Teenager with rare disease drinks in the colors of BalloonFest

Teenager with rare disease drinks in the colors of BalloonFest

By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor Like many high school seniors to be, Hannah Manche is starting to look at where she wants to attend college. Her motivations are probably different, though. Manche wants to become a burn-unit nurse, using the experiences of her teenage years to help others. The 17-year-old River […]


W-C to look at options for funding free, reduced lunches

By Dave Fidlin CORRESPONDENT A discussion about hot lunch prices within the Washington-Caldwell School District for the upcoming year sparked a big-picture discussion about funding free and reduced lunches in the years ahead. Mirroring policy decisions made in a number of other Waterford-area school districts, Washington-Caldwell officials decided a few […]


Village of Waterford considering sex offender ordinance

By Dave Fidlin CORRESPONDENT Village of Waterford officials are dusting off an issue that received a hearty dose of scrutiny seven years ago. Unlike many of its neighboring municipalities, the village does not have an ordinance on its books on where registered offenders can live within the community and under […]


Balloon Fest takes to the skies

By Tracy Ouellette Editor The Waterford Area Chamber of Commerce’s sixth annual Balloon Fest launches at 4 p.m. on Friday, July 15, and runs until Sunday, July 17, on the Evergreen Elementary School grounds at 817 W. Main St. in Waterford. The hours of operation for the festival are 4 […]


Village looking to tablets to go paperless

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Hoping to incur long-term savings, Waterford Village Board members are considering a plan to forgo paper and instead harness digital technology for official municipal business. Village Administrator Rebecca Ewald and Village Clerk Carrie Orlovsky discussed with the Village Board one possible scenario – using iPads – […]


Waterway group clarifies process for dredging

By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor The Waterford Waterway Management District has clarified the steps to be used as the community considers approving a proposed dredging project. “The DNR has, up to this point, accepted the permit,” Barb Baron, chairman of the WWMD, said, adding that the public hearing was just part […]


Waterford official worries about Waukesha’s water diversion

By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor While the City of Waukesha may have been celebrating last week, Waterford Town Chairman Tom Hincz was far from happy. Hincz said he was “extremely disappointed” in the decision made by governors of eight Great Lakes states to allow Lake Michigan water to be used by […]


It floats their boats

It floats their boats

Village hosts ribbon cutting for new canoe/kayak launch June 16 marked the culmination of an effort and the beginning of a journey. The Village of Waterford hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony at Village Hall Park to mark the official opening of four canoe and kayak launches. The launches are designed to […]


Bulk pick-up put on back burner

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Maybe at some point, but not now. The Waterford Village Board overwhelmingly delivered this response as a proposed annual bulk item pick-up day went under the microscope. With early backing by the village’s Finance Committee, plans had been in motion to revise an existing contract with […]


Ten Club Park plans advance

New gazebo, river outlook area are included By Dave Fidlin Correspondent A new gazebo, access to the Fox River and paying homage to the village’s history are among the features included in Ten Club Park’s concept plan, which has received backing from municipal officials. With expertise from such consultants as […]


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