Waterford

Village offers update on incorporation battle

Village offers update on incorporation battle

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent The Town of Waterford’s incorporation effort, and the Village of Waterford’s future annexation plans, took center stage when village officials held a question-and-answer meeting May 3. In early 2020, town leaders officially moved forward on the municipality’s sought-after incorporation into the Village of Tichigan, filing the […]

 
 

Local woman wins $500,000 in scratch-off lottery

Local woman wins $500,000 in scratch-off lottery

She initially thought ticket was worth $25,000 A Wind Lake woman who initially thought she’d hit it big with a $25,000 lottery scratch-off game prize recently had no idea just how big. Bobbi Mangan was excited for her $25,000 scratch-off win, according to a news release from the Wisconsin Lottery. […]

 
 

Kravings on track to open in May

Kravings on track to open in May

Owner says shop will offer high-end frozen drinks By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Plans for a new specialty beverage establishment in the heart of Waterford are officially moving forward, based on plans set in motion recently. The Village Board on April 12 approved a development agreement for Kravings, a business described […]

 
 

Homeowner escapes early morning blaze

Homeowner escapes early morning blaze

Officials say smoke alarms weren’t working; damage estimated at $300,000 A homeowner escaped an early Monday morning fire at his residence in the Town of Waterford despite a lack of working smoke detectors, according to officials with the Tichigan Volunteer Fire Company. The blaze, at 7312 Townline Road, took more […]

 
 

Argument leads to arson, deputies allege

Argument leads to arson, deputies allege

They arrest man who allegedly torched wife’s clothes and started home on fire Charges were pending Friday morning against a Village of Waterford man whom sheriff’s officials accuse of starting his family’s house on fire following an argument with his wife. According to the Racine County Sheriff’s Office, the man, […]

 
 

Trimming the excess

WUHS reduces course sections for 2021-22 By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Waterford Union High School officials might be in the final stretch of winding down an unprecedented 2020-21 school year, but attention toward early-stage planning for the fall is dually underway. Administrators and the WUHS School Board on March 29 had […]

 
 

Long overdue honor

Long overdue honor

Waterford Union High School Superintendent Lucas Francois presents an honorary diploma to World War II veteran Raymond Schaefer during a March 18 celebration at the school. Schaefer, 96, now of Franklin, set aside his ambition to graduate in 1943 while a student at Racine County School of Agriculture and Domestic […]

 
 

WUHS set for students to return full time

WUHS set for students to return full time

School shifting away from hybrid instruction on March 2 By Dave Fidlin Correspondent After hashing through a range of considerations, including the latest COVID-19 positive statistics and health guidance, Waterford Union High School officials have opted to revert back to full in-person instruction. At the cusp of the holiday season, […]

 
 

Hoffman found guilty of Wind Lake murder

Hoffman found guilty of Wind Lake murder

New Berlin man changed plea to no contest at hearing this month Troy Hoffman was found guilty of killing Chad Bickler in Wind Lake in late 2019 after changing his plea to no contest in the murder charge against him. Racine County Circuit Court Judge Robert Repischak handed down the […]

 
 

Local teachers ready to get vaccine

Local teachers ready to get vaccine

High percentage of district staff indicate they’ll get the shot By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Despite a limited supply during the initial rollout, most of the teachers interested in receiving a COVID-19 vaccine within the Waterford Graded School District have reportedly been able to receive it or will receive in in […]

 
 
 
 
 

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