East Troy

Renovating the Square

Village Board looks at plan for next year’s road project By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff The East Troy Village Board met in a Committee of the Whole Aug. 24 to discuss the Village Square renovation project that will be done in conjunction with Walworth County’s Highway ES road restoration next […]

 
 

Adapting to the new norm

Adapting to the new norm

Kids at Bloom360 are back in the classroom By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff Getting the kids safely back to school is a challenge this year as the coronavirus pandemic rages on in the United States and across the world. School districts around the globe are struggling with how to keep […]

 
 

Gun fires as man, teen fight over it in East Troy

An initial appearance is scheduled for Aug. 20 for an East Troy man charged with pointing a gun at a 17-year-old boy before the weapon fired as he and the teenager fought over it. Albert E. A. Fletcher, 20, was charged July 28 in Walworth County Circuit Court with first-degree […]

 
 

Tuesday’s primary has few contested races

Many voters expected to cast absentee ballots Voters throughout Walworth County will have just one race to decide in the Tuesday, Aug. 11, primary election and that takes place on the Democratic side of the ballot, which is unfamiliar territory in the decidedly Republican county. That race is in the […]

 
 

Village Board, residents discuss restoring the Honey Creek

By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff The East Troy Village Board meet in a Committee of the Whole July 27 to hear about the weed removal and future vegetation options along the Honey Creek in the area of the former lakebed. The board and residents listened to a presentation from Andy […]

 
 

Take a trip to the past

Take a trip to the past

East Troy Railroad operates the last remnant of the interurban rail system By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff Although a popular attraction in the area, many still don’t know that the East Troy Railroad Museum runs the last remaining segment of the old Milwaukee Electric Railway & Light interurban rail system, […]

 
 

East Troy Legion post seeks help with new roof

East Troy Legion post seeks help with new roof

Annual fundraisers suspended because of pandemic The Loomis-Martin Post 188 American Legion is asking the community to help put a new roof on the Legion Hall at the corner of Church and School streets, just off the East Troy Village Square. The East Troy Legion Post’s building dates back to […]

 
 

Police to up water patrol over Fourth of July holiday

Operation Dry Water set to stop boating under the influence The Fourth of July holiday means time on the water for boaters across the United States. With the increase in boater activity on the water, there is also an increase in the number of boating incidents and fatalities that take […]

 
 

Sparsely attended

Sparsely attended

New town hall open house attracts few residents By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff The Town of East Troy hosted an open house June 11 to give the residents the chance to learn more about the proposed town hall and ask questions and not many people showed up. Town of East […]

 
 

Village Board meets in person the first time in months

By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff The East Troy Village Board met in person Monday night for the first time since the COVID-19 shutdown in mid-March. Like many municipalities across the state and country, the Village Board has been conducting business via Zoom meetings, which were open to the public. The […]