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New TIF district created in Village of Pewaukee

Village of PewaukeeOn Wednesday, July 16, the Joint Review Board approved an economic plan to improve and promote industrial, commercial and residential development and redevelopment in the village.

Lisbon delays cell tower approval

Town of Lisbon — The plan commission last week delayed approval of a 180-foot-tall cellular communication tower until the town attorney has an opportunity to review a new state law that limits the town's authority and jurisdiction over such towers.

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Committee begins talks for Springdale Road extension

City of Pewaukee - It's been around a decade since the Waukesha County Board seriously considered an extension to Springdale Road.

Hartland village board discusses the possibility of quiet zones

Village of Hartland — There wasn't an empty chair in the village board room Monday, July 28, during a special discussion session about several upcoming capital improvement projects in the village, including quiet zones at the railroad crossings on Cottonwood and Maple avenues.

Waste contract debated in Merton

Town of Merton — Despite a roomful of opponents to the idea, the Merton Town Board voted earlier this week to begin negotiations on what could become the town's first municipal waste collection contract.

Top 10 things to see and do at the Wisconsin State Fair

This year's Wisconsin State Fair is the can't miss summer event of the season. With more than 30 free stages of entertainment, 100 different foods on a stick, and a cornucopia of cream puffs, what more could a Wisconsinite want?

Village Square apartment development in Delafield returns to city planners

City of Delafield — Madison developer Joe McCormick is expected to present a new application to the plan commission on Wednesday, July 30, for a conditional use permit to build three apartment buildings with approximately 30 units each on the west edge of the Village Square shopping center near Highways 83 and 16.

Savor summer at second annual Hartland Kids Day on July 30

Village of Hartland — The summer event of the season is right around the corner. The second annual Hartland Kids day will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on July 30 at Nixon Park, 339 Maple Ave., Hartland.

County Board restricts parking on Hwy SS

A number of community members and law enforcement spoke in support of restricting parking on Highway SS.

Village Square apartment development in Delafield returns to city planners

City of Delafield — Madison developer Joe McCormick is expected to present a new application to the plan commission on Wednesday, July 30, for a conditional use permit to build three apartment buildings with approximately 30 units each on the west edge of the Village Square shopping center near Highways 83 and 16.

Lisbon approves one convenience center, delays another

Town of Lisbon — One proposal for a fueling station/convenience store/carwash appears to be on a "Kwik Trip" through the town's zoning and permit approval process, while another convenience store/fueling station/carwash proposal in a different location appears to be on a rocky road to approval, possibly even a dead end.

Two restrooms out at fire station/town hall

Town of Delafield — It appears likely that next month the town board will review a decision it made last week on a 4-1 vote to remove two restrooms from plans for the lower level of the new fire station/town hall. The restrooms would have been available for visitors using the Sports Commons park facilities.

Lisbon delays cell tower approval

Town of Lisbon — The plan commission last week delayed approval of a 180-foot-tall cellular communication tower until the town attorney has an opportunity to review a new state law that limits the town's authority and jurisdiction over such towers.

Ideal weather helps boost Waukesha County Fair attendance

What a difference a year makes.

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Local dentist retires after 54 years of service

Dr. Robert Lynch served in Pewaukee as a dentist since 1988 and graduated dental school in 1960.

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Ross third at State Am golf meet

In the end, the thick rough and lightning-fast greens turned out to be the winner last week at the 113th annual Wisconsin State Amateur Golf Championship at prestigious Ozaukee Country Club.

Poll of the Week

Would you prefer the convenience of up-the-drive garbage service at a higher price, or the cost savings of curbsite garbage pickup?

I'd rather pay more and have up-the-drive service.

I'd prefer to take my garbage to the curb and save some money.

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