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Village tax to remain stable

Village tax to remain stable

Budget forecasts slight increase in property tax rate By Dave Fidlin Correspondent After months of behind-the-scenes planning, the wraps have been taken off the Village of Waterford’s proposed 2021 budget, which includes a 0.09 percent decrease in the property tax levy and a 0.8 percent increase in the mill rate. […]

 
 

A welcome addition

A welcome addition

Officials with the Waterford Graded School District on Nov. 9 officially dedicated the recently completed addition and upgrades to Fox River Middle School with a ribbon cutting ceremony. The 60,000-square-foot addition includes kitchen, commons (pictured), gymnasium, eighth grade wing, and art and music suite. The renovation of the existing building […]

 
 

Rochester votes down cell tower

Rochester votes down cell tower

Plan Commission says it is not compatible with the area By Dave Fidlin Correspondent The proposed installation of a 304-foot-high cell tower in rural Rochester has been voted down by a village panel on assertions the would-be structure does not meet each of a 13-point list of prerequisites. After lengthy […]

 
 

That way to the voting booth

That way to the voting booth

A poll worker directs a voter Tuesday afternoon at Waterford Village Hall. Short lines were evident at several area polling places Tuesday as voters cast their ballots in a presidential race that could set a record for turnout. Results will likely be posted later than usual Tuesday evening or Wednesday […]

 
 

Man charged with trying to break into home

Man charged with trying to break into home

Witness scared suspected burglars away, according to complaint A preliminary hearing is scheduled for Nov. 5 for a South Milwaukee man caught trying to break into a Town of Norway home. Gary N. Dam, 39, was charged Oct. 23 in Racine County Circuit Court with attempted burglary of a building […]

 
 

WUHS to stay with hybrid model

WUHS to stay with hybrid model

Instruction method will be in place through semester By Dave Fidlin Correspondent After hashing over a range of options, Waterford Union High School officials last week decided to stay with a hybrid instructional model through the rest of the semester. WUHS officials kicked off the 2020-21 school year in September […]

 
 

COVID-19 forces changes at high school

COVID-19 forces changes at high school

WUHS shifts to hybrid model; football games ‘postponed’ By Mike Ramczyk Correspondent Due to a high risk of community transmissions, and Waterford Union High School being identified as having an outbreak in Western Racine County, the school was forced to move to a hybrid model Monday, Oct. 12. The shift […]

 
 

‘Prostitute’ accused of stealing credit card, gun

‘Prostitute’ accused of stealing credit card, gun

  A woman described by her alleged victim as a prostitute and drug user has been charged with theft and bail jumping following a June incident in the Town of Norway. Tasha Jacobsen, 41, of Milwaukee, is charged in Racine County circuit court with identity theft for financial gain, theft […]

 
 

Waterford Lions Club to host drive-thru BBQ

Waterford Lions Club to host drive-thru BBQ

  While most of its fundraising events of the past six months have been wiped out by coronavirus, the Lions Club of Waterford will press on with its annual Chicken BBQ by converting it to a drive-thru event. The Chicken BBQ will be held Sunday, Oct. 4, from 11 a.m. […]

 
 

Sheriff makes pitch to Village of Waterford

Sheriff makes pitch to Village of Waterford

Village explores its long-term police options By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Summer racial unrest and the opioid crisis were among the weighty topics Racine County Sheriff Christopher Schmaling touched on last week as he discussed the state of his department with Village of Waterford officials. Schmaling made an appearance at the […]

 
 
 
 
 

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