East Troy

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 […]

 
 

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 […]