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Driver in alleged hit and run left victim at roadside, drove home to watch TV

Driver in alleged hit and run left victim at roadside, drove home to watch TV

Man tells investigators he ‘freaked out’ and kept driving The driver of a truck that allegedly struck and injured a bicyclist on Oct. 20 “freaked out” and drove away from the scene to his home where he watched television while the victim of the collision was transported to a hospital, […]

 
 

A runaway idea

A runaway idea

‘Nanobrewery’ developer taps historic spot in Burlington By Jason Arndt Editor Bernard Petersen has always had a fondness for home brewing and wanted to share his love of craft beer with the Burlington community while doing his part to help revitalize the Chestnut Street loop. Petersen, co-owner of MPC Property […]

 
 

Man charged with 19 counts of possessing child porn

Man charged with 19 counts of possessing child porn

A 59-year-old Union Grove man appeared in court on Tuesday, Oct. 29, on 19 criminal charges of possessing child pornography. A Racine County Court commissioner set cash bond at $10,000 for Jay R. Demant before binding him over for trial on the charges. He was also ordered not to use […]

 
 

Rochester stays with home team

Village stomps out Waterford’s fire-EMS proposal By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Rochester officials this week upheld the strong sentiments shared this summer and snuffed out any immediate plans of canceling the village’s contract with the local fire company to enter into an agreement with the Village of Waterford’s department. In June, […]

 
 

Firefighters run for fun

Firefighters run for fun

A team from the City of Burlington Fire Department competes in the coffin races Oct. 26 as part of the Spooky City events on Pine Street in downtown Burlington. The coffin races were new to the lineup of Halloween-themed activities at the 30th annual Spooky City. See additional photos from […]

 
 

‘A period of mourning’

‘A period of mourning’

Volunteer Rescue Squad members recall their tenures By Jason Arndt Editor Simon Miller remembered being placed on a waiting list to join the Burlington Rescue Squad. Miller, who eventually joined the Rescue Squad in 1979, said becoming a volunteer for the nonprofit organization created by the Burlington Rotary Club 73 […]

 
 

Waterford to host indoor Halloween Carnival; Town hours still set for Thursday

Waterford to host indoor Halloween Carnival; Town hours still set for Thursday

With several inches of snow and freezing temperatures predicted for Thursday’s originally scheduled trick or treat hours, officials with the Village of Waterford have decided to offer a Halloween Carnival. The event will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Fire Station No. 2, 819 Mohr Avenue. Children and […]

 
 

Union Grove trick or treat still on for Thursday

Trick-or-Treat hours in the Village Union Grove will remain Thursday, Oct. 31, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Officials at Village Hall report they have received many calls asking if the hours will be rescheduled due to the weather forecast. However, the existing hours have been established and publicized on many […]

 
 

City, town reschedule trick or treat hours

City, town reschedule trick or treat hours

  Due to Thursday’s snow and predicted below-freezing temperatures, the city and town of Burlington have rescheduled it’s trick or treat hours for Saturday, Nov. 2, from 1 to 3 p.m. Trick or treat hours were originally scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 31, from 6 to 8 p.m.

 
 

Officials keep tabs on sex offenders at Halloween

Officials keep tabs on sex offenders at Halloween

They are not allowed to participate in trick-or-treat related activities By Jason Arndt Editor State law prohibits registered sex offenders from participating in any trick-or-treat activities and authorities will conduct compliance checks on each of them during the city’s annual event on Thursday. While families with children go door-to-door seeking […]

 
 
 
 
 

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