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In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      City of Burlington officials touted a proposed stormwater utility as a way to maintain its storm sewer system without having to rely on the city’s limited tax levy. However, several members of the business community saw the change as shifting a greater burden to businesses – and the majority […]

 
 

BHS sweeps state theater awards

BHS sweeps state theater awards

One-act play ‘Anne of Green Gables’ garners rave reviews Burlington High School’s production of the one-act play “Anne of Green Gables” recently swept the top awards in state competition hosted by the Wisconsin High School Forensic Association. Burlington’s production earned the coveted Critics Choice Award. It also garnered three top […]

 
 

Jefferson Street set for rebuild

Work will precede replacement of downtown bridge By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Reconstructing Jefferson Street in downtown Burlington is among many projects the city plans to consider under a proposed engineering services contract with Kapur and Associates. The municipal engineering firm, according to city officials, proposes to perform services for […]

 
 

School to host holiday craft fair

  Union Grove Elementary School will host the ninth annual Union Grove Holiday Craft Fair on Saturday, Dec. 4, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The fair will feature crafts, art, woodworking, jewelry, fresh baked goods and other unique gifts. Attendees will be able to enjoy refreshments and take pictures […]

 
 

Madrigal Dinner returns next week

Madrigal Dinner returns next week

WUHS to host two events on Dec. 11 and 12 After not being able to host its annual Madrigal Dinner last year, Waterford Union High School will resume the tradition this year on Dec. 11 and 12. The Madrigal Dinner is a two-and-a-half hour dinner theater show with a nine-course […]

 
 

WGSD residents rank quality faculty high in survey

District officials still seeking responses from public By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Retaining quality teachers was high on the list. But offering instruction in world languages ranked lower. Waterford Graded Superintendent Ed Brzinski hashed over the preliminary results of a recently distributed strategic survey. It was sent to a cross-section of […]

 
 

Haylofters to present ‘A Redneck Christmas’

Haylofters to present ‘A Redneck Christmas’

Musical comedy to run next two weekends The Burlington Haylofters will present “A Good Old Fashioned Redneck Country Christmas,” a musical comedy, on Dec. 3-5 and 10-12 at the Malt House Theater, 109 N. Main St. Friday and Saturday performances will start at 7:30 p.m. and the Sunday shows are […]

 
 

Holiday parade set for 6:30 p.m. Friday

Holiday parade set for 6:30 p.m. Friday

City officials will collect donation for Waukesha parade victims Burlington’s annual Christmas parade, “Frozen Fantasy Christmas,” will step off at 6:30 p.m. on Friday in the city’s downtown. This year’s Christmas Tree Lighting in Wehmhoff Square Park will immediately follow the Christmas parade. City of Burlington Mayor Jeannie Hefty will […]

 
 

Speakers say they want to save dam

Speakers say they want to save dam

Most who spoke at meeting favor retaining structure By Jason Arndt Staff Writer The City of Burlington took its first step in receiving community input related to the Echo Lake Dam’s long-term future Tuesday at Veterans Terrace. Peter Riggs, director of public works, said the purpose of Tuesday’s community meeting […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      City of Burlington officials heard directly from the public Tuesday on their views for the future of the Echo Lake dam. The informational meeting was the first of two intended to give officials a better indication of the public’s desire concerning options to improve or remove the dam. Residents […]

 
 
 
 
 

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