn, chairman and CEO […]

 
 

A firefighter to the core

Town of Burlington Fire Chief Craig Ebert is retiring at the end of the year after close to 50 years serving his community. (Photo by Jennifer Eisenbart)

Ebert to retire, but his legacy at TOBFD will endure By Jennifer Eisenbart Staff writer Somewhere around Fire Station No. 3 of the Town of Burlington Fire Department, there is an official printed definition of a firefighter. Town of Burlington Fire Chief Craig Ebert has his own definition, though. “It’s […]

 
 

Two School Board seats on spring ballot

Budget controversy may spur interest in race Voters and potential candidates are now able to see whether controversy this fall generated by the Burlington Area School District’s budget process will result in contested elections this spring. Two seats on the School Board, those currently held by John Anderson and Susan […]

 
 

Bill would allow longer hours for alcohol sales

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent A proposed law to increase the window of opportunity for store alcohol sales has moved through the state senate and is now awaiting Gov. Scott Walker’s signature. Lawmakers gave mixed votes to the proposal, which passed with 23 ayes and eight nays. Among those voting in […]

 
 

City tax bills nearly ready for residents

City tax bills nearly ready for residents

Common Council set to approve budget Tuesday By Jennifer Eisenbart Staff writer According to City Treasurer Steve DeQuaker, property tax bills are expected to be mailed out sometime in the middle of December. DeQuaker said Tuesday that he is still waiting on one of the county numbers before the amounts […]

 
 

More charges in boat launch drug busts

More charges in boat launch drug busts

By Patricia Bogumil Interim Editor A 24-year old woman has now been charged in an Oct. 5 drug raid at the Wind Lake home she shares with her brother, who was charged previously. According to the criminal complaint filed in Racine County Circuit Court: • Nedra L. Brown, was present […]

 
 
 
 
 

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