Waterford

Town of Waterford trying to clarify drainage rules

By Dave Fidlin Editor Citing a desire to bring clarity to residents and have a clearly worded ordinance on its hands, Town of Waterford officials are in the process of drafting a document pertaining to culverts and ditches and where the responsibility lies as issues crop up. The Town Board […]

 
 

Man injured while skydiving in East Troy

By Tracy Ouellette Staff Writer A member of the U.S. Army parachute team was injured last night while skydiving in East Troy. Staff Sgt. Chris Clark was on the last jump of the day with Skydive Milwaukee at the East Troy Municipal Airport when he experienced a parachute malfunction at […]

 
 

Winds whip Balloonfest

Winds whip Balloonfest

By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor After a beautiful start to the fifth annual Balloonfest in Waterford Friday night, the event – along with the weather – went south Saturday. A storm cell moving through the area Saturday morning created a dangerous situation when one of the hot air balloons was swept […]

 
 

Village board takes steps to replace Denman

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent The official search for former Trustee Stephen Denman’s replacement on the Waterford Village Board is underway, following a series of recent maneuvers. Denman on June 22 submitted his resignation letter, a week after the board voted 4-2 in favor of switching public safety contractors from the […]

 
 

Town, Village working out language in policing contract

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent With agreements on both sides of the table in place, officials in the Town and Village of Waterford are about to begin hammering out many of the specifics pertaining to the town providing police resources to the village next year. After months of debate and review, […]

 
 

Rochester closing section of highway

The Village of Rochester will close a section of Highways 20 and 83 starting Monday. The section between Highway 36 in Rochester and East Main Street in the Village of Waterford will be closed to repair a sanitary sewer line, with the work taking place at the intersection with Evergreen […]

 
 

Village Trustee Denman steps away from board

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Citing frustration with his elected colleagues’ decisions concerning financial decisions, Waterford Trustee Stephen Denman has stepped down from the Village Board. Denman, who most recently was a vocal opponent of the village’s decision to switch contractors for police protection in 2016, officially tendered his resignation June […]

 
 

No muss, no fuss: Rochester sticks with the sheriff

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent While its northerly neighbor is gearing up for a shake-up, officials in the Village of Rochester are planning a status-quo approach to public safety services in 2016. With little discussion leading up to the motion, the Rochester Village Board on June 8 voted unanimously in favor […]

 
 

Honor flight brings Brintnall full circle

Honor flight brings Brintnall full circle

  By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor Jackie Brintnall knew her husband, Charlie – a Korean War veteran – was emotional following his participation in the Honor Flight May 16. But it wasn’t until days after the event that Charlie explained why. “Every memorial is there because it’s spilled American blood,” Charlie […]

 
 

Blair scores the 2015 WHS Outstanding Senior award

By Patricia Bogumil Editor emeritus The nominees for this year’s Outstanding Senior award at Waterford High School are Madison Blair, Madison Lindeman, Kelly Martinson and Rebecca Weber. All four candidates were nominated by high school staff for consideration for the award. Staff at the Waterford Post then reviewed each student’s […]

 
 
 
 
 

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