Waterford

Residents have their say on incorporation effort

State officials host public hearing on town’s plan to create Village of Tichigan By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Concerns of increased property taxes, a diminished rural environment and the true implications of landlocked borders dominated a public hearing on the Town of Waterford’s incorporation effort as residents had their say before […]

 
 

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 […]

 
 

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 […]

 
 

It’s time to Celebrate Waterford

It’s time to Celebrate Waterford

Event will close section of Main St. Saturday Waterford residents and visitors will have a chance to celebrate summer in the middle of the street Saturday during the Celebrate Waterford event. A section of Main Street in the village’s downtown will be closed to celebrate all things Waterford between 10 […]

 
 

Ready for a celebration of freedom

Ready for a celebration of freedom

Waterford area set for Independence Day weekend Residents of the Waterford area will have ample opportunity to celebrate Independence Day this weekend. The Tichigan Fireworks Committee will celebrate 50 years of over-the-water pyrotechnics with a fireworks show on Saturday night. The Waterford Lions Club will host its annual parade in […]

 
 

Rochester moves to expand broadband

Village will use portion of federal relief funds for project By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Amid an ongoing discussion of funding broadband service to all areas of Rochester, Chris Birkett offered a dual perspective — one as a municipal employee, the other as a resident in an area of the village […]

 
 

Changes proposed at ice cream shop

Changes proposed at ice cream shop

Board votes in favor of planned expansion at Uncle Harry’s By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Although a number of granular details still need to be fleshed out, Waterford officials have given tentative approval to expansion plans at a venerable village business. The Village Board on June 14 discussed the latest sets […]

 
 

Man charged for kicking deputies

Man charged for kicking deputies

They say he showed ‘overwhelming strength’ during struggle A Wind Lake man who kicked two sheriff’s deputies was apparently so high on drugs that he didn’t recall the mayhem he created during a 15-hour ordeal for law enforcement. Once Donald Frasier, 25, slept off the effects of drugs, he was […]

 
 

Mask mandate remains

Mask mandate remains

High school decides to keep rule in place through end of year By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Waterford Union High School officials have decided to keep an indoor mask mandate in place through the end of the school year. The last day of classes this year is June 10. The decision, […]

 
 

Backing away from the table

Rochester officials have cold feet on cooperative boundary plan By Dave Fidlin Correspondent To date, Rochester officials have been striking a collaborative tone in the Town of Waterford’s incorporation application process. But the latest step – signing onto a cooperative boundary plan agreement that could solidify the village’s borders into […]

 
 
 
 
 

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