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Committee to review Ten Club Park construction work

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent A potential contract between Waterford and a private construction company for improvements at one of the village’s most high profile green spaces will be reviewed when the Public Works and Utilities Committee holds its next meeting. The Village Board on May 9 was slated to discuss […]

 
 

Memorial Day vehicle parade for veterans set

Memorial Day vehicle parade for veterans set

  The third annual Memorial Day Parade to honor the residents of Wisconsin Veterans Home Union Grove will be held on Monday, May 30. All interested participants are asked to meet from 1 to 1:45 p.m. in the parking lot of the Racine County Fairgrounds. Participants are asked to use […]

 
 

Aquatic Center to open June 4

Aquatic Center to open June 4

Cost of memberships remain the same Standard Press Staff The Burlington Community Aquatic Center is being prepared to open for the 2022 season on June 4. This will be the fifth season of operation for the Aquatic Center and membership rates remain the same as they were in 2018, according […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      A 108-year legacy in the grocery business came to an end Wednesday when the Spiegelhoff family sold Gooseberries Fresh Market to a growing Illinois-based grocer. Owner David Spiegelhoff announced the sale to his employees Wednesday morning and by Thursday morning managers from Berkot’s Super Foods were expected to begin […]

 
 

Longtime WUHS superintendent remembered

Longtime WUHS superintendent remembered

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Several of the top leaders of Waterford Union High School had fond words for a veteran educator who left an indelible imprint on the venue that will endure for decades to come. Keith Brandstetter closed out his career at WUHS three years ago, but he was […]

 
 

Board backs chicken ordinance

Board backs chicken ordinance

Union Grove will draft rules for keeping poultry in village By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Union Grove residents could soon have the opportunity to raise a small number of chickens, based on a recent pivotal decision. On a 6-1 vote, the Village Board on April 25 gave the go-ahead to proceed […]

 
 

An enchanted evening at CCHS

An enchanted evening at CCHS

 Catholic Central High School held its Junior Prom on April 29 with the theme of “Enchanted Forest.” The Grand March was held in the CCHS main gym, and the dinner, dance and after prom party was held at Abbey Springs Resort in Fontana-on-Geneva Lake. The court includes (above from left) […]

 
 

TLC moving to former school building

TLC moving to former school building

Agency will maintain services for homeless during transition By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief Burlington-based Transitional Living Center, which provides services for homeless women and children in Western Racine County, is moving its operations to a former school building in the Town of Dover. The move will be complete by […]

 
 

Accolades for ‘Charlie Brown’

Accolades for ‘Charlie Brown’

Waterford Union High School’s production of “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown” has received nominations for a school-record 23 Jerry Awards, recognizing excellence in musical theater in the state of Wisconsin. In addition, the cast, crew, and pit selected senior Sara Lehman for the 2022 Spirit Award. The Spirit Award […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      Investigators continue to seek out and interview potential victims of a former teacher’s aide at Dyer Elementary School. Daniel Powers, 57, has been charged with sexual assault of a child for inappropriately touching a student at the school. Racine County Sheriff Christopher Schmaling said he believes Powers has assaulted […]

 
 
 
 
 

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