East Troy

Fire damages two buildings on East Troy’s historic village square

Fire damages two buildings on East Troy’s historic village square

Police are investigating a fire that damaged two buildings on East Troy’s historic village square early this morning. The large blaze was reported at 1:51 a.m. on Friday on the corner of Main and Church streets, according to Village of East Troy Police Chief Alan Boyes. Firefighters from four different […]

 
 

Friends charged in burglaries last summer

 Preliminary hearings are scheduled for May 14 and 24 for two Elkhorn men charged with burglarizing a Town of Troy home with friends last summer.      Tyler L. Michael, 18, and Douglas A. Martin, 22, were charged March 25 in Walworth County Circuit Court with burglary of a building or […]

 
 

Drug ‘Take Back’ set for April 27

 The Village of East Troy Police Department, TEAM ETC and the Drug Enforcement Administration are holding a medication collection from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 27.      Local residents can bring their medications for disposal to the Village of East Troy Police Department, 2015 Energy Drive. The […]

 
 

Casino Night aims to bring library into digital age

Casino Night aims to bring library into digital age

By Vanessa Lenz SLN Staff       An event designed to raise awareness of the various nonprofit organizations within East Troy will put the spotlight on the East Troy Lions Public Library next week.      The Friends of the East Troy Lions Public Library are hosting the eighth annual “Pay It […]

 
 

It’s Elementary … and high school

It’s Elementary … and high school

ETHS to bring Sherlock Holmes to the stage with ‘Baker Street’ By Vanessa Lenz SLN Staff         With two blockbuster films, the new CBS show “Elementary” and a popular BBC series all offering contemporary takes on Sherlock Holmes, the quirky detective has never been cooler among teens.       In […]

 
 

Clean up Old World Wisconsin on April 20

Clean up Old World Wisconsin on April 20

Old World Wisconsin, W372 S9727 Highway 67, Eagle, will host its annual clean-up event from 7 a.m.-noon on Saturday, April 20. Individuals and groups of volunteers are invited to help rid the site of winter’s debris in preparation for the museum opening to school and adult groups on Wednesday, May […]

 
 

County seeks input from residents on parks plan

 By Dave Fidlin Correspondent       Officials within Walworth County’s Public Works department have been making the rounds this month, sharing information on the long-range plans that are in the works for green space and preservation efforts.       Details are encapsulated in a series of documents known as the Park and […]

 
 

East Troy native enters contest to go to space

East Troy native enters contest to go to space

By Vanessa Lenz SLN Staff Ever since she saw a space shuttle launch as a small child, East Troy native Julie Mason knew she wanted to be an astronaut one day. So when she heard about the Axe Apollo Space Academy online contest, Mason was quick to enter. “Space exploration […]

 
 

Plans under way for East Troy Cycling Classic

By Jennifer Bradley Correspondent The East Troy Village Board briefly discussed details regarding the East Troy Cycling Classic last Monday night. The event will pass through the village on Friday, June 21 as part of the Tour of America’s Dairyland’s 11-day professional cycling series. After trustee Fortune Renucci brought up […]

 
 

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 […]