Washington-Caldwell begins rollout of new curriculum

By Dave Fidlin CORRESPONDENT With weeks to go before the school bell resumes ringing, officials within Washington-Caldwell, as with all school districts across the state, are putting the final touches on details for the 2016-17 school year. But Washington-Caldwell has a notable addition to this year’s curriculum, which has resulted […]


Waterford to host special dog event

By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor Absolutely Waterford will hold its “Pooch Parade” Saturday starting at 8 a.m. Check-in for the event is from 8 to 9 a.m. at the municipal park adjacent to the fire and rescue station on Second St., one block north of Main St. Initially, there was a […]


Village sex offender ordinance advances

Waterford among few in area without restrictions By Dave Fidlin Correspondent The Village of Waterford is one step closer to joining many of its neighboring municipalities in having a sex offender ordinance on its books, following a decision this week. The Village Board on Aug. 8 passed the first reading […]


Wichgers prevails in Assembly primary

Wichgers prevails in Assembly primary

He enters November election unopposed Muskego salesman Chuck Wichgers prevailed in Tuesday’s four-way Republican primary election for the 83rd Assembly District seat, which includes much of the Waterford area. The winner likely replaces David Craig, who is seeking a state Senate seat, in the heavily Republican district following the November […]


Burger King’s extreme makeover in progress

By Dave Fidlin CORRESPONDENT Following a popular trend across the U.S., Rochester’s Burger King franchisee said he is looking to move away from the “sea of asphalt” appearance outside the venerable fast food eatery. Dan Lupont, owner of the local Burger King at 2723 Beck Drive, is in the midst […]


Rochester considers private road standards

By Dave Fidlin CORRESPONDENT With the goal of having specific parameters in place as new residential developments bubble to the surface, Village of Rochester officials are in the midst of considering a series of policies and procedures concerning private roads. Throughout the community, a smattering of subdivisions and individual homes […]


Waterway district delays drawdown

By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor After going back and forth for about 45 minutes on the pros and cons, the Waterford Waterway Management District voted last week to postpone a possible drawdown of the Fox River within its borders. The district had been pushing to start a drawdown in its coverage […]


Fieldhouse referendum could return in February

By Dave Fidlin CORRESPONDENT Voters throughout much of the Waterford area could experience déjà vu when they return to the voting booth in February. At a board meeting July 25, Keith Brandstetter, superintendent of the Waterford Union High School district, offered up preliminary details of a revised referendum package that […]


Muskego pulls in WEDC grant worth $500,000

By Christopher Bennett Correspondent The City of Muskego won the lottery, and its winnings will eventually lead to more than $500,000 long after the dust settles on the Parkland Mall project. On July 21 the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) announced the five communities that will receive $2.3 million in […]


Awards already in hand for some at the fair

By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor Abbie Hammer doesn’t remember much about being at the Racine County Fair as a six-month old. Of course, that doesn’t keep relatives from telling the story. “I heard stories of me being in the petting zoo,” said Hammer on Tuesday, on the fairgrounds for a round […]


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