Make your mark on the 2014 Community Guide

East Troy area residents are invited to enter the fourth annual Community Guide Cover Photo Contest. The overall best of the photos will appear on the cover of the East Troy Times 2014 Community Guide and the top picks will be inside the publication. The entry deadline is Monday, Oct. […]


Mill Street homeowners question special assessments

By Kellen Olshefski Staff Writer Homeowners living on East Troy’s Mill Street raised concerns about upcoming construction costs to the Village of East Troy Board at its Sept 16 meeting. Village President Randy Timms was unable to attend Monday’s meeting due to work obligations and Trustee Dustan Stanford was nominated […]


Big Read events slated

‘Fahrenheit 451’ book selected to ‘spark’ reading The Irvin L. Young Memorial Library will once again be participating in The Big Read annual event. On Monday, Sept. 23, the library will be giving away copies of the book, “Fahrenheit 451” by Ray Bradbury; copies are limited so interested readers are […]


Basket making workshop offered

Basket making workshop offered

Bunny Schoen will teach a basket-making workshop on Friday, Sept. 27 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. in the Community Room of the Irvin L. Young Memorial Library, 431 W. Center St., in Whitewater. There is a $10 fee to cover the cost of materials and will be collected at the time […]


Sheriff’s Department reopens 1982 Nelson homicide case

Sheriff’s Department reopens 1982 Nelson homicide case

  The Walworth County Sheriff’s Office and the Walworth County Crime Stoppers are working together in hopes of receiving new information regarding a 1982 cold case homicide. With the recent addition of the Tip Soft Program, which allows a person to anonymously text or email a tip, the Walworth County […]



Patricia Chapman of Elkhorn, Wisconsin, was gathered into God’s arms on Saturday, September 14, 2013 at the age of 72. Patricia loving wife, mother and friend lost her battle with cancer after showing determination to live her life to the fullest. She was a loving wife to John, nurturing mother of […]


‘Turning Points’ lecture tackles nanotechnology

‘Turning Points’ lecture tackles nanotechnology

  By Tom Ganser Correspondent Eric Brown, as assistant professor of biological sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, took his audience of about 50 on an amazing journey into the world of nanotechnology during the second lecture in Fairhaven’s 2013 lecture series, “Turning Points:  Critical Events and Influential People of […]


Bob Bottoni, Felix Puczylowski, Joan Lewandowski, Dan Walsh and Chris Bottoni present a check for $2,000 to the East Troy Food Pantry on Sept. 10. The money was raised during the Jim Bottoni “Ride to the Wall” memorial motorcycle ride June 1. Bob is Jim’s brother and Chris is his […]


Downtown management team appointed

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent Nine members were appointed last week to the newly created Delavan Project Management Team. Committee members will be: • Paul Page, representing the Delavan-Delavan Lake Area Chamber of Commerce; • Ryan Schroeder, representing the Delavan Common Council; • Patti Marsicano, representing the Delavan Historical Society; […]


Police Department to purchase on-body cameras for officers

By Kellen Olshefski Staff Writer The Village of East Troy Board approved the purchase of eight new cameras by the Police Department at its Sept. 16 meeting. With one village squad car being without a camera, Chief Alan Boyes brought the idea of purchasing eight new cameras that would be […]