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Five vie for 2 open supervisor seats on Waterford Town Board

Five vie for 2 open supervisor seats on Waterford Town Board

Tuesday primary will narrow the field of candidates for April election   By Dave Fidlin CORRESPONDENT Five Town of Waterford residents — including the two incumbents — are facing off against one another next week for the two open seats up for grabs in April. The large number of candidates […]

 
 

Honor Society continues to raise money for playground

Honor Society continues to raise money for playground

Events next week aim to boost donations for ‘all-abilities’ play area The Waterford High School National Honor Society has more than halfway met its fundraising goal but still needs the community’s support to build an inclusive playground at Whitford Park. The group has selected a design for its inclusive playground, […]

 
 

Building a dynasty

Building a dynasty

Waterford dance squad captures second state title in three years By Chris Bennett Correspondent Deanna Schicker, head coach of the Waterford Varsity Dance team, posted a touching quote to the team’s public Facebook page prior to the squad’s performance in the Wisconsin Association of Cheer/Pom Coaches State Dance Championships Feb. […]

 
 

Waterford Graded officials mint district’s 2018-19 calendar

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent School officials in the Waterford Graded district have minted a 2018-19 calendar that closely mimics plans assembled at Waterford Union High School and other area K-8 feeder districts. The WGSD School Board on Jan. 29 approved the calendar after months of review and collaboration with nearby […]

 
 

Waterford fire, EMS agency improves response times

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Ninety percent of the time, trained personnel within the Village of Waterford’s Fire and Rescue Department respond to calls within two minutes. Fire Chief Rick Mueller revealed this statistic, which builds on prior numbers, at a Village Board meeting Jan. 22. Mueller was giving elected officials […]

 
 

Village working with Bielinski reps on Park Meadow site

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Efforts to bring new development near the intersection of highways 83 and 20 are continuing as Village of Waterford officials initiate a new round of discussions with residential developer Bielinski Homes. Last fall, concerns arose as Bielinski representatives indicated plans for a 32-acre site known as […]

 
 

Chillin’ out

Chillin’ out

Second-grade students Claire Novak and Payton Ward read read during Washington-Caldwell Elementary School’s Chill Out event on Jan. 5. During Chill Out, students read books alone or with buddies for 2,018 seconds, or about 33 minutes, and then enjoy hot chocolate. The annual event has been a tradition for more […]

 
 

Rochester officials rezone high-profile parcel

Decision means Casey’s will likely occupy Beck Drive property By Dave Fidlin Correspondent After several months of review and a series of public hearings, Rochester officials this week voted to rezone a 2.3-acre site near highways 36 and 20 from a residential to commercial classification. The Village Board on Jan. […]

 
 

Frozen tushes – rising assets

Frozen tushes – rising assets

Shelley Massman (right) prepares to jump into icy Tichigan Lake on Jan. 1 for the Tush Dip, which raises money for the Tichigan Lake Fireworks for the Fourth of July. The event, organized by What About Linda’s, raised $6,774. Massman is credited with raising $5,000 of that total.

 
 

Rochester to act on rezoning linked to Casey’s proposal Monday

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent A Rochester panel last week backed a technical document that serves as a first step in the potential arrival of Casey’s General Store to a high-profile spot within the village. The Plan Commission on Jan. 3 recommended adopting a resolution that would incorporate changes into the […]

 
 
 
 
 

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