East Troy

Board approves director’s leave

Board approves director’s leave

Decision avoids controversy of telecommuting plan By Kellen Olshefski SLN Staff The East Troy Community School District Board of Education voted Monday to approve a request for a one-year leave of absence from Special Education Director Tim Peerenboom. The move, at least for now, puts to rest a controversy that […]

 
 

Loesch, Rossmiller first members of Wall of Fame

Village honors longtime officials By Tyler Lamb Staff Writer In recognition of decades of public service, the East Troy Village Board on Monday unanimously inducted former board President Bill Loesch and Public Works Director Tom Rossmiller to the newly created village Wall of Fame. Board President Randy Timms submitted both […]

 
 

Fire-damaged buildings poised for demolition

The charred remains of the burned out buildings on East Troy’s Village Square should be razed soon, according to village officials. The two buildings, which housed several business and apartments, were destroyed by fire April 26. (By Ed Nadolski)

Village raze order comes due next week By Tyler Lamb Staff Writer It looks like the two burned-out buildings on the Village Square will be coming down soon. The East Troy Village Board on Monday discussed possible action “to remedy the remains” of two buildings at 2877/2883 Main Street and […]

 
 

School district hopes third time is a charm

Planning begins for another referendum, but could be two years out By Tyler Lamb Staff Writer Will the third time be a charm? That was the overarching question facing members of the East Troy School Board last week as it began preliminary discussions for third referendum question. The topic was […]

 
 

Fast, furious and fun

Competitors in the 2012 East Troy Cycling Classic race around the Village Square. The cycling series returns to the village Friday.

Cycling Classic to close streets around square Friday A five-block area surrounding East Troy’s historic Village Square will be clogged with traffic of another type Friday – bicycles. More than 500 men and women racers will transform the heart of the village into a professional cycling venue when the East […]

 
 

Local man launches food freedom effort

He’ll take his proposal to Troy Town Board By Jen Bradley Correspondent When a judge ruled that “plaintiffs do not have a fundamental right to produce and consume the foods of their choice,” natural health care provider Brandon LaGreca did not agree. He is lobbying the Town of Troy to […]

 
 

Village Board sets term and interest rate for Division Street project assessments

By Kellen Olshefski Staff Writer At its meeting Monday night, the East Troy Village Board approved a 10-year repayment term with a flat three percent interest for the final assessments for the Division Street project. Village Administrator Judy Weter noted the board has never exceeded 10 years for assessments to […]

 
 

Grist Mill to shift operations to new location

Troy and Katie Strand will move their Grist Mill restaurant to a new East Troy location on June 30.

Restaurant will move to former Mitch’s Prime Time Steak House location By Kellen Olshefski Staff Writer Area fans of The Grist Mill will likely have to make other dinner plans June 30, though Troy Strand, who owns the restaurant along side his wife Kate, assures customers not to worry, breakfast […]

 
 

Local man dies in motorcycle crash

An East Troy man died the evening of June 1 when his motorcycle collided with a car on Highway 20 near Honey Creek Road in the Town of Waterford. The Racine Journal Times reports that Brian J. Prochniak, 44, died after being thrown from his motorcycle following the collision, which […]

 
 

District administrator stands firm on special ed arrangement

District administrator stands firm on special ed arrangement

Allowing director to telecommute from Washington, D.C., raises some eyebrows By Vanessa Lenz Contributor The East Troy Community School District’s recent decision to allow its special education director to telecommute from Washington, D.C., next year has drawn statewide attention. A Public Investigator article printed in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel last […]