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Making merry as in days of olde

Making merry as in days of olde

     Last Saturday and Sunday Waterford High School hosted its 36th annual “Ye Olde Christmasse Dinnyr.” The madrigal style dinner is a throwback to medieval times complete with costumes, serving pages and wenches, court jesters, jugglers, a queen and court, lords and ladies, and all manner of music and […]

 
 

Village considering hiking fines in 2022

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent More than a dozen fines could increase in the Village of Waterford in the new year, based on a proposal that passed muster at first blush. The Village Board on Dec. 13 approved the first reading of an ordinance that would officially increase 16 fines for […]

 
 

BASD makes plans for relief funds

BASD makes plans for relief funds

District to survey residents in January By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief Burlington Area School District residents will soon have a chance to weigh in on the district’s plan for spending the upcoming round of federal pandemic recovery funds. Superintendent Stephen Plank on Monday presented the plan to the School […]

 
 

School violence threats on social media deemed not credible

School violence threats on social media deemed not credible

Burlington police and school officials have determined that purported threats of violence in schools circulating on social media are not credible. Burlington Area School District officials said Thursday that a staff member learned Wednesday about 9:30 p.m. of a possible threat of violence to supposedly to occur Thursday, Dec. 16, […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

     Officials in the Burlington Area School District are still looking for the right formula for allowing public comments at monthly School Board meetings. On the heels of a period during which the School Board decided to shut down two meetings because of unruly protests by residents, School Board President […]

 
 

Christmas arrives with a bang

Christmas arrives with a bang

A woman and her daughter watch the fireworks show over 10 Club Park in Waterford Saturday at the conclusion of the community’s annual Christmas parade and tree lighting ceremony. For more photos from the event see the Dec. 10 edition of the Waterford Post. (Photo by Chad Hensiak)

 
 

Man accused of severely abusing infant, hurting two other children

Man accused of severely abusing infant, hurting two other children

SLN staff A Union Grove man is accused of severely abusing a two-month-old baby, leaving the infant with a broken arm, broken ribs and a fractured skull among other injuries. Gavin Pallesen, 22, was charged Monday in Racine County Circuit Court with six counts of physical abuse of a child […]

 
 

Rochester ends talks on boundary pact

Effort abandoned after Town of Waterford incorporation bid fails By Dave Fidlin Correspondent On the heels of a ruling last month from the state Department of Administration, talks of solidifying a long-term cooperative boundary agreement with a number of local municipalities has come to an end. Attorney Timothy Pruitt with […]

 
 

Ice Festival is this weekend

Ice Festival is this weekend

State ice carving competition highlights events Sparkling ice sculptures will take center stage in downtown Burlington this weekend as the city hosts its annual Ice Festival. The event will again serve as the Wisconsin State Ice Carving Championships with competitors from different parts of the state participating. More than a […]

 
 

Music teacher charged for having sex with girl, 16

Music teacher charged for having sex with girl, 16

A local music teacher has been charged with several crimes for allegedly having a sexual relationship with a 16-year-old girl. Zachary P. Wendt, 38, of Burlington, is charged in Racine County Circuit Court with two counts of sexual intercourse with a child, two counts of sexual assault of a child […]

 
 
 
 
 

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