East Troy

East Troy voters reject referendum again

The second time was not the charm for the East Troy Community School District referendum, according to unofficial results released by the Walworth County Clerk’s office Tuesday night. Seventy-three percent of residents voted no to the referendum, which would have given district the authority to spend $19 million for facility […]

 
 

East Troy Expo

East Troy Expo

  Ryan Meehan, 7, gets up close and personal with a snake brought in by Timber-lee Christian Center at the East Troy Area Chamber of Commerce’s annual East Troy Expo held at East Troy Middle School March 22. (Katie Kostopoulos photo)

 
 

Race for East Troy School Board heats up

Race for East Troy School Board heats up

Four candidates will face off April 2 for two East Troy Community School District Board of Education seats. Incumbents Brian Wexler and Dawn Buchholtz and newcomers Ted Zess and Charles Harwood will vie for the two positions. The two candidates receiving the highest number of votes will serve a three-year […]

 
 

East Troy village trustee challenges president for his seat

East Troy village trustee challenges president for his seat

By Vanessa Lenz SLN Staff A Village of East Troy trustee will try to unseat the longtime village president in the April 2 election. Incumbent trustee Randy Timms, a Village Board member since 2004 and plan commission member since 2001, is challenging Bill Loesch, who has been on the board […]

 
 

Voters to decide on $19 million referendum for East Troy schools

By Vanessa Lenz SLN Staff After more than two months of highly visible campaigns from both supporters and non-supporters, the East Troy Community School District referendum will be put before voters on April 2. At stake are a number of facility improvements throughout the district that the school board says […]

 
 

New exhibit puts focus on Girl Scouting

New exhibit puts focus on Girl Scouting

The East Troy Area Historical Society’s latest exhibit at the Kubicki Museum and Heritage Center puts the focus on Girl Scouting. The display, which will be open through Memorial Day, The exhibit opened on Feb. 12, one month before the 101st anniversary of founder Juliette Gordon Low’s first Girl Scouts […]

 
 

Maple Syrup Family Fun Day rescheduled

Edwards YMCA Camp in East Troy has rescheduled its annual Maple Syrup Family Fun Day for Sunday, April 14. The event was originally slated for March 22. “Due to weather conditions that have drastically reduced our syrup production and unfavorable grounds conditions, it will be a benefit to all of […]

 
 

‘At-large’ pageants seeking East Troy area entrants

In absence of a Miss Wisconsin preliminary pageant in the area, the annual Miss Fox River Valley and Miss Heart of the Valley pageants are seeking entrants from the East Troy area for the 2013 pageant. The double pageant event will be held on Saturday, April 6 at the Thompson […]

 
 

New director to lead East Troy library into next chapter

New director to lead East Troy library into next chapter

By Vanessa Lenz SLN Staff It would be an understatement to say Alison Senkevitch is no stranger to the library. The East Troy Lions Public Library’s new director has been around libraries or has been working in libraries since she was a small child. Her father was the library director […]

 
 

Firm will recodify East Troy’s ordinance books

By Jennifer Bradley Correspondent   Village of East Troy residents will have fast, online access to all ordinances in the next year or so. The Village Board Monday night hired the firm General Code to recodify the village’s ordinances for $18,835. Marcia Clifford, Codification Account Manager and Wisconsin’s representative for General […]