Waterford

Music in the park

Music in the park

Waterford’s River Rhythms concert series opens 13th season Thursday The Waterford River Rhythms summer concert series launches its 13th season Thursday evening with a performance by the Jackie Brown Band. The popular event, which features (with one exceptions) concerts every-other Thursday throughout the summer at Village Hall Park, will include […]

 
 

Man charged for choking, shooting dog

Man charged for choking, shooting dog

He allegedly provoked dog until it bit him, then killed the animal A preliminary hearing is scheduled for June 5 for a Rochester man charged with killing a dog owned by a woman he lived with in retaliation for the dog biting him. Jay Hoppe, 51, made his initial appearance […]

 
 

St. Thomas to close school

St. Thomas to close school

Declining enrollment forced parish’s decision By Cathy Kozlowicz Correspondent After 167 years of religious-based education at Waterford’s St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic School, parish officials recently made the decision to close the school. This was announced at a special parish meeting May 16. The families of students who attend the school […]

 
 

Moms on Main

Moms on Main

     

 
 

Ex-marshal charged for threatening to victim of sex assault

Ex-marshal charged for threatening to victim of sex assault

A former U.S. Marshal convicted of sexual assault is facing multiple charges of making a threat, stalking and disorderly conduct after allegedly contacting his victim by letter from the Racine Correctional Institution in Sturtevant. The letters were sent to the victim’s mother’s home in Waterford, according to the criminal complaint […]

 
 

Fire leaves family searching for home

Fire leaves family searching for home

Family of six didn’t have renters insurance By Jason Arndt Staff Writer A Waterford couple and their four children are looking for a new place to live after a fire damaged their rented home last week. Katie Guardiola, the mother, said she and her family have been staying with friends […]

 
 

Cleaning crew takes a walk on the cute side

Cleaning crew takes a walk on the cute side

      Maureen Vander Sanden and son Ben, 3, walk hand-in-hand Saturday in search of trash along the Seven Waters Bike Trail in Waterford. The duo were among about 50 volunteers who turned out for the trail cleanup organized by Absolutely Waterford. Event founder Angionette Hansen said volunteers collect an average […]

 
 

DQ-Shell station set for May groundbreaking

DQ-Shell station set for May groundbreaking

Project constitutes $3.5 million investment in Waterford A Dairy Queen restaurant coupled with a Shell gas station and convenience store is slated for the Village of Waterford following approval of the project at a recent Plan Commission meeting. Goldstar Development of Green Bay has received approval from the Village’s Plan […]

 
 

Recount sustains victory for Waterford High School referendum

Recount sustains victory for Waterford High School referendum

A one-vote victory grew to a five-vote margin as approval of the Waterford Union High School District’s nearly $10 million referendum was sustained during a recount Monday. Superintendent Keith Brandstetter said the daylong recount should help reassure voters the process was complete and fair. “When you’re only one vote different […]

 
 

Residents escape apartment fire

Two members from The American Red Cross Disaster Relief team arrive to a Village of Rochester apartment complex at 300 E. Spring St. to offer assistance to residents in need (Jason Arndt/Standard Press)

Damage limited; cause still unknown, authorities say By Jason Arndt Editor Residents of a multi-unit apartment complex in the Village of Rochester were temporarily displaced Saturday after a fire damaged parts of building’s lower level. The cause, according to the Racine County Sheriff’s Office, has not been determined as of […]

 
 
 
 
 

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