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At the market

At the market

Bridget Raimondi welcomes customers to her Vinny’s Produce booth Aug. 9 at the Union Grove Public Market. The market is held Tuesday afternoons throughout the summer in the Piggly Wiggly shopping center parking lot. (Photo by Ed Nadolski)

 
 

Lions Fun Fest runs through the weekend

Lions Fun Fest runs through the weekend

The Waterford Lions Club is hosting its annual Fun Fest through Sunday at 10 Club Park. The festival includes a wide variety of activities from the Alpine Amusements Carnival to live music in the beer tent. The carnival hours are: Thursday and Friday 5 to 10 p.m.; Saturday noon to […]

 
 

Task force on racism hits bumpy road

Members disagree on progress, approach to action By Jason Arndt Staff Writer The City of Burlington planned to deliver an update on a task force designed to improve race relations during a meeting of the Common Council earlier this month. Instead, city officials on Aug. 2 learned about new allegations […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press

In this week’s Standard Press

      It’s been more than a year since the Mayor’s task force on racism and equity in Burlington was formed. And in that time the public has heard very little about the progress of the effort. Until last week when it became evident that not all the task force members […]

 
 

Results from 2022 primary election

Results from 2022 primary election

Vote totals are unofficial 63rd Assembly District Republican Primary Robin Vos (I) 5,084 Adam Steen 4,824 21st Senate District Republican Primary Van Wanggaard (I) 20,194 Jay Stone 6,831

 
 

Racine County Sample Ballot for Aug. 9 Partisan Primary

Use the following link to access a Racine County Sample Ballot for the Aug. 9 Partisan Primary Election: SAMPLE BALLOT

 
 

Union Grove OKs chicken ordinance

Union Grove OKs chicken ordinance

Village Board votes to allow backyard chickens   By Dave Fidlin Correspondent After a lengthy review process, Union Grove officials have decided to give village residents an opportunity to have chickens on their properties in specific circumstances. The Village Board on July 25 voted in favor of the chicken-keeping ordinance, […]

 
 

Shedding new light

Shedding new light

WUHS reviews resident responses to diagnose why April referendum failed By Dave Fidlin Correspondent On the whole, taxpayers within Waterford Union High School’s geographic area are satisfied with the district’s performance in a number of key metrics. But they are hesitant to back another referendum unless there is a strong […]

 
 

Dam referendum options presented

Dam referendum options presented

City Council slated to finalize advisory vote on Aug. 16 By Jason Arndt Staff Writer The Burlington Common Council moved one step closer Tuesday to forming an advisory referendum on the Echo Lake Dam’s long-term future. The advisory referendum, which came in the form of resolution, directs city staff members […]

 
 

Republican primaries dominate ballot

Republican primaries dominate ballot

By SLN staff Voters throughout the area will have their final chance Tuesday to narrow the field of candidates for November’s General Election. Primary elections are slated for Tuesday, Aug. 9, in all of the area’s state Assembly districts and in one of the two Senate districts. These are in […]

 
 
 
 
 

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