Waterford

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 […]

 
 

Down…and down…and down a lazy river

Paddling south on the Fox River past the Rochester bridge, Dan Belden bid adieu to family and friends Sept. 24 to set off on the adventure of a lifetime.

Local man paddles all the way to New Orleans By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Dan Belden no longer wonders where the Fox River goes. He found out for himself last weekend, fulfilling a childhood fantasy with the help of a trusty canoe, endurance and lots of faith. Belden, 23, grew up […]

 
 

Heroin overdose averted, friend gets drug charges

Heroin overdose averted, friend gets drug charges

By Patricia Bogumil Interim editor A Waterford youth who reportedly tried to counteract a friend’s heroin overdose by injecting the friend with a drug used for that purpose faces charges in Racine County Circuit Court. According to the criminal complaint: Racine County Sheriff’s Department deputies responded to a rescue call […]

 
 

Time is ticking for school districts to comply with state teacher layoff rules

But lawmakers have not yet figured out what the rules are By Patricia Bogumil Interim editor Waterford Graded School District officials find themselves in a bit of a pickle, and they’re not alone. Like WGSD, about half the school districts in Wisconsin have teachers whose collective bargaining agreement expired last […]

 
 
 
 
 

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