Waterford

Early season pickers

Early season pickers

Jacobson Orchards opened for the season in late August, welcoming families on hayrides to pick from the orchard. The orchard, at 25911 Malchine Road, in Waterford, is open Saturdays and Sundays from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., with social distancing practices in place. Early varieties available include zester, ginger gold […]

 
 

Getting the Led out

Getting the Led out

Guitarist Frank Livingston of the Led Zeppelin tribute band Kashmir performs Jimmy Page’s signature bow solo as he walks out into the crowd Aug. 27 at Waterford’s Village Hall Park. It was the final concert of the season for the annual River Rhythms series, which persevered this summer amid the […]

 
 

High school goes with hybrid model

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Format will put half of students in classrooms each day By Dave Fidlin Correspondent In a deliberately last-minute decision, Waterford Union High School officials this week solidified a hybrid plan for fall instruction that will be revisited in mid-September. The School Board voted unanimously in favor of an instructional model […]

 
 

Waiting until the end

Waiting until the end

Schools will finalize plans in last week before classes start By Dave Fidlin Correspondent With the Sept. 1 start of the 2020-21 school year rapidly approaching, Waterford school officials assembled virtually for a town hall meeting Aug. 10 to discuss how fall instruction might shape up at an unprecedented time. […]

 
 

High school takes in-person approach

District is still working out transportation, lunch challenges   By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Although there are still a number of moving pieces to the puzzle, Waterford Union High School officials are moving forward with a plan emphasizing in-person instruction once the bell resumes ringing in a month. District Administrator Luke […]

 
 

Waterford business park moves ahead

Pieces of the puzzle come together for Mercury Business Park By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Mercury Business Park, the oft-discussed development on the Village of Waterford’s east side, moved several steps closer to reality after several recent votes from municipal decision-makers. At their regular monthly meeting, members of the Village Board […]

 
 

Orange barrel bash

Orange barrel bash

Explore Waterford hosted The Orange Barrel Bash on July 11 to celebrate the completion of the road construction project through the heart of the village. A crowd cheers as the first of several groups of pedal trike racers leave the staring line. n addition to the races, the bash, which […]

 
 

‘Kingpins’ in Rochester burglaries charged

‘Kingpins’ in Rochester burglaries charged

They’re facing similar charges in other communities Two Madison men have been charged in a rash of burglaries and vehicle thefts from seven homes in the Camelback Farms subdivision in Rochester last year. The suspects, Cleaster Moon, 25, and Joshua Pitts, 18, have been dubbed “burglary kingpins” by Madison police […]

 
 

Districts finishing school reopening plans

Districts finishing school reopening plans

Waterford’s structure could be unveiled July 20 By Dave Fidlin Correspondent With the clock ticking on the start of the 2020-21 school year, school officials throughout the Waterford area are beginning the process of determining how a fall reopening will take place in the era of COVID-19. Waterford Union High […]

 
 

A red, white and blue day

A red, white and blue day

  In a year that’s been colored mostly gray by the coronavirus pandemic, residents of Waterford donned their patriotic colors Saturday to celebrate Independence Day with a traditional July 4 parade. Children in attendance joyfully scramble to pick up candy tossed by parade participants. (Photo by Chad Hensiak)

 
 
 
 
 

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