Waterford

Village will challenge incorporation

Board hires attorney amid talk of town’s possible incorporation effort By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Village of Waterford officials this week went on record against their neighboring township’s incorporation effort – and the end result is legal representation expected to cost at least $40,000 in the second half of this year. […]

 
 

Driver in fatal crash charged with two felonies

Driver in fatal crash charged with two felonies

Local man has long record of driving while suspended The driver of a car involved in a crash that killed his passenger in Waterford on June 27 has been charged with two felonies for driving with a suspended license. Cory S. Price, 26, was charged July 9 in Racine County […]

 
 

Village hikes water, sewer rates

Rising costs, maintenance is behind the increase, officials say By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Water and sewer utility rates within the Village of Waterford are set to increase. The Village Board on June 24 voted to increase water rates 34 percent and increase sewer rates 15 percent. The moves come after […]

 
 

Color him patriotic

Color him patriotic

A patriotically dressed boy waves to the crowd as he rides upon a tractor in Waterford’s Independence Day parade on July 4. (Photo by Chad Hensiak)

 
 

Waterford’s Ranke rises above to help others

Waterford’s Ranke rises above to help others

Outstanding Senior looks to teach English By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Kirsten Ranke’s commitment to helping others, even as she overcame challenges herself, started as a youngster working on her family farm. “It really turned into a passion for animals and for kids,” said Ranke, a 2019 Waterford Union High […]

 
 

A patriotic blast!

A patriotic blast!

Waterford Lions set for July 4 celebration The Waterford Lions Club has organized an explosion of red, white and blue patriotism the celebrate Independence Day on Thursday, July 4. The celebration will again be highlighted by the annual parade with a theme of “Land of the Free and Home of […]

 
 

Breaking: One killed, two injured in Waterford crash

Breaking: One killed, two injured in Waterford crash

One person is dead and two others suffered life-threatening injuries in a two-vehicle crash in the Town of Waterford Thursday morning, according to officials with the Racine County Sheriff’s office. The deceased victim was unresponsive at the crash scene on Highway 83 near Maple Road and was pronounced dead there. […]

 
 

Brandstetter stakes legacy on academics

Brandstetter stakes legacy on academics

Superintendent to retire at end of the month By Cathy Kozlowicz Correspondent After spending more than 30 years in the Waterford Union High School District, Superintendent Keith Brandstetter can state his educational philosophy in one word – academics. This is the legacy and the area he is most proud of […]

 
 

Carnival worker charged with beating girlfriend

Carnival worker charged with beating girlfriend

A status conference was scheduled for June 19 for a West Virginia man charged with beating his girlfriend while staying on the grounds of St. Thomas Church in Waterford. Christopher R. Pringle, 34, of Terraalta, W.V., was charged June 7 in Racine County Circuit Court with false imprisonment, misdemeanor battery […]

 
 

Rockin’ the river

Rockin’ the river

The Jackie Brown Band performs at Waterford River Rhythms on June 6 to open the summer concert series at Waterford’s Village Hall Park. The series continues Thursday, June 20, with a performance by Altered Five Blues Band out of Milwaukee. The quintet won two WAMI Awards in 2018, including Song […]

 
 
 
 
 

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