Village will not switch to weekly recycling

Most residents don’t want the added cost, officials say By Dave Fidlin Correspondent As a prelude to the upcoming adoption of the 2018 municipal budget, Village of Waterford officials have set in stone how recycling services will be carried out in the year ahead. Citing cost considerations and minimal interest […]


Washington-Caldwell tax levy to increase, though mill rate will decrease

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent The Washington-Caldwell School District is increasing its property tax levy, though the mill rate is expected to decrease in year-over-year comparisons. The K-8 feeder district’s budget was solidified Oct. 30 at the Washington-Caldwell annual meeting. School Board members and several district-level staffers were in attendance. No […]


Taking the community’s pulse

WGSD sends survey to residents as questions about Fox River, other schools loom By Dave Fidlin Correspondent As a precursor to potentially big changes, school officials in the Waterford Graded district are attempting to cast as wide a net as possible and hear from residents about improvements that could cost […]


Bielinski plans for Buena Park Road residential development on hold

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent In the hopes of making as informed a decision as possible, Village of Waterford officials this week hit the pause button on a planned residential development near the intersection of highways 83 and 20. In recent months, residential developer Bielinski Homes has approached the village with […]


Woman who ‘wanted Burger King’ after drunken driving arrest, apprehended again

A Waterford woman who was arrested for drunken driving at about 6:50 p.m. Oct. 4 was apprehended a second time the same day after she ventured out for some food at Burger King, saying she didn’t “feel drunk anymore.” The 47-year-old was apprehended after she and another woman were heard […]


Village reviews plans for residential tract

Park Meadow would feature homes, two-family condos By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Village of Waterford officials are in the first stages of approving a residential development near the intersection of highways 83 and 20. The Village Board on Oct. 9 had a first reading of an ordinance that, as proposed, would […]


Wolverine royalty

Wolverine royalty

The 2017 Waterford High School homecoming court is composed of (front, from left) queen Haleigh Reindl and king Patrick Goldammer; (middle row) Maddy Anderson and Richie LePine; and (back row) Miranda Meyers, Chris Estrada, Ethan Walkowski, Lexi Stock, Katy Gill, Dan Pankowski, Ashley Hancock and Vadim Muenter. The annual dance […]


Hearing set for former teacher in sex assault case

Hearing set for former teacher in sex assault case

Richmond, 41, is accused of having sex with students By Jason Arndt Staff Writer With trials pending in both Racine and Kenosha county circuit courts, a former Kenosha teacher and Waterford pastor accused of having sexual contact with students had one court proceeding adjourned this week, and is awaiting the […]


Village backs plan to keep geese off parkland

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Village of Waterford officials are hoping a natural repellent will mitigate ongoing concerns of geese disrupting vegetation on village-owned parkland. The Village Board on Sept. 25 voted to use Flight Control Plus, a solution touted as environmentally friendly, yet effective, in managing geese and other feathered […]


Rolling thunder

Rolling thunder

Tractors make their way down Dover Line Road in Waterford on Sunday during the 22-mile Tractorcade. The event, organized by the Waterford Lion’s Club, culminated with a chicken barbecue at Whitford Park. (Photo by Toni Schneider)


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