East Troy

Holiday Help of East Troy accepting applications

Thanksgiving is right around the corner and Christmas will be quickly approaching. Holiday Help of Greater East Troy kicked off their fifth year of operations on Oct. 1. Perspective families in need of this program will be referred by the school district, food pantry, Helping Hands of St. Peter’s and […]

 
 

Halloween Bash returns to high school Oct. 25

East Troy High School, 3128 Graydon Ave., will host its 13th annual Halloween Bash on Thursday, Oct. 25. Children 12 and younger, along with their parents, are invited to come trick or treat through the school from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. A free magic show will follow. Highlights of […]

 
 

Open for business

Open for business

Tom Oehler (left), of Mukwonago, and Tom Getzen, of Elkhorn, enjoy a barbecue lunch at the LD’s BBQ in East Troy. Pitmaster Leon Davis opened his new restaurant at 2511 Main St. Wednesday and has seen large crowds for lunch and dinner over the past couple of days.

 
 

This week in the East Troy News…

This week in the East Troy News…

The East Troy Village Board discussed plans to turn the old East Troy Lake area into a community park at Monday night’s board meeting. Also in this week’s edition, Holiday Help of East Troy kicks off its annual donation drive to help local families. In sports, the East Troy High […]

 
 

Prepare to be scared

Prepare to be scared

Area Halloween activities designed to thrill and chill By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff After hosting the charity Walk of Terror for two years in the yard of their East Troy home and raising more than $10,000 for the Tree House Child and Family Center of Walworth County, Jeff and Vicky […]

 
 

East Troy woman charged with kicking cop in groin

A preliminary hearing was scheduled for Oct. 3 for an East Troy woman charged with drunken driving and kicking a police officer in the groin. Maria Billings, 35, was charged Sept. 24 in Racine County Circuit Court with operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated, fourth offense; resisting an officer; battery […]

 
 

This week in the East Troy News…

This week in the East Troy News…

The Village of East Troy is looking at revising its zoning ordinance in response to changes in conditional use permits under Act 67. Also in this week’s edition, longtime member of the Booth Lake Memorial Park Board, Larry Mitten, is honored for his service. In sports, the East Troy High […]

 
 

St. James to host health, safety fair Oct. 13

Active shooter training part of program St. James United Methodist Church, 2945 Main St., East Troy, will have a free Health, Wellness and Safety Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 13. Safety representatives include the Village of East Troy Police Department Police Chief Jeremy Swendrowski and […]

 
 

East Troy receives $250,000 state grant for downtown development

East Troy receives $250,000 state grant for downtown development

Money to be used in East Troy Brewery construction By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff The Village of East Troy has been awarded a $250,000 grant from the state to help finance the renovation of the old State Bank building into a microbrewery. Ann and Ted Zess are turning the old […]

 
 

Man charged with growing marijuana

A preliminary hearing is scheduled for Oct. 8 for a man charged with growing marijuana on his Town of East Troy property. Robert J. Sanders, 49, was charged Sept. 19 in Walworth County Circuit Court with possession with intent to deliver marijuana, manufacturing or delivering marijuana, possession of a controlled […]