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Waterford schools collaborate on reopening plans

Waterford schools collaborate on reopening plans

Plans and 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 […]

 
 

Grateful for the gardens

Grateful for the gardens

Waterford residents rave about community plots – even if they are temporary By Chris Bennett Correspondent Mary Heebsh of Waterford can hardly wait to harvest her tomatoes. Heebsh lives in the house next to the new Waterford Community Garden, which is in a vacant lot at the corner of Main […]

 
 

Tense, but peaceful

Tense, but peaceful

Counter-protesters disrupt speeches, but violence is avoided By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Organizers of Waterford’s Black Lives Matter protest acknowledged there would be opposition to their root cause of shedding light on systemic racism in society. However, with anticipated counter-protesters at Ten Club Park June 20, organizers asked fellow Black […]

 
 

Protest set for Saturday in Waterford

Protest set for Saturday in Waterford

Organizer expects event to be peaceful By Chris Bennett Correspondent A peaceful, civil protest against the death of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis Police is scheduled to take place Saturday in Waterford. The organizer said she hopes, and expects, that the protest will remain peaceful. Casey Fredrick, a […]

 
 

Lions Club says July 4 parade is a go

Lions Club says July 4 parade is a go

Organizers seek entries for annual event The Waterford Lions Club Fourth of July parade and kids parade will be held as scheduled this year, according to organizers. “With everything going on this year we would like this to be the best parade ever,” organizers wrote in a news release. The […]

 
 

A ceremony like no other

A ceremony like no other

Precautions reign as Waterford honors graduates By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief Waterford Union High School conferred diplomas on 257 graduates Sunday with 230 of them participating in the type of traditional ceremony that has been rare this year due to fears of COVID-19. While the ceremony itself was traditional, […]

 
 

WUHS plans in-person graduation ceremony

WUHS plans in-person graduation ceremony

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent There will be calls for social distancing, good hygiene and all of the other precautions that have become commonplace in the era of COVID-19. But plans are in motion for Waterford Union High School to hold an in-person Class of 2020 graduation ceremony at 2 p.m. […]

 
 

Spruced up Dollar General receives narrow approval

Spruced up Dollar General receives narrow approval

Proposal has received mixed reaction throughout process By Dave Fidlin Correspondent A discount retail chain that has been aggressively expanding its footprint across the U.S. has officially taken root in Waterford after a pivotal vote from decision-makers. On a narrow 4-3 vote, the Village Board recently gave its support to […]

 
 

Waterford mulls site uses, including racetrack proposal

Waterford mulls site uses, including racetrack proposal

Temporary rallycross course pitched for vacant Mercury site By Dave Fidlin Correspondent While a first phase of the Village of Waterford’s Mercury development site on Highway 36 is moving forward, questions of when the second and third phases of the project will go forward loom. As future plans wait in […]

 
 

High school examines options in wake of failed school officer vote

High school examines options in wake of failed school officer vote

Cutting other expenses or going without are the choices officials face, superintendent says By Dave Fidlin Correspondent The second time was not a charm for the Waterford Union High School District. This spring, voters in Waterford, Rochester, Norway and slivers over other nearby townships within the high school’s boundaries voted […]

 
 
 
 
 

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