Waterford

Hey Santa!

Hey Santa!

     Chloe Watson, 5, and her sister, Clara Watson, 2, meet Santa and Mrs. Claus Saturday at the Waterford Library after the tree lighting. The tree lighting ceremony usually follows the Christmas parade, but the parade was postponed a week because of rain. Absolutely Waterford’s 20th annual Winter Wonderland […]

 
 

Waterford’s Christmas parade postponed to Dec. 8

Waterford’s Christmas parade postponed to Dec. 8

  Tree-lighting ceremony is still on for Saturday evening Absolutely Waterford’s 20th annual Winter Wonderland Christmas parade has been rescheduled to Saturday, Dec. 8. The parade was originally scheduled for Dec. 1, but was postponed due to an unfavorable weather forecast. A tree-lighting ceremony, performance by carolers and pictures with […]

 
 

Board nixes resident’s request for backyard chickens permit

Board nixes resident’s request for backyard chickens permit

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent After a robust discussion, Village of Waterford officials have denied a resident’s request to keep chickens in her backyard — for now, at least. Brittany Reindl, who lives in the 300 block of East Division Street, went before the Village Board on Nov. 12 and asked […]

 
 

Man found unconscious in car in Waterford

A preliminary hearing is scheduled for Nov. 8 for a Green Bay man found unconscious in his car in Waterford after using methamphetamine. Harley S. Chastain, 21, was charged Oct. 29 in Racine County Circuit Court with possession of methamphetamine, possession of drug paraphernalia and three counts of felony bail […]

 
 

High school receives additional funding for safety upgrades

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Plans are in motion to receive additional dollars for safety upgrades at Waterford Union High School, officials announced recently. During his routine monthly report to the School Board, WUHS Principal Dan Foster said the infusion of additional grant funds will go toward several efforts, including a […]

 
 

Washington-Caldwell officials finalize budget

School’s annual meeting is set for Oct. 29 By Dave Fidlin Correspondent With a deadline for a final 2018-19 school year budget looming, officials in the Washington-Caldwell district recently discussed the final stretch in assembling the financial document. At a School Board meeting Oct. 15, Rachel Opgenorth, district bookkeeper and […]

 
 

Man charged with stealing racing bike

Man charged with stealing racing bike

A  Rochester man charged with stealing a $30,000 motorcycle in Waterford was bound over for trial following a preliminary hearing on Oct. 17. Patrick James Bennett, 33, was charged Oct. 5 in Racine County Circuit Court with burglary of a building or dwelling and two counts of receiving stolen property, […]

 
 

Tractorcade

Tractorcade

Tractors make their way along a 28-mile route around Waterford on Oct. 14 during the Lions Club of Waterford’s annual Tractorcade. (Photo by Tyler Myrick)

 
 

Victim in fatal crash identified

Victim in fatal crash identified

The Racine County Sheriff’s Department has identified the woman who died Tuesday in a crash with a semi truck on Highway 20 in the Town of Dover as Allison Olesinski, 23, of North Prairie. According to her obituary, Olesinski was a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison and was studying […]

 
 

Work on new all-abilities playground begins

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent For the past several years, Waterford Union High School students have been vigorously fundraising for a new playground designed to serve children of all abilities and skill levels. This week, the heavy lifting on the $100,000 project began taking shape at Whitford Park, 625 N. River […]

 
 
 
 
 

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