East Troy

School Board moves forward with referendum

By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff The East Troy School Board approved the formation of two referendum questions at a special meeting Dec. 7 for the April 6, 2021, spring election. One question will address the district’s maintenance needs and the other question will address the district’s operational needs. The district […]

 
 

Get involved in government

Local board seats on spring ballot By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff Area residents have the opportunity to serve on the local boards with the upcoming spring election. Interested candidates can obtain nomination papers from the village and school district, which are due by 5 p.m. Jan. 5, 2021. Candidates could […]

 
 

Santa comes to town

Santa comes to town

East Troy kicks off holiday season Saturday The annual Santa Parade Train and Santa on the Square celebration will begin at 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 5. The East Troy Area Chamber of Commerce is planning a socially distanced event to accommodate COVID-19 guidelines. “The health and safety of our attendees, […]

 
 

School Board considers going to referendum, again

By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff The East Troy School Board is considering going to referendum next year to address the district’s project operational shortfall and maintenance needs. School District Business Manager Kathy Zwirgzdas laid out three possible scenarios for the future of the district for the board at Monday night’s […]

 
 

Community Guide photo contest open

Community Guide photo contest open

East Troy area residents are invited to enter the seventh annual Community Guide Cover Photo Contest. The overall best of the photos will appear on the cover of the East Troy Times 2021 Community Guide and the top picks will be inside the publication. The entry deadline is Nov. 25. […]

 
 

Searching for the Beast of Bray Road

Searching for the Beast of Bray Road

By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff A few months back, when Korbin Wenzel was visiting his grandma, Sue Thome, when he noticed a copy of the East Troy newspaper with a photo and story about the Beast of Bray Road. Being a very curious 4-year-old who likes monsters and scary things, […]

 
 

Village Board moves forward with capital improvements

By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff The East Troy Village Board approved putting two large projects out for bid at its Oct. 19 meeting. The board voted to move forward with the Village Square improvement plan, slated to be done next year in conjunction with Walworth County Highway ES resurfacing. The […]

 
 

Register early to vote

Register early to vote

Voters encouraged to register online for fall election The 2020 Fall General Election is Nov. 3, and polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. All residents of the Village of East Troy vote at the Village Municipal Building, 2015 Energy Dr. (North entrance). Residents must be registered […]

 
 

Get the kids outside before winter

Get the kids outside before winter

Camp Edwards to offer fall Schools Out Camps By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff East Troy’s Edwards YMCA Camp will run day camps this fall when the East Troy schools are on break. The camps will be Sept. 30, Oct. 29 and 30, and Nov. 30. Camp Edwards was one of […]

 
 

Vernon Evangelical welcomes new pastor

Vernon Evangelical welcomes new pastor

Ordination will be Sunday in Kenosha The Vernon/Mukwonago area welcomes Kenosha-native John Anderson, who is about to be ordained and has been called to serve as pastor at Vernon Evangelical Lutheran Church, S90 W27550 National Ave., Mukwonago. Since Anderson was little, the Rev. Cindy Aasen, pastor of St. Paul’s Lutheran […]