Last call for any ’80s contracts giving ‘forever’ guarantees

New WSD rates will soon kick in By Patricia Bogumil Interim editor As an accomplished saxophonist, practicing attorney, and elected commissioner for the Waterford Sanitary District, Jeff Santaga has no need to toot his own horn. But Santaga is quick to tout the merits of recent WSD initiatives – while […]


Resignation letter grinds out insults, charges of czar-ism

Gerard quits Plan Commission to focus on Sanitary District By Patricia Bogumil Staff Writer After 21 years in office, Waterford Town Board Chairman Robert Langmesser has been called a lot of things, both good and bad. But Czar of Waterford is a new one. Last week, Langmesser received a letter […]


A long-delayed invoice arrives for past-due rent

By Patricia Bogumil Staff Writer This time, you can’t blame it on the post office. A $22 bill for annual rent due from 1988 to 2010 arrived at the Waterford Town Hall this month. It is being paid, but under protest and with conditions. The invoice was prepared Feb. 9 […]


Winter break at a clip joint

Coupon snipping pays off for military families By Patricia Bogumil Staff Writer Robyn Schowengerdt, 19, of Waterford, knows her mom, Debra, is not a big fan of clipping coupons for the family’s use. So, Robyn knew something was up when she came across Debra sitting at their kitchen counter, busily […]


Village project seeks the ‘wow!’ factor

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent The road to seeking a final determination on construction details near the intersection of Highways 83 and 20 along Main Street in Waterford is moving forward. In a joint meeting held last week, members of the Waterford Village Board and Plan Commission discussed a tentative timeline […]


New sanitary district rules prod some to pay their fair share

By Patricia Bogumil Staff Writer Supporters and critics of a new fee for 302 grinder pump users in the Town of Waterford Sanitary District (WSD) all say they just want what’s fair. But neither side can agree on what that is. A legal notice announcing new WSD rates was published […]


Four advance in high school board race

Two incumbents will face two challengers as a result of primary voting held Feb. 21 for five candidates seeking election to the Waterford Union High School Board of Education Unofficial results at press time show incumbents Kevin Malchine (661 votes) and Don Engler (414) will advance to the Tuesday, April […]


S’il vous plait, parley-vous … jobs market?

Marc Schroeder, a former WUHS graduate, has made a career of using his expertise in French for business purposes.

By Karen Morgan Contributor While some people still associate the French language with cuisine, art and fashion, students studying French at Waterford Union High School recently explored the important uses of French in today’s job market. Marc Schroeder, a graduate of UW-Whitewater in French (and former WUHS graduate) recently spent […]


Drive-up drug collection box is for deposits only

Drive-up drug collection box is for deposits only

By Patricia Bogumil Staff Writer In a sure sign of the times, the Town of Waterford recently set up a drive-up drug collection box that is positioned outside the Town Police Department at 415 N. Milwaukee St. The box offers a safe and alternative way for people throughout western Racine […]


Primary will whittle list of high school board candidates

By Patricia Bogumil Staff Writer Electors living in the Waterford Union High School district go to the polls Tuesday to decide which four of five candidates seeking election to the WUHS Board of Education will advance to the Tuesday, April 3, spring election. The five candidates include incumbents Kevin Malchine […]


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