Waterford

Upscale men’s shop opens in Waterford

If opening a new business during a global pandemic seems like a risky thing to do, then opening a second business during a global pandemic seems downright audacious. But according to Waterford residents Vana and Ward Lyon, opening their second gift shop in town is a way to continue to […]

 
 

Balloonfest returns to Waterford Saturday

Balloonfest returns to Waterford Saturday

Hot air balloon lovers will have to rise early Saturday, July 16, to witness the launch of several colorful balloons at the start of Waterford’s Balloonfest. Weather permitting, the launch window is 6 to 7:30 a.m. at Waterford Union High School, 611 W. Main Street. The daylong Balloonfest returns to […]

 
 

Flipping for freedom

Flipping for freedom
 
 

Bomb threat at bank made for a tense afternoon

Bomb threat at bank made for a tense afternoon

By SLN staff Residents and businesses on Waterford’s east side endured three tense hours sheltering in place Tuesday afternoon as law enforcement dealt with a bomb threat at Community State Bank, 810 Fox Lane. The incident resulted in the arrest of David Brown, 52, of Burlington. On Thursday Brown was […]

 
 

Waterford Independence Day parade ready to roll

  The Waterford Lions Club will host its traditional Independence Day parade on Monday. This year’s theme is “In God We Trust” The fun begins with the kids parade at 10:30 a.m. Registration opens at 9:30 a.m. at Milwaukee and Main streets for those who wish to participate. Check-in for […]

 
 

Farewell Class of 2022

Farewell Class of 2022

Isabelle Sheeley returns to her seat after receiving her diploma at Waterford Union High School’s commencement ceremony on June 12. The event featured speeches from school officials and students, and culminated with the awarding of the diplomas. For more photos from the ceremony see the June 16 edition of the […]

 
 

Waterford Lofts project awarded $250k grant

Waterford Lofts project awarded $250k grant

Construction on multi-use building to begin this summer The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation recently awarded the Village of Waterford $250,000 as part of the Community Development Investment Grant program. The grant will go towards construction of what will become the Waterford Lofts, located at 506 E. Main Street. “In 2018, […]

 
 

Explore Waterford to present ‘Mysteries of Old Settlers Cemetery’

In celebration of National Historic Preservation Month, Explore Waterford will offer an event highlighting the village’s earliest years, as part of its Preserving Our Past series. Volunteers have been busy digging through old archives and uncovering records to present “Mysteries of Old Settlers Cemetery,” on Tuesday, May 24, at 6 […]

 
 

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 […]

 
 

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 […]