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Paris adds to legal budget

The Paris Town Board at its Tuesday regular monthly meeting added $200,000 to this year’s budget for legal expenses. Board members acknowledged that the change was necessary due to legal expenses related to its intergovernmental agreement with Somers, which is being challenged by some Paris residents and the city of Kenosha. “As everyone knows, dollars […]

Paris to hold special meeting regarding intergovernmental agreement with Kenosha and lawsuit

The Paris Town Board will hold a special meeting at 1 p.m. at Paris Town Hall, 16607 Burlington Road (Highway 142) in Paris. A notice distributed by the town clerk-treasurer Tuesday says the board intends to go into closed session to discuss matter related to the lawsuit against the town regarding the Somers-Pazris integovernmental agreement, an intergovernmental cooperation agreement between […]

Units responding for crash in Paris

At about 6:20 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a crash at 7th Street and 172nd Avenue in Paris. Per dispatch: Crash involves a car and a motorcycle. UPDATE 6:26 p.m. — Flight for Life medical transport helicopter response being requested. UPDATE 7:14 p.m. — Flight for Life helicopter has […]

Petition for referendum on intergovernmental agreement rejected by Paris

A petition for a referendum on the intergovernmental agreement between Paris and Somers regarding land boundaries has been declared short of the needed signatures by Paris town Clerk Beverly McCumber. The state statute says the signatures must come from “the electors residing within the territory whose jurisdiction is subject to change as a result of the agreement.” The […]

One dies, one seriously injured in crash along county line

One man died and a woman was seriously injured in a crash at Highways 45 and KR along the Paris-Union Grove border Thursday evening. Form a media release from the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department: On Thursday evening, May 5, 2016, at approximately 1700 hours (5 p.m.), the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department responded to a two-vehicle […]

Units responding for fire in Paris

At about 3:56 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue, Bristol Fire and Rescue, Pleasant Prairie Fire and Rescue and Somers Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a fire in the 18500 block of Burlington Road (Highway 142). Per dispatch: First report was that a dryer was on fire, but […]

Paris site of alleged arson has another fire

A fire at a property in Paris that is already the subject of one arson case had another fire Friday. Paris Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies responded to the fire in the 19400 block of 38th Street (Highway N) in Paris at about 5:17 a.m. Friday, said Paris fire Chief Roland Iwen. Arriving […]

Discussion of intergovernmental agreement dominates Paris annual meeting

Discussion concerning the recently approved  intergovernmental agreement with Somers dominated a marathon Paris annual meeting Tuesday evening. An audience of over 60 people at its peak asked questions of the board and at times making motions, most of which ultimately were advisory only. The meeting started at 7 p.m. and adjourned at about 10:25 p.m. On April […]

Units responding for down wire in Paris

At about 1:07 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units are responding to a report of a down wire in the 12900 block of Highway 142 in Paris.

Units responding to fire in Paris

At about 5:05 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a vehicle on fire in the 3400 block of 176th Avenue in Paris. Per dispatch: Caller reported a van on fire near a barn. UPDATE 5:08 p.m. — Deputy responding to the scene reports large plume of […]

Units responding to crash in Paris

At about 4:03 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units are responding to a crash at Highways 142 and A in Paris. Per dispatch: Crash involves a truck and a car. Injuries unknown at this time. UPDATE 4:06 p.m. — Paris Fire command requests Somers Fire and Rescue also respond. UPDATE 4:08 p.m. — Bristol Fire […]

Answers to common questions about Paris-Somers IGA

Part of the presentation at a meeting Thursday on the Paris-Somers intergovernmental agreement on a development corridor along I-94 focused on answering common question from residents about the contract. At a joint meeting Thursday, the Paris Town Baord and the Somers Village Board approved the IGA, which will be effective April 15. The agreement will have […]

Paris and Somers approve intergovernmental agreement on I-94 corridor

The Paris Town Board and the the Somers Village Board approved an intergovernmental agreement regarding I-94 development at a joint special meeting Thursday in Bristol. The meeting followed a public hearing on the agreement, which had almost 200 people in attendance. Most of the people who commented were property owners within the corridor of Paris that […]

Cruz campaign makes a stop in Paris

The campaign bus and entourage of Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz made a stop in Paris Monday. Cruz stopped, like many another visitor to the area, at Mars Cheese Castle on Highway 142 at I-94. Cruz made his way around the store, posing for photos and sampling food. His young daughters had him try some flavored popcorn. […]

Paris-Somers intergovernmental agreement seeks to set stage for I-94 development

A proposed intergovernmental agreement being contemplated by Paris and Somers seeks to create an environment where development can occur along I-94 along the municipalities’ shared borders, benefiting both the town and the village, a draft version of the IGA obtained by westofthei.com suggests. The agreement is substantively done, but continues to undergo refinements leading up […]

Paris and Somers to hold public hearing April 7 on economic development intergovernmental cooperation agreement

Paris and Somers will hold a joint public hearing on April 7 on a proposed intergovernmental cooperation agreement aimed at controlling and encouraging economic development along I-94 and the borders between the two municipalities. The hearing will take place at 7 p.m., in the Kenosha County Center Hearing Room, located at 19600 75th St., Bristol, […]

Units responding for smoke and flames in Paris

At about 1:03 p.m., sheriff’s deputies and Paris Fire and Rescue units are responding to a report of smoke and flames in the area of Highways K and D-north in Paris. UPDATE 1:07 p.m — Deputy reports that smoke is probably from a controlled burn at the Strawberry Creek Golf Course. Fire units still responding […]

Units responding for crash on I-94

At about 3:41 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 1200 block of the southbound lanes of I-94. Per dispatch: A semi tractor-trailer has struck the median wall. UPDATE 3:48 p.m. — Deputy on scene reporting no injuries.

Deputies responding to crash in Paris

At about 10 a.m., sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 12800 block of Highway 142 in Paris. Per dispatch: Caller reports vehicle towing a trailer rolled over. No injuries being reported at this time.

Paris School Organization spaghetti dinner is March 12

Paris School Organization’s Annual Spaghetti Supper Spring Fundraiser to be held Saturday, March 12. Local families and community members are invited to the Paris School Organization’s annual Spaghetti Supper Fundraiser on Saturday, March 12 from 4-7 p.m. The meal includes all-you-care-to-eat spaghetti and meatballs, salad, bread, dessert, and beverage. Tickets are on sale at Paris […]

Coverage of loose bison press conference (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

Sheriff David Beth held a press conference at about 3 p.m., Saturday to inform the media about the loose bison situation. Saturday morning 17 bison were discovered to have escaped their enclosed at a Paris farm through a fence damaged by a fallen tree. Eventually, 7 were able to led back into the pasture and the fence […]

UPDATE: Last 10 at large bison shot at owner’s request for safety reasons

The last 10 loose bison near Paddock Lake Saturday were shot after several attempts to corral them failed, a sheriff’s department media release said. “This difficult decision was due to concerns for the safety of area residents and passing motorists,” the release said. “The owner was very concerned about the community and wanted to ensure […]

Units responding to crash in Paris

At about 8:42 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 13500 block of Seventh Street in Paris. Per dispatch: Injuries unknown. UPDATE 8:43 p.m. — Per dispatch: Vehicle struck a pole and is now in the ditch.

Two charged with arson for Paris fire

Two Kenosha men have been arrested and charged with setting a Paris property on fire Thursday, Feb. 18, the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department announced Monday. Facing multiple felony charges including arson of a building without the owners consent are Damien L. Stuble, 21, of Kenosha, and Travis D. Delabio, 21, of Kenosha. “This arson investigation moved […]

Paris barn and house fires under investigation

Fires that destroyed a barn in Paris and damaged a house on the same property are under investigation by the state fire marshal. Paris Fire and Rescue personnel were called to the scene of a fire in the 19400 block of Highway N in Paris at about 4:55 a.m., Paris Assistant Chief Richard Perkins said. Upon arriving at the scene, […]

Units responding to crash along Paris-Bristol border

At about 8:07 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue and Bristol Fire and Rescue and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash at Highways 45 and K along the Bristol-Paris border. Per dispatch: Crash is reportedly on the east side of Highway 45, north of Highway K. UPDATE 8:20 p.m. — Bristol FD […]

Units responding for crash on I-94

At about 5:01 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 2800 block of the southbound lanes of I-94.

Units responding for crash in Paris

At about 3:31 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units are responding for a crash in the 19100 block of Highway K along the Paris-Bristol border. UPDATE 3:39 p.m. — Fire unit on scene reports single vehicle involved. May have rolled over. It is off the road. UPDATE 4:21 p.m. — All fire units clearing the […]

Units responding for propane leak in Paris

At about 6:10 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units are responding for a report of a propane leak in the 15800 block of 60th Street (Highway K) in Paris. UPDATE 6:14 p.m. — Per dispatch: Caller reporting an overwhelming smell of propane coming from a tank in an attached garage.

Units responding or crash in Paris

At about 3:10 p.m., sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash at Highways MB and N in Paris. Per dispatch: Two vehicles are involved and are blocking the intersection. No injuries being reported at this time.

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