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On scene investigation of animal abuse at Brighton, Paris farms done; clean-up underway

The on-scene investigation of animal abuse at two Western Kenosha County farms has been completed and clean-up — including volunteer help from local farmers — is now underway, says the latest Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department’s media release on the case. From the release: The Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department has concluded the “on scene” portion of the animal […]

Animal abuse investigation now involves second farm

A second scene is now involved in an investigation of animal abuse in Western Kenosha County. From a statement issued this morning by the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department: The initial investigation originated at an address of the the 200 block of 248th Avenue/State Highway 75, at approximately 2:26 p.m. on Friday.  The investigation by Sheriff’s Detectives and Deputies has […]

Sheriff’s Department investigating animal mistreatment in Brighton

The Sheriff’s Department is investigating a complaint of animal abuse in Brighton. Details are few at this point. Here is the entire statement released this evening by Sheriff’s Department spokesman Sgt. Dan Ruth: The Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department has responded to a farm and cattle property located in Brighton Township, Kenosha County, regarding an alleged animal abuse […]

Power outage in Paddock Lake-Brighton

Some 257 customers are experiencing a power outage this morning in northwest Paddock Lake and southern Brighton. At 6:30 a.m., We Energies is reporting that the outage is due to a traffic accident. The outage was first reported at 6:05 a.m. UPDATE 6:57 a.m. — Power back on at westofthei.com HQ in Paddock Lake. UPDATE […]

Units responding for crash in Brighton

At about 5:18 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a report of  crash int eh 29300 block of Highway JB in Brighton. Per dispatch: Crash involves a car and a motorcycle. UPDATE 5:20 p.m. — First fire/rescue unit on the scene reports no injuries. responding fire/rescue units slowing down.

Units responding for grass fire in Brighton

At about 2:13 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue and Bristol Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding for a report of a gars fire in the 2900 252nd Avenue in Brighton. Per dispatch: Fire is reportedly about 100 feet from a house.

Units responding for grass fire in Brighton

At about 11:47 a.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to a report of a grass fire in the 4700 block of 301st Avenue in Brighton. Per dispatch: This is a controlled burn that started at about 11 a.m. , but may be getting out of control. UPDATE 11:54 a.m. — ATV being dispatched from […]

Brighton town chairman and supervisors 2015 results

New faces were elected to the Brighton Town Board Tuesday. In the race for town chairman: challenger John B. Kiel 329 (68%) defeated incumbent David Devito 154 (32%). In the race for supervisor 1: challenger Harry Wirth 304 (63%) defeated incumbent Charlene Brandes 179 (37%). The race for supervisor 2 had no incumbent, as Ed Wagner did not run […]

Units responding for brush fire in Brighton

At about 11:39 a.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a brush fire in the 5900 block of 256th Avenue (Highway 75) in Brighton. Per dispatch: Single caller reports fire is about 75 feet from a residence. UPDATE 11:45 a.m. — Dispatch reports location may be more […]

Units investigating gas odor report along Salem-Brighton border

At about 11:32 a.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue and Silver Lake Rescue Squad units are responding to a report of a gas odor in the 31000 block of 60th Street (Highway K) along the Salem-Brighton border. Per dispatch: Caller reporting alarms going of in residence. Occupants have evacuated.

Units responding to crash in Brighton

At about 7:18 a.m., Kansasville Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in about the 23600 block of Highway 142 in Brighton. Per dispatch: A caller reports there may be three vehicles involved. One may have hit a tree. UPDATE 7:30 a.m. — Kansasville FD unit says […]

Units responding for crash in Brighton

At about 4:46 p.m., Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department deputies and Kansasvile Fire and Rescue units are responding to a report of a crash in the 300 block of Highway 75 in Brighton. Per dispatch: Caller says one vehicle rolled over. Driver may be trapped in vehicle, which is on its side. Vehicle on the east […]

National Weather Service marking 7th anniversary of Jan. 7, 2008 tornado

The National Weather Service, on its Facebook page, today marking the seventh anniversary of the F3 tornado that swept through Wheatland and Brighton on Jan. 7, 2008. The write-up from the NWS has extensive information on the tornado. The tornado that destroyed homes in Wheatland and Brighton is the strongest ever recorded (using the Fujita system, adopted […]

Brighton offices to have contests in April

Brighton voters will see contested races for Town Board seats in the April 7 election. Filing for town offices closed today. Filing by the deadline were: Chairman — Dave DeVito (incumbent) and John B. Kiel. Supervisor 1 — Charlene Brandes (incumbent) and Harry Wirth. Supervisor 2 — Andrew Wright and Susan Crane. Note: Incumbent Ed Wagner did […]

Ed Wagner files non-candidacy for Brighton supervisor #2

Longtime town Supervisor Ed Wagner will not run for re-election in April to his seat on the Brighton Town Board. Town Clerk Linda Perona confirmed Wednesday that Wagner filed non-candidacy before last Friday’s deadline. Those wishing to run for a municipal office in the April election need to file candidacy papers by Jan. 6. Related post Decker not […]

Decker not running for re-election in Silver Lake; most other municipal incumbents have not filed non-candidacy

Silver Lake village Trustee Michael Decker appears to be the only local municipal office incumbent to file non-candidacy for a seat to be decided in the April 2015 election. As of 3 p.m. Monday, we had heard from the clerks of all but Bristol and Brighton. Filing deadline for non-candidacy papers was Friday. Decker was the […]

Units responding for crash at Highways K and 75

At about 3:20 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash at Highway 75 and Highway K (60th Street) at the Brighton-Salem border. UPDATE 3:32 p.m. — One tow truck responding to the scene. UPDATE 3:37 p.m. — Ambulance leaving the scene and heading for local hospital.

Deputy responding for cows along Highway K

At 12:12 p.m., a sheriff’s deputy is responding to a report of three cows in the road in the 27000 block of Highway K along the Salem-Brighton border.

Dinner and Dodgeball for Amanda is Saturday

If you are looking for something fun to do while helping to support a community effort, the friends of Amanda Hauser,  local Catholic Financial Life Chapters, and the community from Brighton Wisconsin would like to invite you to  “Dinner and Dodgeball for Amanda.” Amanda Hauser is a 12 year old student from Brighton Grade School […]

2014 trick or treat hours round-up

It’s time to make sure you have the right hours carved out for trick or treating with the youngsters this year. Most municipalities that set hours chose from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31 as the official trick or treat hours. This includes Bristol, Salem, Paddock Lake, Twin Lakes, Randall and Silver Lake. Official […]

Dinner and Dodgeball for Amanda is Nov. 1

If you are looking for something fun to do while helping to support a community effort, the friends of Amanda Hauser,  local Catholic Financial Life Chapters, and the community from Brighton Wisconsin would like to invite you to  “Dinner and Dodgeball for Amanda.” Amanda Hauser is a 12 year old student from Brighton Grade School […]

Units responding to crash along Highway K

At about 4:56 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash at Highway K and 288th Avenue (Highway B) along the Salem-Brighton border. Per dispatch: Two vehicles involved. UPDATE 5 p.m. — Deputy at the scene reports one possible injury. UPDATE 5:02 p.m. — Deputy requesting tow […]

Units responding for lawn mower fire in Brighton

At about 4:46 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a lawn mower on fire in the 4700 block of 308th Avenue in Brighton. UPDATE 4:48 p.m. — Deputies on scene report mower is “fully engulfed” in flames. UPDATE 4:40 p.m. — Mower is about 50 feet […]

Units responding for alarm in along Highway K

At about 8:55 a.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a report of a supervisory alarm in the 25400 block of 60th Street along the Brighton-Salem border. UPDATE 8:55 a.m. — Per dispatch: Alarm company says it is a false alarm.

Units responding for crash in Brighton

At about 12:20 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash at Highways 75 and PH in Brighton. Per dispatch: Crash involves a vehicle that is off the road in a field. UPDATE 12:26 p.m. — Salem FD command on scene and has made contact with […]

St. Francis Xavier Parish “Family Fun Day and Auction is Aug. 2

The 2014 St. Francis Xavier Parish “Family Fun Day and Auction” will take place Aug. 2 at the church grounds, 1704 240th Ave. in Brighton. This annual event includes food, refreshments and more. Viewing for the live auction starts at 3 p.m. Outdoor mass at will be at 4 p.m. The Live Auction is at 6:30 […]

Identity of man in Brighton ATV crash released

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has released the identity of the man who died in an ATV crash last week in Brighton. James Slater, 56, of Salem, was the man who died in the crash, said DNR Warden Jason Roberts. According to the DNR, “the victim was found deceased on the roadway by a motorist. It […]

Man dies in ATV crash in Brighton

A 56-year-old Salem man died in an ATV crash in Brighton Tuesday afternoon. The man is not being identified yet, said Department of Natural Resources Warden Jason Roberts. While the incident is still under investigation, Roberts said it appears the man was operating the ATV alongside the road and then came onto the roadway. The […]

Units responding for crash in Brighton

At about 3:59 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to Highways NN and EW in Brighton for a report of a crash. Per dispatch: Crash involves an ATV and a caller reports there appear to be injuries to the ATV driver. Crash scene is on Highway NN just west of the […]

Units responding for crash in Brighton

At about 9:40 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a crash in the 27700 block of Highway JB in Brighton. Per dispatch: One vehicle on its side and another in a ditch. UPDATE 9:42 p.m. — Additional Salem ambulance requeated. UPDATE 9:46 p.m. — Salem incident command placing Flight for […]

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