Waterford

Rochester panel gives final OK to Casey’s plans on Highway 36

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent A gas station and convenience store proposed on a high-profile parcel in Rochester has been given the green light to proceed. The decision comes after a months-long review process. Late last fall, village officials began reviewing the future of a 2.3-acre parcel near highways 36 and […]

 
 

WUHS officials consider creating one-to-one laptop program

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Waterford Union High School could soon join its fellow K-8 feeder schools – and scores of other statewide districts – and begin offering issued laptops to each of its students through a gradual rollout process. Superintendent Keith Brandstetter and Principal Dan Foster discussed with WUHS’ School […]

 
 

Week of events raises funds for all-abilities playground

Week of events raises funds for all-abilities playground

The Waterford High School National Honor Society had its NHS and Best Buddy inclusive week earlier this month. Activities throughout the week raised funds for an all-abilities playground to be built at Whitford Park. Among the events was casual and comfy jeans week. Schools and businesses that participated in the […]

 
 

Five vie for 2 open supervisor seats on Waterford Town Board

Five vie for 2 open supervisor seats on Waterford Town Board

Tuesday primary will narrow the field of candidates for April election   By Dave Fidlin CORRESPONDENT Five Town of Waterford residents — including the two incumbents — are facing off against one another next week for the two open seats up for grabs in April. The large number of candidates […]

 
 

Honor Society continues to raise money for playground

Honor Society continues to raise money for playground

Events next week aim to boost donations for ‘all-abilities’ play area The Waterford High School National Honor Society has more than halfway met its fundraising goal but still needs the community’s support to build an inclusive playground at Whitford Park. The group has selected a design for its inclusive playground, […]

 
 

Building a dynasty

Building a dynasty

Waterford dance squad captures second state title in three years By Chris Bennett Correspondent Deanna Schicker, head coach of the Waterford Varsity Dance team, posted a touching quote to the team’s public Facebook page prior to the squad’s performance in the Wisconsin Association of Cheer/Pom Coaches State Dance Championships Feb. […]

 
 

Waterford Graded officials mint district’s 2018-19 calendar

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent School officials in the Waterford Graded district have minted a 2018-19 calendar that closely mimics plans assembled at Waterford Union High School and other area K-8 feeder districts. The WGSD School Board on Jan. 29 approved the calendar after months of review and collaboration with nearby […]

 
 

Waterford fire, EMS agency improves response times

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Ninety percent of the time, trained personnel within the Village of Waterford’s Fire and Rescue Department respond to calls within two minutes. Fire Chief Rick Mueller revealed this statistic, which builds on prior numbers, at a Village Board meeting Jan. 22. Mueller was giving elected officials […]

 
 

Village working with Bielinski reps on Park Meadow site

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Efforts to bring new development near the intersection of highways 83 and 20 are continuing as Village of Waterford officials initiate a new round of discussions with residential developer Bielinski Homes. Last fall, concerns arose as Bielinski representatives indicated plans for a 32-acre site known as […]

 
 

Chillin’ out

Chillin’ out

Second-grade students Claire Novak and Payton Ward read read during Washington-Caldwell Elementary School’s Chill Out event on Jan. 5. During Chill Out, students read books alone or with buddies for 2,018 seconds, or about 33 minutes, and then enjoy hot chocolate. The annual event has been a tradition for more […]

 
 
 
 
 

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