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In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      City of Burlington officials continue to explore creating a Tax Incremental Financing District that would accommodate a massive residential development on the city’s south side. The proposed development – to be located along Pine Street (Highway 83) near the Burlington Manufacturing and Office Park – includes approximately 300 housing […]

 
 

Car wash gets green light

Car wash gets green light

By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Tidal Wave Auto Spa, a Georgia-based company, plans to set up in the City of Burlington with a new full-service car wash facility. The building will be on Milwaukee Avenue between Landmark Credit Union and Performance Tire and Auto Service. The Plan Commission, which approved […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      City of Burlington officials have finalized details, including a series of four informational meetings related to the Nov. 8 Echo Lake Dam advisory referendum. The goal, according to city officials, is to provide the information that will encourage voters to make informed decisions. The informational meetings are among the […]

 
 

Tree in boy’s honor to be replanted

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent In a happenstance moment of nature, it was taken down. But a tree that was planted in an 11-year-old Union Grove boy’s honor will soon rise again to continue commemorate his brief — but impactful — life. Family members of Ryan Luxem recently reached out to […]

 
 

Rochester considers sheriff’s contract

Rochester considers sheriff’s contract

Village explores options as sheriff’s contract is up for renewal By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Rising labor and fuel prices has prompted a big-picture review of Rochester’s longstanding public safety contract with the Racine County Sheriff’s Department. As the agency customarily does around this time each year, sheriff’s officials sent the […]

 
 

Building renovation gets green light

Building renovation gets green light

Owners plan retail and short-term rentals By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Plans to renovate a vacant and decaying downtown property into four short-term rental units cleared another hurdle on Tuesday when the Common Council endorsed a certificate of appropriateness to alter the building’s exterior. The certificate of appropriateness, which the […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

     Drug overdoses are on the rise in Racine County and problem is linked to the rise in opioid use – especially fentanyl, which is relatively inexpensive and easy to get. Officials in Racine County and across the country have taken notice and are looking for ways to reverse the […]

 
 

New projects take shape at Mercury site

New projects take shape at Mercury site

Car wash, business condos eyed at the site By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Two new proposals within Waterford’s Mercury Business Park off Highway 36 have come into sharper focus after a recent vote from officials. At a special morning meeting Aug. 23, the Village Board cast several votes related to the […]

 
 

Union Grove residents want historic siren silenced

This is a rendering of a mural that is proposed for the side of a building at 1401 Main St., Union Grove. The project, spearheaded by Leadership Union Grove, is intended to welcome visitors to the village.

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent It is steeped in history. But the approximately half-dozen households living in close proximity to it want it silenced — or at least used less frequently. The Union Grove Village Board on Aug. 22 discussed, but took no action on the long-standing tradition of sounding a […]

 
 

Not a waste of time

Not a waste of time

Local Clean Sweep event properly disposes of hazardous materials By Jason Arndt Staff Writer A steady stream of more than 400 vehicles passed through the City of Burlington Department of Public Works facility on Saturday when multiple communities participated in the annual Clean Sweep. The 2022 City of Burlington Joint […]

 
 
 
 
 

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