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More charges in boat launch drug busts

More charges in boat launch drug busts

By Patricia Bogumil Interim Editor A 24-year old woman has now been charged in an Oct. 5 drug raid at the Wind Lake home she shares with her brother, who was charged previously. According to the criminal complaint filed in Racine County Circuit Court: • Nedra L. Brown, was present […]

 
 

Highway 20/83 project ideas expand and move along

By Patricia Bogumil Interim editor The need to fix problems with state Highway 20/83 as it travels through the village is something that Waterford Village Board members, plan commissioners and state engineers all agree on. “We know we need to move forward with something because the road is in such […]

 
 

Flip open the 2012 Guinness record book and get a kick

Flip open the 2012 Guinness record book and get a kick

By Patricia Bogumil Interim editor Waterford has now earned a mention in the new 2012 Guinness World Records 2012 edition, thanks to the kickflipping expertise of town resident Zach Kral. Zach, a junior at Waterford High School, turned age 17 on Nov. 30 – which marks the 3-year anniversary of […]

 
 

Waterford/Norway utility idea seems dead in the water

By Patricia Bogumil Interim editor An idea to create a new storm water drainage district was proposed by the Village of Waterford in 2009. The new utility would basically service the same areas as in Waterford Farm Drainage District 1, which covers parts of the Village and Town of 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 […]

 
 
 
 
 

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