Residents back WUHS to decrease levy

By Dave Fidlin CORRESPONDENT Although several pieces of the puzzle still need assembling, plans are in motion to decrease Waterford Union High School’s property tax levy 0.02 percent for the new school year. Several dozen residents attended WUHS’ annual meeting Aug. 24 and voted unanimously in favor of the proposal. […]


Waterford pushes state for Fox River funding

By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor While the Waterford Waterway Management District was wrapping up its survey of riparian owners – trying to gauge whether there is support to move forward with a proposed dredging project – Town of Waterford Chairman Tom Hincz is trying once again to get the state to […]


WGSD hires architect to look at 21st Century learning

By Dave Fidlin CORRESPONDENT An outside consulting firm with expertise in designing learning spaces has been hired by the Waterford Graded School District, following a decision this week. The School Board on Aug. 23 minted an agreement with architects Plunkett Raysich. The Milwaukee-based firm has been retained to study short- […]


Washington-Caldwell begins rollout of new curriculum

By Dave Fidlin CORRESPONDENT With weeks to go before the school bell resumes ringing, officials within Washington-Caldwell, as with all school districts across the state, are putting the final touches on details for the 2016-17 school year. But Washington-Caldwell has a notable addition to this year’s curriculum, which has resulted […]


Waterford to host special dog event

By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor Absolutely Waterford will hold its “Pooch Parade” Saturday starting at 8 a.m. Check-in for the event is from 8 to 9 a.m. at the municipal park adjacent to the fire and rescue station on Second St., one block north of Main St. Initially, there was a […]


Village sex offender ordinance advances

Waterford among few in area without restrictions By Dave Fidlin Correspondent The Village of Waterford is one step closer to joining many of its neighboring municipalities in having a sex offender ordinance on its books, following a decision this week. The Village Board on Aug. 8 passed the first reading […]


Wichgers prevails in Assembly primary

Wichgers prevails in Assembly primary

He enters November election unopposed Muskego salesman Chuck Wichgers prevailed in Tuesday’s four-way Republican primary election for the 83rd Assembly District seat, which includes much of the Waterford area. The winner likely replaces David Craig, who is seeking a state Senate seat, in the heavily Republican district following the November […]


Burger King’s extreme makeover in progress

By Dave Fidlin CORRESPONDENT Following a popular trend across the U.S., Rochester’s Burger King franchisee said he is looking to move away from the “sea of asphalt” appearance outside the venerable fast food eatery. Dan Lupont, owner of the local Burger King at 2723 Beck Drive, is in the midst […]


Rochester considers private road standards

By Dave Fidlin CORRESPONDENT With the goal of having specific parameters in place as new residential developments bubble to the surface, Village of Rochester officials are in the midst of considering a series of policies and procedures concerning private roads. Throughout the community, a smattering of subdivisions and individual homes […]


Waterway district delays drawdown

By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor After going back and forth for about 45 minutes on the pros and cons, the Waterford Waterway Management District voted last week to postpone a possible drawdown of the Fox River within its borders. The district had been pushing to start a drawdown in its coverage […]


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