Waterford

Rochester OKs new storm water utility and assessments

By Patricia Bogumil Interim editor When about 50 people show up for a midweek municipal meeting, that’s considered a crowd even by big city standards. On Nov. 16, about 50 Rochester residents turned out for a special Village Board meeting at which the Board approved a new ordinance to create […]

 
 

Sometimes getting thanks is better than giving thanks

In true “he’s not heavy, he’s my brother” fashion, Yoshi Okabe hangs out with his “main man, JJ,” during a church mission to Jamaica last year.

  WHS grad spreads peace on earth at ground level By Patricia Bogumil Interim editor Yoshi Okabe wasn’t at home with his family in Waterford to celebrate Thanksgiving this week – which has made some orphans in the South American city of Georgetown, Guyana, very thankful. Yoshi, 20, is a […]

 
 

To repave or replace is the big question

Highways 20/83 design project getting ready to hit the road By Patricia Bogumil Waterford Post interim editor State transportation officials are asking the Waterford Village Board for input to use as a road map in designing either a repaving or reconstruction of Highway 20/83 through the village. A Design Process […]

 
 

Village offers levy freeze, worker pay-ins, planning

By Patricia Bogumil Waterford Post interim editor  Before any new numbers could be plugged in or moved around in the Village of Waterford 2012 budget process, one old number had to stay the same. “Our Village Board President, Tom Roanhouse, was very adamant that we would not raise our levy,” […]

 
 

Veterans feted and treated at breakfast buffet

Daniel Fuerstenberg, Burlington (at left), a former Air Force paramedic who served in the Vietnam War, is among the area veterans treated on Veterans Day to a tribute breakfast organized by (front, from left) Kathy Romanak, Mary and Gonzalo Perez, Al Romanak (back) and Jeff “Doc” Dentice. (Photo by Patricia Bogumil)

By Patricia Bogumil Waterford Post interim editor Some area veterans were honored on Veterans Day with more than just a mouthful of praise. Allen and Kathy Romanak, owners of Waterford Wash ’N Dry Coin Laundry, teamed up with Gonzalo and Mary Perez, owners of Marty’s Diamond Restaurant, to treat 117 area […]

 
 

Town proposes pay freeze, less patrols, worker pay-ins

By Patricia Bogumil Waterford Post interim editor Town and Village of Waterford officials hope that local taxpayers will realize they totally get it – times are tough and paying taxes is rough. And while the first thing taxpayers would like to see is a big drop in taxes (usually the […]

 
 

Back to the drawing board for district

Muskego-Norway voters reject another referendum By Tracy Ouellette Staff writer It’s back to the drawing board for the Muskego-Norway School District as voters in last week’s special referendum election voted no on the $29.9 million building/consolidation plan. With 29 percent of the registered voters showing up to decide the issue, […]

 
 

Rochester re-zoning issue moves out of committee

Plan Commission sends recommendation to board By Tracy Ouellette Staff Writer The Village of Rochester Plan Commission voted unanimously Monday night to recommend the re-zoning needed to accommodate construction of a new Village Hall. The P-1 and P-2 zoning changes are necessary if the village wants to build the Village […]

 
 

Honor Our Veterans ceremony is Wednesday

The first celebration to Honor our Veterans is Wednesday, Nov. 9, from 9 to 11 a.m., (doors open at 8:30 a.m.) at The Cotton Exchange, lower banquet room 345 Hickory Hollow Drive, Waterford. Archie Monuments in Waterford is sponsoring this event to Honor Our Veterans, the goal is to honor […]

 
 

Two hunters rescued from drainage canal

Racine County authorities rescued two hunters from the Wind Lake drainage canal near Waterford Friday morning after their boat started to take on water and one of them became stuck in the mud. Here is the text of a press release issued by the Racine County Sheriff’s Department regarding the […]

 
 
 
 
 

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