East Troy

Schools ask for community support

Schools ask for community support

Operational, maintenance referendums on spring ballot By Tracy Ouellette Editor The East Troy Community School District is going to referendum again on the April 6 ballot, asking the community to approve two referendum questions. The first is for an escalating operational referendum for a five-year term for $8 million. The […]

 
 

Four vie for two open School Board seats

Four vie for two open School Board seats

By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff There are four candidates for the two East Troy School Board seats on the April 6 ballot. The newspaper asked the candidates – incumbent Jessica Fuchs, Dale Ames, Amber LeMarr and Anna Kostopoulos Janusz – their thoughts on the School District and referendum questions which […]

 
 

Feed the Bus

Feed the Bus

The East Troy Lions teamed up with Boy Scout Troop and Cub Scout Pack 92 March 13 and 14 in a Feed the Bus event for the East Troy Food Pantry. The groups collected 4,542 pounds of food and $1,300 that was delivered to the pantry Sunday afternoon with the […]

 
 

Village Board approves feasibility study with Heritage expansion

By Tracy Ouellette Editor The East Troy Village Board approved paying for a new, Tri-Troy Library feasibility study at its Feb. 15 meeting meeting. The $9,500 fee will come out of the village’s library impact fee funds. The Friends of the East Troy Library offered to pay $4,000 of the […]

 
 

Bloom360 announces scholarships for homeschool families

Bloom360 announces scholarships for homeschool families

Virtual open houses to provide information Thanks to a grant from The United Way, Bloom360 Learning Community in East Troy will offer a few financial, need-based, partial scholarships for Walworth County kids ages 11 to 18 with neuro-diverse needs who enroll in the school’s new Roots Program. Admissions for the […]

 
 

Incumbents garner strong support in Town of East Troy primary

Incumbents garner strong support in Town of East Troy primary

Town of East Troy Chairman Joe Klarkowski and Supervisor Barb Church each received the highest vote counts in Tuesday’s primary election for the chairman and supervisor races. The township board is increasing from three members to five members this year and Klarkowski was challenged by John J. Jacoby and Steven […]

 
 

Michael Fields leads Women in Conservation project

Michael Fields leads Women in Conservation project

  Building on Wisconsin’s deep-rooted history of land stewardship, a new program connects women committed to or exploring conservation practices, from building soil health to increasing habitat diversity. Wisconsin Women in Conservation brings together women landowners throughout the state to network with each other and with state and local agencies […]

 
 

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, […]