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Property tax payments due

Property tax payments due

County offers multiple ways to pay final installment The second and final payment for 2020 property tax bills in Racine County is due Saturday, July 31. Property owners are required to pay the first installment by Jan. 31 and the second by July 31. Under state law, interest and penalty […]

 
 

Rochester refines regulations for towers

Cell phone company may still be interested in erecting structure   By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Rochester’s municipal code concerning tower regulations, which has been under the microscope for nearly a year, has been altered again with input from legal counsel. Since last fall, Rochester officials have been seeking Village Attorney […]

 
 

Canopy Hill to have 18-acre public trail

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.

Officials refine amenities for new development By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Since its inception several years ago, much of the discussion on the new 160-acre Canopy Hill residential development on Union Grove’s north side has focused on lot sizes, infrastructure needs and other technical details. With much of the heavy analysis […]

 
 

A return to the theater

A return to the theater

Haylofters’ rock and roll fantasy opens July 29, runs for 10 shows By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief Like Broadway did with Bruce Springsteen’s one-man show last month, the Burlington Haylofters are returning to live theater next week with a production that seems appropriate for the times. “We Will Rock […]

 
 

Less than half of area residents are vaccinated

Less than half of area residents are vaccinated

County is in the midst of COVID-19 resurgence By Jason Arndt Staff Writer The Central Racine County Health Department reported this week that 49% of its residents, or 57,679 people, have finished the COVID-19 vaccination series, which is well short of its 70% objective to ensure herd immunity. This leaves […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      It’s been one of those years in which homeowners have had to water their lawn or live with crunchy, brown grass. That’s what a drought does. However, this will be the last year City of Burlington homeowners will be able to take advantage of the annual third-quarter utility bill […]

 
 

Faded glory likely to get a facelift

Faded glory likely to get a facelift

City plans to restore Dunford Drive water tower By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Burlington’s Dunford Drive standpipe, more commonly known as the water tower with the American Flag near the Nestle USA plant, has deteriorated since the city last applied a protective coating to the structure. The Common Council later […]

 
 

Map update accommodates Waterford Lofts project

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent In a signal of forthcoming development, Waterford officials have voted in favor of a new certified survey map on the future home of the mixed-use Waterford Lofts development. The Village Board on July 12 approved the CSM, which combines two lots at the northeast corner of […]

 
 

Music series debuts

Music series debuts

The long-anticipated debut of the Music at the Pavilion series took place July 15 at the new entertainment stage – dubbed The Pavilion – at Schoolyard Park in Union Grove. The inaugural event featured a brief kick off ceremony followed by a performance from the Jackie Brown Trio. Food trucks […]

 
 

Charges dismissed in hanging accusation

Charges dismissed in hanging accusation

Southern Lakes Newspapers staff Charges of attempted murder and other crimes have been dropped against a Kansasville man who was accused in June of attempting to hang his girlfriend. The charges in Racine County Circuit Court against Ryan Carter – including attempted first-degree homicide, aggravated battery, false imprisonment, attempted strangulation […]

 
 
 
 
 

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