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Rochester backs fire company

Village Board defends local service against outside criticism By Dave Fidlin Correspondent While structural changes might be necessary in the road ahead, Rochester officials recently doubled down on their assertion the local fire company is adequately serving the community’s needs. Rochester Fire Company Chief Jack Biermann, Village Administrator-Treasurer Betty Novy […]

 
 

The ultimate play date

The ultimate play date

Children, parents and grandparents get creative with Play-Doh recently during Waterford Public Library’s Ultimate Play Date, a workshop that offered youngsters a sample of some of the season’s hottest toys. (Photo by Maureen Vander Sanden)

 
 

Christmas comes in with a bang

Christmas comes in with a bang

Fireworks explode over downtown Waterford Dec. 7 at the conclusion of Absolutely Waterford’s Winter Wonderland Christmas Parade. The parade was followed by a community Christmas tree lighting at the Waterford Public Library and visits with Santa and Mrs. Claus. (Photo by Chad Hensiak)

 
 

Village will pay to put police in high school

Village will pay to put police in high school

Recent school shooting spurs quick action by Waterford board By Dave Fidlin Correspondent It might have happened in an adjacent county, and in a larger community, but it still hit far too close to home. That was the sentiment of the Waterford Village Board this week, whose members on Dec. […]

 
 

Limbering up at the library

Limbering up at the library

     Mom Kristy Kreger, of Franksville, assists one-year-old Kinsley with tree pose during a recent session of Storytime Yoga at the Waterford Public Library. (Photo by Maureen Vander Sanden)

 
 

It’s a grind in the rumor mill

It’s a grind in the rumor mill

Award-winning play deals with the challenges of teen life By Jennifer Eisenbart Correspondent A year after undertaking a play about a school shooting, the Waterford Union High School one-act competition tackled something a little closer to home – gossip, the damage rumors can cause and how teenagers see both in […]

 
 

Rochester will pay to archive social media

Postings are valuable form of communication, official says By Dave Fidlin Correspondent In an effort to stay abreast of modern open records laws, Rochester officials plan to allocate $2,388 next year to ensure social media posts related to village business and sanctioned activities are properly archived. Village Clerk Sandi Swan […]

 
 

Referendum work takes shape

Referendum work takes shape

Going forward, projects at high school will be more visible By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Work on all of components of Waterford Union High School’s referendum-funded facilities is underway, district officials announced recently. District Administrator Luke Francois provided the School Board with an update on the referendum projects at a meeting […]

 
 

Driver in alleged hit and run left victim at roadside, drove home to watch TV

Driver in alleged hit and run left victim at roadside, drove home to watch TV

Man tells investigators he ‘freaked out’ and kept driving The driver of a truck that allegedly struck and injured a bicyclist on Oct. 20 “freaked out” and drove away from the scene to his home where he watched television while the victim of the collision was transported to a hospital, […]

 
 

Rochester stays with home team

Village stomps out Waterford’s fire-EMS proposal By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Rochester officials this week upheld the strong sentiments shared this summer and snuffed out any immediate plans of canceling the village’s contract with the local fire company to enter into an agreement with the Village of Waterford’s department. In June, […]

 
 
 
 
 

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