Waterford

Rochester revisits house number signs

Trustee raises concern over lack of visibility for emergency responders By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Recent concerns from the Rochester Volunteer Fire and Rescue Company have prompted village officials to dust off an issue last explored three years ago about uniform house number signs. Trustee Russ Kumbier asked that he and […]

 
 

Reading to Casey

Reading to Casey

Carter Ehnert reads a story to Casey, a therapy dog brought in to interact with children and encourage reading, at the Waterford Public Library on Jan. 24. (Photo by Chad Hensiak)

 
 

Chill out, students

Chill out, students

      Students at Washington-Caldwell School, Waterford, including (from left), Landyn Hammiller, Mason Stencel and Wyatt Stencel, got some communal reading time in during the annual Chill Out event earlier this month. Students in 4K through eighth grade gathered in the gym to read or listened to books for 2019 seconds […]

 
 

Waterford looks to developers for ideas

Plan is to stimulate proposals for vacant village-owned property By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Village of Waterford officials this week set the stage in seeking outside developers for three specific locations the municipality owns or holds under contract. The Village Board on Jan. 14 approved Village Administrator Zeke Jackson’s recommendation of […]

 
 

Fishing jamboree survives the thaw

Fishing jamboree survives the thaw

  While sunny skies and unseasonably warm temperatures were welcomed by many, ice conditions were a concern when Tichigan Lake Lions Club hosted its 16th annual Ice Fishing Jamboree Jan. 5. In the end, however, the ice held up and the event went off without a hitch, according to organizers. […]

 
 

Jingle for Janet run is a tribute with a cause

Jingle for Janet run is a tribute with a cause

Event raises funds for cancer charity By Chris Bennett Correspondent Everyone knows it’s impossible to run away from problems. A suitable solution might be to start a fun run. Eric Parker, a long-time running coach at Waterford Union High School, organized a fun run each year for distance runner alumni […]

 
 

Tichigan Lions host groundbreaking for building expansion

Tichigan Lions host groundbreaking for building expansion

Group plans to finish expansion, upgrades before summer By Cathy Kozlowicz Correspondent It was almost 11 p.m. last Thursday when Nate Kreger finally stopped working outside in the blustery December weather on the roof on the Tichigan Lake Lions Club Civic Center. He and the other volunteers are determined to […]

 
 

Former gymnastics coach pleads guilty

Former gymnastics coach pleads guilty

Kivisto, of Wind Lake, accused of secretly recording girls A former Wind Lake Gymnastics Center owner and coach accepted plea bargain on charges of possessing child pornography and video recording children while using the bathroom at a hearing Monday in Racine County Circuit Court. James Kivisto, 50, of Wind Lake, […]

 
 

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 […]

 
 
 
 
 

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