Waterford has concerns about Highway 36 plans

  Village would like to see improved safety at Main St. intersection By Dave Fidlin Correspondent The Village of Waterford will go on record in expressing concern with some of the conceptual plans associated with the Wisconsin Department of Transportation’s forthcoming project along Highway 36. The Village Board on April […]


Weather that’s for the dogs

Weather that’s for the dogs

      Erin Laplante, of Racine, and her canine buddy are bundled up for the weather during the third annual Bark for Life fundraiser for the American Cancer Society April 30 in Waterford. See a full story and more photos from the event in the print edition of the Waterford Post. […]


Firm brings firehouse dorm proposal to the village

  By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Discussion of adding dormitory facilities onto one of the Village of Waterford’s two fire stations continues to move through a variety of exploratory channels. The Village Board on April 10 reviewed a proposal from design and consulting firm The Garrett Studio. The company has proposed […]


Village joins town in opposing waterway drawdowns

  By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Village of Waterford’s elected officials joined their town counterparts last week in opposing a proposed drawdown of Tichigan Lake and several ancillary waterways that feed into the Fox River. The Waterford Waterway Management District, which has direct jurisdiction over the bodies of water, has proposed […]


Waterford turning to social media to promote village

  Officials want to promote tourism, make area a destination spot By Dave Fidlin Correspondent In an effort to promote tourism and engage with residents, Village of Waterford officials are moving forward on a plan to launch a social media platform in the months ahead. Trustee Andrew Ewert suggested the […]


Woof walk

Woof walk

Bark for Life event is set for Sunday at WUHS The American Cancer Society will have its Bark for Life fundraiser from noon to 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Waterford Union High School. The event will honor the lifelong contributions of pets and the comfort and companionship they give cancer survivors. The event […]


Police pact earns praise

Success could lead to more collaboration between town, village By Dave Fidlin Correspondent With the second year well underway, officials in the village and town of Waterford have gone on record touting the town’s policing of the village since early 2016. After years of stalled efforts, the Village Board in spring […]


Little bite for this bark

Rochester resident gets kennel license, despite noise concerns By Dave Fidlin Correspondent A Village of Rochester resident has been awarded a new kennel license, though nearby residents’ noise concerns have prompted additional overtures aimed at containing and shielding the chorus of barking and yipping. Deedria Schaal, who owns a home […]


Indoor sports facility proposed in Waterford

  By Dave Fidlin Correspondent On the heels of Waterford Union High School’s second defeated referendum, an interested developer is looking to create an indoor sports plex within the village’s limits. Bill Unke recently delivered a brief pitch to the Waterford Village Board on March 27 for what he envisions […]


Woman arrested after stabbing in Waterford

Woman arrested after stabbing in Waterford

      A Lake Mills woman was arrested after an early-morning incident in the Village of Waterford Tuesday. The Waterford police arrested Rhiannon L. Schmitz, 36, and she was taken to Racine County jail. Police recommended to the Racine County District Attorney’s office that she be charged with substantial battery and […]


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