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New sign honors former WUHS science teacher

Drivers traveling on Barnes Road may notice a new update to the Waterford Union High School Environmental Center. The School Board recently voted to change the name to the Paul Bixler Environmental Center. Bixler is a retired staff member from Waterford Union High School. He served in the science department […]

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Village to host Halloween Carnival

A Halloween Carnival featuring games with prizes, a magic show, Halloween carolers and food is slated for Saturday, Oct. 30, at Village Hall Park in Waterford. The event runs from 2 to 9 p.m. at the park. Special activities include the Fox River Canal Swamp Maze in the basement of […]

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Village plans to double down on public safety

Preliminary budget has increase for police, fire By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Despite challenges in recent years surrounding COVID-19, Village of Waterford officials sounded an optimistic tone about the village’s operating budget for the year ahead during a recent glimpse into the extensive document. While no formal action was taken, the […]

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An earful on masks

WGSD School Board hears from parents on recent mask mandate   By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Faced with a rising number of positive COVID-19 cases weeks into the new school year, the Waterford Graded School District reversed course midway through September and reinstated a mask requirement across all grade levels. At […]

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A fine Day in the Country

Two year old Paisley Wrycza, of Tichigan, finds a furry friend in the petting zoo at Rochester’s Day in the Country celebration Sept. 18. The annual fall festival celebrated its 25th year with live music, food and activities for kids. Booths were set up throughout downtown area with vendors selling […]

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Wolverines ready to party like it’s 2019

Traditional homecoming events planned for next week By Elena Leshok Contributor Nearly two years after the COVID-19 virus began to completely change our way of life, things are finally getting back to normal here in Waterford. With the return to a sense of normality, comes the return of Waterford Union […]

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Masks optional at WUHS

Superintendent ‘very confident’ in plan for school year By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Following a pattern at Waterford’s K-8 feeder districts, high school officials recently outlined their plans for a “mask optional” start to the school year, which began Sept. 1. Superintendent Luke Francois discussed several aspects of WUHS’ kickoff of […]

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The circus is coming

  The Culpepper and Merriweather Circus rolls into Waterford for two performances on Saturday, Aug. 28, at Ten Club Park. Show times are 2 and 4:30 p.m. The circus will be performed under a big top tent. Tickets at the door are $15 for adults and $8 for seniors and […]