News from throughout Western Racine County.

News Waterford

A special night for snazzy seniors

Elder Care assisted living facility holds prom for residents By Jason Arndt Editor Residents of Elder Care Cottages in Waterford took a step back in time last week when they danced to classic tunes and enjoyed camaraderie with others during the assisted living facility’s first-ever prom. Elder Care, a 60-bed […]

Burlington News

Tall Tales Musical Festival nixed for 2024

Organizers say they do not have the budget required By Jason Arndt Editor The Tall Tales Music Festival, an annual downtown Burlington event, will not occur in 2024 because of financial challenges in organizing the event. Patrick Sullivan, co-founder of the event, said organizers made the decision “after careful consideration.” […]

Burlington News

City to explore master planning of storm sewer

By Jason Arndt Editor When the City of Burlington experiences heavy rainfall, some residents have reported nuisance ponding and slow drainage into the community’s storm sewer infrastructure. Officials look to clearly identify problems and potential solutions through a task order with Kapur and Associates, Inc. at a cost of $165,000 […]

News Waterford

Rochester closes gap on broadband connectivity

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent A multi-year effort to close a broadband access gap in Rochester is nearing its conclusion, village officials announced recently. At a Village Board meeting June 10, Village Administrator Chris Bennett indicated cable and broadband provider Charter Communications Inc. had completed its work on a 2022 agreement […]

Burlington News

Meeting children where they are

Stacked Therapies offers services in natural environment By Jason Arndt Editor Stacked Therapies, a veteran-owned business, looks to serve the pediatric population through various therapy sessions within Burlington and beyond. Founded by Dr. Amy Correa, a former Hospital Corpsman in the United States Navy, Stacked Therapies sees children with developmental […]