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Construction begins for 161-unit Pewaukee senior housing project

Construction is underway of The Waters of Pewaukee, a senior housing project that will create 161 residential units. The development will be built on 24 acres at W239 N2492 Pewaukee Road. It will include 115 apartments in a three-story building, 16 memory-care units in an attached single-story building and 30 independent-living cottages throughout the campus.
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Leaf collection in Hartford, Germantown and West Bend, WI

Washington Co., WI – Tis the season for leaf raking or blowing … or fabulous kid-jumping-leaf piles for the motivated. The Fall Leaf Pick-up for the City of Hartford will begin in October. Neighbors can rake leaves into the curb and gutter of their street. Leaf pick-up will continue periodically until the end of November.
Daily Reporter

Navy Crane wins Coolest Thing Made in Wisconsin

A 140-ton Navy Crane from Broadwind Heavy Fabrications in Manitowoc is this year’s Coolest Thing Made in Wisconsin. The Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce and Johnson Financial Group announced the winner on Thursday at the annual WMC Business Day held at the Ingleside Hotel in Pewaukee. After nearly 210,000 votes were...

Watch Now: Pie and ice cream shop opens in Mayville

MAYVILLE – It’s been more than 30 years since customers have walked into a corner store in downtown Mayville — having housed a grocery, a five and dime, and a hardware store once upon a time. New owners Kyle and Rachel Smith hope their business will attract shoppers through its tall wood and glass entry doors once again.

MOWA Exhibit Highlights Wisconsin’s Influence on Studio Glass Art

It’s refreshing to learn that Wisconsin, perhaps best known for beer and cheese curds, has other, more refined victories about which it can boast. One of the least known, but surely the most striking of these Badger State achievements is its role and helping birth the studio glass art movement, examples of which will be on display starting Oct. 23 at the Museum of Wisconsin Art in West Bend.
Watertown Daily Times

Jourdan Westenberg

Watertown’s media productions manager at the city’s cable channel has a band, This Heart I Surrender. Jourdan Westenberg’s band is currently making a full-length studio album. The music is available on all streaming platforms, he said. Westenberg was born and raised in Watertown and is a Watertown High School graduate....

Germantown water rate increase to begin in 2022

The village of Germantown water rate increase will take effect at the start of 2022, the Germantown Village Board decided on Oct. 18. The state Public Service Commission approved an 83 percent water rate increase for village water utility customers on Oct. 6. The increase will occur over two phases. As a result of the increase, the bill of an average resident will increase from $42.75 to $78.27.
Greater Milwaukee Today

Town of Brookfield reviewing Shake Shack proposal

TOWN OF BROOKFIELD — A new option for burgers and shakes may be coming to Town of Brookfield residents since the Town Board is reviewing a proposal for a Shake Shack along North Barker Road. Shake Shack’s menu includes fresh, made-to-order hamburgers, hot dogs and similar fare, in addition to...

Dogs land in Waukesha; hurricane impacted Louisiana shelters

WAUKESHA, Wis. - A special flight from Louisiana landed at the Waukesha County Airport on Saturday morning, Oct. 15 – dozens of furry passengers in need of forever homes. The Humane Animal Welfare Society of Waukesha County (HAWS) welcomed 35 dogs and puppies from Louisiana shelters impacted by Hurricane Ida.
Watertown Daily Times

Declines in enrollment could cost school districts

The general numbers of students attending Wisconsin public schools is declining so far this school year and administrators and union representatives are concerned that this could lead to gaps in funding for special education, mental health resources and activities that address the needs of low-income students and racial and ethnic minorities.