Waterford

Waterford’s year in review

Community reached soaring heights and devastating lows in 2011 By Tracy Ouellette Staff Writer The state of Wisconsin made national news on more than one occasion in 2011 – the good, the bad and the ugly. The home to reigning Super Bowl champs the Green Bay Packers was thrust into […]

 
 

Bon fire party leads to charge of sexual assault of a child

By Patricia Bogumil Staff Writer Chance Stelmack, 17, of North Sixth Street, Waterford, is charged with felony second-degree sexual assault of a child under age 16 for alleged sexual intercourse with a 13-year-old Burlington girl. According to the criminal complaint filed Jan. 4 in Racine County Circuit Court: City of […]

 
 

New voter ID rules could bring hassles and delays at the polls

New voter ID rules could bring hassles and delays at the polls

By Patricia Bogumil Interim editor In light of new state voter ID requirements, local clerks say it’s not too early to get familiar with the new rules to avoid surprises and delays at the polls this year. The statewide 2012 spring election is Tuesday, April 3. Any primaries needed will […]

 
 

Farm drainage project OKd, initial cost estimates rise

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent After extensive review and discussion, the Waterford Farm Drainage District project – lauded by officials as an opportunity to correct ongoing flooding problems – will begin soon. The Waterford Village Board and members of the independent board overseeing the drainage district agreed Dec. 12 to several […]

 
 

A taste of Christmas spirit

A taste of Christmas spirit

WHS bakes up goodies to sweeten up the food pantry By Patricia Bogumil Interim editor Waterford High School student bakers have measured, stirred, blended, shaped and baked batch after batch of homemade cookies this holiday season. All (except for one cookie permitted per baker) were sent to Community United Methodist […]

 
 

Let it snow!

Let it snow!

Students in grades K-6 at Washington Caldwell School in the Town of Waterford sang, danced, read and played their way through a Dec. 13 winter concert performance of the children’s novel “The Snowy Day” by Ezra Jack Keats.

 
 

Sweet treats for the food pantry

Sweet treats for the food pantry

Displaying plates of freshly baked peanut butter blossom cookies prepared for the local food pantry are Waterford High School Foods I classmates Brooke Lessard (left) and Brenna Roesler. Photo by Patricia Bogumil

 
 

Waes-Hael

Waes-Hael

The passing of the Wassail bowl and a “Waes-Hael” pledge of good health followed the procession of Lords and Ladies to the Great Halle at Waterford High School Dec. 10 to start the 27th annual Madrigal Dinner. Performers included Madrigal Singers (from left) Lauren Wolfson, Reid Jensen, Jenna Lindell. (Photo […]

 
 

Village seeks to partner with its neighbors for roadwork

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent With an eye toward saving money, officials in the Village of Waterford have announced a plan to look into partnering with neighboring municipalities and bid jointly for roadwork. The initiative could begin as soon as 2012. Village Administrator Rebecca Ewald and Director of Public Works Jeff […]

 
 

Bloody incident gives new meaning to ‘hazardous duty’

Bloody incident gives new meaning to ‘hazardous duty’

By Patricia Bogumil Interim editor A 30-year-old West Allis man faces multiple charges after reportedly slitting his wrist, running a bloody hand up and down a Norway township officer’s face; stating that he had AIDS, the infectious disease; and asking the officer if he would like that. According to the […]

 
 
 
 
 

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