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Village police services contract still being negotiated

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent While the Waterford Village Board recently made its decision about the direction of police oversight in 2013, some of the finer points are still being worked out. In a narrow 4-3 vote earlier this month, the board decided to pursue a police services contract with the […]

 
 

New college opens for students with autism

By Patricia Bogumil Editor Wisconsin Independent Life College (WILC), a new secondary education option for students with Autism Spectrum Disorders, will open its doors with a formal ribbon-cutting ceremony at 4 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 6, at 104B E. Main St., Waterford. WILC is a new private, non-profit college serving young […]

 
 

UGUHS class reunion set

The Union Grove High School Class of 1972 will hold its 40th class reunion on Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012. at the American Legion Hall, 1027 New St., Union Grove. The class is extending this invitation to all members of the class of 1971 and any other interested UGUHS graduates. The […]

 
 

Walking tour of Lincoln Woods offers insights

By Karen Mahoney Correspondent Members of the vilage’s Plan Commission toured the Lincoln Woods Memorial Nature Park with Public Works Director, Mark Osmundson last month to discuss the possible purchase of an easement to enable emergency vehicle access. Upon the passing of the late resident, Nancy Molitor’s, she willed the […]

 
 

Police bust check-cashing scheme

A Madison-area man has been accused of cashing a forged check at a Waterford bank and then attempting to do the same at a Burlington bank in what may have been part of a larger scheme. Richard J. Johnson, 18, of Fitchburg was charged Aug. 22 in Racine County Circuit […]

 
 

With the recall over, WSD looks back to find a way forward

By Patricia Bogumil Editor Like the calm that follows a mighty storm, it’s been mighty quiet at the Town of Waterford Sanitary District since an Aug. 14 recall election ousted Bill Gerard from the WSD board in favor of former commissioner Dan Dickinson ­– an event that dominated the local […]

 
 

Analyst sees gas price relief in future

Average retail gasoline prices in Wisconsin have risen 2.9 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.93 per gallon yesterday. This compares with the national average that has increased 1.4 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.80, according to gasoline price website WisconsinGasPrices.com. Including the change in […]

 
 

Police bust check-cashing scheme

Man charged may be just an accomplice A Madison-area man has been accused of attempting to cash a forged check at a Burlington bank in what may have been part of a larger scheme. Richard J. Johnson, 18, of Fitchburg was charged Aug. 22 in Racine County Circuit Court with […]

 
 

District deals with a kindergarten crunch

District deals with a kindergarten crunch

BASD scrambles to hire five more teachers as school year begins By Jennifer Eisenbart Staff Writer There are times – and Burlington Area School District officials admit it – that the budget process is backward. One of those situations put the district in a corner Monday night, and it took […]

 
 

Schwartz leads Bronco runners at Lincoln Park

By David Paulsen SPORTS CORRESPONDENT In the season-opening cross country meet Saturday, the Union Grove High School cross country squads had five medalists. The Dog Days of August invitational is hosted by Kenosha Tremper and is held at Lincoln Park in Kenosha. Three Bronco girls and two Bronco boys brought […]

 
 
 
 

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