Waterford

Waterford voters oppose field house – again

By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor You can’t always get what you want. The old adage proved true Tuesday night as, in spite of strong support from some sectors, a referendum for a new Waterford Union High School field house was defeated for the second time, and a Kansasville School referendum was […]

 
 

Waterford field house denied again

Waterford field house denied again

A pair of referendums were defeated Tuesday night in the 2017 primary elections. A referendum for a new Waterford Union High School field house was defeated for the second time, and a Kansasville School referendum was also defeated. The vote was closer than in last spring’s vote for the field […]

 
 

Plans for River East project progressing

By Dave Fidlin CORRESPONDENT As 2017 gets underway, Village of Waterford officials are assembling some of the pieces of the puzzle related to the oft-discussed River East shoreline project along the Fox River. The village has been working with engineering consultants Baxter and Woodman as a prelude to planning for […]

 
 

Village gathering estimates for firefighter dorm

By Dave Fidlin CORRESPONDENT Discussion of a seemingly routine capital expense — installing a fire suppression system — sparked a large-scale discussion this week about the future of one of the Village of Waterford’s two fire stations. The village recently sought bids for the fire suppression system. Five companies provided […]

 
 

WUHS hoping for change in start date law

By Dave Fidlin CORRESPONDENT Waterford Union High School is joining the chorus of districts across the state urging lawmakers to reverse a decade-and-a-half-old law that restricts when the school year can begin. Superintendent Keith Brandstetter on Jan. 23 asked that the high school’s board go on record in support of […]

 
 

High school sets open enrollment plan

By Dave Fidlin CORRESPONDENT Although there are still a number of moving pieces at play, officials within the Waterford Union High School district have set the stage for open enrollment admission in the upcoming 2017-18 school year. Open enrollment gives students living outside a district’s boundaries the opportunity to attend […]

 
 

WUHS hoping for change in start date law

By Dave Fidlin CORRESPONDENT Waterford Union High School is joining the chorus of districts across the state urging lawmakers to reverse a decade-and-a-half-old law that restricts when the school year can begin. Superintendent Keith Brandstetter on Jan. 23 asked that the high school’s board go on record in support of […]

 
 

Incumbents dominate area races

By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor With the exception of Village of Rochester Trustee Mike Weinkauf making the decision to step down, few elections this spring will have challengers. From 2003-2009, Weinkauf, who lives in the former township area, served on the now-defunct Rochester Town Board. When the unincorporated land was merged […]

 
 

2016: The Year in Review

By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor It’s been a year of new beginnings, controversy and tragic circumstance in the Waterford and Union Grove areas, with plenty of important headlines. Here are some of the top news stories coming out of the Waterford and Union Grove areas in 2016.   Waterford Waterway Management […]

 
 

Heritage District boundaries could be redrawn – again

By Dave Fidlin CORRESPONDENT After hearing from several concerned property owners, Village of Waterford officials have placed a proposed amendment on the boundaries of its historic commercial district on the backburner. The Village Board was slated to adopt new boundaries for its Heritage District at a meeting Dec. 12, but […]

 
 
 
 
 

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